Dr Geeta is a full time GP at Paramount Health working 6 days per week. She did her MBBS from CMC in India in 1988 and has two post-graduate qualifications in the field of General Surgery.
She moved to Australia in 2004 and is a specialist GP with fellowships of the Royal College of General Practitioners and also the Australian College of Rural and Remote medicine. Dr Trehan enjoys teaching and is an experienced medical educator. She is a member of the RACGP SA& NT faculty council and also has been the chairperson of the SA &NT education and training committee over the last 3 yrs. She is also a member of the RACGP national expert committee for pre fellowship training.
Dr Trehan speaks Hindi and Punjabi fluently.
She loves all aspects of General practice but has a special interest in dermatology, chronic disease management and Care of the elderly.
Outside of work she enjoys cooking , writing poetry and reading.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Dr. Shiranthi Atapattu Graduated from the University of Punjab Pakistan in 1998, she then worked at Durdan’s private hospital in Colombo Sri Lanka in the Medical, Paediatric and Obstetric wards and did Theatre assisting in complex surgeries for 18 months before she moved to Apollo Hospitals(international) Colombo where she was trained in Intensive and Coronary care and worked for 10 years.
In 2010 she completed her Diploma in Family Medicine at the post Graduate Institute of Medicine at the University of Colombo and her membership in the Royal College of General Practitioners U.K. as an International Member.
She moved to Adelaide in September 2011 to pursue her career as a full time General Practitioner at Adelaide Unicare and secured her fellowship in 2014.
Areas of interest
- Chronic Disease management.
- Women’s Health- insertion of implanon and intrauterine contraceptive devices
- Cervical screening test
- Antenatal shared care.
- Skin check and excision of skin lesions.
- Minor surgical procedures like, draining abscesses, wound care, removal of lumps and bumps, wedge resection of toe nails.
Lisa has extensive experience as a psychologist. She has previously worked within Child and Adolescent Health Services, Adult and Community Mental Health settings, with children and young adults with Autism and intellectual disability, in Forensic, Brain injury, Renal and University Health Services.
Lisa utilises a strength based model to inform her work, integrating a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systems Therapy based approaches and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, to name but a few. She may employ hypnosis when appropriate to enhance therapeutic outcomes. Lisa sees her role as a facilitator to assist her clients to develop the skills necessary to better manage their own circumstances.
Areas of Practice
Working with adults, familys, adolescents and children in the areas of: Anxiety, Depression, Panic attacks, Phobias, Stress, Self-esteem, PTSD, OCD, Mood swings, Psychosis and Bipolar disorder, Self-harming behaviours, Anger, Drugs & Alcohol, Eating disorders, Pain management, Serious illness management, Brain injury, Adult survivors of childhood abuse, Relationships, Grief, Parenting, Behaviour difficulties in children, Bullying, ADHD, Autism and Asperger’s syndrome.
Providing services under Medicare, NDIS, Safe Work SA, major health funds and motor vehicle insurance companies. Able to provide assessments and treatment plans as required.
Ali obtained his Podiatry Qualifications through his studies at the University of South Australia. He is also a member of the Australian Podiatry Association. He has gained extensive clinical experience and knowledge working within various aspects of public sector podiatry, private sector podiatry, community health and age care. He pursues an active interest in Biomechanics and Sport injuries, Paediatric podiatry and Nail Surgery.
My interests include film noir, cuisine, gardening, language, culture, and conversation. I love painting, sculpturing and design.
I consider myself a well rounded, down to earth individual that believes in delivering any service I undertake to my fullest potential.
My qualifications include Bachelor of Science (honours) and Bachelor of Podiatry. I have also worked in sales and hospitality and overseas in the US and Japan.
Post grad, I worked in a research lab for many years which included a wonderful opportunity in America..
I lived here for over a year where I help establish a genetic lab within the university of Hunstville in Alabama. Through this I was honoured as a visiting research associate. Additionally, I volunteered at the humane society for animal care
My sense of adventure later took me to Tokyo teaching and developing curriculums in English for Japanese corporate members and children. Here I gained an excellent work ethic and continue to implement this throughout my years. I also developed a love for Japanese cuisine and the art of presentation and perfecting dishes.
On returning to Adelaide, I chose to enter into the field of Podiatry and graduated in 2003 with excellent results.
On graduating podiatry, I was selected to volunteer at the Special Olympics at Nagano, Japan in 2005. This was the first Special Olympics event held in Asia. The position provided a unique opportunity to learn from our international colleagues which expanded further my podiatry knowledge and practice.
Today, I work includes part time with a podiatric surgeon who continues to be my mentor, increasing my scope of knowledge and practice. This has shaped my unique and thorough approach to assessing and treating patients.
In February 2021, I joined the team here at Paramount health in Campbelltown as an allied health practitioner. I have been given a wonderful opportunity to work with a great team and will endeavour to provide patients the best podiatric care possible.
Bicky Abraham is a Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience in the field of Physiotherapy. Bicky is well-known for her ‘hands-on skills’, pain management strategies and exercise prescriptions. Her clinical interests are treatment of spinal pathologies, soft tissue injuries, sports-specific injuries and orthopaedic rehabilitation.
Jessica Northcott brings over 15 years of exercise physiology experience to Paramount Health, specialising in physical rehabilitation and chronic condition management. Our goal is to enhance overall health and wellbeing by providing a comprehensive and individualised service.
Exercise Physiology services include:
- Medicare, private health, NDIS and DVA patients
- Arthritis and joint issues
- Cardiovascular complaints
- Diabetes management
- Sports injuries and rehabilitation
- Paediatric motor development
- Home visits available
Ruta is an Accredited-practicing dietitian, with a postgraduate degree- Masters of Dietetics (from The University of South Australia) and is currently working towards her credentialling requirements to practice as a diabetes educator. She has been in private practice since last 5 yrs and is experienced in efficiently conducting nutritional assessments and providing evidence based advice for the management of chronic diseases.
She strongly believes in using a patient centred approach to help individuals achieve nutritional goals and a healthy lifestyle. Ruta has also completed the online training for health professionals for the use of a Low FODMAP diet for IBS management from the MONASH University.
Coming from an Indian background, she is well versed in Hindi and Marathi.
Aim/Goal as a Dietetic practitioner:
- Patient empowerment
- Promote healthy balanced eating
- Use evidenced based guidelines to make an informed decision.
Areas of Interest:
- Chronic disease management- Diabetes, cardiovascular diseases
- Obesity and Weight management
- IBS management, FODMAP diets, Coeliac/gluten intolerance.
- Vegan/vegetarian diets.
- Healthy Eating.
- Tailored meal plan
- Group sessions/seminars
- Nutritional workshops-Label reading