In order to keep our vulnerable patients, independent doctors, nurses and staff safe, we kindly ask you to make a telehealth appointment online rather than coming directly into the medical centre if you are:

• Feeling unwell with a fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms which could be due to COVID-19.

• within 7 days of testing positive to COVID-19 or continue to have symptoms after a positive test

•  Self-isolating.

• A close contact of someone with COVID-19.

• In quarantine.

• Experiencing a severe medical emergency.

If you’re experiencing a severe medical emergency or severe COVID-19 symptoms, please call  000  immediately and advise the operator if you’re in self-isolation because of COVID-19.

Please be aware that you will be required to wear a mask when attending our centre to protect those at particular risk of COVID-19.

Dr Kavita T. Krishnan

Dr Kavita T. Krishnan

MBBS, BChAO, FRACGP, Dip Paeds (SCH/UNSW), BArts

General Practitioner

Dr Kavita T. Krishnan

MBBS, BChAO, FRACGP, Dip Paeds (SCH/UNSW), BArts

General Practitioner

Dr Kavita has been a doctor for 15+ years. She loves all facets of medicine but has a specialised interest in children and women’s health. Before becoming a GP, she worked for 6 years in Paediatrics at the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network including Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) at the RHW. She has also completed a Diploma of Child Health with UNSW.

Dr Kavita is also a Lactation Consultant and member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. She is experienced in the model of Neuroprotective Developmental Care and is a Possums NDC Practitioner. She is also certified in the Thompson Breastfeeding method. She is passionate about improving breastfeeding support and education. She is a Shared Antenatal Care provider with RPA, RHW, Concord, Canterbury and RNSH.

Dr Kavita has over 10 years’ experience in assessment and management of tongue tie (Ankyloglossia) from her time on the post-natal wards at RHW Randwick and in the community.

She also provides free evidence-based information about breastfeeding on www.letstalkbreastfeeding.com as well as Instagram - @breastfeedingwithdrkavita

She loves helping parents navigate the labyrinth of Infant medicine in those first 2 years.

Outside of medicine, she has a strong interest in the nature, martial arts and social justice.

Special interests

  • General Medicine
  • Antenatal Health
  • Maternal Health
  • Paediatrics

Languages

  • English
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Bulk Billing

available for eligible patients

Out of pocket fee - standard consult*

Ordinary Hours After Hours
Kids under 16 Bulk-billed Bulk-billed
DVA Gold card holders Bulk-billed Bulk-billed
Pensioner concession card holders Bulk-billed Bulk-billed
Healthcare card holders Bulk-billed Bulk-billed
All other patients - face to face, & Walk-ins (with a valid Medicare Card) $50.51 $50.51
Telehealth (with a valid Medicare Card) $50.51 $50.51

* All patients (who are not bulk-billed) are required to pay the full fee upfront. The Medicare rebate can be claimed at the time of payment.

Ordinary Hours

Monday - Friday 8am -8pm, Saturday 8am - 1pm


After Hours

Monday - Friday 7am - 8am & Saturday 1pm - 8pm Sunday 8am - 8pm & Public Holidays 8am - 6pm



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