Our Doctors

Dr Litsa Zavras MBBS

Dr Litsa Zavras graduated from University of Sydney in 1980 with Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). Dr Zavras is an Antenatal Shared Care provider. She speaks Greek and English fluently.

Dr Naziha Chowdhury

Dr Naziha Chowdhury graduated from Western Sydney University in 2017 and obtained her Fellowship of General Practice in 2022. She undertook her postgraduate training in Concord / Canterbury Hospitals during which time she completed Sydney Child Health Program with Westmead Hospital. She has experience working in medical centres across Sydney and is interested in all aspects of General Medicine.

Dr Elaine Hoang MBBS(Syd) FRACGP

Dr Elaine Hoang graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997. After working in Wollongong Hospital and Bankstown-Lidcombe hospital for a time, she joined the team here at Botany Medical Centre in 2002.

Her special areas of interest are women’s health, minor surgical procedure, chronic disease management, skin conditions and skin health.

In her spare time, Dr Elaine Hoang volunteers with the Rotary Club and The Vietnam Health Association, as well as enjoying music and travel.

Dr Nan Gu MBBS

Dr Nan Gu graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(MBBS). While working here at Botany Medical Centre, Dr Gu has used her knowledge and skills to tailor her patients healthcare for a better health outcome. She has many years experience as a General Practitioner and Botany Medical Centre looks forward to continuing the ongoing relationship with her! Dr Gu speaks English and Chinese fluently.

Dr Stamatios Ktenas MBBS FRACGP

Dr Stamatios Ktenas is a graduate of the University of New South Wales and has been a doctor for 30 years. He obtained his fellowship in the RACGP (FRACGP) in 1998. He has extensive experience in General Practice and has been working full time in the field since 1996.


Dr Dzu Nguyen graduated from the University of Sydney in 1991. He has previously worked in Lidcombe-Bankstown Hospital, as well as working in country NSW in the rural area on Coonabarabran and on the Central Coast before founding Botany Medical Centre in 1995.

Dr Nguyen has extensive experience in General Practice though he has special interests in rural medicine, chronic disease management and health, men’s health and sports medicine.

Dr Haresh Vyas MBBS FRACGP MD Dip. Child Health

Dr Haresh Vyas has been practicing medicine for over 40 years, including over 20 years in Sydney. He has obtained a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Diploma of Child Health (DCH). He undertook further training at the Royal North Shore, St George and Liverpool Hospitals. He was a Paediatric Registrar at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and completed a Diploma of Paediatrics. He obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in 2007.

He has a Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine from the University of Queensland and a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health from Family Planning NSW. He has also completed extra training in mental health.

Dr Vyas enjoys all aspects of general practice, and his wide ranging interests include children’s health, chronic disease management (e.g. asthma, diabetes), mental health, dermatology and sexual health.

He is fluent in Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi. In his spare time, Dr Vyas enjoys spending quality time with his family, listening to music, following the cricket.

Dr Andre Brody FRACGP

Andre graduated in South Africa in 1992 with a medical degree from The University of Pretoria.
Post graduation he left South Africa to work in Namibia and Canada for 2 years, gaining experience from the broad range that rural medicine had to offer.

He thrived in rural medicine and the diversity it offered and being the first level of patient contact in a primary health setup, it was a challenge he thoroughly enjoyed

This lead him to do locums in rural South-East Queensland for 2 years before taking up the full time position of medical superintendent at the Charleville Base hospital in Queensland from 1998 till 2005 During that time he passed the RACGP exam and obtained his fellowship to the College of General Practitioners as well as he became an Australian citizen.

He was exposed to the whole spectrum that rural medicine had to offer and became an integral part of the outback community getting involved in fund raising and charitable work. He had a close working relationship with the RFDS who was also based in town.

His interests include paediatrics, women’s and men’s health, chronic disease management, geriatric medicine and mental health.

He moved to Botany in 2008 and has been employed as a full time private practitioner in this bay side community ever since then

He enjoys being involved in the continuing care of his patient and feels rewarded when offered
the opportunity to assist his patients in a variety of circumstances that life might bring up.

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