Wynter Street Medical Centre (WSMC) is a large general practice located in Taree. It was established around 80 years ago, initially at the Manning Street before it was moved to
The practice provides comprehensive general practice care and has serviced the community for decades with a longstanding team initially started by a group of doctors (some have gone) who were bound by a "handshake". Dr Chris Larkin and Dr Anthony Giordano being the longest staying Trustees, were later joined by Dr Elamir Rizk and Dr Eid Andrawes.
We strive to provide high quality healthcare and old fashioned continuity of care for all our patients,
attending to as many of the patients' needs as possible.
In addition to general medical consultations, our practice offers the following services:
Travel Medicine Advice
Approved Yellow Fever Vaccine Centre
Alcohol Breath Testing
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Chris Larkin
I am a general medical practitioner, providing a broad range of primary medical services in Taree, NSW. I grew up in Sydney, attended Sydney University medical school, graduating in 1981, trained and worked with the Prince of Wales group of hospitals for four years as a post-graduate, spent three years working in Broken Hill with the Royal Flying Doctor Service, then joined my current Taree practice in 1988.
I have a Fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practice, a Diploma in Obstetrics and a Diploma of Child Health.
Dr. Anthony Giordano
General Practitioner, Male, MBBS, FRACGP
I graduated from the University of NSW in Sydney and spent the first few years of my medical career gaining experience in various hospitals in Sydney, Newcastle and Darwin.
I have now been living and practicing medicine in General Practice for over 25 years in Taree.
General Practice is such a rewarding career. Having the opportunity to care for the health of people from the community in which I live is fabulous. From newborn infants to older and frailer members of our community and everyone in between.
Dr. Elamir Rizk
General Practitioner, Male, MBBCh FRACGP
Elamir obtained his medical degree in Egypt and is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioner.
Dr. Eid Andrawes
General Practitioner, Male,
MB ChB - FRACGP
Dr Eid Andrawes obtained his medical degree in Egypt in 1994. He migrated to Australia in 2003 and joined WSMC in 2014. Dr Andrawes always aims to provide a holistic approach when caring for his patients. He has special interest in chronic disease management and geriatric medicine, skin cancers, sports and musculoskeletal injuries, and paediatrics.
Dr. Vernon Munnings
General Practitioner, Male, BMED (Newc) Dip Obs
Vernon works part time at WSMC on Mondays and Wednesdays. He provides Aged Care Services on other days of the week.
Dr. Sara Khalid
GP Registrar, Female, MBBS
Sara was born in Pakistan and moved to Australia to be with husband in Melbourne in 2013. They moved to the Manning Valley in 2017 and now have 3 beautiful daughters. On her spare time she loves writing instagram blogs, walking at the beach and spending time with family. She worked in Manning Hospital since 2017 until Jan 2021 as an Emergency Medical Officer. Sara joined Wynter Street Medical Centre in Feb 2021 and loves working there. Sara’s Special interest is in Women’s health, Skin and Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Bahaa Yassa
General Practitioner, Male
A doctor of 23 years, Dr Yassa graduated from Medical School in Egypt in 1998. He worked as a General Practitioner in Egypt before migrating to Australia in 2010. He is working now towards achieving the fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
He is passionate in all Aspects of Medicine however has special interest in Sexual Health, Mental Health, Cardiology, Antenatal Care, Chronic disease management and Paediatrics.
GP Obstetrician, Female,
Dr Grace Maano is passionate about serving the rural and remote areas in Australia when she is not out volunteering overseas and helping in the developing countries.
With her Advanced Diplomate qualifications in Women's Health, she can provide quality antenatal and postpartum care as well as manage full range of health issues that affect women throughout their lives from contraception, to pre-pregnancy planning, infertility and sexual health issues, menopause, vulval conditions and many more.
A dedicated GP Specialist Women's Health Clinic under the WSMC banner commenced service on the 1st Nov 2021
54 Wynter Street, Taree, NSW 2430