Dr Jesse Luo is a dedicated male GP who graduated from Medicine at the University of Newcastle with honours in 2012. Jesse has been appointed the Medical Principal of the Madison Medical Practice Hornsby and as he has shown true leadership to his medical peers. Jesse prides himself on quality medical care and is currently teaching the next generation of medical professionals these skills, at both undergraduate and postgraduate university levels. Jesse trained at Westmead Hospital gaining experience in Emergency care, Respiratory and Palliative Care medicine. He has completed the Diploma in Child Health in 2014, and gained a diverse range of experience during his rural General Practice training in Muswellbrook and in the Central Coast. Dr Luo is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin (可提供中文服务).
Denise is a General Practitioner who graduated from Medicine at the University of New South Wales with Honor’s in 2009. She has a wide spectrum of medical interests and prides herself to work through and solve complex cases. Denise trained at Royal North Shore Hospital in Oncology and Palliative care, which has enabled her to engage not only with her patients through this difficult stage in life but how this health issue affects the entire family. Denise is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has since completed a Diploma of Child Health to complement her interest in this field and is skilled in complex chronic illnesses, women’s health and aged care. Denise is passionate about delivering holist care to her patients and the extended family, focusing on good communication and patient-centered management. Denise is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese (可提供中文服务).
Dr Michael Shen is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine from Monash University and enhanced his knowledge by completing a Masters of Public Health from University of New South Wales. Michael’s medical training has seen him care and treat patients in a variety of Hospitals in Sydney, Melbourne, Warragul and Bathurst. Michael’s exposure as a Registrar in the specialty areas of Cardiology and Respiratory medicine has led him to utilise these skills now in General Practice. Michael has a strong passion for Preventative Health Care with an aim to help all his patients achieve a well-balanced lifestyle. Michael performs foreign body removal, suturing and wound management.
Dr Jung-Yoon Huh embarked on her career as a pharmacist after graduating from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Whilst she enjoyed the role of ensuring the safe use of medications and patient education, she realised her passion for more holistic, patient-centred care in the community. Dr Huh returned to study medicine at the University of Sydney while raising a young family in 2007. During this period, she experienced first-hand the importance of women’s role in supporting their families and community. As a mother, she was naturally drawn to paediatrics.
After internship and residency at Westmead hospital, she undertook further training to complete a Diploma in Women’s health (DRANZCOG) and Children’s health (DCH). She obtained invaluable clinical experiences at various hospitals across NSW but was ultimately attracted to primary care. Dr Huh feels privileged to provide quality health care to patients and their families by incorporating digital health and technology in her practice.
She provides a wide range of services in women’s health; shared antenatal care with Royal North Shore and Hornsby Hospital, insertion and removal of Implanon and intrauterine devices, cervical screening test, STI check and menopause. She is also accredited for prescribing restricted medications to treat chronic hepatitis B.
Dr Huh is a member of the Australasian Menopause Society and Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. She regularly volunteers in community work, especially for culturally and linguistically diverse groups. She is fluent in Korean (한국어) and English.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading books with a cup of coffee, attending webinars (thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic) and driving her children to extra-curricular activities.
Dr. Kuldeep Sidhu is the Principal General Practitioner at The Madison Medical Practice. Kuldeep was born in Malaysia and studied undergraduate medicine in India at Manipal which he completed in 1981. Kuldeep returned to work in Malaysia for six years before pursuing post graduate studies in the UK and migrated to Australia in 1989, where he completed his registration and FRACP and commenced his professional career in General Practice. In 2002 Kuldeep established The Madison Medical Practice in Hornsby, with a focus to deliver the highest possible medical care for his patients. Kuldeep has a keen interest in Aged Care, Mental Health, Men’s, Women’s & Child’s Health. His dedication and commitment over the years to his patients has shown that he is a well-respected empathetic Medical Practitioner within the Hornsby community. Dr Sidhu is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Bahasa Malaysia.
Dr Ying Yu is a fellow of Royal College of General practitioners, and graduated from the University of New South Wales and completed her internship and residency at Westmead Hospital where she gained experience in Emergency, General Medicine, Psychiatry and Surgery. Ying has since worked at Children’s Hospital at Westmead where she completed Diploma of Child Health, various practices including Laurieton, Springwood and Carlingford. Ying also values the teaching future GPs and has been an examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners and took part as a GP registrar supervisor for GP Synergy, the teaching body for GPs for Australia. Ying thoroughly enjoys all aspects of General Practice, particularly the opportunity to being able to provide continuity of care for her patients and their families. Ying has special interests in women’s health, children’s health, and mental health and is fluent in Mandarin.
The Madison Medical Practice Hornsby welcomes Dr Sasirekha Wijayakumar a consultant GP to the Practice. Dr Kumar as she is commonly known to her patients, has been a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2007 with over 20 years of experience in the medical field. She has experiences with Hospitals all around New South Wales including; Concord Hospital, Blacktown Hospital, Balmain Hospital, Canterbury Hospital and Rozelle Hospital. Dr Kumar has experience in being an examiner for the RACGP college and is passionate about inspiring and educating the next generation of doctors. Dr Kumar is equally passionate towards preventative health as she believes it is essential to support not only the physical, but the emotional well-being as well. Dr Kumar is fluent in English and Tamil and is a strong believer in continuous professional development in order to provide the most current and best practice for her patients. Dr Kumar consults 3 days a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. If you would like to see Dr Kumar for medical care please go to our website firstname.lastname@example.org or book via Health-engine or call and speak to our friendly reception staff on 9987-2226
The Madison Medical Practice Hornsby welcomes Dr Lei Cao who will join the Madison Medical Consultants and staff in January after moving back to Sydney from Forbes, NSW.
Lei completed his primary medical degree in China and worked in two leading hospitals in Beijing for 6 years. He is passionate about medicine and achieved his PhD at Macquarie University in 2014. He then worked at Hornsby hospital for 4 years, and undertook GP training in rural NSW for a further 4 years. Lei and his family have now moved back to Hornsby and he looks forward to caring for the local community.
Lei prides himself on delivering the highest standard of medical care, and individualizes treatment plans to achieve the best possible outcome for his patients. Lei is interested in preventive medicine, mental health, and aged care. Apart from work, he enjoys family time, cooking, music, group sports and social activities.
Lei will start consulting on January 4th 2022, and will be working Monday to Friday, please speak to our reception staff regarding his consulting hours.
For an appointment with Dr Lei Cao please book online via our website or via the health engine App or call 9987-2226.
We welcome back Dr Madonna from her maternity leave to the Madison Medical Practice Hornsby. Dr Madonna is a female GP who graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2012. She worked in Queensland for 2 years before returning to NSW to train in Liverpool Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital. She undertook her GP training in Scone and the Central Coast. She is interested in various areas of medicine and community health. Madonna is fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Madonna will be Mondays and Wednesdays from the 15th August 2022
Dr Jordan Summers is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and obtained his medical degree at Sydney University. Prior to studying medicine Jordan worked in Outdoor Education and studied a Bachelor of Human Movement at UTS. Jordan completed his Internship and Residency at Hornsby Hospital where he gained experience in Emergency Medicine, General Medicine and Rehabilitation. Jordan thoroughly enjoys all aspects of General Practice, particularly the opportunity to being able to provide continuity of care for his patients and their families. Jordan’s special interests include family medicine, paediatrics, mental health, sports medicine and preventative care. Apart from work he enjoys spending time with his young family, skiing, paddle boarding and riding his mountain bike. If you would like to make an appointment with Dr Summers please book via health-engine or our website, or calling 9987-2226.
The Madison Medical Practice Hornsby welcomes Dr Zhixin Ning to our team, as a GP Registrar from the 10th of February 2022. Dr Ning graduated from University of New South Wales in 2015 and worked at St George hospital before entering into the GP Synergy Training Program. She is currently completing her GP training and looking to devote her career in promoting quality family health and continuity of care to her patients.
Dr Ning enjoys caring for all age groups, from all cultural and social backgrounds. Her area of special interest is in Women’s Health and Paediatrics, helping families fulfill their full potential by promoting a healthy active lifestyle.
Outside caring for patients, Dr Ning enjoys travelling, exploring outdoors, playing badminton with friends and spending time with her family and pets.
If you would like an appointment to see Dr Ning from the 10th February 2022, please go to our website or Health Engine or call our friendly staff on 9987-2226.
Dr Chung-Yao Yu is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Sydney North Cardiology group and the Mater Hospital. Chung-Yao is passionate about patient care and has been conducting a Cardiac Clinicc at The Madison Medical Practice Hornsby for the past 5 years. Chung-Yao completed his fellowship in Cardiac Imaging in St Vincent’s hospital and holds a PhD in Cardiac Imaging. Chung-Yao’s special interests include cardiac imaging, general cardiology and heart failure. He also performs complex diagnostic procedures and is an accredited Level B CT coronary angiography specialist. He currently reports cardiac CT for radiology providers. Chung-Yao is fluent in Mandarin. For an appointment please call our friendly reception staff on 9987-2226 .
Dr Yu operates his own medical model within the Madison Medical Practice.
Dr Harpereet Singh MBBS, FRACGP, FRACP is a Consultant Physician in General and Acute Care Medicine. He obtained is medical degree in Malaysia before moving to Australia,
where he worked as a rural GP in Berri, South Australia, and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners before moving to Sydney to pursue Physician
training. He completed his basic physician training in Liverpool Hospital, and Advanced Training in General and Acute Care medicine in the SAN, Northern Beaches Hospital, Royal
North Shore and Hawkesbury District Hospital and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
• Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Malaysia
• Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
• Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
Area of Interest
• Metabolic Health and Obesity and preventative medicine
• Management of Complex Chronic Medical Illnesses
• Diagnosis and Management of undifferentiated medical illnesses
• Perioperative Medicine
Harpereet adopts an evidence based and holistic approach to healthcare and facilitates GPs in managing their patients with complex and challenging medical issues.
He is passionate in teaching medical students and is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi, and Malay.
For an appointment to see Dr Singh please call our staff for further details on 99872226 or call the Medical Infusions Australia on 8914-6088 – referrals are required please speak to your GP for more information.
Fiona is the Practice/ Registered Nurse and Nurse Immuniser. She completed her Nursing Bachelor degree in University of Technology Sydney and graduated with Distinction. She devotes herself to the clinic industry since graduating. She is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and English. She is also an accredited one-way Professional Translator from the English language into the Chinese language (可提供中文服务).
Leesa is a Registered Psychologist, who trained at the University of New South Wales and Sydney University. She has extensive knowledge and experience in working with acute and chronic clinical Mental Health presentations, such as schizophrenia and bipolar, as well as with gambling addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting concerns and has experience in working with children, adolescents, adults as well as older persons. Her special interests are parenting interventions, attachment theory depression, anxiety, gambling and post natal depression and psycho-education.
Leesa is a Psychology Supervisor and mentors and teaches Psychology Interns. She works collaboratively, using a variety of therapy styles including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focussed therapy, Motivational Interviewing and strengths based therapy. Leesa’s approach to treatment is that is should be a collaboration, with the aim to assist the client to identify and build on their strengths to help them to live the fulfilling and value filled life they deserve.
She is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA and Medicare and a member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPI).
Dr Anne-Marie Hutchinson is a registered clinical psychologist with a special interest in medical and health psychology. She has worked for over a decade in private practice as well as consulting in the hospital sector with assisting individuals with adjustment, coping and finding meaning in the face of chronic or terminal illness, injury or surgery, disability, and general mental health. She has experience in treating adults with depression, PTSD, anxiety, stress, trauma, pain management, grief, oncology, and psychological aspects of various medical conditions such as Diabetes and Parkinson’s Disease. Dr Hutchinson believes that psychological well-being and resilience means not only identifying what goes wrong for individuals from a psychological perspective, but also on what goes right with people, and how clients can be facilitated through the process of therapy to access their strengths and the resilient parts of themselves.
Training has included various modalities including evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), interpersonal therapy and mindfulness. Dr Hutchinson also undertook extensive training in psychodynamic psychotherapy and existential/Gestalt psychology as part of a D Litt et Phil program. She has presented research on resilience and psychological well-being at various conferences and training programs and has been published nationally and internationally. Overall, every client is unique and this uniqueness dictates what therapeutic approach is deemed most appropriate.
Dr Hutchinson is registered with AHPRA and holds a “clinical psychology” endorsement, is a Medicare provider and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and International Association for Clinical Neuropsychotherapy (IACN).
Amrit is a Clinical Psychologist who trained at Macquarie University and received her Clinical Masters from the University of Wollongong. She has also received specialist training in the treatment of anxiety and depression at the prestigious Beck Institute in the United States. Amrit has worked extensively with children, adolescents, adults and families presenting with a wide range of psychological concerns including; anxiety, depression, anger concerns, ADHD, Behavioural difficulties, Personality disorders and relationship problems. Amrit has also been responsible for the development and implementation of group-based programs for stress and anxiety.
Gauri is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian specialising in South Asian Diets. She grew up in the country side on fresh vegetarian food and loved growing vegetables from a young age. She believes that healthy eating is possible in every culture and cuisine. Gauri is passionate about cooking from fresh ingredients and trialling various cuisines. She is a mother of a toddler and understands the challenges of cooking for a family with varying nutritional needs and tastes. Gauri has been working as a dietitian for 5 years and in private practice for 2 years. She enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team who are committed to holistic and preventative health. Gauri’s favourite thing about being a private dietitian is getting to know and help her patients from diverse backgrounds to love food and enjoy good health. Gauri has had experience in a major public hospitals and various nursing homes. Gauri has a special management programs that assist in weight loss, weight gain, healthy eating, Diabetes, Blood pressure and Cholesterol management, Vegetarian and Vegan diets, Emotional eating, Digestive health, Liver health, Food allergies and intolerances and Women’s health.
Quincy is a Registered Podiatrist working in both public hospitals and in private practice. He aims to help clients of all ages stay active and on their feet by assessing, diagnosing and treating foot and lower limb problems. Conditions that can be managed by a Podiatrist include skin conditions such as corn, callus, wart, cracked heels, and tinea; nail conditions such as thickened nail and ingrown toenails; foot and ankle injuries including foot and ankle pain, sprains and fractures; pain in the legs, knee, hip and back due to poor biomechanics of the feet; and problems with gait including flat and high arch feet, bunions, and other toe deformities; as well as paediatric foot conditions such as Sever’s Disease and Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease. Quincy also monitors, diagnoses and manages foot complications related to medical conditions such as diabetes, including performing the recommended biannual assessments of diabetic feet, and managing ulcers and other foot related complications. He has a special interest using a range of evidence-based interventions to manage lower limb conditions. In addition to the traditional skin and nail care techniques, Quincy also performs minor surgical procedures for the management of ingrown toe nails as well as local anaesthetic injections for management of certain painful conditions. He is also interested in the prescription and manufacturing of orthoses (shoe inserts) for the treatment of a range of foot related conditions, in conjunction with other therapies such as taping and exercise. To book appointment with Quincy please speak with our reception staff on 9987-2226.
The Madison Medical Practice Hornsby welcomes Dr Jennifer Brown to our medical team, as our new GP Synergy GP registrar for Term 2 2022. Jennifer starts her consulting in August 2022 and will be working full time until February 2023. Jennifer worked in a variety of health roles including nursing and public health, before embarking on a career in medicine. She has extensive hospital experience including two years at Hornsby Hospital working rotations in Emergency, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Palliative Care, General Medicine and Rehabilitation. Jennifer is originally from NZ, and outside of work she lives an active lifestyle with a passion for outdoor activities. Jennifer has special interests in children’s health, women’s health, mental health, preventative care and health education. For appointment with Jennifer please book online via our website or call our friendly staff on 9887-2226.
Jessica has been a practicing Physiotherapist enjoying both private practice sports therapies and general practice to provide patients programs to assist with muscular strength and rehabilitation. She has a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and applies best practice/ evidence based approach to treatment; incorporating Individualised and patient centered care. Jessica is passionate about health care and fitness and has developed many skills working in multiple physiotherapy settings: Private practice, hospitals and occupational rehab. She has completed, Bounce Back lower back preventative core exercise training programs and the esteemed Professor Jill Cook’s Lower Limb Tendinopathy course and Sports Level 1.
Registered, Child & Family Health Nurse, Nurse Immuniser & AGPAL Co-surveyor. Linda graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing at The University of Western Sydney in 1992. To complement her skills, she later completed another Degree in Health majoring in Management, Health promotion and Education. Linda has extensive Clinical and Managerial experience within the hospital and community health settings, by leading both clinical and non-clinical personnel, and has been a Mentor to many students over the past 20 years. Linda is a qualified Child and Family Health Nurse and Nurse Immuniser. In 2016 Linda was appointed a AGPAL Co-surveyor enabling her to review and accredit other General Practice facilities to ensure optimum service delivery to all patients across Australia. Linda has extensive experience with babies and prides herself on assisting and educating mothers with their newborns. Linda’s care and devotion to her patients has seen her become a popular Health Care Professional not only within the Hornsby Community but the North Shore.
Linda is currently coordinating our COVID19 Vaccine Clinic across the Madison Medical Practice Group and is not seeing patients during this roll-out period.
Practice / Registered Nurse, Midwife, Nurse Immuniser, Well women and Respiratory Nurse. Joyce is the in-charge Nurse within the practice. She trained in England as a Registered Nurse in Derbyshire and later went on to do her midwifery training in Liverpool, UK. She has extensive experience in the hospital setting and then as a community midwife for over 15 years, working both in the community and in the birthing unit and teaching antenatal and postnatal classes. For the last 20 years she has worked in a GP setting and is a qualified Nurse Immuniser and Respiratory nurse. Joyce is also involved in conducting a Women’s Wellness Clinic, something that she used to do when she was in the UK. Please speak to Joyce if you would like more information about this Clinic. To relax Joyce enjoys gardening, baking and craft activities.