Our Team

Dr Melinda Griffiths

Principal GP

BMBS, Dip Paeds, FRACGP

Dr Mel has been practicing as a GP in the local area for many years. She initially trained as a registered nurse and went on to study medicine to build on the care she was able to provide to patients. She has wide ranging experience in all areas of medicine, with special interests in women’s health and paediatrics.
Current hours: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Dr Mel works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs.

Unfortunately Dr Mel is currently unable to accept new patients.

Dr Bradley Forssman

Principal

MBBS, MPHTM, FAFPHM

Dr Brad is a Public Health Physician who sees patients for sexual health, HIV, pre- and post-travel medicine, aviation medicine and immunisations. He is a community S100 prescriber for HIV medications and is a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) for CASA, enabling him to provide medical assessments for pilots and flight attendants. He is also the Director of Public Health at Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and has currently reduced his hours at Fountain Street General Practice.
Current hours: Fridays and Alternate Saturdays.

Dr Hamish McArthur

GP

BSc(Hons), BMBS, FRACGP

Dr Hamish graduated from Flinders University with both a Bachelor of Science and a medical degree. He has particular interests in men’s health, travel medicine, preventative medicine, paediatrics and cardiovascular medicine.  
Current hours: Mondays to Thursdays.

Dr Hamish works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis.

Unfortunately Dr Hamish is currently unable to accept new patients.

Dr Carole Chung

GP

BMedSc, MBBS, Dip Paeds, FRACGP

Dr Carole has a wealth of experience in general practice. Carole graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1985 and moved to Sydney in 1987. She has been a General Practitioner since 1991and also has 9 years experience working part time in the Emergency Department of Sydney Children’s Hospital. Her work life includes general practice in Newtown for 18 years before moving to Alexandria in 2011 and she is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Her interests are Paediatrics, Womens Health and Shared Antenatal care.
Current hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Dr Carole works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis.

Dr Marc Madeleine

GP

BMedSc, MBBS(Hons), Dip Paeds, FRACGP

Dr Marc has worked in the inner west for more than 25 years. He is a very experienced GP with interests in paediatrics and men’s health, and worked for many years in the emergency department of Sydney Children’s Hospital.
Current hours: Mondays to Thursdays.

Dr Marc works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis.

Dr Simon Cowap

GP

MBBS(Hons), FRACGP

Dr Simon Cowap graduated with honours from University of Sydney in 1987 and obtained his Fellowship in General Practice in 1997. He has broad experience in the full range of general practice from paediatrics to adult general medicine and chronic disease management. He also performs minor surgery such as skin biopsy and the removal of small cysts and skin lesions. 
Current hours: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.

Dr Sharon Lim

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GP

MBBS, Dip Paeds, FRACGP

Dr Sharon has been at Fountain Street General Practice for the last 8 years. Previously working in the Sutherland Shire and Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick. She has extensive paediatric experience and has special interests in women’s health, sexual health and Family Planning; but often treats the whole family. She is trained to insert and remove Implanons and participates in Shared Care.
Current hours: Mondays to Thursdays.

Dr Sharon works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis.

Dr Jennifer Morrison

GP

BA, MBBS(Hons), DCH, MPH, FRACGP

Dr Jenny is a GP with a particular interest in the health of young families, including paediatrics, antenatal care, sexual/reproductive health, and psychological medicine such as postnatal depression and anxiety. She is able to insert and remove Implanons and administers iron infusions in suitable patients. She is a graduate of the University of Sydney and has worked in both urban and rural settings as a hospital doctor and a GP. Dr Jenny also holds a Diploma in Child Health, a Masters in Public Health, and the Family Planning NSW Certificate in Sexual Health. 
Current hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Dr Jenny works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis.

Dr Penelope Elix

GP

BMedSc(Hons), MBBS, DRANZCOG, DCH, FRACGP

Dr Penelope graduated from the University of Sydney in 2006 and has been a fellow of the Royal Australian College of GPs since 2011. She has a Diploma in Child Health and Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and has recently completed additional training in managing viral hepatitis, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Dr Penelope loves being a GP and has an interest in women’s health at all stages of life, child and adolescent health, sexual health (including viral hepatitis) and mental health. She will soon complete a Master of Health Policy and looks forward to having a life after that! She is working on a project on doctors’ health and is very happy to work with doctor patients.
Current Hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays.

Dr Brian Lim Min Loong

GP

BSc(Med), MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Brian will be moving interstate as of Monday 5th August 2019. He will be missed dearly by everyone at Fountain Street General Practice and his patients.

Dr Nancy Yiin

GP

BSc(Med), MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Nancy will be moving interstate as of Monday 5th August 2019. She will be missed dearly by everyone at Fountain Street General Practice and her patients.

Dr Rebecca Blake

GP

BSc(Med), MBBS, MPH, FRACGP

Dr Rebecca graduated from the University of NSW in 2002 and has worked in multiple practices around NSW. She has an interest in public health and family medicine.
Current Hours: Wednesday and Thursday mornings

Dr Sofie Roberts

GP

MBBS(Hons), FRACGP

Dr Sofie graduated from Monash University in Melbourne in 1998. She has significant experience working in both rural and urban, hospital and general practice settings. She enjoys all aspects of general practice and her areas of special interest include: paediatric, adolescent and women’s health, travel medicine, skin cancer medicine and minor procedures.
Current Hours: Mondays to Wednesdays.

Dr Sofie works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis.

Dr Lizzie Davis

GP

B.Com/BA, MBBS, DCH, FRACGP

Dr Lizzie graduated from the University of Sydney in 2013. During her training she spent some extra time in Sydney Children’s Hospital Emergency Department and gained a Diploma of Child Health. Her special interests are paediatrics, family planning, womens health, travel medicine and dermatology.
Current Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Dr Lizzie works some Saturdays, rotating with the other GPs on a monthly basis.

Practice Nurses

We have four practice nurses, Anne Maree, Maureen, Rowena and Jen, who have extensive nursing experience both in the hospital and community settings. They provide vaccinations, wound management, health checks and other services to our patients, and also provide assistance to the doctors in emergency treatment of sick patients. In addition, it is practice policy that all phone calls of a clinical nature are initially put through to the nurses.

Practice Manager

Leanne works full-time as our practice manager and supports the clinical and administrative staff in the day to day running of the practice. Leanne was the general manager of a national fashion retail company before joining us and we are very lucky to have her to keep us all in line.

Receptionists

Our receptionists come from a variety of backgrounds, and are all friendly, professional and happy to help you. Our Fountain Street reception team members are Lyn, Kim, Corrina, Siobhan, Rebecca, Charlotte, Michelle and Sam.