HUB MEDICAL CENTRE

Life Long Family Healthcare

Doctors

Dr Yamuna Karunasekara

MD, PhD, FRACGP

Dr Yamuna was born and educated in Sri-lanka but received her medical degree from the Vinnitsa Medical University in the Ukraine. She has travelled widely and speaks 3 languages – English, Sinhalese and Russian. After migrating to Australia in 1996 she completed a PhD in muscle physiology attached to the Australian National University, Canberra. Hence, she has a strong interest in medical research and evidence-based medicine. Yamuna has worked in hospitals in Mackay and Caberra prior to commencing general practice. She has lived in Caberra for over 25 years and has recently moved to Brisbane.

Yamuna has two daughters and ejoys stand-up paddleboarding, hiking and fish keeping during her free time.

Special interests:

  • All aspects of women’s health including contracetpion advice, Implanon and Mirena insertions and removals.
  • Antenatal care (pregnancy planning, shared care and post-natal care).
  • Paediatrics.

 

Dr Arash Boora
MD, FRACGP

Dr Arash A. Boora obtained his medical degree from University of Queensland Australia.

He is fluent in English and Farsi.

He is interested in all areas of general medicine, especially skin cancer and musculoskeletal medicine.

  • Chronic disease management
  • Skin checks and skin cancer management
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Mental health
  • Workcover
  • Pre-employment medicals
  • Accident and Emergency Care

Dr Boora is available Monday – Friday 8.30 am  – 5.00 pm

Dr Suresh Khirwadkar

MbChB BSc MRCGP FRACGP

Dr Suresh is a Specialist GP and Board Certified Lifestyle Physician (IBLM). He has graduated from University of Leicester in the UK 12 years ago and moved to Australia in early 2018.

He practices in a non-judgemental, holistic manner and his approach to medicine is primarily through Lifestyle interventions.

He specializes in metabolic health and preventative care ,in particular utilizing low carb, ketogenic and carnivore diets. 

He also offers all aspects of General Practice, skin cancer detection and treatment, intensive lifestyle therapies, weight loss services and mental health and psychology sessions as well.

Areas of Interest

  • General Practice
  • Skin cancer Checks
  • Skin cancer management
  • Lifestyle Therapies
  • Weight loss
  • Mental health
  • Psychology Sessions
  • Low carb / keto / carnivore health
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Dr Oveem Istanis

Dr Istanis has worked in Australia since 2017 and is a fellow of the RACGP. His particular interests are in Chronic Disease Management, skin cancers and skin surgery. Dr Oveem accepts Walk-In patients but please check with the clinic that he’s present before making a trip to us.

Areas of interest:

  • Pain management – Cannabis medicine
  • Chronic disease management
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Mental health
  • Workcover
  • Minor procedures
  • Pre-employment Medicals
  • Accident and Casualty Care’

Dr Shery Girgis

MbChb FRACGP Dip Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Shery Girgis has been working in Australia since 2008. Having graduated from Ain Shams University in Cairo she went on to work in Saudi Arabia as an Obstetrics and Gynaecologist specialist for 5 years before migrating to Australia and then gaining Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2010.

Shery looks after the medical needs of people of all ages with special interest in women’s health and paediatrics. She enjoys the broad nature of medicine including looking after the elderly and those with chronic illness including diabetes and asthma. She works full time from Monday to Friday.

Areas of interest:

  • Women’s health
  • Contraception including implant insertion and removal and Mirena removal
  • Antenatal Care
  • Paediatrics
  • Chronic disease management

Dr Masoud Absalan (Also goes by the name Max)

MD, FRACGP

Dr Absalan graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1998. He worked as a GP in Iran for 10 years before emigrating to Australia with his wife and daughter.

He then worked as a GP in the Australian outback, Roma Qld, from 2012 to 2016, and was exposed to a diverse array of challenging medical presentations and mastering skills to perform various procedures routinely done in general practice in Australia. He speaks English and Persian languages.

He has been a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2016.

Masoud’s fields of interest include but are not limited to:  

  • Skin checks and excision of skin cancer
  • Skin flaps and grafts,  other minor surgeries
  • Medicinal Cannabis
  • Children’s health (paediatrics)
  • Elderly health
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic disease management
  • Pain management
  • Veterans.


He believes in the holistic approach to health care, and continuity of care.

He enjoys playing his classical guitar, listening to music, playing tennis and table tennis, and spending time with his family.

Dr Naseer Uddin

Dr Uddin has worked at The Hub Medical Centre since it’s inception and continues to care for all his patients, enjoying consulting for the medical needs of all age groups presenting with acute and chronic medical conditions.

He was previously a Captain in the Pakistan Army Medical Corps and is able to consult in English, Urdu and Punjabi languages.

Dr Uddin’s field of interest are:

  • Skin Cancer checks
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Mental Health
  • Pre-Employment Medicals
  • Workcover
  •  General Medicine

Dr. Lucy Randall

MbChB BsC(Hons) FRACGP MRCGP (2012)

Dr Lucy studied for both her medical and psychology degrees in England before completing her training in General Practice in 2012, and moving to Australia in 2013. Lucy looks after the medical needs of patients of all ages, with special interests in mental health, eating disorders and chronic diseases. 

Additional roles include:

– Lead GP for medical student supervision (in conjunction with the University of Queensland)

– Board member of the Australian Society for Psychological Medicine

– GP Trainer with the Black Dog Institute

– GP with a Special Interest in Vascular Surgery at Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Dr. Jamal Hussain

MBBS FRACGP

Dr Jamal Hussain qualified at Kings College, London in 1999 and worked as a GP in England before emigrating to Australia and joining The Hub Medical Centre in 2013. He enjoys providing general medical care to people in Burpengary East and surrounding suburbs. In his spare time he likes playing squash and working on his acreage block.

Special interests

  • Veteran’s Health
  • Men’s Health
  • Workcover
  • Workplace medicals

Dr Ammara Chaudhry

FRACGP

Dr Ammara arrived in Australia in 1999.

I went through Australian Medical Council exam and worked as a GP registrar for 3 years with CSQT Consortium, getting my fellowship through the training pathway in 2007 Special interests: women’s health, adolescent health, general medicine, teaching both IMG doctors and general practice registrars through GP links and training providers in Queensland.

Before my move to Brisbane I was involved in teaching medical students and registrars 12 years experience in general practice, 6 of those years in Australia

Areas of interest:

  • Womens Health
  • Adolescent Health
  • General Medicine