Our Team

Introducing our dedicated team of doctors and specialists
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Dr. Roland Machado

Dr Machado is a medical graduate from India, completing his fellowship FRACGP (state qualification) in General Practice in Australia. Dr Machado has over twenty years of experience in various areas of general practice, particularly those in relation to emergency medicine; a keen interest of his that was developed during his time spent as a senior doctor in Hornsby Hospital’s emergency department for over six years.

Dr Machado’s experience in emergency medicine has enhanced and broadened his abilities in General Practice. He is able to perform a variety of procedures within the surgery including (but not limited to), lacerations and skin cancer excisions. He has also recently furthered his training and knowledge in the areas of musculoskeletal medicine and men’s health.

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Dr. Vandana Daya

Dr Vandana Daya is a South African graduate who has over twenty years of experience in General Practice. She attained her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners after moving to Australia nineteen years ago. Dr Daya loves all aspects of general practice but has a special interest in Women’s Health, Paediatrics, as well as Nutritional and Integrative Medicine.

Dr Daya is a member of the Australian Integrative Medicines Association (AIMA) and continues her academic goal of attaining her fellowship in Nutritional Medicine with the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine.

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Dr. Stella Tang

Dr Stella Tang graduated from the University of Newcastle (Bachelor of Medicine) in 2008, obtaining her Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2013. She has trained in numerous hospitals in NSW, gaining experience in various areas of medicine. She has furthered her qualifications in paediatrics (Diploma of Child Health from the University of Sydney), antenatal shared care for obstetrics, implanon insertions and removals, as well as women’s health and family planning.

Dr Tang has a keen interest in mental health and Indigenous health, having worked in rural areas whilst training and travelling with the Royal Flying Doctors.

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Dr. Paul Beecham

During his time as the principal doctor at Hannah Street Medical Practice, Dr Paul Beecham has over 30 years’ experience working in family medicine in the Beecroft community. Alongside his partner at Hannah Street Medical Practice, Dr Barbara Adams, he welcomes the opportunity to combine with the existing dynamic team at Beecroft General Practice.

After graduating from UNSW in 1975, Dr Beecham undertook three years of paediatric training before deciding that the broader field of general medicine was where his true passion lay. He has experience in the management of skin conditions, men’s health, implanon insertions and removals, and geriatrics.

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Dr. Barbara Adams

Along with Dr Paul Beecham, Dr Barbara Adams has recently joined our practice from Hannah Street Medical Practice. She is a graduate from the University of Otago (New Zealand) and has worked in Australia since 1996. Having attained her fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2002, Dr Adams has also obtained a Diploma of Paediatrics from Sydney Children’s Hospital and a Certificate in Women’s Health (RACOG).

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Dr. John Darcy O'Donnell

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Dr. Arvind Iyer
Cardiologist

Dr Iyer graduated from St. Petersburg State Medical University, obtaining the Presidential Red Degree for being the university gold medallist with academic excellence. He finished his post-graduate accreditation exams in the UK and has completed the Level 3 CTCA certification (Tutor & Report). He works as an Honorary faculty at the UCLA (USA) and also a clinical lecturer at Macquarie University.

Dr Iyer underwent his physician’s training at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, completing his Cardiology training in Canberra & Launceston General hospitals.

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Dr. Sanjeev Golani
Surgeon

Dr Sanjeev Golani is a Colorectal and General surgeon specialising in laparoscopic procedures.

He completed his Surgical Education & Training (SET) in major Sydney & NSW Hospitals. After obtaining his fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), he went on to pursue more specialist colorectal training for two years in Australia. He furthered his specialist training with a prestigious appointment as a Senior Colorectal Fellow in the United Kingdom at Bristol Royal Infirmary for another year, a training position accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK.

Dr Golani operates at Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAN), The Mater Hospital, Norwest Private Hospital and he has a public appointment at Hornsby Kuring-gai Hospital where is actively involved in the training of younger surgeons.

His areas of particular interest include Laparoscopic Bowel Cancer Surgery, Laparoscopic Umbilical/Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair, Colonoscopy / Gastroscopy / Endoscopy, Haemorrhoids & Anal Fissures, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Gall Stones and Rectal Prolapse Surgery.

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Sarah Mitchell
Psychologist

Originally from the U.K. where she studied psychology at both degree and masters levels, Sarah has practiced as a psychologist in private practice since 2014. Prior to this, she has worked as a school counsellor, a behavioural clinician for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, and as a teacher for children with special needs. Her training includes Psychological Registration (Australia), M.A. Psychology of Special Needs (U.K.), B.A. Psychology (U.K.), primary and special needs education (U.K.). Current educational studies include Family Therapy, and Internal Family Systems Therapy. Sarah is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society and member of the Australian Association of Family Therapy.

Sarah enjoys working with people of all ages and many different concerns. She has experience assisting clients experiencing Anxiety, panic attacks, phobias and depression; Sleep difficulties; ADHD, conduct disorders, and autism; Parenting, relationship difficulties, family dysfunction and divorce; Loss and grief; Self-harm; Childhood and adult trauma, and PTSD.

Clients do not need to have a referral in order to attend counselling. Medicare rebates may apply for clients with a Mental Health Treatment Plan.

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Dr. Shana Pathmatheva

Dr Shana Pathmatheva is a locally trained Doctor who completed her medical training at the University of Sydney. She subsequently obtained her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in 2004, alongside a Diploma in Child Health and a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ( RANZCOG).

Dr Shana Pathmatheva is a Family Physician who enjoys all areas of General Practice and has a particular interest in Women’s Health, Paediatrics and Mental Health. She strives to provide the highest standard of care for all her patients and their families. She is bilingual and can converse in Cantonese.

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Dr. Disha Nanayakkara

Dr Disha Nanayakkara received her medical degree with honours from Russia. She completed her General Practice training in Australia and obtained her Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), along with a Diploma in Child Health and a National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health.

Dr Disha has over thirteen years experience covering general practice, emergency care, radiology, medical and surgical fields. She has worked in both rural and busy metropolitant hospitals around NSW.

Her special interests are in Women’s Health, Paediatric and Chronic Disease Management.

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Dr. Janani Mahadeva

Dr Mahadeva graduated from the University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). She also has a Diploma in Child Health. She was a Basic Physicians Trainee at Royal North Shore Hospital prior to training in General Practice. She is currently the Year 1 Clinical Practice Unit Convenor and a Senior Lecturer for Macquarie University's MD Program.

Dr Mahadeva enjoys all aspects of General Practice and her special interests are chronic disease management, paediatrics and mental health. She is passionate about providing holistic and empathetic patient-centred care.

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Malavika Srinath
Physiotherapist

Malavika graduated from the University of Sydney in 2005 gaining a wide range of experience from hospitals in Sydney and rural NSW. Malavika has experience in respiratory, orthopedic, women's health, musculoskeletal therapy, pediatric, and neurological physiotherapy.

She has particular interest in hydrotherapy, neck pain and musculoskeletal therapy where she worked alongside sport physicians to improve her skills. Malavika's in-depth knowledge of injury rehabilitation and manual therapy ensures optimal results for her patients.

Dr. Zarah Nikibin
Podiatrist

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