Meet the experienced General Practitioners in Underwood, QLD

Dr. Xuyen Vu

MBBS (QLD), FRACGP

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

Dr. Arun Rao

MBBS, FCGP, PGDHM, PGDCA, FRACGP

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 Sew Ying Cheong

MBBS, FRACGP

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 Swapna Joseph

MBBS DGO FRACGP

Dr Swapna Joseph is a vocationally qualified and experienced female General Practitioner from India having completed her MBBS in 1997 from Calicut University Kerala India. She obtained her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2003. She practiced in various medical facilities in Kerala India before moving to Australia in 2009. She started her medical career at West Bundaberg Medical Centre in 2009 and continued with her professional studies. She was awarded a Fellow of the Royal Australia College of General Practitioners in 2012. In 2014, she moved to Warwick and in 2015 she moved to Toowoomba before joining Doctors @ Underwood in 2020.

Dr Swapna has special interests in Women’s Health, Antenatal, Chronic Disease Management, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Indigenous Health, Mental health amongst other areas of General Practice. She also performs Mirena and IUD insertion.

Dr Swapna speaks Malayalam in addition to English.

DR. TASAWAR ASLAM

MBBS, M.Med, FRACGP, Dip (OH), DAME

Dr. Tasawar Aslam is from Pakistan and graduated from Punjab Medical College Faisalabad, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan in 1993 and has been practicing medicine since. He obtained his Fellowship of RACGP in 2014. He has been practicing in Australia since 2003 after moving here. Prior to that he worked in Pakistan, Zambia and Seychelles.

Dr Aslam has special interests in Occupational Health (Aviation Medicine, Diving Medicine Occupational Health/Work Comp), Skin Cancer (All sorts of Flaps/Skin grafts , Wedge Resection of ear, Wedge Resection of Lips), General Surgery (Lips tie, Tongue tie ,Excision of oral Lesions/Cysts , All sorts of lumps /Bumps excision , Wedge resection ingrowing Toe nail, Anal Tags excision), Urology (Circumcision –all ages, Vasectomy) Gynae & Obs (Mirena Removal/Insertion , Implanon insertion) amongst General Medicine.

Dr Aslam speaks English, Punjabi and Urdu.

Dr Prabhat Chandra Kapadia

MBBS DCH FRACGP

Dr. Prabhat graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Gajra Raja Medical School, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India in 1980. After graduation, he did various rotations in hospitals including posting in rural areas. Dr. Kapadia has more than 20 years of experience in general practice in Australia having started his General Practice career in Texas QLD in 2000. He completed his Postgraduate studies and obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in 2005. He continued with further education and obtained a Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney in 2016.

He has a special interest in Aboriginal Health, Paediatrics, Skin Cancer, Mental Health, Men’s Health and Children’s Health.

He speaks English, Gujarati and Hindi languages.

DR GNANALATHA EDIRISINGHE (DR GNANA)

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Gnanalatha Edirisinghe (Dr Gnana) graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1992. She completed her General Practitioner training in Sri Lanka where she worked from 1993 to 2007 before migrating to Australia. She was awarded her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2013.

She worked at Ipswich Hospital before moving into General Practice in 2011 and has since been working in General Practice. With over 25 years of experience in various facilities, she has special interests in Women’s Health and Chronic Disease Management.

Dr Gnana speaks English and Singhalese.

DR. MOHAMMED ABDUL LATIF

MBBS FRACGP

Dr Mohammed Abdul Latif graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery from Chittagong University Bangladesh in 1990. Following graduation, Dr Latif worked in Bangladesh. He migrated to Australia in 2004 and commenced work at Logan Hospital before moving to Lismore New South Wales as a General Practitioner in 2008. Dr Latif was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2014. He has been a practicing Doctor at Logan Central since 2016.

Dr Latif has keen interests in Family Medicine, Child Health, Geriatics and Chronic Disease Management, Skin Biopsies, Mental Health and carries out minor procedures including insertion and removal of implanon.

Dr Latif is also fluent in Bengali and speaks Urdu

Dr Atia Hussain

MBBS MPH FRACGP

Dr Atia Hussain is a vocationally qualified and experienced female General Practitioner, having completed her Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Nalanda Medical College, India, in 1999. She was awarded a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in 2014. In 2009 she completed a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Queensland University of Technology. In 2002 she completed her MRCOG Part 1 (UK).

She has over 20 years of experience in rural and urban Australia coupled with overseas experience. Dr Atia Hussain cared for her patients and their families in the rural towns of Nanango and Woodford before moving to Bayside.

She has been working in Australia for the last ten years with a special interest in Women’s health, Children’s health, Mental health and
Chronic Disease management.

Gardening and travelling are her leisure activities.

Dr Atia speaks Urdu, Hindi and Arabic in addition to English.

Dr Jahangir Khan (Dr Jahan)

MBBS FRACGP

Dr Khan has been a practicing GP in Australia since 2010. He holds a Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Khan is an experienced GP who can help his patients in managing everyday health issues, including minor procedures. He has a special interest in the management of Chronic Disease, including Diabetes.

In addition to English, Dr Khan is also fluent in Punjabi, Bangla, Urdu and Hindi.