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Dr Arcot Kumar
General Practitioner
George StreetEnglish, Tamil

Background: Dr Kumar graduated in 1971. He worked as family medical practitioner in his own medical centre, establish in country NSW for 43 years. He was attached to a public hospital as a procedural medical practitioner. He looks after several aged care patient nursing homes, run by salvation army. He holds a paediatric diploma from Sydney University.

Clinical/Special Interests: Hi has a particular interest in cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, paediatric and palliative care. He has an extensive exposure to skin disorders and in particular skin cancer diagnosis and surgical treatment.

Dr Jeff McDonald
General Practitioner
George StreetEnglish

Background: Dr McDonald graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010, and completed his General Practice speciality training in the UK before moving to Sydney. He joined MedClinic in 2017.

Clinical/Special Interests: He has a wide range of clinical experience, including time spent working in oncology, rheumatology and psychiatry. He is trained to administer joint injections and performed minor surgery.

Personal Interests: In his spare time he enjoys playing tennis and going on scuba diving trips when possible.

Dr Parvani Pinnewala
Bsc Psych. Hons (UK), PhD (Aus.), CPsychol (UK), MAPS (Aus.)
George StreetEnglish, Sinhalese

Parvani is a Registered Psychologist in Australia with with British education and training as a Clinical Psychologist. She has a Chartered Psychologist status in the UK with Divisional membership in Clinical Psychology. She is also a registered Clinical Psychologist in Sri Lanka. Her PhD in Psychology (Macquarie University) examined women's trauma, resilience and recovery processes. She has over 19 years of clinical experience treating mainly adults, adolescents and the elderly.

She works with a range of problems including depression, stress, adjustment issues, anxiety, phobias, generalised anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive and compulsive behaviours and separation anxiety), bereavement and grief, women's issues, self-esteem, issues in confidence and personal development, trauma and recovery, anger management, relational issues (including difficulties in interpersonal, couple or family issues), emotion regulation issues, sexuality and gender identity, personality disorders, pain management and addictions.

Specialising in:

  • Women's Issues
  • Pain Management
  • Trauma
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Sexuality and Gender Identity
Eddie Karhani
George StreetEnglish

Eddie joined the Body Active Physiotherapy team in 2016. A former Physiotherapy University Cohort Mentor with a Degree in Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters in Physiotherapy, he has a special interest in low back pain and sports injury management. Looking after the Olympic Park Netball Premier and State League Divisions, Eddie works hard to get you pain free. He is the go to physio for any aches or pains resulting from work, everyday activities or sporting injuries. With a specific hands-on approach to your treatment, he works to relieve your pain fast. Eddie's one-on-one professional treatment is individually tailored to meet your needs.