Our Team

Dr. Joseph Thomas
MBBS, AMC, FAAA

Dr. Joseph Thomas has more than 40 years of clinical experience. He embraces all aspects of General Practice, with special training in palliative care, acupuncture, cardiac exercise testing and minor surgery. He is fluent in several languages including Malay, Malayalam, Tamil and Hokkien.

Dr. Devaki Kirupananther
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Devaki Kirupananther has over 25 years experience. She has been working at our practice since inception. Her special interests are in woman’s health, child health, palliative care and geriatric medicine. She can natively speak English and Tamil and can understand Sinhala.

Dr. Gary Fernandez
MBBS,  FRACGP

Dr. Gary Fernandez is a graduate of the University of WA. He is well versed in all aspects of family medicine, but has special interests in paediatrics, men’s health, occupational health and insurance compensation management, minor surgical procedures and postgraduate education.

Dr. Akash Samtani
MBBS, FRACGP, MRCGP (UK)

Dr. Akash Samtani is a general practitioner with an interest in mental health, chronic disease and palliative care. He has over 30 years of experience as a general practitioner.

Dr. Helena Goodchild
MBBS, FRACGP, MRCGP (UK)

Dr. Helena Goodchild is a general practitioner with an interest in women’s health. She has over 30 years of experience as a general practitioner.

Dr. Anjali Gadre
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Anjali Gadre is a general practitioner with an interest in women’s health. She has over 30 years of experience as a general practitioner.

Dr. Nahar Moushumi
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Nahar Moushumi is our practice’s most commonly available general practitioner. She has a specialisation in skin cancer checks and paediatric care.

We are happy to inform you that Dr. Nahar will be returning to Kenwick Medical Centre from the 12th of March 2022

Dr. Sophia Ang
MChD

Dr Sophia Ang graduated from ANU, she has familiar use with the Telehealth service while also speaking fluent Cantonese.

She has clinical experience in a range of rural areas, ranging from Albany to Narrogin.

Special Interests:

  • Geriatrics Medicine
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Palliative Care

Dr. Kiran Puttappa
MBBS, FRACGP, PG Dip Diabetes (Cardiff)

Dr. Kiran Puttappa joined the practice in 2020-21. He moved to U.K in 2001 and after gaining clinical experience, he 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.

Jessica Marks
Practice Manager