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. Pauline Cundill
BM (UK), FRACGP
Pauline trained in the UK and has been working in Australia since 1997. Pauline enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in LGBTI health, HIV, PrEP, transgender health, hepatitis, and sexual health. Pauline is a S100 prescriber and prescribes HIV, Hep B and Hep C medications.
Pauline 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. 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. 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. Michael Paroulakis
MBBS, FRCS (England), FRACS Dip Dermoscopy, Dip Dermatology, Master of Medicine UQ
Born in Melbourne and educated at Scotch College, Michael graduated from Melbourne University in 1963 with the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery. In 1968 after further surgical training Michael was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and the following year in London was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Michael also holds diplomas in Dermatology and Dermatoscopy.
In 2018 Michael was awarded the degree of Master of Medicine in the field of 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. 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.