Our Story


Dr Mah has passed on his reigns to our wonderful team.

This practice will continue the tradition of caring for your entire family. Dr Gerald Mah and Mrs Fenwick retired in 2015, marking the end of an era, after caring for the Wallsend community for 47 years.
Dr’s Vinay & Supriya are hoping to carry on his legacy and look forward to meeting and caring for each of his beloved patients.

Dr Vinay Karanam              

Dr Vinay Karanam carries over 10 years of extensive experience being a General Practitioner. Dr Karanam is understanding and empathetic towards his patients. Having completed his training in the UK, Dr Karanam moved to Australia in 2014 subsequently receiving his Fellowship from The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He has additionally received a Diploma in Reproductive and Sexual Health, a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and a Diploma in Geriatric Medicine.

Why Us?

Dr (Mrs) Supriya Karanam

Dr Supriya Karanam (Mrs Karanam) also known as the better half to Dr Vinay Karanam is the Female GP at Hello Health Family Practice. Dr Supriya Karanam carries over 8 years of experience with a special interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology which led her to attain her Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She completed her training in the UK and moved to Australia with her family in 2014 and subsequently received her Fellowship from The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Vinay and Dr Supriya continue to work tirelessly and with dedication to lead this brilliant practice. Along with raising two gorgeous young daughters they provide 6 after hour shifts to the hospital per month and look after nursing home patients and visit very sick and frail patients in their home. They are both continually studying to keep up to date with changes and advances in medicine. They do all this with so much energy and enthusiasm and always a smile on their faces. They are inspiring.

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