About

Our medical facility primarily serves the Port Macquarie community and the neighbouring areas, but it also caters to the needs of holiday visitors who come to the area. In addition to our skilled general practitioners and licenced practise nurses, The Hermitage Centre also houses several other healthcare facilities, including a pathology collection, physiotherapy, numerous specialists, and a pharmacy, all of which are just a short distance from our office.

Our friendly and caring doctors include Dr Kang Wu, Dr Chitra Gopalareddy, Dr Mason Stevenson, Dr Sonia Farzana and Dr Warwick Hain who are all committed to providing quality health care for the whole family.

Team

Committed To Care

Dr. Kang Wu MBBS, FRACGPDr Wu is a dedicated and experienced procedural general practitioner who is well respected by his patients and in the community. His professional interests include: chronic disease management, travel medicines, geriatric care, men's health, skin procedures, and general family medicine.

Dr. Chitra Gopalareddy MBBS, FRACGP & DCHDr Gopalareddy is a familiar face to many in Port Macquarie, having patients at not just this practice but also Lighthouse Medical Centre and Lake Innes Medical & Dental Centre. Dr Gopalareddy brings with her a wealth of expertise having worked overseas, and in the NSW public health system and non-profit community health practices. Her special interests are women's health, child and teenage health, pregnancy and antenatal care, and mental health.

Dr Mason StevensonGeneral PractitionerMBBS (Monash)., FAMA.Scottish-born but Australian-trained General Practitioner with 35 years of experience in Victoria & Queensland, he has trained in all aspects of General Practice, but Mason’s special interests are Men’s Health, Musculoskeletal Medicine and Skin Cancer treatments and surgery.

Dr Warwick Hain MBBS FACNEMDr Hain is a well-known and respected general practitioner who has practised in the area for over 38 years. Dr Hain offers his patients an integrative and holistic approach to complex health conditions. Dr Hain's integrative approach to health brings patients from far and wide.

Dr Hari ShresthaMBBSDr Shrestha brings with him a wealth of expertise after working in public hospitals within Australia and Nepal for many years and in a broad range of departments. His interests include Family and Geriatric Medicine, Chronic Disease Management, Mental Health, and Hormone Disorders including Diabetes and Thyroid disorders

Lisa Collett RNLisa has been a RN for over 19 years. Lisa enjoys the diversity that general practice has to offer. Her professional interest lies in women's health, immunisation, and health assessment.

Kerry Dwyer RNKerry is our multi location nurse and has been part of the team since 2014. Graduating as an RN in 2011 she has developed a passion for primary health care. Kerry's key nursing interests include immunisations, wound care, Women's health and Mental health.

Nick Cook RNRegistered Practice NurseNick is our practice nurse at both Lighthouse Medical Centre and Hermitage Hastings Medical Centre. Specialising in primary health care through post-graduate studies and having worked as a personal trainer, he is passionate about health and fitness. Key interests include men's health, musculoskeletal and chronic disease management, wound care, and immunisations.

Maryrose BurgessMaryrose is the Administration Manager for the three practices, which includes this practice. Her attitude towards work is unquestioned by all staff and she believes in getting the job done without compromising on quality. She has over twenty years experience in medical administration and is the go to person in our practices.

Kelly LamingReceptionistGenuine, articulate, and professional. Kelly is a business graduate with post-grad qualifications and broad experience in the health sector. Kelly is a part owner of a multi-award winning tourist orientated small business in Port Macquarie.

Brooke PerryReceptionistBrooke has been part of our reception team since 2015. Mother to 2 boys, she is always on the go and gets the job done. Brooke has a caring heart and greets everyone with a smile.

Julie CoombesRegistered Practice NurseJulie is one of our multi location, experienced registered nurses.

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