The dedicated GPs at Aya Medical Centre are highly qualified and experienced in delivering care for the whole family. Our team will make sure you and your loved ones receive the best possible care, both for specific health concerns and your general wellbeing.

Dr Basel Ayoub

Dr Basel Ayoub is a medical practitioner who specialises in family medicine. His passion is to always grow and have a positive change to general practice in Australia. Dr Basel is known for strong focus on patient’s health outcomes. He obtained his medical degree (MD) from Czech Republic, specialising in ophthalmology and facial
traumas, then moved to New Zealand and Australia to obtain further qualifications in toxicology and emergency medicine. This has enriched his experience to further specialise in family medicine to obtain the FRACGP in 2008. Dr Basel worked in both rural and metropolitan areas in both Victoria and NSW. During this period, he became the main liaison officer for Aboriginal health through Marumali health for the south western areas in Sydney between 2010 and 2015. Then became the director of clinical services in both AYA Family Healthcare and Vincentia Bay Medical clinics from 2015 till current date. He is currently a supervisor with GP Synergy and a senior examiner for the FRACGP clinical exams in Sydney, NSW. Dr Basel’s journey and passion for general practice is never ending and always looking for new endeavours to further enrich his clinical experience and help junior doctors to achieve their goals.

Dr Ahmed Ali

Dr Ahmed is a skilled general practitioner who completed his internship in General Medicine and Paediatrics in 2002. Dr Ahmed also has acquired skills in minor procedures and surgery such as implanon insertion and removal, skin biopsies and excisions of skin cancers. Dr Ahmed worked in various rural locations across Australia including Queensland and Victoria before settling in Sydney NSW where he currently resides.

Dr Kenan Ismail

Dr Ziadoon Ali

Hi, I’m Dr Ziadoon. You can call me ‘Z’, I studied medicine at the University of Baghdad in Iraq and graduated in 2012. I practiced medicine there until 2017 when I had the chance to come over to Australia.

I was always passionate about forming lasting relationships with patients and their families and discussing everyday ailments, I have a special interest in Medicine, child health and Geriatrics.

My hobbies include reading, volunteer work, hiking, jogging and hopefully swimming!

Dr Salwa Kirkukli

Dr Salwa Kirkukli is passionate about being a family doctor and educating and supporting her patients – in particular those disadvantaged because of their language. She is fluent in Arabic and Turkish as well as English. Dr. Salwa Kirkuli has been a GP since 2012. She started her advanced registrar training at Carnes Hill in 2011 and stayed there until 2017. Before that she was rotating every six months, including in rural areas. Dr. Salwa Kirkuli enjoys family practice. She is a GP who in passionate about building a relationship with her patients and their family and deal with them as a whole package. That includes knowing how their social life, finances and psychological state impacts their health. Her interests include: paediatric, youth, geriatric care and mental health.

Dr Tashnim Harun

My name is Tashnim. I was born in Bangladesh and moved to Australia with my parents at 5 years of age. I completed my schooling in Sydney and attended university at Newcastle University, graduating with a medical degree in 2012. I have some extra training in child health. In my free time, I enjoy reading and traveling to new places.

Dr Zia Haque

I am an AMC graduate and got my RACGP fellowship last year. I have a special interest in diabetes and skin cancer. I have done hundreds of skin cancer procedure including punch biopsy, shave biopsy , excisional biopsy and skin graft in last 6 years of my general practice . I have quite a bit of experience about dermatoscopy of skin lesion. I am currently working on a higher post graduate degree in diabetes. I have quite a bit of experience in giving joint injections including shoulder , ankle , foot and knee. I will joining RACGP examiner panel soon Insha Allah. I have done hundreds of work cover and dealt many complex work cover cases in the last few years . I feel very comfortable doing pre- employment medical and heath check. Hope this is enough, thanks once again.

Dr Saleh Kashba
MBChB, PhD (Neurosurgery)

Dr Kashba received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Garyounis University (Libya) in 2006. He then enrolled in the neurosurgical training program. In 2009 he was awarded a scholarship to complete his PhD and postgraduate training in neurosurgery in Australia.

He is also a part time neurosurgical fellow with Dr Darweesh Alkhwaja at Norwest and Nepean Hospitals, as well as a clinical supervisor for medical students of both Sydney and Western Sydney Universities. Dr Kashba moved into part-time general practice, working in Sydney, Lithgow, and currently Bathurst.

Specialty interest areas:

  • Back pain, headaches and Neurological conditions
  • Skin cancers, minor surgeries and circumcision
  • Mental health diseases
  • Chronic disease including asthma, diabetes and hypertension
  • Family planning, contraception and pregnancy
  • Pediatric medicine
  • Work related injuries


Aya’s team of specialists provide a range of specialist services.
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Dr Irfan Aziz

Dr Aziz specialises in diabetes, thyroid problems, hormone problems and other endocrine related conditions.


Dr Darweesh Al-Khawaja

Dr Al-Khawaja is a trained neurosurgeon and has experience with brain and spine-related conditions and procedures.

General Surgeon

Dr Jamal Merei

MBChB , FRCA (GLAG) , MD (Melb Uni) , FRACS
Dr Merei specialises in laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery, including gall bladder surgery, bowel cancers, gastroscopies and colonoscopies, abdominal wall and groin hernias.

Sleep Physician

Dr Qaiser Naizi

Dr Naizi is an adult respiratory and sleep physician experienced in the management of sleep disorders and respiratory failure including asthma, allergies and chronic coughs.


Dr Muhammad Imran

Dr Imran is a general cardiologist who has achieved multiple national and international awards for his novel research work in cardiology.

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