Welcome to Local Doctors,

your accredited local General Practice

Local Doctors is a purpose built medical centre committed to providing exceptional health care to patients and our community.

We believe that communication is the key to delivering effective health care, and our focus is on listening to you, and understanding your concerns in order to provide you with the right treatment. If you haven’t yet found the clinic that you feel comfortable with, we invite you to book in to see one of our doctors today.

Our practice now offers Hep C treatments

We will be closed from the 24th Dec 2018 to 6th Jan 2019

Mon – Fri   8am – 8pm

Sat – Sun   8am – 6pm

Closed on Public Holidays

ph: 02 8622 1681

F: 02 8078 6199

8 Betty Cuthbert Avenue,

ERMINGTON NSW 2115

(Ermington Shopping Centre)

OUR SERVICES

We provide a wide range of health services to our patients including chronic disease management, preventative health care, family planning, women’s and children’s health. Our experienced nurse will also assist our patients with immunisations, vaccines, wound management, diabetes, asthma, lifestyle risk factors and health assessments

General Health

Prevention & Wellness

Minor Procedures

Vaccinations

Travel Medicine

Family Planning

More Services

Our Team

 

Principal General Practitioner

Dr. Yang Yang
MBBS, FRACGP, DCH, DRANZCOG

 

Dr. Yang Yang graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2011 and completed her training in Bankstown and Campbelltown Hospitals. She has a special interest in Women’s Health and completed a 6 month rotation in obstetrics and gynaecology at Bankstown Hospital while completing her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is registered for antenatal shared care with Westmead and Ryde Hospitals. After deciding that she didn’t want to be limited to only one field of medicine, she pursued General Practice, and also completed a Diploma in Child Health. She has worked across Sydney from Gladesville to Penrith and particularly enjoys the opportunities in general practice to develop a lasting relationship with her patients and their families. Outside of work, she enjoys seeking adventures, travelling and reading epic fantasy novels.

General Practitioner

Dr. David Pan
MBBS (Hons)(Syd) FRACGP

Dr. David Pan studied medicine at the University of Sydney, passing with Honours in 1989. He has since trained at Westmead Hospital with emphasis in Cardiology, Geriatrics, Respiratory, Oncology and Emergency Medicine. Dr. David Pan has also obtained the Fellowship of the College of General Practitioners in 1996. Has held a number of roles in medical information technology, most recently a Senior Medical Adviser with Telstra Health. Dr. David Pan is interested in Men’s Health and Mental Health. Outside practicing medicine, Dr. David Pan enjoys camping, photography, 4WDing, kayaking and computer gaming.

 

General Practitioner

Dr. Miralyn Abueg MD, Dip Pall Med, FRACGP (female)

 

General Practitioner

Dr. Vijay Vadali MBBS DCH FRACGP (female)

General Practitioner

Dr. Susan Hyounjin Kang
MBBS, FRACGP

 

Dr. Susan Kang Graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2011 and completed her training in Blacktown and Mt. Druitt Hospitals. She was initially interested in Cancer and went into Radiation Oncology. However, she soon realised that she was more interested in treating the patient’s wider medical problems, and decided that she wanted to pursue a more varied career. She completed her general practice training across both urban and rural areas including Tamworth. She is very happy with her decision and enjoys the breadth of medicine that general practice entails and thanks her patients for entrusting her with the responsibility of being their family doctor.

Nurse

Fariba Zarbakht
Registered Nurse

 

Fariba graduated from University of Western Sydney in 2014, and started her nursing career from the same clinic which she originally had her placement in. Her areas of interests are weight loss clinic, Asthma education, diabetic education, travel vaccination and wound management. One of Fariba’s favourite aspects of her job as a nurse is the opportunity to be around kids and enjoy their company. She adores kids in nature and possesses the ability to connect with children very well.

 

Physiotherapist

Edmond Tang
BAppSc (Physio), USYD, M.A.P.A

 

Active Physiowell was established in 2014 aiming to provide affordable and quality physiotherapy services to our community. The well-being factor for the clients is priority and our physiotherapists will endeavour to understand the root of cause for physical discomfort, treat the problem and assist our clients to recover sooner so that they may get back to enjoying the normal activities in their lives again. Both Edmond and Thomas Wong are driven by results and the members work together to make the recovery process easy. Their extensive knowledge and professionalism allow the team members to provide real solutions to our clients to tackle real problems together.

Psychologist

Dr. Rosalyn Griffiths – Clinical Psychologist
PhD, Dip.App.Psych. (Clinical), Dip. Clin. Hypnosis, MAPS

 

Rosalyn has been a clinical psychologist for over 40 years. She received her PhD from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney in 1993. She has worked in both psychology and medical academic environments teaching and conducting research. She has also worked in hospital and community settings in both private and public sectors. Her clinical experience has been treating adolescents and adults with a wide range of mental health issues. She uses various different treatment approaches to help patients resolve their issues and to assist in changing their lives.

Psychologist

Mario Mihalich – Psychologist
AMAPS

 

Dietitian

Sarah Messer
BAppSc (Nutrition & Food), BNutDiet (Hons)

 

Sarah graduated from the University of Newcastle with first class Honours in Nutrition & Dietetics and also holds an undergraduate degree in Food Science and Technology from the University of Western Sydney. As an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Sarah has worked with people of all ages in clinical dietetics and private practice as well as a number of leading food and pharmaceutical corporations. Sarah particularly enjoys nutrition counselling in the areas of overweight and obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular health (high cholesterol and high blood pressure) and PCOS. She can also guide you through an investigative approach if you suspect a food allergy/chemical intolerance or IBS. Sarah also has extensive knowledge in healthy eating during and after cancer and currently works with this population in a tertiary hospital in Sydney. Sarah has a passion for good nutrition and will work with you to set realistic goals and establish long term dietary changes with a warm and tailored approach.

 

Podiatrist

Matthew Chang
BAppSc (Pod)

 

Matthew is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association. As a registered Podiatrist with the Podiatry Board of Australia, Matthew has extensive experience dealing with diabetic foot complications. His expertise is in the management of ingrown toenails, acute and chronic heel pain and toenail surgery. In addition to his knowledge on foot and leg wounds management, Matthew also tailors custom made orthotics for clients across ages for various foot support needs. Matthew has particular interest in observing feet function on different surfaces and formulating correct treatment plans targeting the need for each patient.

 

Administration Staff

Maria, Ivy, Celeste, Dorothy & Catherine

 

Our friendly and helpful receptionists are dedicated to patient care and will assist you with all your inquiries regarding our practice, the doctors and our allied health staff. Ivy is our morning receptionist and is also fluent in Chinese and Korean. Maria is our afternoon receptionist. Maria has an extensive background in customer service and patient management from her previous experiences as a medical receptionist. Celeste, our Sunday morning receptionist is currently pursuing her career in medicine at UNSW. Dorothy, our Sunday evening receptionist is pursuing her career in speech pathology post Sydney University. Catherine, our Saturday morning receptionist is pursuing her degree in physiotherapy at Sydney University.

Health Information

General health care

Paediatrics and chronic disease management

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Minor procedures

Excision of skin lesions, implanon insertion/removal

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Women’s health

Pap smear and breast checks

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Immunisations

Preventative health care and travel medicine

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