Meet The Friendly Team Here At Carlingford & Epping

The doctors at the Carlingford Epping Surgery have a variety of special interests. We pride ourselves on providing excellent medical care to our patients. Below is a list of doctors and staff currently practicing at our Carlingford and Epping sites.


Dr. Michael Serafim

This Carlingford Epping Surgery is the first practice I have worked in since leaving University. I have always enjoyed the challenge of taking care of my patients and the responsibility that involves.

I have interests in all human ailments but particularly paediatrics, geriatrics, lung conditions, wounds, skin pathology, women’s health, mens health, and mental health issues.

Dr. Colin Gunter

I have worked in the area for over 30 years and enjoy the diversity & challenges that General Practice brings. My particular interests are medical education and teaching students and registrars also Paediatrics and antenatal shared care with Ryde and Hornsby Hospitals. Outside of medicine I enjoy family life, music and classic cars.

Dr. Sue Beutum

I completed GP training in 1985, then received the AMAC prise for academic excellence in Acupuncture in 1997. Enjoying every aspect of Western General Practice, I use acupuncture as an adjunct for many conditions including musculoskieletal problems.

Dr. Michael Moor

I have been with this practice for over 30 years. I have an interest in aged care and orthopaedics. When not working I enjoy my garden and travelling. I have recently discovered the enjoyment of cruising.

Dr. David Boyce

I identify as a middle-aged, male General Practitioner.I have spent some time as a Rehab Registrar in the nineties and maintain a sneaking regard for rehab as a results of this I have been fascinated with World War 11 fighter aircraft since the age of 9, I enjoy playing with computers and synthesisers at home and own a psychotic kitten called Scout.

Dr. Barbara Zochowski

I have been with the practice for over 15 years. My special interests are in Paediatrics, Geriatric Medicine and Womens Health. Outside of work I love travelling and cooking for family and friends.

Dr. Ann Walz

I am a Fellow of the RACGP and a graduate of the University of Sydney. Prior to working at the Practice I have worked at various practices, including the Blue Mountains, Eastern Suburbs and Western Sydney. I am interested in paediatrics and women health. I also enjoy walking and playing lots of netball.

Dr. David Bairamian

I am a GP registrar and graduated from Western Sydney University. I enjoy all aspects of general practice and preventative health care. Before general practice I worked across critical care including anaesthetics, intensive care and emergency. I also have an interest in medical technology and have published research on applications of virtual reality in neurosurgery. Outside of medicine I also enjoy computer programming and Kyokushin karate.


Dr. Swati Dharmaraj

I am a GP registrar and medical graduate from the Australian National University. I enjoy all aspects of General Practice with special interest in women’s health and preventative medicine. Outside of work, I enjoy nature, cooking, travel and music.


Erika Hung – Dietician

Erika is a qualified Accredited Practicing Dietitian who is passionate about empowering her patients to make their health goals a reality. She is dedicated to working with her patients, taking the time to understand their individual lifestyles and creating small achievable health behaviour changes that they can sustain lifelong.


Dr Praka Sundaralingam

MBBS, MMed (Clin Epi), FRACP

Dr Praka Sundaralingam completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of NSW and went on to complete a masters in medicine in clinical epidemiology at the University of Sydney. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Dr Sundaralingam brings a high level of expertise in pancreato-biliary disease as well as general gastroenterology skills to Port Macquarie Gastroenterology.


Cathy Yu – Psychologist

Cathy is an empathic therapist with a vision to empower and support her clients to live a fulfilled life. She has a passion in stress management and adjustment issues at different stages of life.
Cathy is a Member of the APS (Australian Psychological Society). She can provide services under Medicare, NDIS and WorkCover (SIRA).


Naim Bireroglu – Podiatrist

Naim has completed a Bachelor of Health Science/Mastering in Podiatric Medicine from the University of Western Sydney. His experience covers all scopes of podiatric care including bio-mechanical, chronic disease, pediatric and general podiatry. He has worked in many different settings including mobile podiatry, high risk in public hospital setting both local and internationally as well as having extensive private practice podiatry experience. His love of sports (including basketball and power-lifting amongst many other sports) has also fueled his interest in sports bio-mechanics in which is his most experienced scope of practice.
Special Interests – Sports biomechanics and Chronic Disease Management
Personal Interests – Outside of work, Naim enjoys playing basketball, powerlifting and traveling


Florentia Bishop and Nhi Nguyen

Passionate and skilled Registered Nurses.


Staff Members:

Siya Sunder

Practice Manager for Carlingford and Epping

Ruth Kwok, Gillian Gennari, Joanne Gardner, Olivia Cranwell, Kathy Lung, Anna Stephens

Reception Staff for Carlingford and Epping