The team at Sonic HealthPlus Darwin is made up of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and administrative support staff. By working together, and enjoying what we do, we’re able to deliver a consistent high-quality health care service, with a friendly local smile.
Many of our team members have been working together since we first opened in 2005, back at Cavenagh Street. Since then, we’ve welcomed some great, local and international talent.
Dr Farzana Hoq obtained her medical degree in Bangladesh back in 2001. She moved to Adelaide in 2003 with her husband and son, training in Flinders Medical Centre for 2 years before relocating to Alice Springs to work in the Alice Springs hospital for a year. She worked for 7 years in various GP practices obtaining her FRACGP in 2013 under NTGPE. Later in 2013, she moved to Darwin working in various practices before joining Sonic HealthPlus in 2015.
She has a keen interest in indigenous, women's, children's health, and also in chronic disease management.
Farzana loves travelling, reading and spending time with family.
Dr Shane Tully studied medicine in University College Dublin (UCD), graduating in 2009. He previously attained a degree in Pharmacy from Trinity College Dublin. He became a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners in 2014 after completing four years of post-graduate training in General Practice in UCD. He is currently a Fellow of the Australian College of General Practitioners and has worked in Australia since 2017.
Dr Tully has a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and is currently studying for his Diploma in Child Health. Dr. Tully is registered with the Department of Health for Disability Medical Assessments and also has extensive experience in dealing with Worker’s Compensation claims.
Originally hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Scott came to Darwin and Sonic HealthPlus in 2012. Forming a close-knit team and overseeing many of the interesting changes in Darwin and the greater healthcare environment.
Scott has overseen management of all areas of the clinic with a particularly strong background in Occupational Healthcare and results management. He is committed to providing excellent customer service and always available for feedback.
Maria Eito is the longest serving member of staff. Maria worked in Spain and the United Kingdom and is very popular with patients and staff alike. She has particular expertise in foreign travel advice and vaccinations, chronic disease management and wound dressing. Maria arranges follow-up and recall systems including recall for abnormal test results.
Our frontline team are here to help with anything you may need. Dedicated administrators of general practice and occupational healthcare, they will be able to assist with queries you have or point you in the right direction. Our administrators work closely with clinical staff to ensure the smooth running of all aspects in the clinic.
Sonic HealthPlus Darwin specialises in provision of wide-variety of employment medical assessments. Our AS/NZS 4308:2008 accredited drug and alcohol screeners also assist the doctors with audiometry testing, spirometry testing, pathology collection and also performing of ECGs when required.