Dr Sophie Bernard 

MBBS (Syd), FRACGP, Masters of Paediatrics (UNSW). 

Sophie is our principal doctor and has been at the practice for more than 30 years. Sophie takes a special interest in ongoing care of chronic diseases as well as mental health and care of the whole family. Please note that Sophie no longer sees new patients.

Dr Nigel Woodhead 

MBBS (Syd, Hons), FRACGP, Dip Paediatrics.

Nigel has been with the practice since 2007. He is our only male doctor and takes a special interest in children and men's health.

Dr Megan Ulrick

MBBS (Syd, Hons) FRACGP, Dip Child Health.

Megan has been at our practice since 2001 and takes a special interest in children's and women's health. She is registered in shared antenatal care. 

Please note that Megan does not take new patients.

Dr Silvia Fragiacomo 

MBBS (Syd), Dip Paediatrics​.

Silvia is our fabulous Italian speaking doctor. She is just completing her time as a registrar. Silvia is registered for antenatal shared care with Canterbury hospital and RPA. 

Dr Eva Blazek

MBBS (UNSW), FRACGP. 

Eva has 25 years of experience in general practice and has been with the practice since 2011. She takes a special interest in menopause, antenatal care and children's health. Eva is registered in antenatal shared care with Canterbury hospital and RPA.

Dr Melissa Tanner 

MBBS (Newcastle), FRACGP.

Melissa has been with the practice since 2013. She takes a special interest in antenatal care, mental health and health of the whole family. She is registered for antenatal shared care with Canterbury and RPA.

Dr Angela Rassi 

MBBS (Syd, Hons), FRACGP, Dip Child Health, Breastfeeding specialist.

Angela has been with us since 2016 and takes a special interest in antenatal care, breastfeeding and mental health. Angela is also registered in antenatal shared care with Canterbury hospital and RPA. 

Dr Kate Watson

MBBS (Hons 1, UNSW), Dip Child Health, FRACGP 

Kate is the newest addition to our team. Kate takes particular interest in women's and children's health as well as dermatology and mental health. 

Kate is registered in antenatal shared care with RPA and Canterbury hospitals. 

Dr Alisha Dorrigan

MBBS (Monash) 

Alisha takes a special interest in women's health, mental health and children's health.

Alisha is registered in antenatal shared care with Canterbury hospital and RPA. 

Dr Alisha is currently on maternity leave and we look forward to welcoming her back in January 2021.

Adele Di Manno 

Practice Manager

Adele has been the practice manage at First Avenue for over 10 years. Adele is responsible for coordinating quality improvement and efficiency of the practice as a whole.