63 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare, NSW 2250

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Meet the team

Quality treatment from trusted Doctors

Although every doctor operates independently, we are like-minded practitioners with similar values.  Every doctor holds membership of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, we are all involved in ongoing professional development and our practice has full accreditation through AGPAL, the national General Practice accrediting body. Each doctor can set their own hours and fees.

  • Dr Emily Stoddart

    Dr Emily Stoddart holds a medical degree from the University of Tasmania and completed her general practice training in the UK in 2003, achieving membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners, London.

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  • Dr. Jill Sass

    Dr Jill Sass completed her medical degree (with Honours) at the University of Melbourne in 1994. Dr Sass did her junior medical training at Royal North Shore Hospital and a year of Paediatrics at Sydney Children’s Hospital.

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  • Dr. Therese Cox

    (Mon, Tues, Fri) Dr Therese Cox completed her medical degree at the Australian National University before relocating to the central coast. After working at Gosford and Wyong hospitals, Dr Cox attained her fellowship with the Royal College of General Practice.

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  • Dr. Nicole Pirie

    Dr Nicole Pirie completed her medical degree at the University of Newcastle prior to working at Gosford and Wyong Hospitals. Dr Pirie has attained a fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in addition to receiving a diploma in child health.

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  • Dr. Taya Van Haren

    (Mon, Tues, Thurs). Having graduated from the University of New South Wales, Dr Van Haren first worked on the coast as a junior doctor at Gosford District Hospital. After spending time in the Northern Rivers of NSW to complete her GP training, she returned in 2012 to work at the practice as a qualified general…

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  • Dr Courtney Codrington

    Dr Codrington is currently on maternity leave and is expected back in mid-2024 Dr Courtney Codrington completed her medical degree at the University of New SouthWales in 2013. Whilst working in Sydney as a junior doctor, she obtained her Diploma ofChild Health. She subsequently travelled abroad to complete a Masters in Tropical Medicineand International Health.Courtney…

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  • Dr Derek Fleming

    (Mon, Thurs, Fri) After completing his medical degree with the University of New England in Armidale, Dr Derek Fleming moved to the Central Coast to work as a junior doctor. He has since attained his fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Derek enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a passion…

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  • Dr William Chan

    (Wed, Thurs, Fri) I graduated from UNSW and started work as a JMO in Gosford and Wyong hospitals. I then continued to work on the central coast to complete GP training and attain fellowship with the RACGP in 2022. I enjoy sports such as basketball, and playing musical instruments such as the violin.

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  • Dr Deepika Panicker

    Dr Dee currently works Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (including Thursday evenings) and Fridays Dr Deepika Panicker completed her medical degree at the University of Newcastle before relocating to the central coast.  She initially worked at Gosford and Wyong Hospitals before starting her GP training.  She is currently working towards attaining her fellowship with the Royal Australian…

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Nursing team

Our three permanent registered nurses are highly experienced in General Practice and are actively involved in all aspects of patient care. Cate, Ingrid and Juliet are always bringing new knowledge to the practice, as part of their continuing professional development, and are an important part of the clinical team.




Practice management

Our lovely group of receptionists strive to provide a friendly and professional interface between you and the medical staff. Lead by the long-term practice manager Michelle, the team are: Liz, Laurel, Lauren, Rachel and Seth. They are happy to help with any enquiry and are well known for their understanding and sensitive approach to our patients. As a traditional family practice, we have a low turnover of reception staff, and they come to personally know many of our patients over time.


Practice Manager

Rachel, Liz, Lauren and Laurel


Quality Treatment From Trusted Doctors

In the tradition of a local general practice, our books have always remained open to residents living between Koolewong and West Gosford and we pride ourselves on continuing to serve our local community.

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