Discover our team of experienced specialists at Rockwell Medical Centre in St Leonards. With expertise in rehabilitation medicine, child and adolescent psychiatry, and rheumatology, we offer comprehensive assessment and treatment to meet your healthcare needs. Book an appointment with our specialists today.

Dr Gerard McLaren

Rehabilitation Specialist

Gerry McLaren is a senior consultant in rehabilitation medicine. He has been involved in managing some of the most complex clinical challenges in Australian society, often in remote or regional communities. For many decades he has worked with complicated diabetics, amputees, and people with complex musculoskeletal disorders. He has a thorough knowledge of foot and leg biomechanics. Gerry has also had extensive involvement with people who have neurological problems, including traumatic and acquired brain or stroke survivors.

Dr Lavina D’Silva

MBBS FRANZCP Cert Child Adol Family Psych

Dr D’Silva is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with over 20 years’ experience working in mental health services. She has worked in public inpatient and community mental health services in Australia and Ireland, as well as in private practice.

Dr D’Silva is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, specialising in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry.

Dr D’Silva offers assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, as well as other behavioural and emotional conditions.

She emphasises the importance of a holistic framework when working with children and young people, including a whole family approach, collaboration with other health professionals including GPs and allied health and drawing from current evidence-based practice.

Available Thursdays Fridays in St Leonards and currently accepting new clients

Prof. David A. Kandiah


MB,ChB (Hons), MClinEd, MPH, MHL, MBA, PhD (Medicine), MRCP(UK), FRACP, FACLM, FAMS

Diagnosis and management of complex rheumatic diseases including vasculitis, connective tissue diseases and inflammatory arthritis.

• Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australia, 1991
• Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1984
• Master of Clinical Education (UNSW), 1995
• Master of Public Health (USyd) 1997
• Master of Health Law (USyd) 2001
• Master of Business Administration (U21G) 2007
• Doctor of Philosophy (UNSW) 1999
• Membership Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom 1987
• Fellowship Academy of Medicine, Singapore 2004.

American College of Rheumatology. Royal Society of Medicine. Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Academy of Medicine Singapore. Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

University Medal Final MB,ChB (Part 2), The University of Sheffield, 1983.
The West Riding Panel Practitioners’ Prize in Clinical Medicine, The University of Sheffield, 1984.
Best Clinical Teacher, Royal Melbourne Hospital, 1990; Best Clinical Teacher, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, 1998; Excellence in Clinical Teaching, School of Medicine, Griffith University, 2008, FRACP Teaching Excellence, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, 2009.
Young Investigator Award, The St George Hospital, Sydney, 1996.
Pfizer Award, Best Scientific Presentation, ARA(NSW), 1996.
Pfizer National Rheumatology Award (ARA), 1997.
Academic Excellence, Master of Business Administration, Universitas Global 21, 2008.
Perth Convention Bureau, Conference Award, 2011.