LEICHHARDT MEDICAL CENTRE

6-8 Norton Street
Leichhardt NSW 2040

Telephone: 9550 0322

Leichhardt Medical Centre is a fully accredited general practice, established in 1986.

Dr Joe YOHENDRAN
Dr Nim YOHENDRAN
Dr Clayton SCARCELLA
Dr Nahed BASSILY
Dr Prasanthi PURUSOTHAMAN
Dr Angelia TJOKROWIDJAJA

All the general practitioners are vocationally registered.

Dr Suchitra CHANDAR, Cardiologist
Dr Veronica PREDA, Endocrinologist
Rhiannon JONES, Registered Nurse
Tegan HUGGETT, Registered Nurse
Felicity Ritorni, Dietitian
Rida SALEEB, Sonographer
Debra STARR, Psychologist
Anthony RUGGERI, Physiotherapist

HOURS
Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am – 4pm
Public Holidays Closed

APPOINTMENTS
Consultations can be scheduled with an appointment time, however, on certain days we offer the flexibility of a walk in system. See our front window signage for details or phone 9550 0322.

LONGER CONSULTATIONS
Are available after initial consultaton with the doctor and at the doctor’s discretion.

OUR STAFF
Our friendly Reception Staff – Olivia Fichera, Alex Devon, Johanna Cordes, Laura Bermudez, Lisa Konstantakos and Practice Manager – Rosa Ruberto, are available to make bookings or help in any way.

PHONING YOUR DOCTOR
Doctors in this practice may be contacted by phone during normal surgery hours. If the doctor is with a patient a message will be taken and you may be asked to phone back. If your call is urgent you will be put through to the doctor.

REMINDER SYSTEM
Our practice is committed to preventitive care. You have the option of registering to receive reminder notices regarding health care services appropriate to your care.

AFTER-HOURS
When the surgery is closed, please ring our after-hours service on 8724 6300. After-hours visits are made between the hours of 6pm and 8am weeknights, Saturday midday to 8am Monday and 24 hours on public holidays.

YOUR RIGHTS
We are happy to handle your complaint within the practice however, if you wish to take a complaint further and feel that you need to discuss it outside of the surgery, there are several options available including The Medical Registration Board, AMA or Health Care Complaints Commission at:

Locked Bag 18
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Phone: 1800 043 159 (NSW Toll free) or (02) 9219 7444
email: [email protected]
website: www.hccc.nsw.gov.au

FEEDBACK
We always welcome comments regarding the care you receive at this practice. Please feel free to talk to the doctor, Practice Manager, Nurse or our receptionist. You may prefer to write to us or use our suggestion box.

FOLLOW-UP OF RESULTS
All test results, including pathology results, diagnostic imaging and investigation reports are reviewed and, where appropriate, acted upon in a timely manner. It is the patients responsibility to follow up on all results.

SERVICES AVAILABLE

  • Ante-natal care, obstetrics
  • Counselling
  • Dietitian (Nutrition advice & weight control)
  • Dermatoscopy (skin checks)
  • Driving medical assessments
  • ECG, stress ECG, Holter monitoring (heart checks)
  • Family planning & Contraception
  • Home visits (via request)
  • Immunisation (children/adults)
  • Liquid nitrogen ‘freezing’ therapy for sunspots and warts
  • Minor surgery: stitching cuts, removing moles, skin cancers
  • Pap smears
  • Pathology – blood tests (on-site)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Preventative medicine
  • Smoking cessation advice
  • Spirometry (lung test)
  • Travel medicine
  • Ultrasound (on-site Thursday night )

FEES
The GPs at this practice bulk-bill patients who hold a current Medicare Card. Consultations for non Medicare Card holders start from $80 and After Hours start from $90. Fees may vary as all consultations are time based.