Ochre Medical Centre Lithgow, NSW


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Improving the health of our communities.

Local Family GP Doctor

Ochre Medical Centre Lithgow

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 6.00pm
Friday: 8.30am to 5.00pm

136 Main Street
Lithgow NSW 2790

Call: (02) 6352 5685

Ochre Medical Centre Lithgow is located on Main Street between the Commonwealth Bank and St George Bank, with Hopes Pharmacy located conveniently across the road. Previously known as Lithgow Family Practice, this clinic is well established in the community and comes with a team of dedicated Doctors and staff. Ochre Medical Centre Lithgow is accepting new patients.

Hours of Operation
8.30am – 6.00pm Monday – Thursday
8.30am – 5.00pm Friday

After Hours
For after hours please call National Health Direct on 1800 222 022. If it is an emergency please call 000.

Billing Type
We are a bulk-billing practice.

Practice Manager
Ashlea Costello

Registered Nurses
Wendy Dukes

On-site services


Associate Professor John Dearin – General Practitioner (FRACGP, FACRRM, MBBS)
Dr John Dearin has worked in Lithgow since 2000 practicing  as a GP for the local community and a VMO for the hospital. He is also the Head Professor of Lithgow Clinical School providing education for Medical Students.
John won the ‘Local Legend’ Award in Lithgow for his contribution of medical practice to the area, and higher education from the Lithgow Clinical School.
Specialty Interests: General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Dr Kin Tan – General Practitioner (MBBS, FRACGP)
Kin graduated in 1989. He has worked in hospitals; Wollongong as an intern, then St Vincents and Malaysian hospital as a Medical Officer.
From 1994-2010 Kin practiced as a GP in Malaysia and then came to Lithgow in 2011.
Specialty Interests: General Medicine and Skin Care

Dr Sengordon Ramachandra – General Practitioner (MD)
Dr Ramachandra graduated in 1998 and has been practicing in the Australian medical field for more than 10 years, of which 7 years contributes to General Practice.
Sengordon speaks English, Tamil, Sinhalese and Russian.
Specialty Interests: General Medicine and Hospital Medicine

Dr Emma Trevena (BMusStudies, MBBS) – General Practitioner Registrar
After completing a Bachelor of Music Studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Dr Trevena entered postgraduate medical training at Flinders University in Adelaide, graduating in 2014 with a Doctor of Medicine. she completed her junior hospital years in Adelaide and undertook an additional senior year at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital before entering General Practice Training. Before commencing with Ochre Medical Centre Lithgow, Dr Trevena worked as a GP Registrar on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and in Westmead. Outside of her career, Emma enjoys 4wding, hiking, going to the beach, yoga, reading, playing and listening to music and chilling out with family and friends.
Specialty Interests: Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Chronic Disease, Mental Health, Indigenous Health

Dr Yen Li Lim – General Practitioner (MBBS, DCH)
Dr Lim commenced her General Practice Registrar Training in February 2016 and has worked in Blackheath before joining to Ochre Health Lithgow. She aims to complete FPAA National Certificate in Sexual & Reproductive Health for Doctors by Family Planning NSW this year. Upon completion of her medical degree, Dr Lim worked in critical care and anaesthesia in Western Sydney. She also possesses a BA (Psychology, Sociology) and Masters of Public Policy from Sydney University.
Specialty Interests: General practice, Preventative medicine & Travel medicine.

136 Main Street
Lithgow NSW 2790

(02) 6352 5685

Lithgow sits in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, on the western side of the Great Dividing Range and only 2 hours’ drive from Sydney. From here you can head further west into Country NSW or to explore local national parks.
Within minutes of the city itself, you can be walking through historic villages, visiting spectacular lookouts, sitting beside clear flowing creeks or discovering the many beautiful valleys that dominate the region.
Lithgow is best known for its industrial heritage and is also an exquisitely beautiful area boasting six national parks and rare flora and fauna.
Explore the Capertee Valley and Mudgee to the north, Jenolan Caves and Oberon to the south, Bathurst to the west and the Blue Mountains and Sydney to the east


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