The highly qualified and experienced team at Vincentia Bay Medical are committed to providing the highest quality best practice care and support to patients of all ages and their families. They have built a well-deserved reputation for understanding and empathy.

Dr Haider Yaqoob

General Practitioner MBBS

Dr Haider Yaqoob, has a wealth of experience working as a GP in Rural Victoria and rural NSW. Before becoming a GP, he worked in Hospitals in NSW, including Lismore Base Hospital, Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital and Nepean Hospital. He has a wealth of experience from working as a Registrar in Cardiology, Respiratory, Emergency Medicine and Geriatrics. The experience he has gained from working in such demanding specialties has given him the skills and confidence to manage his patients appropriately. Special Interest include cardiology, diabetes, paediatrics, respiratory medicine, geriatrics and emergency medicine, skin cancer and family planning.

Dr Ahmed Mahmuod

General Practitioner MBChB

Graduate from med school in 2003, the University of Kufa Eight years of general practice experience, between a private hospital and a primary health care facility. Experience in General Medicine from working as a career medical officer and senior registrar in Iraq. Also worked as a medical registrar in Belmont, The Maitland and John hunter hospital. Significant experience in acute medicine from working in emergency in Black town hospital for three years together with ICU experience in JHH . Currently working as a medical registrar in Gastroenterology. Favourite sport is jogging and cardio.

Dr Dusan Babic

General Practitioner MBBS

Dr Dusan Babic is a General practitoner, who graduated from the University of Nis, Serbia in 1989, with a Doctor of Medicine degree. In 2013, Dr Dusan successfully obtained his AMC Certificate, and began his medical profession in Australia soon after. Between May 2014 to May 2021, Dr Dusan worked as a locum medical practitioner for Radio Doctors Illawarra.  He has accumulated 17664 hours of afterhours medical experience conducting home visits for acute, non-critical cases for patients of varied demographic and cultural backgrounds across the Illawarra region.

Dr Hussein Al Abbasi

Dr Hussein Al Abbasi obtained his bachelor’s degree in general medicine and surgery, Al-Mustansiriya University, College of Medicine, Iraq in 2006.

He has been registered as a medical practitioner in Australia since 2016, and has worked between Wyong Hospital, Blacktown Mt Druitt Hospital & Central coast hospital.

Dr Hussein has had casual work as a GP in Chester Hill’s After-hours clinic and is now transitioning to a more permanent GP role at Vincentia Bay Medical.

Some of Dr Hussein’s clinical and practical procedural skills include:

  • Assessment, diagnosis, and management of medical emergencies
  • Back slabs application, skin traction application, closed manual reduction for susceptible closed fractures and dislocations.
  • Regional block, specially, Femoral block and Fascia Iliaca block (US guided)
  • Chest tube insertion Lumbar puncture
  • Bladder catheterization
  • Suturing and Wound care.
  • Insertion of Naso-Gastric tubes

Dr. Rashid Minhas

Dr. Rashid Minhas, a seasoned General Practitioner, brings over 15 years of expertise in delivering primary care and comprehensive medical assessments to patients across all age groups.

Education History:

He earned his medical degree from Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan, followed by internship and medical training at Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar. Additionally, he holds ECFMG certification from USA.

Dr. Minhas has a rich background, having worked in the Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism at Beth Israel Medical Center, NY, USA. He is trained in managing patients with endocrine disorders, with a focus on diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, and adrenal disorders. He also actively participated in ongoing research in endocrinology, particularly exploring the role of nuclear medicine in diagnosing endocrine disorders.

Furthermore, Dr. Minhas completed a Diploma Program in the management of Dyslipidaemia from Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA, further enhancing his expertise in managing lipid disorders. He is recognized internationally as a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP-Int) and holds membership with the General Medical Council (GMC), UK.

Special Skills and attributes

• Family practice professional, Preventive care expert, Patient educator, Thorough examination, Good bedside manner, Decision-making under pressure, Excellent listener, Empathetic and courteous, Inquisitive, Fast learner, Mental Health, Geriatric care, Acute and Chronic Medical Conditions

• Dr. Minhas partners with you and your entire family to provide the best possible, long-term health care. Whether you or a member of your family needs a routine check-up, treatment for minor illness or more comprehensive care, he takes the time to get to know you, your lifestyle, your health care background and your health concerns. He makes recommendations for preventive care, treat any current conditions you may have, and refer you to an appropriate specialist or other medical facility if you need specialized diagnostic tests or treatment. He coordinates your care and makes sure all of your questions and concerns are addressed.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Clinical Leadership:
  • Clinical Lead Physician responsible for maintaining Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) of all physicians, formulating Clinical Practice Guidelines for high-risk and high-volume medical conditions, Chronic Disease Management Program, Antibiotic Stewardship Program, Data Analysis, and Medical Record Audit.
  • Continuing Education and Training:
  • Telehealth Director and Coordinator Certification (THDC) from Telehealth Certification Institute,
  • Virginia, USA: Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine from HealthCert Education, Australia.
  • Smoking Cessation Training Certification from DOHA Abu Dhabi, UAE. Certification in Minor Surgical Skills, from Medical Skills Courses, London.UK.

Dr Omar Al-Alsari