Meet our medical practitioners and support team in Penshurst

Here at Ashby Medical Centre in Penshurst, we are well equipped to treat all matter of health concerns. Whether you are simply seeking medical consultation for suspected symptoms, vaccinations, or advice about the best course of action for your health, our medical practitioners are here for you.

Staff attached to the practice:

Mrs Lisa KastrounisPractice Manager,
Mrs Lisa Kastrounis
Lisa is our Practice Manager and handles accounts, staffing and other business matters.


002 VinKate newKate and Vincent, Clerical assistants
Kate and Vincent are our clerical assistants.


003 ReceptionStaffOur Receptionists
Sharyn (top left), Sue (top right), Christine (middle left), Beverley (middle right), Kathee (bottom left) and Norma (bottom right) are our receptionists who answer the phone and greet patients at the front desk.


Our Registrar Practitioners:

Dr Oskar Horky
Dr Oskar Horky is a registrar with the Post Graduate General Practice Training Programme.

He is a qualified doctor and joins this practice as part of his studies for a specialist qualification in General Practice (F.R.A.C.G.P).

Dr Horky routinely bulk bills eligible patients with the exception of travel consultations.

He is available Monday and Wednesday - mornings and afternoons.


Caran cropped compressedDr Caran Cheung
Dr Caran Cheung is a registrar with the Post Graduate General Practice Training Programme.

She is a qualified doctor and joins this practice as part of her studies for a specialist qualification in General Practice (F.R.A.C.G.P). Apart from English.

Dr Cheung speaks fluent Cantonese and some Mandarin.

Dr Cheung bulk bills eligible patients with the exception of Travel Consultations.

She is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - mornings and afternoons.


Chris cropped compressedDr Christopher Zaky
Dr Zaky is a registrar with the Post Graduate General Practice Training Programme.

He is a qualified doctor and joins this practice as a part of his studies for a specialist qualification in General Practice (FRACGP).

Dr Zacky routinely bulk bills eligible patients with the exception of travel conusultations.

He is available Wednesday and Friday mornings and afternoons.


Dr Karyn Matterson
Dr Karyn Matterson is a registrar with the Post Graduate General Practice Training Programme.

She is a qualified doctor and joins this practice as part of her studies for a specialist qualification in General Practice (F.R.A.C.G.P).

Dr Matterson bulk bills eligible patients with the exception of travel consultations.

She is available Tuesday to Friday, mornings and afternoons.


HollyDr Holly Murphy
Dr Holly Murphy is a registrar with the Post Graduate General Practice Training Programme.

She is a qualified doctor and joins this practice as part of her studies for a specialist qualification in General Practice (F.R.A.C.G.P).

Dr Murphy routinely bulk bills eligible patients with the exception of travel consultations.

Holly is currently unavailable but we will back later in 2018.


Medical Practitioners:

004 DrVeenyDr Veeny Wing-Wai Kan
Dr Veeny Kan has recently completed her studies in General Practice and gained her Fellowship of the RACGP.

Veeny is currently unavailable but we will welcome her back March-April2018.


Rena Zhang4Dr Rena Zhang
Dr Zhang has recently completed her studies in General Practice and is now a Fellow of the RACGP.

Dr Zhang speaks Mandarin.

Dr Zhang will be available every second Saturday morning.


Our Medical Practitioners:

001 DrLindsayDr Lindsay Edwards
Dr Lindsay Edwards has been at Ashby Medical Centre since the mid 1960’s and has diplomas in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Tropical Medicine.

He is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings and afternoons. Friday – morning only.


AlisonDr Alison Rose
Dr Alison Rose has been with this practice since 1984. Dr. Rose has the FRACGP and a certificate from the Family Planning Association and has been instrumental in involving this practice in the General Practice teaching programme.

She is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and afternoons.


002 DrCourtneyDr Courtney Judge
Dr Courtney Judge , who is a fellow of the RACGP is one of our principal doctors at the practice.

She is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - mornings and afternoons.


004 DrSunnyDr Sunny Chen
Dr Chen has recently completed her studies in General Practice and is now a Fellow of the RACGP. In addition to English, Dr Chen speaks some Mandarin.

She is available for consultation Monday, Wednesday mornings and afternoons and Thursday mornings only.


Dr Adrian Lo
We welcome Dr Lo to Ashby Medical Centre as a full-time GP. Dr Lo completed a six month registrar term with Ashby in 2015, and is returning to us as a fellow of the RACGP.

In addition to general practice, Dr Lo worked as a physiotherapist for 10 years and maintains a strong interest in this field. He has also attained his Diploma in Child Health.

Dr Lo will be working five days a week.


jockcropped25Dr Jock Martel
Dr Martel has been working as a general practitioner in the Penshurst area for over 35 years, and is well-respected by the local community.

He will be joining Ashby Medical Centre in 2018 for limited sessions to continue care for his long-term patients. 


Dr Geoffrey Rose
Dr Geoffrey Rose recently completed his studies in General Practice and is now a Fellow of the RACGP.  Dr Rose also works as an ADF (Navy) Reservist.

He is available Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, and some Friday afternoons.


MarthaDr Martha Andrade
Dr Martha Andrade, FRACGP, has returned to work part time at Ashby Medical Centre.  Dr  Andrade is fluent in Spanish and Russian (having studied and worked in both Ecuador and Ukraine). 

Dr Andrade works Tuesday and Thursday, mornings and afternoons.


Our Practice Nurses:

katrina taplinKatrina Taplin, Practice Nurse
Katrina is a Registered Nurse. She is both experienced and highly educated in wound care.

She works with the Practitioners to provide immunisation, injections and assists with minor procedures.

She can also offer advice in general health care and has a great rapport with children and their parents.


kim chunggonKim Chung-Gon, Practice Nurse
Kim is a registered nurse. She works with the practitioners to provide dressings, immunisation, injections and help with minor procedures.

She can also offer advice in general health care. Kim also speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and Malay.

She is available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


IMG 8459Paton Shepherd, Practice Nurse
Paton is a registered nurse. She works with the practitioners to provide dressings, immunisation, injections and help with minor procedures.

She can also offer advice in general health care.

She is available on Wednesday and Friday.


LynneShepherd 2Lynette Smith, Practice Nurse
Lynne is a registered nurse. She works with the practitioners to provide dressings, immunisation, injections and help with minor procedures.

She can also offer advice in general health care.

She is available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


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Ashby Medical Centre - 1/84 Penshurst St, Penshurst NSW 2222

Business Hours   (02) 9579 6777
After Hours   (02) 8724 6300