Our Doctors
Dr Misaki Ikegame

Medical Director

MBBS

 

Dr Ikegame is the Medical Director of the practice and has been providing medical care to patients at Potts Point for over 25 years.

 

Her experience is vast and varied, ranging from infanthood through to the aged. She has special interests in chronic disease management and mental health. Misaki also speaks Japanese.

 

Misaki is recognized as a GP training supervisor. All of the GP’s in the practice have benefited from being either mentored or supervised by Misaki during their early professional development. 

Dr James Koutsis

Practice Director

B.MedSci, MBBS, DCH, FRACGP

 

Having already completed a Medical Science degree, Dr Koutsis graduated in Medicine from the Univserity of Sydney in 2006. He went on to complete a diploma in Child Health at the Children's Hospital at Westmead.

 

He also worked at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney Children’s Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women before becoming a fellow of the RACGP in 2012.

 

James has particular interests in children’s health, men’s health, preventative health and dermatology.

 

He runs a skin clinic at the practice each week, performing skin checks, minor procedures and comsetic medicine and procedures.

Dr Victoria Shaw

BSc (Hons), MBBS (Hons), PhD, DCH, FRACGP

 

Dr Shaw graduated in Medicine with honours from the University of Sydney in 2006. She has also been awarded a Doctorate in Neuroanatomy in 2012 and the Diploma in Child Health in 2015. 

 

During these years she has gained clinical experiences across a broad spectrum of medical disciplines and demographics. 

 

Victoria has a keen interest in sexual health, paediatric medicine, mental health, family planning and women’s health.

Dr Kath Smartt

MBBS, DCH, CSCT, FRACGP

 

Dr Smartt has over a decade of experience in family medicine and has extensive experience in the areas of paediatrics and women’s health. She maintains a special interest in new pregnancies and post-natal and early childhood care.

 

Kath previously worked at the Royal Hospital for Women and in paediatrics at Royal North Shore Hospital.

 

We are proud to acknowledge that Dr Smartt received both the 2001 NSW and the National Medals for her fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). 

Dr Amanda Johnson

B.MedSci (Hon), MBBS, Dip.Paed, FRACGP

 

Dr Johnson graduated as a doctor in 2006 from the University of Sydney, having already completed an honours degree, majoring in immunology.

Amanda went on to gain a diploma in paediatrics along with certification in sexual and reproductive health.

 

Amanda has a keen interest in family planning and children's/adolescent health, as well as mental health and metabolic medicine.

Dr Tara Tran

BPharm, MBBS (Hons)

 

Dr Tara Tran completed both her Bachelor of Pharmacy and Medicine degrees at The University of Sydney.

 

Her areas of interest in General Practice include chronic disease management and prevention, skin cancer medicine, sexual health and adolescent health.

She enjoys building ongoing relationships with her patients by adopting a collaborative approach to solving their health concerns. 

Dr Emma Zwar

MBBS, DCH

 

Dr Zwar graduated from medicine at The University of Adelaide, with her hospital training undertaken in both Adelaide and Canberra.

 

She enjoys General Practice for the ability to look after the healthcare needs of the whole family. She holds a particular interest in women’s health and paediatrics, the latter furthered by the completion of the Diploma in Child Health.

 

In her final months before completing her RACGP fellowship, she is pursuing extra training in dermatology and mental health. 

Our Receptionists
Tangi, Lynda, Helen, Evelina
Our Practice Manager
Leonie

Our administrative team are on hand to manage your enquiries and appointments

Our Practice

 

Established in Victoria Street Potts Point for more than 20 years, Potts Point Medical Practice is dedicated to providing quality, consistent and accessible medical care to our diverse community.

 

Reflected in this community, we provide holisitic medical care for all ages and stages of life.

 

The practice is accredited to the standards of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

THE PRACTICE

Latest Clinic News:

 

The practice welcomes Dr Tara Tran & Dr Emma Zwar to the practice from February 2020.  Both are passionate about all aspects of General Practice.  Dr Tran has particular interests in chronic disease and minor skin procedures and Dr Zwar in adolescent and women's health.

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PrEP prevents HIV

The practice now offers PrEP accessed via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

If you're looking to access PrEP contact us on 02 9357 7744 today. 

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Travel Medicine

 

The practice now provides a full travel medicine service.

 

The service includes:

  • advice and administration of travel vaccinations recommended for your itinerary

  • yellow fever vaccination and international certification

  • advice on environmental and safety precautions

  • preventative medicine for malaria

  • medications that you can initiate for common travel illnesses

  • medications to help aclimatise to high altitude

 

The service draws on the latest disease data from the World Health Organisation and the USA Government's Centre for Disease Control.

Appointments

 

Appointments are required, except in urgent medical cases.

 

To minimize delays, we appreciate patients indicating if they require a longer appointment for complex or procedural consultations (for example; childhood immunisations, care plans and assessments, mental healthcare referrals, pap smears, skin procedures, dressings, workers compensation). 

 

Pathology Tests

 

Most Pathology (blood) tests can be collected at the practice, by your doctor.

 

If your doctor requires that you are fasting for your test, you should not eat or drink (other than water) 8 hours prior to your test, unless otherwise instructed by your doctor.

 

Home Visits

 

In some circumstances your doctor may arrange for you to be seen at home.

 

This service is only extended to existing patients of the practice and will only be arranged directly with your treating doctor 

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 000

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