Pandanus Medical Centre NT
We’re a modern practice and our journey began over 25 years ago. Over time we have provided holistic, ongoing care for our community. We value respectful, professional relationships with our patients and staff. We believe that best healthcare occurs when we invest time with our patients and staff are valued.
Feel confident that you and your family are receiving the best standard of care along with most up to date treatment as our doctors are constantly pursuing excellence in health care through their work, upskilling and teaching.
Open 7 days a week, our doctors will take time to provide holistic care for you and your family with the convenience of being able to see a doctor when you need to.
Providing you with the best doctors for the best care
Dr. P Cundill
BM (UK), FRACGP
P trained in the UK and has been working in Australia since 1997. P enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in LGBTI health, HIV, PrEP, transgender health, hepatitis, and sexual health. P is a S100 prescriber and prescribes HIV, Hep B and Hep C medications.
P also works as a Medical Educator at NTGPE (Northern Territory General Practice Education) in a teaching role, supporting and mentoring trainee GPs throughout the Northern Territory.
Dr. Kathy Garran
MBBS, Dip RACOG, FRACGP
Kathy trained at the University of Melbourne and moved to Darwin in 1992. She gained fellowship with the RACGP in 1998. Kathy has a special interest in lifestyle medicine, nutrition and the gut microbiome. She is also a longstanding member of the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network (ASPREN), undertaking infectious disease surveillance.
In addition to general practice, Kathy works at Darwin Private Hospital as a surgical assistant and is a clinical editor for Health Pathways at the Northern Territory Primary Health Network (NTPHN)
Dr. Bronwyn Jackson
Bronwyn was born and grew up in Darwin. She graduated from Flinders University and has attained her RACGP fellowship. Bronwyn values establishing long term relationships with her patients and their families to assist in preventative health care and general practice management throughout life. She has volunteered for many years with the Australian Breastfeeding Association.
A/Prof Emma Kennedy
FRACGP, Dip RACOG, MFM
Emma is a Specialist General Practitioner and has been in Darwin since the mid 90’s. Throughout this time Dr Kennedy has held lecturing positions with Flinders University and the General Practice Training Program. Emma has also been involved in teaching students and registrars within the practice.
Dr. Olivia o'Donoghue
Dr Olivia O'Donoghue is a Territorian originally from Alice Springs, she has been in Darwin since 2008. She is a graduate from the university of Adelaide and attained general practice fellowship with RACGP in 2012. Olivia has worked in rural, remote and urban NT and has a special interest in Paediatric medicine. She is also a medical educator involved with teaching and supervision of general practice trainees.
Dr. Andrew McDonald
BMBS (Flinders University) FRACGP
Andrew grew up in country South Australia and trained at Flinders University. He has been working in Darwin since 1987 and has a wide range of general practice skills especially Sports Medicine and is a certified doctor to do Pilot and Diving medicals.
Dr. Kishan Pandithage
MBBS, FRACGP, MAcFA, GCHPE
Kishan graduated from the University of Adelaide and moved to Darwin in 1998. He is a Specialist General Practitioner and loves the challenges involved in managing the full spectrum of general practice and has a keen interest in teaching. He is also a senior lecturer at the Northern Territory Medical School.
BApp Sc Physiotherapy (Honours)
Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association
Jessica is a physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience in Australia and UK. She has been the attending physiotherapist for many local and national sporting events. Her goal is to provide patient centred care utilising up to date information. Her areas of interest include; Spinal pain including lower back, neck pain and headaches, Sports Injury Management, Adolescent injuries, Hip and knee pain and Pregnancy-related related pelvic
pain. Techniques used include manual therapy, exercise-based rehabilitation, core stability training, dry needling, hydrotherapy, ergonomic advice and active lifestyle promotion.
Dr. Indee Poddalgoda
MBBS,FRACGP, DCH (Sydney)
Indee is a Specialist General Practitioner, holding a fellowship from RACGP. Prior to commencement of her General Practice training she worked at RDH for several years.
She has a wide range of interests in General Practice including Child Health with a Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney. In addition she has an interest in women's health and chronic disease management.
Dr. Penny Ramsay
Penny graduated from Flinders University in 1992 and subsequently attained a Fellowship of General Practice and Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She has been working as an urban and remote GP in the Top End since the early 90s and continues to work in both settings. Penny enjoys the complexity of general practice and particularly values the ongoing doctor-patient relationship as an effective way to provide the best care for individuals and their families. Particular interests include chronic disease, hepatitis B (is an S100 prescriber), womens health, pregnancy care, and mental health.
Dr. Michael Paroulakis
MBBS, FRCS (England), FRACS, Master of Medicine (UQ), Dip Dermatology.
Michael graduated from Melbourne University and subsequently was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and also to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Having worked as a surgeon in England, Michael returned to Melbourne where he worked as a surgeon at St. Vincent’s Hospital for many years finally settling in Darwin for family reasons where his chief interest lies in skin cancer surgery and general medicine.
Over the last 5 years Michael has obtained the diploma of dermatology with the Australian Institute of Dermatology and also the diploma of dermatoscopy with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia and recently completed the degree of Master of Medicine in Skin Cancer (University of Queensland).
Dr. Simone Raye
Simone Raye was born and raised in Darwin. She studied at Newcastle University then went on to work at the Royal Darwin Hospital for many years and then specialise in General Practice.
Dr Zoe Radford
MBBS,FRACGP, BSc, DCH GradCert Clin.Ed
Zoe is a specialist General Practitioner. She grew up in South Australia, studied medicine at Melbourne University and worked in Melbourne hospitals for two years before moving to the Northern Territory in 2011. Zoe has experience working in regional and remote NT, as well as at Royal Darwin Hospital. Zoe is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and is a lecturer of Medicine at Flinders University. Zoe is a mother of two young children and is passionate about providing high quality care for the whole family, from the very young to the very old.
Dr Bronwyn Carson
Dr Bronwyn Carson is a true Territorian, having been born in the East Arnhem region. She came to medicine from a career in Public Health and research, where her focus was on the social determinants of Indigenous health.
She works to deliver holistic health care that incorporates patient’s points of view.
Bronwyn is also the Director of Training at NTGPE and is helping to train the next generation of General Practitioners.
Bronwyn covers the breadth of General Practice and has a special interest in skin conditions and skin cancer medicine.
Dr Robert Forbes
BMBS,Sc(Edin), MSc(lon), DLSH&TM
Robert grew up in West Africa, Borneo and the Middle East. He attended boarding school in the South West of England going on to graduate from medical school in the UK after completing an undergraduate degree in Medical Microbiology from Edinburgh University and a research Masters in Parasitology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He went on to do research on Leishmaniasis in Azerbaijan and Malaria in The Gambia.
•He started work at the Royal Darwin Hospital in 2010 and after many years of rotations in specialist medical teams he now enjoys the complexity of individualised health care possible in a good General Practice.
Dr. James White
General Practitioner, Male, MD, Professional Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine
James completed his studies in Fremantle, WA, and since has been working in healthcare in regional and remote areas throughout the Northern Territory.
He has an interest in managing and preventing skin cancer.
James values building on strong connections with his patients as well as working toward long-term holistic health and lifestyle improvements.
General Practitioner, Female, MBBS
Jote is interested in all areas of general practice. She has recently enjoyed working in an Aboriginal medical service in Alice Springs. She is dedicated to providing high quality care to all her patients.