Background Dr Weaver has been a GP in the Inner West for over 40 years. She is accredited to provide Antenatal Shared Care through RPA and Canterbury Hospitals; to refer patients under the Better Access Program (Mental Health Treatment Plan) and through the ATAPS program for health care card holders.Special Interests Dr Weaver enjoys the full range of general practice with a particular interest in mental health and counselling, and in women’s and family health.
Personal Interests Dr Weaver also works as a GP educator in mental health with Black Dog Institute and enjoys spending time with her 5 young grandchildren.
Background Dr Vo is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and a graduate of the University of NSW.
Special Interests He has an interest in all aspects of General Practice.
Personal Interests Outside of the practice, he enjoys the occasional game of golf, learning to sail and travelling.
Background Dr Santamaria has worked as a GP in Rozelle since 1978. He joined this group in 1999.
Personal Interests He is able to offer consultations in Italian as well as English
Special Interests He enjoys general practice as it gives him the opportunity to interact with patients of all ages and cultural backgrounds.Personal Interests Outside of medicine he likes to spend time cooking and traveling.
Special Interests She has an interest in adolescent and mental health.
Personal Interests Loves spending time with her family, running, gardening and reading.
Dr Zoe Boyatzis BA (Media & Communications); MBBS; Dip. Child Health
Background: Zoe graduated from the University of Notre Dame with an MBBS in 2011, after completing a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) at the University of Sydney in 2007. She is currently in her final term of General Practice training. Before entering General Practice, she worked in Emergency Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital.
Special Interests: Zoe enjoys Women’s Health, having completed a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health. She is also passionate about paediatrics and completed her Diploma in Child Health in 2014.
Dr Lisa Luo MBBS; MS; Dip. Child Health (Maternity Leave)
Background: Dr Luo graduated from the University of New South Wales. Before entering General Practice, she worked in various hospitals including RNS, Westmead Children’s Hospital, Bankstown and St George. She completed her Masters of Surgery at University of Sydney in 2012 and her Diploma in Child Health In 2015.
Special Interests: Lisa enjoys all aspects of general practice, particularly paediatrics, and minor procedures.
Dr Latha Birra MBBS; DGO; FRACGP
Background: Dr Birra is a feloow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has been in General Practice for 35 years.
Special Interests: Dr Birra has a special interest in Women’s health, chronic illness and preventative health. She is accredited in Antenatal Shared Care. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice. She is keen in health, fitness and yoga.
Our Nursing Staff
Our nurse Kimberley studied at the University of Technology Sydney with a Major in Paediatrics. Kim has a background and interest in orthopaedic nursing. When she’s not at the medical centre she continues to work alongside Australia’s leading orthopaedic surgeons. Kimberley has a very strong commitment to bringing her own personality traits of kindness and caring to her practice nursing and enjoys working with new families. She looks forward to meeting you.
Claire studied a Bachelor of Nursing in Country Victoria before relocating to Sydney to pursue her career. She has a background in Medical/ Surgical Theatre and has been working in General Practice for the last three years. Claire is certified as a Nurse Immuniser and is able to perform Pap Smears. Her interests are in Family and Child Health, preventative health initiatives and minor procedures.
Our Practice Administration Staff
Chloe is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD). She specializes in chronic disease management and prevention through lifestyle modification. She sees patients with a range of conditions including diabetes, PCOS, heart disease, weight loss and stabilization. She works with her patients to correct malnutrition, nutrient deficiencies, manage allergies and writes meal plans to suit individual nutrition goals. She can also provide education for new parents and infant nutrition, balanced nutrition for teenagers and muscle maintenance in elderly populations.
Dr Natalie Shavit is a Senior Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience in assessing and treating a wide range of psychological issues including anxiety, depression, stress, anger, pain management, relationship difficulties, LGBT issues and adjustment problems, to name a few. Natalie has nearly 20 years of experience specialising in both short and long term therapy, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for depression, anxiety disorders and stress; Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (a mindfulness based CBT) for certain personality disorders and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for relationship issues and more long-standing problems which may not respond to CBT.
He has developed a strong passion for prescribing exercise for the treatment and prevention of Diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Glenn also finds the assessment and treatment of dysfunctional movement patterns and musculoskeletal injuries of particular interest, after going through his own sports injury rehabilitation.
As an avid fan of sports you’ll often find Glenn talking about snowboarding, cricket, golf and rugby league.div>