A Specialist General Practitioner holds both a primary medical degree (MBBS) and a General Practice specialist degree (FRACGP), reflecting a minimum of ten years of comprehensive medical training. With additional training in various areas to address specific healthcare needs, ongoing continuing education ensures they stay abreast of the latest medical advancements.
Dr. Lawrence Chan is a dedicated General Practitioner who prioritises the holistic and comprehensive care of his patients. He firmly believes in establishing enduring relationships as a cornerstone of effective healthcare coordination. Dr. Chan takes pleasure in treating patients of all ages, accompanying them through various life stages with genuine care.
As a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and an accredited practitioner with The Royal North Shore Hospital Antenatal Shared Care program, Dr. Chan is committed to maintaining high standards in general practice. His passion for quality care is evident in his role as a clinical supervisor for Macquarie University medical students.
Graduating with First Class Honours in Medicine from the University of New South Wales, Dr. Chan has garnered extensive experience in hospitals and GP practices across Sydney and rural NSW. His commitment to global health is highlighted by his voluntary service as one of two doctors in a rural Ugandan hospital for six months.
Dr. Chan's medical interests span various areas, including paediatrics, mental health, and travel medicine.
Outside of his professional commitments, he finds joy in chasing after his three children, engaging in football, exploring the depths through scuba diving, and embarking on exciting travel adventures.
Fluent in both English and Cantonese, Dr. Chan ensures effective communication with a diverse range of patients.
Does Northbridge Medical Practice take walk-ins?Generally, the practice does not take walk-in appointments Monday - Friday. However, clinic hours on Saturday from 8am-11am are reserved for walk-in appointments only.
Are Doctors available for home visits?If you are too unwell to come into the surgery yet need to be seen by a doctor, a home visit may be arranged for those residing in the Northbridge area. If you are out of the area or need a doctor out of our clinic hours, please contact the after hours doctor service 13 Sick on 13 74 25.
English is not my first language, can Northbridge Medical Practice help me?Northbridge Medical Practice has a variety of doctors and staff who are multilingual. Languages include – English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Greek and Japanese.
Where can I offer my feedback?If you ever have a question, praise or complaint regarding the practices privacy handling please feel free to express your thoughts to the practice manager and they will prioritise fixing any issue that may arise or provide you with any requested information you may like in regards to the practice's policies and procedures. Patients can also leave a Google review or follow on Instagram @northbridgemedicalpractice
I have an urgent medical question, can I call to speak to a doctor?As Doctors are usually with patients your call may not be taken immediately however, please advise reception if your call is in regards to urgent matters. If you have an emergency, please call 000 now. If you have a routine medical question, please make an appointment by booking online or calling reception on (02) 8962 9400