Our Team & Registrars


Registrars

Dr Sam Nashi

MBBS

Dr Sam Nashi joined Highlands GP in February 2022 to complete his training towards his Fellowship with the RACGP. In 2012, Dr Nashi finished his undergraduate Medical Degree at the University of Leeds in the UK. He also completed a Masters of Anatomy at the University of Birmingham and a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Education at Cardiff University. Dr Nashi has worked extensively for the NHS and in large metro hospital settings.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Men’s Health and Geriatrics

Dr Bernadet Sutanto

BMedSci, MD, SCHP, DRANZCOG

Dr Bernadet Sutanto joined Highlands GP as a registrar in February 2022 to commence her first term of her GP training towards her Fellowship with the RACGP. She graduated from the University of Melbourne Medical School in 2017 and worked at central Melbourne hospitals before moving to the Southern Highlands. Dr Sutanto has completed her Diploma in obstetrics (DRANZCOG) and the Sydney Child Health program. 

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Women’s Health (Antenatal & Postnatal Care), Paediatrics, Geriatrics and Chronic Disease Management

Dr Stephanie Wood

B.A & Sc, MD

Dr Stephanie Wood completed her medical degree at The University of Sydney and undertook her hospital training at Port Macquarie Base Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital, where she completed the Sydney Child Health Program. She worked at the Royal Hospital for Women in 2022 where she finished her Extended Skills in Women’s Health and continues to pursue a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology (DRANZCOG).

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Women’s Health, Reproductive Health, Sexual Health, Paediatrics and Antenatal Shared Care

Dr Christine Ng

MD, DCH

Dr Christine Ng has recently moved to the local area but has worked at a number of different locations including rural and regional. She enjoys seeing patients of different ages and has a special interest in women’s health, sexual health, preventative care and chronic diseases.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Women’s Health, Sexual Health, Preventative Health, Chronic Disease Management

Dr Andreas Rauch

MD, AdvDipEM(ACEM)

Dr Andreas Rauch was born in Germany and obtained his medical degree there in 2004. After working in Germany and Switzerland he followed his wife to Australia where he has worked mainly in Emergency Departments and pre-hospital services for the past 16 years.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Cardiac Care, Emergency Health, Men’s Care

Dr Olivia Cook

Dr Olivia Cook completed a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Notre Dame prior to undertaking hospital training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
In 2022 she moved to the Southern Highlands with her young family and undertook further studies in paediatrics, completing the Sydney Child Health Program. 

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Geriatric Medicine, Paediatrics, Chronic Disease Management

Dr Mey Ly Lay

MD

Dr Mey Ly Lay completed her medical degree at The University of New South Wales. She previously worked in Liverpool and Fairfield Hospital gaining extensive experience in a variety of medical and surgical specialties. She has completed the Sydney Child Health Program and is currently training towards a fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Geriatric Medicine, Women’s Health, Preventative Health

Dr Owen Huang

Having worked in many disciplines in medicine, Dr Owen Huang thoroughly enjoys the breadth of knowledge required to maintain the health of individuals, in which he hopes to help his patients navigate the complexities of health. Dr Huang would also like to advocate for preventative health with special Interests in general health, complex health, diabetes, musculoskeletal, antenatal, gastrointestinal.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Preventative Health, Musculoskeletal, Antenatal, Diabetes Management 

Medical Students

Our medical students are on placement for 12 months during their third year of studies. 

Megan Kelly

Megan is a student from the University of Wollongong’s School of Medicine. Over the next 12 months, she will be involved in all facets of the practice and learning from the highly experienced doctors at Highlands GP. 

When Megan isn’t studying, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, sharing good food and coffee.

Nurses

We have a fantastic team of experienced and highly skilled nurses who have a special interest in general practice. They work in partnership with our doctors to provide support and care to our patients and their families. Our nursing team provide key services to support our chronic care patients and we have several nurse lead clinics including wound care and INR management.

In addition, our nursing team play a key role to work with local residential aged care facilities to facilitate communication and patient care.

Nurse Manager

Alicia Mah

Nurse Practitioner

Alicia Mah is a highly experienced Nurse Practitioner and has been working at Highlands General Practice since 2011. Alicia worked locally at the Southern Highlands Private Hospital and general practice prior to joining Highlands GP. Alicia is available to take appointments.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Wound Management, Teenage Sexual Health, Women’s Health and Travel Health

Brooke
RN
Amanda
RN
Chloe
RN

Cheryl
RN
Melissa
EN
Renae
EN

Reception

Our reception team are the face of Highlands General Practice and as the first point of contact for our patients provide a warm and friendly welcome to the practice. The wonderful members of our reception team come from a range of industries and roles but the key skills and attributes they all have in common are the ability to listen, empathise, keep calm, focus on finding a solution support our patients and work as part of busy team.

Hayley
Linda
Catherine
Theresa
Allanah
Megan
Stephanie
Jessica
Rebecca C
Emma
Chloe
Astrid
Rebecca H

Admin

Sarah

Practice Manager

Kath

Operations Manager

Rachael

HR and Systems Coordinator

Maddison

Admin

Ali

Accounts

Fiona

Accounts

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