Dr Devendra Kawol
MBBS MRCGP FRACGP DRCOG DFSRH MSc Diabetes
Dr Dev Kawol is a UK trained GP who moved to Queensland in August 2010. He has vast experience from overseas, mainly London and all over the UK. His special interests are men’s, women’s and children’s health. He also has special expertise in Sexual Health and Family planning (contraception and IUD insertions like Mirena).
After moving to Australia, he gained further qualifications in Indigenous health as well as Skin Cancer medicine and surgery. He recently completed a Master’s Degree in Diabetes which has helped improved diabetes care in numerous patients of Dr Dev’s, with many other doctors referring their patients to him. He is also one of the contributors for Type 2 Diabetes guidelines in RACGP. Furthermore, he takes a very keen interest in attending seminars and courses regularly to keep himself up to date with the latest evidence-based medicine. His consultation style is quite open and interactive, and he gives patient choices about their treatment.
Dr Dev has a lovely wife and two delightful daughters attending primary school. The entire family loves the lifestyle here. Dr Dev has been a keystone in the successful establishment of Jimboomba Pharmacy Medical Centre.
Dr Snya Chadha
MBBS MS(ENT) FRACGP
Dr Snya Chadha jointly owns the practice as a partner. Her passion for learning and teaching is reflected in her roles of an RACGP examiner and a tutor for GP Academy of Australia. She is also a supervisor for GPTQ to train the registrars working towards fellowship.
Dr Snya had seventeen years of work experience before joining this practice in 2015. She has the experience of handling high work loads and is highly skilled in her skin cancer work. Her past surgical experience as an ENT surgeon gives her a very confident approach to all General Practice procedures. She works full time and most weekends as well. She obtained her degree of MBBS from India in 1997 and pursued her career in general practice for five years after that. Between 2002 to 2008 she did a Masters degree in ENT. She has worked on academic publications, research and thesis work on allergic rhinitis, asthma, snoring, sleep apnoea, hearing loss and tinnitus during this time. Her other special interests besides ENT diseases are the issues of Women’s health, Child health, and Psychiatry. She has completed a training in IUDs and Termination of Pregnancies in India. She does Iron infusions, Mirena insertions and Stitching of Split Ears in the practice.
Dr Snya is happily married with a loving family and two grown up children, both studying medicine in Queensland. She loves the warmth of the sunshine state, and the friendly people of Jimboomba.
Dr Dolly Kothari (MBBS)
Dr Dolly has been with us since early 2019 and she is currently working part-time. Her thorough approach has made her a patient favourite very quickly.
Dr Parthipan “Par” Kamaleswaran (MBBS)
Dr Par is a medical graduate of the University of Sydney. He has been living in Australia for almost 10 years and previously grew up in Canada.
Par is quite passionate about preventative health and lifestyle medicine. He cares about promoting health and wellbeing for the entire lifespan. He has assisted many patients with weight loss or obtaining healthy weight.
Hormonal conditions and issues are also an interest of Par’s and he is happy to discuss anything related to diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and fatty liver disease as examples.
Outside of longevity and medicine, Par enjoys reading fantasy novels, playing video games and exercise.
Dr Sijo Samuel (MBChB)
Dr Sijo Samuel joined Jimboomba Pharmacy Medical Centre in January 2020. Sijo is undergoing his GP Training through GPTQ and will be working at our practice as a GP Registrar. Dr Sijo is enthusiastic about all areas of general medicine. He provides consultations for patients of all ages and conditions. His special interest include skin conditions and children’s health.
Apart from being a GP Dr Sijo is a proud husband and father of two daughters, he also enjoys exercising, fishing and most things outdoors.
Dr Manas Gupta
Dr Manas Gupta has been a practicing GP at Jimboomba Pharmacy Medical Centre since February 2020. He has 30 years of medical experience, originally being an Orthopedic surgeon trained in a renowned institute in India. He has worked as specialist Orthopedic consultant in Mumbai, India. Further, he gained surgical experience in Singapore for three years. He also trained under Professor Betz in Germany for Motorized limb lengthening.
Dr Gupta came to Australia in 2003 and worked in various hospitals in Queensland and gained extensive medical and surgical skills. He has worked as a senior medical officer in Gold coast University Hospital from 2012-2014 and was involved in the teaching of junior doctors.
Dr Gupta is a specialized surgeon who strives to become GP with a special interest in Musculoskeletal conditions. His special interest are but not limited to arthritis, chronic back pain, joint injections, skin excision, pain management weight reduction and general surgical & medical conditions. He is committed to providing individualized, expert and compassionate care to his patients in a warm and friendly environment.
Dr Gupta is happily married enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and photographing in his free time. His wife is a specialist Gynaecologist practicing in Brisbane and his son is studying in middle school.
With a wealth of knowledge and caring nature, Dr Gupta can assist you with your concerns. He is also more than happy to see Hindi and Urdu speaking patients.
Cassandra (Registered Nurse)
Cassandra joined the team in March 2020. She is a very capable nurse and her friendly face is a great addition to our nursing team. She has become a patient favourite in no time and is exceptionally great with children.
Nav (Registered Nurse)
Nav lives locally. She has a wealth of knowledge gained from hospital and general practice. She is great with children and has considerable experience with vaccinations, care plans, health checks, etc. Managing patient health is her passion, which reflects in her friendly manner that puts people at ease.
ALLIED HEALTH PRACTITIONERS
Dietitian – Natasha McGregor (Mondays & Thursdays)
Podiatrist – Linda Hoo (Tuesdays & Saturdays)
Exercise Physiologist – Marianna Campbell (Wednesdays)
Audiologist – Bloom Hearing (Fridays)
Diana has many years of experience in customer care and is helping the business thrive. Her role is to facilitate the smooth running of the practice and manage routine patients requests.