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 husband.
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).
Dr Nowlan 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.
Dr Henry Nowlan is an accredited skin cancer doctor with the Skin Cancer College Australasia. He is able to provide skin cancer checks and treatments for skin cancer.
Dr Nowlan 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. He holds fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).
Dr Warren has a broad range of medical experience from paediatrics through to geriatric medicine, and has a strong interest in medical education, chronic disease management, mental health and dermatology. Dr Warren performs comprehensive skin cancer checks, biopsies and skin cancer treatments.
In his free time you might spot him over the road at Surf Beach enjoying some waves.
Dr Lisa Fernandez
Dr Lisa Fernandez graduated from James Cook University, Queensland and undertook her first year as a junior doctor in Cairns Hospital before returning to her hometown to continue training at Wollongong Hospital.
Dr Lisa has completed additional training in Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics, receiving an Emergency Medicine certificate and Diploma in Child Health. She also has an interest in Mental Health and Antenatal Shared Care.
Outside of medicine Lisa enjoys travelling, baking and spending time with family and friends.
Dr Nikita Robins
Dr Nikita Robins completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne. She went on to do her medical internship and residency in Central Australia, where she worked primarily in Alice Springs Hospital. During this time she gained experience in emergency medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics/gynaecology as well as general medicine and surgery.
Dr Robins moved to the Illawarra in 2021 to pursue general practice training and is currently working towards a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has completed additional training programs including the Sydney Child Health Program and an Emergency Medicine Certificate. She is registered to provide antenatal GP shared care. She enjoys all aspects of general practice and sees patients of all ages.
Outside of work Dr Robins enjoys spending time with family and friends, rock climbing, live music, and being at the beach