Our Doctors

Dr. Nasreen Akhter


Dr. Nasreen Akhter is from Bangladesh graduated from Dhaka University in 1994 and has been practicing medicine since. She is a Fellow of the RACGP and has been practicing in Australia since 2003. She has special interest in Women’s Health.

Dr. Nasreen speaks Bengali.

Dr Sew Ying Cheong


Dr. Cheong is a vocationally qualified and experienced lady General Practitioner from Malaysia with a special interests in women & Child’s health in general practice. She has graduated from Mangalore University with a MBBS and after internship, has continued another 4 years in the hospital rotation in various disciplines to gain wider experience including family medicine as her special interest, prior to practising as the principal general practitioner for about 20 years. With broad experience in rural and tropical medicine, she has continued to pursue further postgraduate vocational studies under the conjoint Malaysian-Australian RACGP examination, leading to the vocational FRACGP qualification.

She is also able to speak in various languages to facilitate communication with patients and carers from various ethnic backgrounds and nationalities, leading to better understanding of the patients’ concerns, demands or requirements.

Dr. Cheong speaks Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien), Malaysian and Indonesian.

Dr. Mohammedreza Haghighatpanah (Reza Panah)

MD, Dip Derm, FRACGP

Dr. Mohammadreza Haghighatpanah (Reza Panah) is from Iran and graduated in 2001 and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is 2012. Since then he has been practicing as General Practitioner and in an Emergency Department of a highly respected hospital. After moving to Australia he initially continued his career as an ED doctor in 2010. Since early 2011 he has been working as a fulltime General practitioner. Dr. Reza is a strong advocate for health and disease prevention. His professional interests focus is on emergency medicine, Sport injuries, Work related injuries, Musculoskeletal disease, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Asthma, Pediatrics, Women’s health, travel medicine, vaccination and infectious disease. He has also completed Diploma in Dermitology and carries out Skin Checks and Skin Procedures.

Dr. Reza speaks Persian.

Dr. Hashim Ibrahim


Dr. Hashim Ibrahim is originally from Zimbabwe. He is a father and has four children. His professional history consists of Primary degree MBChB obtained in Zimbabwe in 1984. He graduated with a Post graduate Masters in Medicine in 2000. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2003. He has been practicing in General practice during the period 1987 to 1995 then again General Practice 2002 – Present. He has a keen interest in all aspects of general medicine.

Dr. Abul Hashem Khondaker


Dr. Abul Hashem Khondaker is from Bangladesh and graduated with MBBS from Chittagong in 1986. He then obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He has an interest in Chronic Illness, mental health, Respiratory, Women’s health.

Dr. Khondaker speaks Bengali.

Dr. Ijaz Langah

MBBS, FMCPS, FCPS (Ear, Nose, Throat)

Dr. Ijaz Langah is from Pakistan and graduated with a MBBS. Apart from General Practice he has keen interest in the areas of Ear, Nose and Throat.

Dr. Langah speaks Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Dr. Arun Rao


Dr. Arun Rao is from India and graduated from University of Indore, India in 1972 and has been practicing medicine since. He obtained his Fellowship of RACGP in 2010. He has been practicing in Australia since 2006. He has keen interest in all areas of general practice.

Dr Rao speaks Gujarati, Hindi and Urdu.

Dr. Xuyen Vu


Dr. Xuyen Vu is a graduate of University of Queensland and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.