Melrose St Medical Centre, Condobolin, NSW

FOR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE CALL: (02) 6891 2100

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Ochre Medical Centre Condobolin

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday
9.00am to 5.00pm

5 Melrose Street
Condobolin, NSW 2877

Call: (02) 6891 2100


Overview

Located in central Condobolin off Melrose St, Ochre Medical Centre Condobolin is a friendly and approachable practice offering extensive medical services by a professional team of doctors, nurses and visiting specialists. Off-street parking is available behind the practice off Moller Street.

Practice Manager
Lee-Anne Nagle

Hours of operation 
Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: Open at doctors discretion

Billing Type
This is a predominately at bulk billing practice. Billing is at the General Practitioner’s discretion. Billing items can include WorkCover, pre-employment medicals, RTA commercial licence medicals and consumables

Nurses
Two Nurses

Visiting and on-site allied health and pathology services
Laverty Pathology (five mornings per week)
Podiatrist
Exercise Physiologist
Sleep & Respiratory Health
Counsellor
Audiologist
Diabetic Educator & Dietitian

Dr Umer Shehzad – General Practitioner/VMO
Umer is originally from Pakistan and moved to Australia in 2008, working as an Emergency Registrar at Sutherland Hospital until 2013. He joined the team in Condo in June 2013 and successfully obtained a place on the 2014 Remote Vocational Training Scheme. Umer enjoys weight training, playing the guitar, rap music, religious studies and reading books about complicated physics theories, but he likes nothing more than spending time with his family on a long drive through the outback.
Specialty interest areas: Emergency Medicine and Airway and Rural Medicine

Dr Viraj Liyanage (MBBS) – General Practitioner
Dr Viraj Liyanage completed his medical degree in Sri Lanka in 2009, and after a short career working in Sri Lanka relocated to Australia to pursue general practice medicine. Prior to joining Ochre, Viraj worked at Bankstown Hospital where he was recognised for his outstanding services in ED. In his spare time, Viraj enjoys singing and travelling. He also has a special interest in cricket. Dr Liyanage is available for appointments from Monday – Friday.
Specialty interest areas: Emergency medicine, Anaesthetics, Rural medicine and Paediatrics

Overview
Tucked away in the Central West region of New South Wales, lies Condobolin (commonly referred to as ‘Condo’), a riverside country town town founded in the 1859. Located at the junction of Lachlan River and Goobang Creek, the town previously functioned as a river-crossing for drovers. Today this hospitable rural township is the largest in the state’s central region, and is home to approximately 3500 people.

Agriculture fuels Condobolin, its main exports being wheat, barley, canola, wool, cotton, and livestock. There’s much to see and do in the area, popular activities include: four-wheel driving in the stunning wide open spaces that surround the town; picnicking and playing at Gum Bend Lake, a manmade lake specifically designed for watersports; learning about the fascinating Aboriginal history of the area at the Wiradjuri Study Centre; and climbing Mt Tilga, a peak regarded by many as the geographical heart of New South Wales, which offers spectacular views of the vast Australian countryside.

The annual Condobolin Agricultural Show is a well-liked and lively event, where locals and visitors come to enjoy the family friendly atmosphere, along with agricultural displays, exhibitions, and competitions. Condobolin is the place to be if you want to experience the natural beauty of the Australian outback, get to know the agricultural community that is so vital to Australia, and learn about Aboriginal culture.

 

Address
Melrose Street Medical Centre
(PO Box 63) 5 Melrose Street, Condobolin, NSW 2877

Telephone
(02) 6891 2100

 

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