Practice Profile

 

Pioneer health centre is  predominantly a BULK BILLING medical practice located in Bellambi, which aims to provide exceptional health care service. Run by highly efficient and experienced General Practitioners (GPs), we deal in comprehensive care for all areas of General Practice.

 

This includes but is not limited to various health assessments, mental health assessments, elderly care, Paediatrics, Women’s health, pregnancy, and Antenatal services, travel advice and vaccinations, skincare, wound care, minor surgeries, and emergency procedures.

We require you to bring your medicare card and if applicable, your health care card, pension card, veteran’s affairs card. Patients without a medicare card are required to pay a consult fee.

 

Workers Compensation, Third Party, and Public Liability cases will be billed to the Insurer. If your claim is rejected or you fail to lodge paperwork, the account becomes your responsibility. 

The practice information sheet can be accessed by clicking on the file below.

THE PRACTICE

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COVID Alert

Patients with flu-like symptoms are requested to inform the medical staff prior to their appointment. If you have travelled overseas to any of the high-risk countries in the past 14 days, you are required to do the same.

 

 

Our Doctors
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Dr Amir Vakil
General practitioner

MBBS, MRCGP(UK), FRACGP, Diploma in Dermatology (UK), Professional diploma Skin cancer Surgery (Aust)

Dr. Amir Vakil was trained as a GP in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2008. He immigrated to Australia in 2014 and was awarded the Fellowship in GP in Australia. Apart from Family Medicine, he has experience of working in a variety of specialities including Accident & Emergency and Intensive Care.

The spectrum of his General practice covers areas like Respiratory Medicine, Elderly care, Skin cancer, Paediatrics and all chronic diseases. 

Dr. Vakil has recently been awarded as an Honorary Senior Lecturer with the University of  Wollongong.

He has received a certificate in Dermatology from Cardiff UK and he was also awarded the Professional Diploma in Skin Cancer Surgery from University of Queensland. 

Available:

Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Click here to book an appointment.

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Dr Pankaj Singhal

MD, MBBS, FRACGP, DCH, Professional Diploma In Skin Cancer Surgery, Diploma In Dermoscopy, Diploma In Skin Cancer Medicine

SKIN CANCER CLINIC/Surgeon

Available Saturdays by appointment only 

Dr Singhal has more than 10 years of experience as GP with special interest in managing and treating Skin Cancers, He has been working in Illawarra Region as a GP for the past 8 years.

 

Currently he deals only with management of Skin cancers which includes, Diagnosis, Medical and surgical management, and advanced procedures including flaps and grafts. 

 

Currently all skin procedures are bulk billed.

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Nivi
Psychologist

Nivi is a registered psychologist with over 13 years of clinical and research experience working in a range of psychology and therapy environments including the child, adolescent and adult from preventative through to the more severe end of Mental Health (MH) services in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Nivi draws upon a range of therapeutic approaches, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Emotion Focused Therapy and Schema Based Therapy.

She sees clients with a wide variety of issues but has a key interest in anxiety disorders, depression, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), behavioural difficulties and other neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD and Intellectual Disability in children, adolescents and adults. She is also experienced in dealing with perinatal and postnatal depression and has extensive experience in running parenting skill training for behavioural management of children and adolescents with challenging behaviours.