Our Team

Dr. Kiran Puttappa
MBBS, FRACGP, PG Dip Diabetes (Cardiff)

Dr Kiran Puttappa joined the practice in 2018. He moved to U.K in 2001 and after gaining clinical experience, he moved to Australia in 2003. He has a vast clinical experience as a medical registrar in various public hospitals in Perth and the Gold Coast and he has a special interest in complicated general medicine cases and Diabetes. He holds FRACGP and Post Grad Dip in Diabetes from Cardiff. He also served as board member of RACGP (WA Faculty) from 2009-2013. He is currently a senior examiner to RACGP and sits as a panel member of AHPRA.

Dr Marie-Pier St-Denis
MD, FRACGP

Dr Marie-Pier St-Denis graduated in Family Medicine in 2013 from the University of Montreal, Canada. She worked in emergency and hospital medicine in community hospitals of Canada for two years. She obtained her Fellowship Ad Eundem Gradum of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2016. She speaks French and English. She has particular interests in minor surgery (skin cancer, ingrown toenails, wound closure, etc), joint injection and women’s health, including Implanon.

She is a certified prescriber of MS-2 Step for medical termination of pregnancy before 9 weeks.

Dr. Shahab Taj
MBBS (UWA), ACCRM, AST (GEN. MEDICINE)

Dr. Taj has both general practice and hospital experience. He is a graduate of the university of Western Australia in 2003, and obtained his MBBS. He has since accumulated years of intense hospital and GP training. Dr. Taj has worked as a senior Medical Officer in general medicine, Oncology and Palliative Care for two years in Queensland.

Dr Taj has also received advanced specialist training in general medicine. His special interests are Diabetes, Geriatric Medicine, Cardiology, Antenatal Care, Pediatrics, Oncology, Emergency Medicine and Palliative Care.

Dr. Usha Thiagaraja
MBBS, FRNZCGP, FRACGP

Dr Usha, brings with her General practice experience over 7 years in New Zealand and Australia. She has recently moved from Auckland where she trained as and worked as a GP since 2013. Her special interests include Women and children health, experience and passionate about working with couples with fertility challenges. She also has experience managing chronic health issues widely seen in General practice. She speaks Tamil, Sinhalese and Bengali as well. She is starting part time with plans to be full time at Egerton Medical Centre by May 2020.

Dr. Mohamed Elkelini
MBBCH, MSc, FRACGP

Dr Elkelini graduated from Ain-Shams University in Cairo, Egypt in 1997. He earned the Master degree of Medical Science from the University of Toronto in Canada in 2010. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Elkelini has strong background in Surgery and Emergency Medicine and he is also keenly interested in General Medicine including the management of chronic conditions such as diabetes mellitus and COPD. He has also particular interest in the use of advanced surgical techniques in the management of skin cancers.

Dr. Jennifer Hogan
MBBS, FRACGP, DCH

Dr Hogan graduated from JCU (Qld) in 2012 and has worked in hospitals throughout the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Perth. Dr Hogan has undertaken further training in Women’s and Children’s health, including work at KEMH and the former Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane (now Queensland Children’s Hospital). Some of Dr Hogans special interests are, family planning and contraception, women’s health, pediatrics, chronic disease management and mental health.