Your General Practitioners

Dr Jay Pawar

MBBS, FRACGP


Dr Jay has been a general practitioner in Townsville since 2005 and has provided ongoing comprehensive health care in a patient-centered manner. He has a passion for Indigenous health, paediatric care and prevention of chronic diseases.

Dr Sunita Pawar

MBBS, FRACGP


Dr Sunita is a general practitioner who has a special interest in Diabetes Mellitus and the prevention of its long term complications. She also routinely performs skin checks and is qualified in skin cancer management. Dr Sunita has a passion for ongoing medical education and continues to teach medical students at JCU.

Dr Prasad Dhanyakumar

MBBS, FRACGP (Registrar) 


Dr Prasad brings ten years of emergency medicine and critical care experience to his general practice, and is in the final stages of becoming a general practitioner. 

Your Visiting Specialists

Dr Vikas Srivastava

Nephrologist 

MBBS, FRACP, MD


Dr Srivastava is a renal physician with a special interest in interventional nephrology and home-based dialysis treatments since 2013. Dr Srivastava accepts referrals for general nephrology, dialysis, transplants, hypertension and diabetic nephropathy.

Dr Divya Srivastava

Endocrinologist

MBBS, FRACP


Dr Divya is a specialist endocrinologist who visits Health & Wellbeing each month. She accepts referrals for conditions including diabetes, hypertension and thyroid abnormalities.

Your Allied Health Team

Lorraine Heilbronn

Psychologist


Lorraine is a Registered Psychologist and full Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has experience in multiple areas of psychology, most notably dementia care, couples counselling, and alcohol and drug rehabilitation, anxiety and depression, self-esteem and trauma. Lorraine has a strong focus on solution focused management, empowering her clients with evidence-based treatment including cognitive behavioural, exposure and mindfulness therapies. 

Jessica Worrell

Dietitian 


Jessica comes with all the latest information on diabetes management and sees patient each week on all aspects of your dietary needs. Your visits can be bulk billed under a chronic disease management plan which your doctor can organise.

Andrea Van Grinsven

 Dietitian & Diabetes Educator 


Andrea’s passion is quality and holistic diabetes care and regularly facilitates groups on behalf of Diabetes Queensland. Her other areas of interest include bariatric and surgical weight management, food preparation skills and corporate health programs. Andrea visits Wulguru each month working closely with Dr Divya to provide comprehensive dietetic advice to patients with a range of endocrinological conditions. 

Leanna Clark

Physiotherapist 


Leanna has a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and specialises in shoulder and back conditions. See her for all of your sporting and occupational injury management. 

Ian Williams

Podiatrist


Ian has a genuine passion for podiatry, and an open, collaborative approach.  He is experienced in all facets of modern podiatry; from basic procedures to podiatric surgery.  His ethos and skills have been passed on through educating and mentoring new podiatrists. Should you have any concerns regarding your feet, Ian is here to help. 

Your GP Practice Staff

Annette Lyne | Practice Manager

Rebecca | Receptionist

Genevieve | Receptionist

Mary | Registered Nurse

Tracey | Endorsed Enrolled Nurse