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"Our team are committed to providing a nurturing experience by offering a quality, professional service"


Dr. Cecil A. Ford 

(B. SC (Med), MBChB, F.A.M.A.C)

Dr Ford was born in China, but attended school and university in South Africa. Since immigrating to Australia, has worked continuously as a General Medical Practitioner from 1979, commencing in Sydney and the Central Coast prior to opening up his own practice in Singleton. 

His passion and enthusiasm in his work as a General Practitioner has developed into a special interest in chronic pain management especially in the areas of the treatment of arthritis conditions and Musculo-Skeletal pain.

He has been practising Traditional Chinese Acupuncture for many years with great success and achievement.


Dr. Jun Zhao


Dr Jun Zhao completed her medical degree at Shanxi Medical University in China in1986 and then undertook training in Cardiology for 10 years. Since coming to Australia in 1996, she has continued to expand her cardiology training working at both the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney.


In 2003 Dr Zhao completed her PhD with special interest in Cardiovascular research at Newcastle University. Dr Zhao has worked in numerous hospitals in the Hunter New England region including James Fletcher and Morisset hospitals as a Psychiatric registrar. Dr Zhao is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and obtained fellowship with the Australian Medical Acupuncture College in 2016.


Dr Zhao is also involved with Newcastle University's medical program and provides teaching and mentorship for medical students. Dr Zhao has admitting rights at Singleton Hospital and provides after hours emergency care.


Joanne Thew 


Jo joined our team when we opened in September. She has been working in general practice since 2012, with a background in general hospital and operating theatres.


Jo is a very caring and happy nurse who exhibits a professional presence assisting the practitioners with various procedures, including minor surgery and wound care.


Away from work, Jo enjoys spending time with her growing family.


Practice Manager: Christine Wild

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Front Office Manager: Janelle Convery

Receptionist: Madison Verdi

The reception staff are happy to assist you with any enquiries.

Please treat all staff with respect and we will respond with the same courtesy.


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