Dr Samantha Taylor

Dr. Samantha Taylor studied medicine at the University of Bristol in the UK, where she developed a strong interest in women’s health during her junior doctor training in obstetrics and gynaecology. She furthered her expertise by obtaining diplomas from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, along with letters of competence in intrauterine techniques and subdermal implants. With over 15 years of experience fitting and removing coils/IUDs and implants, Dr. Taylor brings a wealth of knowledge to her practice.

Having emigrated to Australia at the end of 2023 with her husband, three children, and their fluffy dog, Dr. Taylor values spending quality time with her family

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, dining out, and exploring new places. Her background and personal experiences drive her commitment to empowering and supporting women in their health journeys.

Dr. Jin Gao

Dr. Jin Gao is a compassionate and dedicated doctor who moved from New Zealand to Melbourne with her family in 2023. After graduating from the University of Auckland, New Zealand in 2013, she embarked on her medical career, gaining experience as a junior doctor across various specialties. During this time, she completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Sciences with a focus on women’s health.

Dr. Jin spent an extended period in the obstetrics and gynaecology department, where she completed five university papers centered on women’s health. This deeply rewarding experience enhanced her understanding of the significant impact health concerns can have on women’s lives. Since then, she has been passionate about delivering high-quality healthcare to women.

With over 9 years of experience in general practice and urgent care, Dr. Jin is a Fellow of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and was also a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. She is dedicated to working closely with her patients, helping them achieve their best and healthiest selves.

Outside of her medical practice, Dr. Jin enjoys spending time with her family, exploring new places, and has a keen interest in personal development and wellness.

Dr Gayathri Kosaka

After completing her medical degree and internship focusing on obstetrics, Dr. Gayathri Kosaka has pursued a career dedicated to women’s health. She moved to Australia after her internship, alongside her husband, and has since honed her skills and expertise in obstetrics and general practice for over 12 years.

Dr. Kosaka’s journey into women’s health began at the young age of 12, when she assisted with a birth in a village. This early experience ignited a lifelong passion for empowering women through various stages of their lives. She has undergone extensive training in Australia, practicing as a GP obstetrician and providing compassionate care to her patients.

Dr. Gayathri Kosaka practiced at Griffith, where she consistently supported and empowered women with her specialised knowledge and unwavering dedication. A proud mother of two wonderful children, she deeply values her family life, finding a harmonious balance between her professional commitments and personal joys.

Outside of her medical career, Dr. Kosaka enjoys an active lifestyle that includes bush walking, cycling, and playing badminton. These activities provide a well-rounded balance to her professional and personal life, reflecting her commitment to both her career and her family.

Dr Sushma Chaparala

Having previously worked in India and the United States, Dr Sushma made the move to Australia and has been a GP here for over 8 years.

A GP who is experienced in all areas of family and general medicine, Dr Sushma has been naturally drawn towards helping women with their health concerns.

Outside of medicine, Dr Sushma loves spending time with her husband and kids, especially when going on holidays. For relaxation, Dr Sushma also enjoys sitting back and watching a good movie or cooking for family.

Dr Bindi Sethi

After completing her medical degree in 2001, Dr. Bindi Sethi embarked on a journey that combines a passion for public health with extensive medical training. She initially contributed to a pilot project by the World Health Organization (WHO) at a university medical college and hospital. Seeking to broaden her expertise, Dr. Sethi moved to Australia to begin her General Practice training with Monash Health and Peninsula Health.

Dr. Sethi further specialised in children’s health, earning advanced training from Westmead Hospital in Sydney. She also holds a certificate in Health Economics and Policy from the prestigious London School of Economics. Her commitment to the medical community is evident through her service as a council member and Deputy Chair of the RACGP Victoria Faculty. Additionally, she is a council member of MacRobertson Girls’ High School and a board member of a migrant and refugee health center.

Dr. Sethi is skilled in fitting and removing intrauterine devices (IUDs) and Implanon, and she is also qualified to train and supervise other healthcare practitioners in these procedures.

Outside of her professional life, Dr. Sethi enjoys an active lifestyle. She loves playing badminton and basketball with her daughters and often rides bicycles with her partner. Dr. Sethi also finds solace in meditation and cherishes her time with close friends.

Dr Rashida Perveen

Dr. Rashida Perveen is a versatile General Practitioner dedicated to providing exceptional care to her patients. Obtaining her medical degree in Pakistan in 1998, Dr. Perveen initially specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Upon relocating to the UK in 2011, she embarked on her General Practice training rotations, catering to diverse patient needs. With pride, she served as a GP in the UK before making the move to Australia.

With a profound interest in Women’s Health, Dr. Rashida draws from her extensive experience supporting women globally and advocating for gender and racial equality in healthcare. She recognises the importance of championing fair medical research, ensuring equitable healthcare access, and providing specialised treatments tailored to women’s unique health requirements.

Dr. Rashida’s passion for women’s health stems from her belief in empowering women with knowledge and resources to make informed decisions about their bodies, thus improving health outcomes for future generations and advancing global development and gender equality. She is dedicated to ensuring that every woman has the opportunity to lead a healthy and vibrant life.

Dr. Perveen approaches her work with great dedication, collaborating with patients to find personalized treatment solutions for each case. Outside of medicine, she finds joy in traveling and cherishing moments with her family.

Dr. Liyana Jayaweera

Dr. Liyana Jayaweera has a rich background in medical education and supervision, serving as a mentor for medical students from the University of Newcastle and as a supervisor for GP registrars under the RACGP program. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Liyana’s passion for teaching is evident in her commitment to nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals.

During her GP training, Dr. Liyana recognized the importance of specializing in women’s health to better serve her female patients. This led her to pursue additional training in family planning and sexual health, equipping her with the skills to address a wide range of women’s health issues effectively.

As a member of the Australian Menopausal Society (AMS) and the International Menopausal Society (IMS), Dr. Liyana has developed a keen interest in long-acting contraception methods like IUDs, IUSs, and implants, as well as menopausal health management.

Prior to transitioning to General Practice, Dr. Liyana gained extensive experience in various hospital settings, including Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, and Intensive Care, both locally and internationally.

With her holistic approach to patient care and wealth of experience, Dr. Liyana Jayaweera is dedicated to providing comprehensive medical services and improving the health and well-being of her patients.

Outside of her professional duties, Dr. Liyana finds joy in outdoor activities like bushwalking and golfing, embracing the natural beauty of her surroundings.

Dr Zulaiha

Dr. Zulaiha hails from Sri Lanka and pursued her postgraduate training in New Zealand before settling in Australia. With a background in internal medicine and experience as a medical registrar in Auckland, she transitioned into family medicine.

In her medical practice, Dr. Zulaiha specializes as a General Practitioner with Special Interest (GPSI) in women’s health. She is deeply committed to providing patient-centered care to promote overall well-being. As a member of the Australian Menopausal Society (AMS) and the International Menopausal Society (IMS), she has a keen focus on long-acting contraception methods such as IUDs, IUSs, and implants, as well as menopausal health.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Zulaiha is passionate about teaching and has served as a medical educator for the RNZCGP. During her leisure time, she indulges in singing, baking, and cherishing moments with her family.

Dr Amy Subramaniam

Dr Amy’s journey in healthcare began when she moved to the Philippines as a teenager to complete her high school education. From there, Dr Amy pursued medical studies in India before moving to Malaysia to practice as a physician. During her government sector internship in Malaysia, Dr Amy was trained in antenatal care and women’s health which is where her passion for helping women began.

Continuing her learning and development, Dr Amy trained in clinical dermatology in Malaysia and Thailand, completed her fellowship in nutritional medicine in India in 2017, and completed her fellowship with the RACGP before beginning her journey as a GP in Australia.

Having recently relocated from Malaysia to Australia to pursue her passion for healthcare, Dr Amy brings a decade of experience as a GP and a former business owner, contributing to her practice and patients holistically.

Outside of medicine, Dr Amy finds immense joy in cooking for two teenagers and indulges in her love for tennis whenever possible.

Dr Regina Cabuang

Completing her degree in 1999 in the Philippines, Dr Regina did basic paediatric training in Philippine General Hospital from 2005 and then from 2008 worked in private practice in paediatrics.

Migrating to New Zealand in 2008, Dr Regina worked as a Resident Medical Officer on the Auckland District Health Board, before completing her Fellowship with the RNZCGP.

Although having completed training and working within paediatrics and skin cancer, Dr Regina has developed a special interest in helping women with their health concerns. Dr Regina says that one third of her patients are women and they all say that no one would listen to them, so she feels proud to be able to offer an empathetic ear.