Practitioners

Doctors/GPs, Podiatrist, Chiropodist, Female Health, Male Health, General Medicine, Nursing Support, Blood Tests, Antenatal Shared Care, Babies, Vaccinations, Patient Advocates and a lot more

Our Doctors and Health Professionals

Doctors/GPs

All doctors at Fountain Medical Practice are Fellows of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is the professional body for general practitioners (GPs) in Australia. GPs who have obtained the highest level of training and specialise in general practice are Fellows of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).

As a patient, when you choose a Fellow as your GP, you can be assured your health is in the best of hands and you will receive excellent care.

Our Psychologists and Podiatrists are all registered with their respective professional bodies and maintain their education and continually update their knowledge and skills.

Dr. James Robertson, MBBS, MRACGP, MPH

Dr James graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1990, completed his residency at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, then worked in HIV medicine in Barbados, West Indies for three years. He met his wife Dawn there and they spent the next ten years coming and going between Sydney and Bridgetown while he worked in the areas of diabetes, tropical disease and cardiovascular disease.

In 2006 he started working at Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service in Aboriginal health, where he developed the diabetes clinic into a diabetes and cardiovascular clinic with regular review of patients with chronic disease and on-site specialist review by the cardiology team from Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He remains very interested in diabetes and chronic disease. During this time he also developed his skills in the areas of substance abuse and mental illness, working with the mental health team to provide coordinated medical care for patients with psychiatric illness.

He is also interested in International Public Health and takes a group of medical students from Notre Dame University annually to Kenya, where they perform health checks and provide medical care to patients in a refugee camp for Internally Displaced Persons, in association with an NGO called So They Can. He has recently completing a Masters in International Public Health and has commenced a Masters in Metabolic Health.

He is married with two young adult men (formerly known as his children). When he is not doing medicine, studying Public Health or walking with his wife Dawn, he goes for a surf.

Dr. Catherine Lyons MBBS (Melb)

Dr Catherine Lyons has welcomed a new addition to her family, baby Zoe. She is beautifully purfect.

Dr Catherine has 22 years’ experience as a GP after spending 10 years in emergency medicine. After graduating from the University of Melbourne, she trained in pediatrics at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, as well as working in China and Africa with Medecins Sans Frontières. Catherine is passionate about the health of children and families, facilitating safe and healthy pregnancies, as well as sexual health, travel health and mental health. Catherine is also fluent in French and she has three sons at university.

Dr Catherine is available for skin cancer checks, dermascopy and minor proceedures. When booking for these appointment types please be aware of the extra time that may be needed for your appointment.

Dr Susie Creagh

Dr Susie Creagh has become an integrated part of the Fountain Medical Team. She is affiliated with The Royal Hospital for Women Randwick for the “antenatal shared care programme”.
Dr Susie Creagh is a fellowed GP who now lives in Sydney, after working in South East Queensland. She was awarded Bachelors of Medicine, Surgery and Science from the University of Queensland. Prior to working in general practice, Susie worked at Mater Hospital Brisbane gaining experience in medicine, general surgery, paediatric ear, nose and throat surgery, oncology, haematology, palliative care for adult and paediatric emergency medicine. Dr Susie is interested in all aspects of general practice and believes in a holistic approach to patient care.

In her free time Dr Creagh enjoys making ceramics, playing board games and spending time on the beach with her dog.

Sara Genday, Physiotherapist

Qualifications
Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) USyd
Master of Women’s Health Medicine (Hon Excellence) UNSW
SIRA registered
NDIS registered
Sara Genday is a passionate physiotherapist with over 12 years of experience. With particular expertise in musculoskeletal conditions, women’s health and child and adolescent physiotherapy, Sara assists various communities to help women experiencing issues engaging in areas including pelvic pain and pelvic floor assessment, treatment of painful intercourse, dilation therapy, breastfeeding/lactation concerns as well as general gynaecological physiotherapy. Sara also assists children and adolescents, including with respect to developmental delays and hypermobility and more will be a valuable addition to our team.
Sara’s commitment to delivering ethical, evidence-based and highly specialised treatment is reflected in her practice, consisting of comprehensive assessments, personalised exercise prescription, manual therapy, deep dry needling, and patient education. She is well-equipped to offer holistic and effective treatment to those patient’s lucky enough to work with her.
Sara will commence initially on a Tuesday, but increase her days as demand surges.
You don’t need a referral to book with Sara.
If you have private health cover, please bring your card with you to see if you are eligible for a rebate. Sara can see you under WorkCover or CTP if you have an active claim. If you have any specialist letters or scan reports, please bring these to your appointment.

Rebecca Kennedy, BN, Grad Dip Peri Op, MN, BPod, Sydney Podiatrist

Rebecca has worked as a medical profession for 17 years. She began her career as a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Nursing and continued her studies by completing a Graduate Diploma in Perioperative Nursing. Driven by her passion for the industry and desire to provide quality care Rebecca graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2008.

Elise Hawthorn, BPod, Sydney Podiatrist

In 2015 Elise completed her Bachelors of Podiatry at Newcastle University and is currently completing her Master of Public Health. Since gradation, she has been working in a private clinic which focuses on treating patients suffering from diabetic foot complications, and wound treatment. Elise’s professional interest is in diabetic foot care, surgery, and biomechanics and orthotics. She prides herself on providing customized podiatry care to all her patients, with a strong emphasis on prevention in a caring and compassionate environment. When she’s not working she’s an avid home cook, and enjoys playing golf and spending time with her friends and family.