Dr. Danielle Stewart
Principal Doctor.

Functional Medicine & Integrative GP 



Dr Stewart set up Northside Health NT in 2015 in response to the ever growing patient need for an Integrative and Functional Medical "home" surrounded by high quality practitioners.

Dr Stewart started her nutritional medicine training in 1998 and since then has been trained by a range of medical organisations such as BioBalance, MINDD, ACNEM & The Kresser Institute. Her main focus is to help people solve often longstanding health problems by finding the underlying cause. She believes quality time spent with each person can be radically life changing when they are able to rediscover wellness and vitality.


Dr Theo Likos

Functional & Integrative GP

& Skin Doctor

Northside welcomes Dr Theo!

(BMBS, Member of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia)

As a highly experienced integrative doctor, Dr Theo's special interests include:

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CFS/ME, Fibromyalgia,

Memory Problems/Alzheimer’s Disease, 

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement,

Thyroid Hormone Balancing- using conventional and natural therapies.  

Biochemical rebalancing using Nutrient Therapy- Dr Likos is a BioBalance trained medical doctor, who focuses on the comprehensive biochemical assessment and advanced complementary nutritional treatment of a range of disorders such as:

Methylation Problems

ADD, ADHD, learning disorders and Autism,

Depression and Anxiety


Alzheimer’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease.

Dr Theo is also an experienced skin doctor and will be doing skin check clinics & excisions in addition to integrative medicine.

Dr Jane Chapman

Visiting Functional & 

Integrative GP



Jane is currently available for appointments by Telehealth due to COVID-19.

Jane is a highly experienced integrative medical doctor with a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, who does more than treat illness and manage symptoms.

Jane's philosophy is one of Complete Wellness for all her patients by addressing the underlying causes of poor health.

She regularly attends conferences world-wide, obtaining up-to-date education on nutrition, hormonal imbalances, weight management, metabolic diseases, thyroid disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, mental health issues and “The 21st Century Syndrome”: adrenal fatigue.  Jane is a BioBalance practitioner and a Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis expert.  

"My approach to my patients' wellbeing is to reverse the process of degeneration, decrease toxicity, and to encourage function in the body rather than dysfunction. My ultimate goal is for each of my patients to be able to enjoy life to the full in every way possible."



Dr George is an experienced Darwin GP  with over 15 years in mainstream General Practice. 

She is interested in women's health, child health, preventive health and any general health concern. She is available for acute issues or may be booked in advance for your General Practice health needs.

She provides caring and thorough approaches and has a following of dedicated patients. Dr George is taking new patients for non-integrative medical care.

Dr George practises at Northside on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr. Rebecca George

General Practitioner

Dr Thanh Tran

General Practitioner

Northside welcomes Dr Thanh Tran!



Dr Tran grew up in Perth and completed his medical training at the University of Western Australia. He is returning to Darwin after time spent in Canada and Melbourne in 2019-2020. Prior to this Thanh was already a much loved Darwin GP.

He holds postgraduate Diplomas in Children’s Health, and Women’s Health, and enjoys looking after young people and their families.

He has a passion in mental health and men's health and encourages men to pop in and see him as he'll be sure to sort out whatever you need in the easiest way possible.

In his spare time he like to run, cycle and find swimming holes for his spouse & two children.


Dr Libby is originally from country Victoria.  She graduated from Monash University in 2012 & completed General Practice training in Lorne, Victoria, before moving to Darwin in 2020.

Libby enjoys spending time outdoors with friends and is busy exploring all of the Top End.


Libby has worked in both rural and metro settings alike, with most of her experience in rural general practice and urgent care. 


Libby is interested in all areas of general practice, with a particular interest in women's health and antenatal care. Libby strives to empower people to make positive choices to live happy healthy lifestyles.

Dr Elizabeth Buchholz

General Practitioner

Dr Penny Steele

 General Practitioner

(BSc Hons; MSc; PhD; BMBS; MRACGP;

FPAA Cert.)

Dr Penny has been working in Darwin for 17 years. She graduated in medicine from Oxford and London Universities. She has worked as a mainstream GP in Adelaide and Darwin, including as Medical Director of Family Planning NT, a GP at Danila Dilba and Genwise in Leanyer, and as a remote medical practitioner in Arnhem Land. Consequently she has developed many skills in treating acute health issues along with managing the complexities of chronic conditions.

Dr Penny has a special interest in the health and wellbeing of mature women. While this group may also have acute and chronic health issues, the overlapping menopausal changes often add to the complexity. She enjoys offering her expertise and ongoing learning in this area to women in Darwin.

Each month Penny spends time in Adelaide looking after her very aged parents as well as enjoying the company of her husband, children and grandchildren.

Dr Rebecca Shugg

General Practitioner


Dr Rebecca is originally from country Victoria.  She graduated from Monash University in 2011 & completed General Practice training in Geelong, Victoria, before moving to Darwin with her family in 2019.


Rebecca spent time working in obstetrics and gynaecology before specialising in General Practice.  Her special interests are all areas of General Practice, plus women's health and sexual health, including transgender and gender-affirming medicine.  She also enjoys providing general and preventive healthcare to people of all ages.


In her spare time Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family, being creative with sewing projects and enjoying the outdoors with rock-climbing and orienteering.

Dr Melanie Parashar

General Practitioner



Dr Melanie Parashar joined Northside in 2019  having moved from Jakarta where she ran the Australian Embassy Medical Clinic for three years. Prior to Jakarta she worked in an Aboriginal Medical Service for 2 years, with a special interest in Rheumatic Heart Disease and mental health. Dr Melanie received her Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery from The Australian National University. She studied Psychology and Biochemistry in Tasmania prior to her medical studies.

Dr Melanie now calls Darwin home and has settled here with her family. 

She is skilled in all GP areas including women's and children's health, acute & chronic disease and enjoys skin 

issues, travel medicine and vaccinations.


Dr Parashar is an RACGP Fellow and also speaks German.



Anne-Marie MacDonald


Anne-Marie graduated with a Bachelor Naturopathy from Southern Cross University in Lismore in 2001. She thrives on learning, researching and implementing evidence based natural medicines to complement and enhance the medical care her patients are receiving. 

Her particular interest in thyroid, autoimmune and woman’s hormonal disorders is driven by personal experience. After the birth of her second child, Anne-Marie was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune thyroid condition, which took her on a journey of self-reflection and healing that would draw not only on her clinical experience and skill, but also test her faith in the power of natural medicine. She triumphed over weight gain, fatigue, depression and hair loss to run three half marathons and a full marathon in the following years, and has not required medication for over 10 years. 

Anne-Marie believes that the body is designed to heal and that most of the time, the solutions can be found in nature. She also believes that if we are brave enough to discover how our body works and empower ourselves with the knowledge and skills to make sustainable changes, we can enjoy optimal health and wellbeing and take on anything we choose. 

Michelle Taylor


Michelle is originally from Melbourne but now calls Darwin home after more than 20 years here!


A true adventurer, Michelle shifted from working as an Intensive Care nurse in hospital, to delivering health and stress management coaching before becoming a Registered Psychologist. 


Her love of Energy work lead to training and then teaching in Reiki and meditation.

Her psychology practice is informed by Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Epigenetics, Psychoneuroimmunology and Mindfulness Therapies. She uses a very wide range of approaches, tailoring her choice to the needs of each client.


She has facilitated programs for the last 22 years for all Levels of local, state and federal government and been a keynote speaker at health forums, and delivered 

workshops for large and small private businesses in topics such as Mindfulness, Stress Management, Resilience, Wellbeing and Communication Skills.

We welcome Nina Booysen to the team as an experienced Relationship Counsellor and accredited Clinical Psychosexual Therapist.

Nina offers skilled support around issues including:

- Sexual dysfunction such as erectile problems, premature ejaculation, low libido/ sexual desire, sexual pain, inhibited ejaculation, sexual/porn addiction, orgasm issues and more.

-Relationship counselling for issues such as infidelity, mismatched libido or low desire, negotiating intimacy after chronic illness, reigniting sexual and emotional intimacy and other issues experienced by  relationships in distress.

Nina provides a non-judgmental environment, sensitive to clients needs and confidentiality.

Nina's goal is to equip you with the tools you need to move forward on your own and to help you find what is good enough for you, or you & your partner. 

Nina is LGBTIQA+ & TGDNB-friendly.



1998 Bachelor of Arts - Psychology 

2018 Masters of Social Work-Southern Cross University 

2020 Certified Psycho Sexologist- European Federation of Sexology and European Society of Sexual Medicine.

2012 Masters of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health Counselling - University of Sydney

2014 Graduate Diploma of Community Counselling - Canberra University 

2019 – EMDR Advanced Training and Gottman Level 2

Nina Booysen

Relationship Counsellor &

Sex Therapist