Dr. K Teong Khoo
Dr. K Teong Khoo specialises in Palliative Care, Mental Health Care and Geriatric Medicine.
Dr Khoo graduated from the University of W.A. in 1970 and has had post graduate training in Palliative Care, Pain Management, Sexuality and General Counselling, Family planning and Geriatric Care. In addition, he worked for the Silver Chain Hospice Care Service for 5 years. Dr Khoo embraces a holistic approach to health care, giving equal emphasis to physical and emotional/spiritual aspects.
Dr. Andrew E Ong
Dr. Andrew E Ong specialises in Counselling, Acupuncture, Sports Medicine and Hypnosis.
Dr Ong graduated from the University of W.A. in 1970. He trained in General Surgery for 8 years and spent 3 years working in the Pilbara, including time with the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Dr Ong completed his degree in Psychology at Murdoch University in 1985 and is trained in Acupuncture, Natural Therapy and Hypnosis. He now treats the full range of General Practice problems with a special interest in pain and stress management, sports medicine and counselling. He also performs minor surgery.
Dr Ong is a lecturer at the UWA School of Medicine and is senior lecturer at the Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine. He is fluent in several languages including Chinese and Mandarin.
Dr. Joseph Thomas
Dr. Joseph Thomas specialises in Acupuncture, Heart Disease, Minor Surgery and Palliative Care.
Dr Thomas graduated from the University of Singapore in 1978 and migrated to Perth with his family in 1985. His special interests are in Palliative Care, Acupuncture, Pain Management and Minor Surgery, while embracing all other aspects of General Practice. He is a preceptor with the UWA School of Medicine and regularly has medical students sitting in with him.
Dr Thomas has varied interests outside of his work including the Church community and fishing. He is fluent in several languages including Malay, Malayalam, Tamil and Hokkien.
Dr. Gurdarshan Hans
Dr. Gurdarshan Hans joined our practice in 2008 and works at our Willetton surgery three afternoons a week.
He has special interest in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Mental Health and Heart Disease. Dr Hans is fluent in several languages including Malay, Indonesian and Punjabi.
Dr. Melissa Morison
Dr. Melissa Morison joined our practice in 2012 after moving to Perth from Geraldton. She works at our Shelley surgery and has a keen interest in Children’s and Women’s Health.
Her other interests include Family Medicine, Mental Health and ongoing medical education. Dr Melissa also works with WAGPET, training the future generation of GP’s and mentors Medical Students.
Dr. Harpreet Singh
Dr. Harpreet Singh joined our practice in January 2015, and he works at both the Willetton and Shelley surgeries. He has a special interest in Minor surgery, ENT and Family Medicine. He is fluent in several languages.
Dr. Crystal Durell
Dr Crystal is a graduate of The University of Western Australia with 10 years of clinical experience. Dr. Crystal Durell joined Southlands Medical in December 2016 and works at our Shelley surgery two days a week. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice with special interests in:
- Women’s health and contraceptive advice
- Children’s health
- Pregnancy care
- Chronic Disease Management
- Travel medicine
Outside of work, Dr Crystal enjoys spending time with her family; her husband, daughter and baby son. She also enjoys catching up with friends and being involved with her church.
Dr. Rekha Nanda
Dr. Rekha Nanda joined our practice in March 2017. She is interested in all aspects of General Practice including Chronic Disease management, Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, family planning, insertion and removal of Mirena and Implanon, Skin checks and excision of lesions.
She graduated from Calicut University India in 1999. After working for two years in Botswana Africa, she moved to Perth in 2004. She has also worked at the majority of Western Australia’s tertiary hospitals over the past ten years. Rekha became a Diplomate of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2011, before moving to General Practice and gaining her FRACGP in 2016. She is fluent in several languages including Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil.
Dr Kiran Puttappa
Dr Kiran Puttappa joined the practice in 2018. He moved to U.K in 2001 and after gaining clinical experience abroad moved to Australia in 2003. He has a vast clinical experience as a medical registrar in various public hospitals in Perth and the Gold Coast and he has a special interest in complicated general medicine cases and Diabetes. He holds FRACGP and Post Grad Dip in Diabetes from Cardiff.
He also served as board member of RACGP (WA Faculty) from 2009-2013.
He is currently a senior examiner to RACGP and sits as a panel member of AHPRA.
Dr Kiran currently does not see any patients at Southlands Medical, but is actively involved in practice management and advice.
Dr Mayasa Jasim
Dr Mayasa Jasim is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and holds a certificate for the Australian Medical Council. Before moving into General Practice, Dr Jasim worked in a variety of specialist units including; emergency medicine, mental health, geriatrics and rehabilitation medicine. She has a profound interest in women’s health and Breast Disease. Mayasa joined the team at Southlands Medical Services in 2018 and works at our Shelley surgery two days a week as well as the Breast Clinic at Royal Perth and Mount Hospitals. Mayasa enjoys General Practice and welcomes new patients.