Ochre Health Medical Centre Garran, ACT


Improving the health of our communities.

Local Family GP Doctor

Ochre Medical Centre Garran

Opening Hours
Mon to Fri: 7.30am to 6.30pm
Sat: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Closed Sundays and public holidays

2 Garran Place
Garran ACT 2605

Call: (02) 6281 0033

Ochre Medical Centre Garran operates 6 days a week. Located in the Garran shops, the medical centre is also close to Canberra Hospital and the National Capital Hospital.

On-site services

After Hours
If the doctors are unavailable, you may contact CALMS (Canberra After Hours Locum Medical Service) on 1300 422 567 for an alternative arrangement.

Billing Type
Ochre Health is a private billing practice. Please ask our friendly reception team for more details. Please also note, we have systems in place to process your Medicare rebate claims on the spot.

Practice Manager
Jennifer Garcia

Registered Nurses
3 Registered Nurses

Dr. Helen Morrison (MBBS DCH DRACOG) – General Practitioner / Medical Coordinator
Dr Morrison has been a local practitioner in the Canberra area for 25 years. Dr Morrison commenced at Ochre Health Calwell in October 2012.
Specialty interest areas: Men’s, women’s and children’s health and minor procedures
Dr Morrison is available for appointments all day Monday, Tuesday & Thursday and Wednesday & Friday mornings.

Dr Richard Radajewski (MBBS FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Radajewski studied at the University of Sydney and completed his residency and internship at a range of Sydney hospitals, including Hornsby, Manly, Mona Vale and Westmead Children’s Hospital. While at the Children’s Hospital, Richard obtained a Diploma in Child Health. In 2011 Richard moved to Canberra working as a GP in Queanbeyan and as a Visiting Medical Officer for Queanbeyan Hospital. Richard joined Plaza Medical Centre Woden in 2012 and is now part of the Ochre Health Medical Centre Garran. Richard enjoys spending time with his family and staying active with bush walking, camping, skiing and swimming.
Specialty interest areas: Family Medicine, Children’s health and minor procedures.
Dr Radajewski is available for appointments all day Monday, Wednesday & Friday and Thursday mornings.

Dr. George Chan (MBBS MAMAS) – General Practitioner
George has been a General Practitioner for 25 years.
Specialty interest areas: Acupuncture and qualified diving medical examiner.
Dr Chan is available for appointments all day Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.

Dr Shannon Craft (MBBS FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Craft is an experienced Canberra GP. She completed her MBBS from Adelaide in 1978 and her FRACGP in 1994.
Specialty interest areas: Antenatal care, Child health, Chronic Disease Management and Education in General Practice
Dr Craft is available for appointments all day Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.

Dr Sunita Singh (FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Sunita Singh studied MBBS (Tasmania) and DipRACOG. She has over 20 years experience in General Practice.
Specialty interest Areas: Antenatal care, Paediatrics and Women’s Health
Dr Singh is available for appointments all day Monday to Thursday and Friday mornings

Dr Patrick Leerdam (MBBS / FRACGP) – Medical Co-ordinator
Patrick joined Ochre Health Calwell after 21 years of running his own practice in Chifley. Patrick thrives on the challenge of general practice.
Specialty interest areas: Family medicine
Dr Leerdam is available for appointments till 1.30pm Monday & Thursday and all day Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.

Dr Ann Richardson (MBBS, FRACGP)- General Practitioner
Ann moved to Ochre Health Medical Centres from Chiefley. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but has a particular interest in skin and cancer management.
Ann enjoys the challenge of educating medical students.
Dr Richardson is available for appointments Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Specialty interest areas: Skin care, General Practice

Dr Brenda Tait – General Practitioner
Dr Tait is available for appointments all day Tuesday & Thursday and Wednesday & Friday mornings.

Dr Richard Bate – General Practitioner
Dr Bate is available for appointments Monday & Tuesday mornings and all day Wednesday to Friday.

Dr. Cassandra Harris (BMedSci, Hons +1, MBBS) – General Practitioner
Dr Cassandra Harris has a scientific research background from Canberra.
She completed her training at the ANU then proceeded to work in the local area; most recently at the Airport General Practice.
Speciality interest areas: Dermatology and Obstetrics.

Dr Tang-Sheng Zeng (MBBS, PhD, FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Zeng and his family have been living in Canberra for over 20 years. After completing his PhD studies at the University of Queensland, he worked at the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), The Canberra Hospital, Calvary Hospital, and Queanbeyan District Hospital, in addition to general practice. He speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin. Tang has a strong interest in Acute Care and currently also works at the Emergency Department outside his GP work. His personal interests include music, sport and gardening.
Specialty interest areas: General medicine and Acute Care.
Dr Tang-Sheng Zeng will be working Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays.

Dr Jennifer Firman – General Practitioner
Jennifer’s bio will be updated soon.

Dr Bosco Wu (MBBS, BMedSci) – General Practitioner
Dr Wu is a local graduate of the ANU medical school. He completed his internship and residency years at the Canberra Hospital before moving to Port Macquarie to train in radiation Oncology in 2012. He did further training in Canberra Hospital and was awarded the Matthew Davey Memorial Prize for the most outstanding Junior Doctor in 2015. He was also awarded the ANU Medical School’s teacher of the year in 2017. In his spare time, Bosco enjoys football, cooking, and being a husband and father.
Specialty interest areas: Oncology, Preventative Health, Men’s Health

Dr Tara Frommer (MBBS, FRACGP, DCH) – General Practitioner
Tara studied at the University of Sydney and worked in many hospitals including Sydney Children’s Hospital, Orange, Coffs Harbour, Westmead and Auburn. Tara has worked in Paediatrics and completed a Diploma in Child Health. Furthermore she has extensive
experience in Women’s health and family planning having completed her National Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Medicine and being trained in Im-planon and IUD insertion. Tara continues to do work in specialist family planning and emergency services.
Tara enjoys spending time with her young children, rock climbing, cycling, hiking and travelling.
Specialty interest areas: Children’s health, Women’s health, Minor procedures, Men’s Health, IUD insertion, Antenatal Care

Dr Abbir Ouban (MBBS, FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Following graduation, Dr Ouban went on to work at Liverpool Hospital in South Western Sydney, the designated major trauma centre for the region. During her time there, Dr Ouban worked in a number of different specialty areas including emergency medicine, palliative care, surgery, obstetrics and paediatrics. 
Specialty interest areas: Women’s health, Antenatal care, Paediatrics, General medicine.

Dr Matthew Thompson (MBBS, BA, Grad Dip Education) – General Practitioner Registrar
Matt completed his internship and residency at The Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital. He has undertaken hospital rotations in Psychiatry, Urology, Infectious Diseases, Emergency, Paediatrics, Rehabilitation, Cardiothoracic surgery as well as some time as resident of the vascular team. Matt’s interest in General Practice stems from his background in education, practicing primary preventative medicine, educating patients and care-givers, providing continuity of care, and enjoying the variety General practice provides. Outside of work Matt enjoys all sports, particularly cricket and Australian Rules, although in his spare time you can find him reading news articles or watching some form of sport. He likes to remain active, enjoys travel and sharing time with good friends and family. He has recently taken up Javelin and trains at the AIS during the week with a specialist coach.
Specialty interest areas: family medicine, Sports medicine, Mental Health and Men’s health. 

Dr Sharmila Sambandam (MBBS, BMedSc, FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Sharmila Sambandam completed her medical degree at the Australian National University, graduating in 2012. She has since worked at the Canberra Hospital, where she has undertaken roles in emergency medicine, psychiatric medicine, women’s health, orthopaedics, geriatrics and general surgery. Dr Sambandam joined the Ochre Medical Centre Garran team in 2019 with special interests in; women’s health, including antenatal and postnatal care, contraception advice, and menopause management; children’s health; obesity management; mental health management and care plans; chronic disease management; and preventative health, including assistance with smoking cessation and lifestyle changes. In addition, Dr Sambandam helps her patients with Workers’ Compensation Cases and also performs minor procedures. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, cooking, and spending time with her two young children.

Dr Eu Jern Tan (BMedSci (Hons), MPhil, MBBS, FRACGP) – General Practitioner
Dr Tan graduated from his medical degree (MBBS) at the Australian National University, having previously studied a Bachelor of Medical Science and attained a Masters of Philosophy. He went on to work at the Canberra Hospital, working in a number of surgical rotations as well as working for some time in critical care medicine. Following this, he decided to further train as a General Practitioner, undergoing his GP training in rural regions such as Cootamundra before going on to obtain his fellowship with the RACGP. In his spare time, Eu Jern enjoys soccer and music.
Specialty interest areas: Sports medicine, Skin cancer medicine, Minor procedures, Chronic diseases, Aged Care

2 Garran Place
Garran ACT 2605
(02) 6281 0033
(02) 6285 1491

The town of Garran was named after Sir Robert Garran, a man who made numerous contributions to higher education in Canberra. Garran is located within the Woden District of Canberra and has a population of 3,198 (Census 2011). Many streets within Garran are named after Australian Artists. Garran has three primary schools and is home to Canberra Hospital.




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