Dr Ghada Abd Elbaky is a consultant psychiatrist at Northside Macarthur Consulting
Suites. As a specialist in adult psychiatry, Ghada has experience in both inpatient consultation
liaison and community settings. She has worked in metropolitan and, rural and remote locations.
Ghada has fellowship from the Institute of Psychiatry NSW in Eating Disorders and she became
a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2014. Ghada’s focus
is on treating adults with a special interest in women’s health (perinatal and eating disorders).
Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Perinatal
Northside Macarthur Clinic, Northside Group
Dr Rahul Subramanian Bharadwaj is a consulting Psychiatrist with 12 years’ experience in both an Indian and Australian setting. Although his area of clinical interest is with mood disorders and personality disorders within the 14-25 year old age group, he has extensive experience in adult psychiatry as well. He has ongoing teaching and research commitments; and is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer with the Universities of Western Sydney and New South Wales and has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications.
Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Mood Disorders, Psychiatry - Personality Disorders
Northside Group, Northside Macarthur Clinic
Dr Yajuvendra Bisht is an experienced doctor currently working as a consultant
psychiatrist at Northside Macarthur Clinic. His preferred approach is a combination of the latest
evidence-based treatment; a strong focus on patient education; and improvement in quality of
life through multimodal intervention, comprising of both pharmacology and psychotherapy. Yaj
is committed to, and experienced in, working collaboratively with GPs. His areas of interest are:
Psychosis Disorders, Mood Disorders and Anxiety.
Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Anxiety Disorders
Dr Mark Cross is a Psychiatrist specialising in general adult psychiatry
with a special interest in sexuality and identity issues, youth mental
health, complex trauma, PTSD, bipolar, as well as mental health in the
workplace. Dr Cross has a background of medical training in South
Africa and Specialist Training and consultant work in England and in
Australia, specialising in adult general psychiatry. He has worked in
Psychiatry for 25 years is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW as well as acting
conjoint lecturer at UWS.
Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Adult (General)
Northside Macarthur Clinic, Northside Group, Northside Cremorne Clinic
Dr Idris provides assessment and treatment services for adults for a range of psychiatric conditions. These include, but are not limited to, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Personality disorders and Psychotic disorders. She has a special interest in working with women and trauma patients.
Patients are seen both as inpatients at Northside Macarthur Clinic and on an outpatient basis, as needed.
Assessment and treatment services for anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic illness, personality disorders both as an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Dr Mukesh Prabhuswamy is a Senior Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who will
consult from Northside Macarthur Suites. Mukesh has over 13 years of experience as a Child and
Adolescent Psychiatrist both overseas and in Australia doing clinical work, research and teaching.
His areas of interest include school related mental health with specific focus on school refusal and
depression, anxiety disorders, gender dysphoria, developmental disorders including autism and
Paediatric psychopharmacology. He regularly reviews articles for international journals and is also
one of the Review Editors for the Frontiers in Child and Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry.
Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent
Dr Angelo Virgona has been a psychiatrist since 1990. For 10 years he held senior clinical
director appointments with NSW Health in rural and metropolitan services, and at Healthscope’s
private psychiatric unit in Campbelltown. He has been Medical Superintendent at Northside
Macarthur since it opened in October 2013. He has served on numerous clinical and policy committees at Area and Departmental level.
Dr Virgona has been instrumental in the establishment of early psychosis services and youth mental health services (Headspace) in Campbelltown.
His current interests are in the management of personality disorders in private practice setting
and forensic psychiatry (member of the RANZCP Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry).