General Practice

Dr Hamza Amira 

MBBCh, FRACGP, Dip of Obst, Dip of Child Health

Languages: English & Arabic

Special Interests:
All General Medicine, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Chronic Disease, Children’s Health and Immunisations. Travel Medicine (including Yellow Fever Immunisations)

Dr Hamza Amira graduated in Egypt in 1982 and moved to Perth in 1983. He established Forest Lakes Medical Centre in 1991.

Interests include Women’s Health and Antenatal Care, Child Health, Adult General Medicine, Mental Health, Workers Compensation and Motor Vehicle Accident, treatment and rehabilitation, as well as sport and industrial medicine and rehabilitation. 

Dr Amira is available for telephone consultations. Please use the book on-line facility. (Fees may apply.)

Dr Ilham Al-Hakeem

MD, FRACGP, AMC

Languages: English & Arabic

Special Interests: 
Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Skin Conditions, Chronic Diseases & Mental Health. Removal of Mirena.

Dr Ilham Al-Hakeem has extensive clinical experience in personalised family healthcare. She has special interest in woman, children and internal medicine. and has over 30 years’ experience in all aspects of general practice.
 
She has a passion for primary health care with a focus on comprehensive care for your family. Her interests include Women’s Health, with her long experience in obstetric gynaecology, as well as Child Health, Immunisations, Mental Health, Chronic Disease Management and removal of Mirena.

 

Dr Jennifer Smith

MBBS, FRACGP, Dip of Child Health (WA)

Languages: English

Special Interests: 
Women’s Health & Paediatrics, Competent in the Insertion & Removal of Implanon

Dr Jenny Smith is a graduate of UWA and has been a GP at Forest Lakes Medical Centre since 2003. She covers all aspects of general practice, with a particular interest in women’s and children’s health. Dr Smith is also very involved in the education of medical students and GP registrars.

When not working, she is busy raising four children.

Dr Smith is available for telephone consultations. Please use the book on-line facility. (Fees may apply.)

Dr Ajit Chaurasia

MBBS, FRACGP, AMC

Languages: English, Nepalese and Hindi

Special Interests: 
Minor Surgical Procedures and Cosmetic Procedures.

Dr Ajit Chaurasia is a Fellow of the Royal Australian General Practitioners College (RACGP) and is a certified cosmetic practitioner; certified in injecting Botulinum toxin and derma fillers.

He has extensive experience in all aspects of general medicine from working at a number of hospitals throughout Perth before moving to general practice.

His interests lie in skin surgery as well as aesthetic medicine.

Dr Chaurasia lives locally and has a busy family life with his wife and young children. He also practices in the country and covers shifts for Katanning Hospital Emergency Department attending to acute medicine.

At the moment Dr Chaurasia has decided to continue working in the rural sector and will return to Forest Lakes Medical Centre at a later date.

Dr Sandra Dobney

MBBS, FRACGP DCH (London)

Languages: English. Basic knowledge of AUSLAN

Special Interests: 
Adult and General Medicine plus Mental Health

Dr Sandie Dobney has extensive experience in General Practice Medicine and is taking new patients now.

Dr Dobney is available for telephone consultations. Please use the book on-line facility. (Fees may apply.)

Dr Gopal Sankaran

MBBS 

Languages: English, Tamil and South Indian languages

Special Interests: 
Adult and General Medicine, Minor Surgical Procedures and Emergency Medicine

Originally from India, Gopal finished medical school in 2002, working in tertiary hospitals in South India and the UK before coming to Perth in 2006.

He gained his experience in various specialties in all referral hospitals in Perth, including many years in Emergency Medicine.

He moved to the specialist area of general practice in order to spend more time with his family.

Dr Sankaran is available for telephone consultations. Please use the book on-line facility. (Fees may apply.)

Dr Denise Findlay

MBBS, FRACGP

Languages: English

Special Interests: 
General Medicine

Dr Denise Findlay has extensive experience in General Practice Medicine and will be joining our practice shortly.

Practice Nurses

Caitlin & Layaly

Practice Manager

Reception Staff

Eileen, Sarah, Farah, Rand & Nicole

The Forest Lakes Medical Centre is an independent, practitioner owned Medical Centre, which was established by Dr Hamza Amira in 1991.
 

The practice has grown over the years to accommodate more services and staff. There are three buildings on the site, with allied health professionals and pathology occupying the two additional buildings. You can visit ClinicalLabs, Enhance Physio and National Hearing Care here.

The Aesthetics Clinic is located on the second floor of Building B next to the Medical Centre.

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