Dr Swati Sharma

After obtaining her medical degree from Mahe (Manipal Academy of Higher Education) in 2001, Dr Swati began worked in Emergency Departments and General Practice.

Continuing her studies, Dr Swati obtained a Diploma in Anaesthesia before moving to Australia in 2008 and completing her AMC certification and Fellowship with the RACGP, all whilst working in General Practice.
Since 2009, Dr Swati has been working and enjoying all aspects of general practice, with a special interest in women’s health.

Funnily enough, Dr Swati’s husband is also a GP and works at the centre too – she says that so far, working together is going well 😉. This dynamic husband and wife GP duo also share two high school aged children who keep them busy!

Outside of medicine, Dr Swati enjoys gardening, attending regular yoga classes, cooking Indian food and travelling. For two years, Dr Swati also did Jazz dancing, which she thoroughly enjoyed!

Dr Sanda Bonchis

Graduating in Romania in 1990, Dr Sanda trained and qualified as a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology. After working in various hospitals in Romania and passing her AMC exam, Dr Sanda moved to Brisbane in 1998 and started working at the Mater Hospital and Logan Hospital.

Due to a change in family circumstances, Dr Sanda changed her career path to general practice, becoming a Fellow of the RACGP and Diplomate of Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Dr Sanda has now been a been a general practitioner in Springfield for over 21 years!

A loving wife and mother of two adult sons, Dr Sanda says that her youngest son, who is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, is the reason she developed a passion for being an advocate for people with disability. Keen to learn as much as she can about people with neurodiversity and other disabilities, Dr Sanda wants to help people with disabilities achieve their potential and support them with their health.   <

Outside of medicine, Dr Sana enjoys travelling and treats cooking as a hobby.

Dr Sumera Angus

A dedicated women’s health advocate, Dr Sumera has over 13 years of experience as a physician. Graduating from Imperial College London in 2010, Dr Sumera made the move to Australia in 2023.

With a keen interest in sexual and reproductive health, Dr Sumera has completed her Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Having collaborated with the health tech industry, Dr Sumera has enhanced accessibility, driven the development and successful launch of pioneering women’s health products.  

Passionate about supporting women, Dr Sumera has offered insightful commentary on major media platforms as a vocal advocate.

Dr Olivia Waturuocha

With initial post graduate training in psychiatry in the UK, Dr Olivia is well versed in adult mental health, child and adolescent mental health, old age, brain injuries and disabilities.

Completing her general practice training in the UK, Dr Olivia went on to practice in different parts of London and the East of England, leading her to complete a diploma in sexual and reproductive health. During her gynaecology rotation as a GP trainee, Dr Olivia and developed a keen interest in women’s health.

Obtaining a scope certification in obesity/weight management, Dr Olivia is keen to help women address their weight concerns, empower them to take control of their lifestyle and improve their confidence.

Moving to Australia in 2011 with her family, Dr Olivia was awarded the FRACGP qualification and has been practicing as a GP ever since.

Dr. Olivia Wats is currently taking face-to-face appointments only

Springfield

Dr. Jody Waters

Dr Jody Waters acquired her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery from James Cook University and has been a GP for over 9 years.

She graduated with High Distinction and received the James Cook University Gold Academic Medal for her academic achievements.

During her initial years, she gained invaluable experience as a Paediatric Registrar and then Neonatal intensive Care Registrar, in addition to time spent working in Emergency Medicine.

She has also received numerous accolades including the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland Prize in Rural Medicine, RACGP North Queensland Sub-Faculty Prize in General Practice, JCU Mick McLoughlin Memorial Prize in Rural Medicine, JCU Ethics Prize, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Mental Health Prize, and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Women’s Health Award.

Dr Jody enjoys all aspects of Family Medicine and has a special interest in Women’s Health, Shared Antenatal Care, Paediatrics and Mental Health. Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Dr. Fatima Elnaggar

Dr Fatima has been working in Australia for the last 11 years, undergoing her general practice training in Victoria and obtaining a fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
The diversity of general practice is what Dr Fatima enjoys most and she believes in shared decision making for her patients.

Outside of medicine, Fatima keeps busy looking after her family and enjoys gardening, bush walking and craftwork.

Dr. Shilpi Wahi

An experienced General Practitioner, Dr Shilpi has worked as a Doctor in the United Kingdom and Australia for over 10 years.

With previous experience in sexual health in young adults, contraception and providing antenatal care, Dr Shilpi is always looking to increase her knowledge so she can better help her patients.

As a supervisor of medical students at Bond University, Dr Shilpi also wants to help our future doctors provide a high level of care.

 

Dr. Caroline van der Vlugt

Graduating from the University of Cape Town in 1993, Dr Caroline completed her internship and then moved to Switzerland with her husband to live and work for 3 years. Returning to South Africa in 1998, Dr Caroline developed her knowledge and worked in all aspects of medicine, before immigrating to Australia in 2008.

Working as a GP in Australia for the past 14 years, Caroline has been enjoying the sunny Gold Coast during this time with her husband two children.

Dr. Jay Kotecha

After completing his medical training in the UK, which included rotations in Women’s Health and sexual health, Dr Jay relocated with to Australia with his family in 2020.

Dr Jay has a small family and enjoys going to the beach with his little boy and playing tennis with friends.