Dr Ravi Stephen – Practice Principal & Owner



I believe every opportunity to help someone is a gift and feel blessed to be in a position to impact lives. I am excited about building on 20 years of experience with special interest in skin cancer surgery, orthopaedics, women’s health, men’s health, aged care and mental health.


  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners, Australia
  • Diploma in Child Health, Australia
  • Master of Surgery (Orthopaedics), University of Sydney, NSW Australia
  • John Loewenthal Clinical Research Medal, University of Sydney, NSW Australia
  • Family Planning Alliance Australia (FPAA) National Certificate in Sexual & Reproductive Health, Australia
  • Certificate in Managing Depression in Primary Care, Sydney University, NSW Australia
  • Member of the Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners
  • Member of the John Loewenthal Clinical Research Society, Sydney University
  • Member of the Australian Medical Association/ASMOF, NSW Australia
  • Past Member of the Australian Orthopedic Association, Australia
  • Past Member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia
  • Past Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

Dr Ehsan Mozafari

FRACGP, MD, Dip (Epidemiology)


I am excited to build on my 10 years of experience and comprehensive approach to patient care. I moved from Iran and qualified as a GP in Newcastle.

I believe it’s a privilege to help a person in a time of need. The relationship is built on trust and respect is priceless. I feel grateful for the opportunity to share my energy and enthusiasm in promoting a positive healthy lifestyle.

Dr Chamila Kulasekara



It’s a privilege to welcome Dr Chamila into our family circle.

Her 24 yrs of experience as a medical practitioner coupled with the passion, enthusiasm and energy to make a positive impact on her patient’s wellbeing is priceless.

She has been working in Newcastle for the last 14 years and looking forward to helping you through any challenges.

Dr Nicole Callen

FRACGP, B Med, BA Psych Hons


Dr Nicole Callen is a home grown general practitioner with more than a decade of experience providing valuable service to our community.

Nicole completed her Bachelor of Medicine with a distinction and a Bachelor of Psychology with honours at University of Newcastle. Following her fellowship Nicole provided a valuable service in Cardiff.

Nicole is an exceptional General Practitioner with special interest in women’s health menopause and mental heath .

The commitment coupled with the extensive knowledge will be an asset in helping you overcome your challenges.

Dr Irosh Fernando

MBBS, MD(Psychiatry), FRANZCP, MPhil, MBiostat,PhD.
Fellow of the Royal Australian, New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle.


It’s a privilege to welcome Dr Irosh Fernando Consultant Psychiatrist to Family Circle Medical Practice.

Dr Fernando has contributed significantly to the Newcastle community mental health services. He has worked tirelessly in Hunter New England Area Health and James Fletcher Hospital, Newcastle.

He is also a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle. Dr Irosh Fernando is actively involved in research and affiliated with Hunter Medical Research Institute. He also holds a PhD from the University of Newcastle and Master of Biostatistics from the University of Sydney.

Mental illness plagues us all at some stage of our lives. His empathetic approach augmented with the years of experience in helping individuals at their darkest moments regain control of their lives will be an asset to our patients. Dr Fernando accepts patients from the age of 12 years with a referral from your respective GP.

Dr Kumba Moseray

MBBs, DipChildHealth, FRACGP


We’re thrilled to introduce Dr. Kumba Moseray, a highly experienced General Practitioner dedicated to serving the Newcastle community for over a decade.

Dr. Moseray holds a remarkable commitment to Women’s health, paediatrics and mental health. She is excited to offer compassionate care and expertise in these areas.

Join us in benefiting from Dr. Moseray’s wealth of experience and unwavering dedication to patient care.

Dr Zarlina Darus-Mustapha 



Meet Dr. Lina a highly experienced General Practitioner with special interest in pain management and holistic treatment.

Dr Lina will make it her mission to help you navigate through all your challenges and be your champion for a better quality of life.

Dr Lina’s books are open.

Please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Dr Riarne Shun

BMed, DipChildHealth, FRACGP


It’s a privilege to welcome Dr Riarne to our circle who has years of experience and a loyal following due to her compassionate and calm approach to patient care.

Dr. Riarne will be consulting at our family practice from January 2024 with special interest in paediatrics, preventive health and mental health.

Nick Miller



Nick an experienced podiatrist successfully completed the Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University, Victoria in 2016.  Since then Nick has gained significant experience while working at the High Risk Foot Clinic at John Hunter Hospital and Wollongong Hospital dealing with patients with diabetes and peripheral vascular disease.

We believe mobility is one of the cornerstones of independence. Nick takes pride in attending to all foot and ankle dysfunction. Nick is accustomed to providing a comprehensive state of the art service and providing a detailed report back to the GP.

Nick accepts Enhanced Primary Care Plan (EPC) referrals under a GP Management Plan (GPMP) arranged by your respective GP. This allows you to visit the podiatrist upto 5 times a calendar year with no out of pocket costs.

Simeon Evans

Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


It is a pleasure to welcome Simeon Evans an exceptional mental health nurse practitioner with over 20 years of experience to our family.

Simeon is currently working at the Calvery Matar Hospital as an Emergency Mental Health Nurse Practitioner since 2017 assisting our community in their darkest moments. Simeon deals with patient aged 13 years and older struggling with mental health.

Simeon is well versed in dealing with Anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, compulsive disorders, adjustment disorders, alcohol & drug dependence, substance abuse, grief, PTSD, eating disorders and personality disorders. He will provide insight and counselling coupled with initiating appropriate medication when indicated. He also conducts detailed assessment for ADHD in adolescents and adults to provide clarity in diagnosis and management.

You are able to seek treatment from Simeon directly without a referral. He also accepts Enhanced Primary Care Plan (EPC) referrals under a GP Management Plan (GPMP) arranged by your respective GP. This allows you to visit the Simeon upto 5 times a calendar year.


  • Masters Program: Biological Considerations in Mental Health and Mental Illness for Advanced Practice
  • Assessment for Advanced Practice Mental Health Nurses
  • Psychopharmacology for Advanced Practice Mental Health Nurses, University of Western Sydney
  • Master of Nursing (research), First class honours. Auckland University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science: Mental Health Nursing
  • Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing (Mental Health), University of Plymouth, UK

Sharmalee Stephen

Business Manager / Practice Owner

Jessica Newby

Registered Nurse

Laura Hunt

Registered Nurse


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We look forward to helping you.