Dr David Grant graduated in 1977 from Sydney University and spent time overseas in obstetrics, anaesthetics and emergency medicine before returning to practice in Lake Macquarie in 1981 and then onto Kiama in 1989.
Dr Grant’s interests outside of medicine have mainly been in sports tennis, rugby union, skiing and now cycling.
This has led to a keen firsthand knowledge of sports injuries and subsequently an interest in preventative medicine.
Dr Grant still enjoys working as a GP in what he considers, a well-rounded medical practice with dedicated and professional clinical and administrative staff.
Dr Niamh Sheridan
Dr Niamh Sheridan has worked at Kiama Medical Practice since 2006. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) in 2000. She worked at St James's Hospital Dublin for a year before moving to Derry (Northern Ireland) where she worked in Altnagelvin Hospital for 2 years (as part of her GP training program), She gained knowledge of Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Ear Nose and Throat, Dermatology, Respiratory Medicine and General Medicine.
Dr Sheridan completed her GP training in a GP Practice in Derry (Northern-Ireland). Following this, she worked in Northern Ireland as a GP before moving to a GP Practice in Howden (Yorkshire, U.K.). In 2006, she moved to Australia with her husband and son.
Dr Sheridan has completed her NSW family planning training in Australia, including Implanon and IUD insertions, as well as the Diploma of Child Health, and is currently undertaking further training in skin cancer medicine. At Kiama Medical Practice she covers all areas of General Practice and sees patients of all ages, ranging from babies to the elderly. In addition, she sees patients in Blue Haven Nursing Home (Kiama) and Mayflower Nursing Home (Gerringong).In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children. Her hobbies include running (having completed half marathons and a marathon), cycling (having completed the Ride to Conquer cancer twice) and triathlons. You might also find her on a stand up paddle board on the Minnamurra River.
Dr Alison Parker
Alison completed her Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Psychology, at the Australian National University in 1999. She then went on to complete a Master in Clinical Audiology at Macquarie University, working at the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre for a number of years. Alison then completed her Medical degree at Sydney University in 2008, and completed her intern and resident years at Royal North Shore and Hornsby Hospitals.
In 2011 she moved to Kiama to undertake GP training, gaining her RACGP fellowship in 2013.
Alison's areas of interest are Women's Health, Paediatrics and Adolescent Health. She regularly attends and cares for elderly residents at Bluehaven Nursing Home. She is also involved with teaching and training of GP Registrars through GPSynergy. Alison lives locally with her husband and 2 young daughters and outside of work enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and 2 Labradors.
Dr Emma Gilchrist
Dr Gilchrist worked as a paramedic with the NSW Ambulance Service before studying medicine, graduating from the University of Sydney with honours in 2006. She then began her training in Wagga Wagga Base Hospital as a junior doctor where she undertook special skills training in Emergency Medicine.
She subsequently undertook specialist general practice training in Wagga Wagga, Gundagai and Jerrabomberra.
Dr Gilchrist has undertaken further training in and children’s health and women's health. She also takes part in teaching GP registrars and medical students and instructing other doctors in emergency skills training. She enjoys all the variety of work involved in general practice medicine.
Dr Gilchrist has been involved with the NSW Rural Doctors Network since she was a medical student. In her spare time, she enjoys dabbling in photography and spending time with her husband and 2 children. Her special interests are Women’s Health (including Implanon and Mirena insertion), Children’s Health, Antenatal Shared Care (with Wollongong Hospital and Shoalhaven Hospital) and Emergency Medicine.
Dr Elspeth (Ellie) Holbrook
Dr Ellie Holbrook joined the practice in 2015. She graduated with honours from the University of Wales School of Medicine (United Kingdom) in 2008 during which time she also gained a degree in Neuroscience. Ellie came to Australia in 2014 and has settled long-term in the area with her partner.
Ellie enjoys all areas of general practice and is happy to see men, women and children of all ages. She has a particular interest in Women's Health, Contraception (including Implanon and IUD insertion), Pregnancy Options and Mental Health.
Dr Henry Nowlan
Dr Henry Nowlan holds a fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP). He completed a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery Honours (first class) at the University of Tasmania (2010).
He went on to complete an internship and residency at Wollongong Hospital and other Illawarra/Shoalhaven based hospitals before relocating to Sydney to complete general practice training.
Henry is interested in all aspects of general medicine but his special interests include Dermatology and skin cancer medicine, Paediatrics, Men's and Women's Health, Mental Health and Older Persons Health Care.
He has completed additional training in Emergency Medicine receiving an Emergency Medicine Certificate. Henry is registered to provide Antenatal GP Shared Care and Implanon contraception. In his free time, Henry enjoys spending time with his young family and various outdoor pursuits.
Dr Cameron Warren
Dr Cameron Warren is a graduate of Wollongong University with experience working in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven’s hospitals as well as the North Coast of NSW. Dr Warren has a broad range of medical experience from paediatrics through to geriatric medicine. He has a strong interest in medical education, chronic disease management, mental health and dermatology. In his free time you might spot him over the road at Surf Beach enjoying some waves.
Dr Darran Foo
Dr Darran Foo began working at Kiama Medical Practice as a General Practice registrar in February 2021. Darran was born in Singapore and emigrated to Australia in 2011 where he obtained his medical degree from the University of New South Wales. He has experience in a broad range of medicine having worked in various hospitals and clinical settings across Sydney and New South Wales, including a stint at Broken Hill Base Hospital. He subsequently made the decision to specialise in General Practice as he enjoys the clinical diversity within the field and the opportunities to develop long lasting therapeutic relationships with his patients.
Darran enjoys all facets of general practice and sees patients of all ages. He also has strong interests in general practice research, medical education and digital health. Darran will be splitting his time between clinical practice and his academic appointment with the University of Wollongong as part of the RACGP Academic Post Program in 2021.
Dr Bradley Jackson
Dr Brad Jackson graduated from the University of Wollongong medical school in 2016, a big change from his previous career as a surveyor in Sydney. Brad worked as a junior doctor in hospitals in the Illawarra Shoalhaven and is now completing his GP specialist training, working towards Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Brad has an interest in Men's health, antenatal care, paediatrics, mental health, musculoskeletal injuries and preventative health.
Outside of medicine Brad enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, bush-walking, camping, surfing and mountain biking.
Dr Sonali Gupta
Dr Sonali Gupta completed her medical degree at the University of Western Sydney before undertaking her training as a junior doctor at Concord and Broken Hill Hospitals. She then completed further training at the Sydney Children’s Hospital whilst completing a Diploma in Child Health. Sonali moved to the Illawarra to undertake her specialist GP training and is working towards Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
In her spare time Sonali enjoys hiking, baking and spending time with friends and family.