Consultations may be given by certain doctors in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean.
Amy Ho has been practising as a GP in the St Leonards area for decades. She is always passionate about her work. Amy specialises in women's health, antenatal shared care, mental health and all aspects of GP services including diving medical assessments for amateur divers (even she is now no longer diving as she has switched her passion to sailing). Amy was born in Hong Kong, her paternal grandmother was President of the Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Association in the 1940's and her maternal great aunt was a legendary nurse in Macau during the war. This family lineage of medicine inspired Amy to make working in the medical field her priority. Amy finished high school in Sydney and graduated from her medical degree at UNSW. When her family migrated to the USA, she decided to stay and has subsequently called Australia home for many, many, years. Amy is actively involved with RACGP and AMA and is very interested in advocacy and mentoring medical students. She also supports DHAS, a volunteer organisation that supports the well being of medical professionals and Lou's Place, which is a drop in centre at King Cross for underprivileged women. Amy speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin. When she is not busy keeping up with all of the above, her passions include; travelling, eating out and kicking up her heels line dancing. Amy works every Sunday and Monday to Wednesday. She occasionally works Thursdays.
Emily is the youngest in a family of eight. She learnt wonderful life values growing up in a big family and huge extended families in the same town.Emily is very thankful for her dad who gave his sons and daughters equal opportunities. She knew she wanted to become a doctor when she was only six years old because of her own GP who was very caring and inspirational.She is thankful she realised her childhood dreams and is still enjoying her vocation after practising for 25 years.Apart from clinical practice, Emily enjoys a teaching/examining role with the RACGP which she has been active for nine years.Emily works Wednesday to Friday and a Saturday every other month.
Kevin completed his undergraduate training at Sydney University with first class honours and the University Medal in Pharmacy. He then went on to study Medicine at the University of Queensland, he did 6 years as medical registrar based at Concord Hospital, then 2 years as locum doctor (mostly Emergency Department work all around Sydney) followed by training/completion for FRACGP. Kevin has an interest in skin cancer medicine and he has completed the Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine (The Skin Cancer College of Australia and New Zealand).He works at SLMC Monday to Friday (generally morning sessions) and alternate Saturdays. Kevin speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese.
Alice has working as a registered nurse for over 40 years. She trained in England and Hong Kong.Alice has worked at SLMC off and on since 2012. She has tried to retire but we keep calling her back to help out!She is interested in chronic illness, care planning and health assessments.Alice speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.
Vikki has been working as the Practice Manager of SLMC for the past 10 years.She started at SLMC working as their Pathology collector for a few years before changing roles and becoming PM. Vikki works Monday to Friday.
Bachelor Podiatry Newcastle University, Member of Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Australia and Australian Podiatry Association.Dr Shawn Tomkins is a private practitioner committed to treating many professionals, families and athletes across the North Shore of Sydney. Shawn is the official Podiatrist at St Leonards Medical Centre and also provides expertise to the elderly and those with a disability in the comfort of their home,Shawn enjoys the Primary Health setting at St Leonards Medical Centre, and he takes an active role in supporting the General Practitioners tailor health plans that lead to improved foot health solutions that help patients feel confident and mobile. Shawn is active in assisting patients in the prevention of more serious foot issues with a strong passion in providing better outcomes for people with diabetes, paediatrics and kid’s posture. Shawn has a reputation across the North Shore of Sydney in providing quality care, taking pride in careful attention to detail, and is delighted by the thanks from patients who acknowledge how he makes people’s feet feel so much better.Shawn can assist in the aid of prevention of serious foot issues to general care, nail surgery, addressing biomechanical issues that may hinder patients’ everyday activities, footwear and the prevention of pain. Shawn has significant experience and a proven reputation in helping people maintain the health and comfort of their feet.Shawn is interested in all areas of podiatry, ranging from orthotic therapy, as well as Dermatological conditions, including fungal infections, warts, corns and callouses, and ingrown toenails. When not treating patients, Shawn is seen with his family, and can be found watching his son play basketball and rugby, and attending numerous hockey matches across Sydney with his daughter.Shawn works at SLMC every Wednesday and Thursday mornings."I truly love my job and helping my patients get back on their feet. My mission is to provide the best possible care and to make my patients feel better immediately. I combine deep expertise with a gentle, caring approach."– Dr Shawn Tomkins