3 New doctors Join HHMP from the first week of February 2024 Female GP at HHMP: Dr Pooja Rastogi
HHMP would like to welcome 3 doctors who will be joining the team from February 2027, Dr Lilijana Gorringe, Dr Sophia Song and Dr Brendan Xu. As a result more appointments and services will be available to local patients which is especially important since the recent retirement of Dr Andrew Bowes.
HHMP has always been a great option for GPs to set up their private practice. The new doctors fit well with the HHMP focus on education with Dr Gorringe being a senior medical educator and Drs Xu and Song high performing young doctors who are keen to learn and develop their skills. The staff and other doctors working from HHMP are excited to welcome the new members of the team.
About Dr Lilijana Gorringe
Dr Lilijana Gorringe graduated from the University of Sydney in 2002, where she trained in several Sydney and country hospitals. She comes to Hunters Hill practice after working as a GP in the Sutherland Shire for many years.
She is passionate about general practice and its opportunity to provide holistic care to the community. She enjoys maintaining long-lasting therapeutic relationships with patients, and therefore sees a wide range of patients. Lilijana participates in shared care, she has completed a Diploma in both Obstetrics & Gynaecology, as well as Child Health.
Dr Lilijana Gorringe is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at Concord Hospital Clinical school (University of Sydney) where she teaches postgraduate medical students.
About Dr Sophia Song
Dr Sophia Song graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine. As a junior doctor, she gained a wide range of experience in general medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology.
She has completed the Sydney Child Health Program and loves the diversity of seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds. In particular, she enjoys women’s health (including performing insertion / removal of Implanon and removal of Mirena), pregnancy care, preventative health and chronic disease management.
Outside of work, she enjoys taking her dog exploring on walks and trying out new restaurants.
About Dr Brendan Xu
Dr Brendan Xu holds a Bachelor of Advanced Science and completed his medical studies at The University of Sydney, graduating in 2020. He subsequently did hospital training across a range of specialties in Royal North Shore Hospital, Hornsby Hospital and Ryde Hospital.
Dr Xu has developed special interests in chronic disease management, preventive health and aged care where he particularly values a holistic approach towards listening to all of his patients.
He loves watching a number of sports but enjoys playing them even more. Whilst always having been an avid tennis player, he has more recently branched out to other sports like volleyball and badminton.
Dr Andrew Bowes has now retired
After celebrating 40 years of working as a GP at HHMP on the 29th of January 2024, Dr Andrew Bowes retired on the 31st of January 2024.
Dr Andrew Bowes is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a senior GP and Medical Educator. During his retirement, he will do some rural locum GP roles and continue doing medical education in Sydney and Vietnam. He will be missed by colleagues and patients alike.
Dr Bowes has held multiple handover sessions with other GPs at HHMP to make sure that his regular patients continue to get seamless care and follow up. More information about Dr Bowes can be found in the latest news section of the website and information about other doctors working from HHMP can be found here. If you are a regular patient of Dr Bowes and are not sure who would be a suitable doctor for you, please discuss this with our reception team.
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