The Team

Dr Felicity Minogue


Dr Felicity Minogue started the practice in 1996 and has a special interest in paediatric, maternal medicine and women’s health but is widely experienced in General Practice health care.  Felicity is Fellow of the RACGP and teaches medical students from UNSW and Notre Dame.  She also provides antenatal shared care in partnership with the Royal Hospital for Women.

Dr Caroline Hardy


Caroline brings with her wealth of experience and is a loving mother of 2 boys. Her mission is to make health a “happening” word.  Prevention and early intervention are the prime focus and she has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, men’s health, skin care and psychological wellbeing, including anxiety, depression and has obtained accreditation to practice cosmetic medicine.  She practices holistic medicine with an emphasis on lifestyle.

Dr May Tan


Dr May is a holistic GP with over 12 years of experience as a doctor in the Eastern Suburbs. Her special interest areas include dermatology, contraceptive advice, family planning and antenatal care, children’s health and neuroprotective developmental care. 

She is accredited to do Mirena and Copper IUD insertion, and Implanon insertion/removal. May is also fully competent in procedural work including minor wound repairs, lesion and cyst excisions and has done further training in skin cancer diagnosis, including a Fellowship of Skin Cancer Medicine at the Integrated Specialist Healthcare Centre (ISHC).

She has completed additional training at the Sydney Children’s Hospital and Royal Women’s Hospital and holds a Diploma in both Child Health (USyd) and Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRANZCOG).

She has completed further training in Neuroprotective Developmental Care (aka Possum care) for infants and is passionate about helping mothers with breastfeeding or sleep issues in the early months. 

Dr Sarah Brewster


Has a special interest in tropical medicine, travel medicine, women’s and child health. She completed her GP training in Darwin at the Aboriginal Medical Service and practiced medicine for 9 years in Tuvalu, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.  She is accredited to perform insertion/removal of Implanon and to practice pregnancy shared care.

Dr Ben Carison


Ben completed medical school at the University of Queensland in 2010 and worked for a number of years at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the Monash Medical Centre prior to commencing General Practice.

Ben is interested in all aspects of Medicine, with a special interest in Paediatrics, Mens Health and minor surgical procedures.

When not working he is usually looking after his 2 young children, but also enjoys surfing and running with his dog.

Vanessa Dooley – Registered Nurse

Vanessa is an experienced Registered Nurse with extensive experience in Paediatrics, has post graduate qualifications in Child and Family Health and is an Accredited Nurse Immuniser.  Vanessa runs a paediatric immunisation and well-baby clinic here at Bronte on Wednesdays.

Claire Ward – Registered Nurse

Claire is well known to the mums and babies in the community.  Claire is a Practice Nurse and Accredited Nurse Immuniser.  She has a background in Paediatrics and Intensive Care Emergency.  Claire runs a paediatric immunisation and well-baby clinic here at Bronte on Wednesdays.

Effie Myrialakis – Practice Manager 

Effie Myrialakis our Practice Manager is well known and highly respected in the local community and by our patients. She has a Diploma in Administration Management and Accounting.

Timely, friendly and accommodating, Effie will always go out of her way to provide the best possible service to all patients.