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Dr Niv Chellappah

Dr Niv Chellappah has recently joined Smartclinics Clayfield in 2019.

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Dr Niv Chellappah has recently joined Smartclinics Clayfield in 2019.

Dr Chellappah graduated from medical school at the University of New South Wales in 2012. She did her pre-vocational training at the busy Westmead Hospital in Sydney and started her General Practice training thereafter. Dr Chellappah has been a Fellow of the The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since February 2017.

Since then she has relocated further north, initially to the Gold Coast and then to Brisbane, in search of warmer climates. Dr Chellappah has worked in several general practices including the Women and Children’s Clinic at her previous practice. She has also completed the Diploma of Child Health.

Dr Chellappah is interested in all aspects of General Practice with particular interests in women and children’s health, dermatology, mental health, weight management and providing evidence- based treatment. She has also trained in the insertion and removal of Implanon NXT.

Dr Chellappah takes great pride in her work of helping patients with their health needs in a collaborative manner. She understands the duty of care that GPs have towards their patients and always seeks to maintain positive, respectful relationships. Dr Chellappah is looking forward to meeting new patients.

Outisde of work, Dr Chellappah is happily married. She values the importance of maintaining a healthy body and mind and enjoys yoga, pilates and meditation.

Special interests

  • Antenatal care and post-natal care of mother and baby
  • Asthma care
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Children's health (paediatrics)
  • Chronic disease management
  • Depression & anxiety (mental health)
  • Diabetes care
  • General Practice
  • Implanon Insertion/Removal
  • Nutrition & weight management
  • Pre-employment medicals
  • Preventative medicine/health checks
  • Preventive medicine
  • Sexual health
  • Travel health & vaccinations
  • Women's health including reproductive health

Languages

  • English

Qualifications

  • DCH.
  • FRACGP
  • MBBS