Dr. Bernadette Kua
General Practitioner
BSc(Med) MBBS DCH FAMAC(Part 1) FRACGP

Dr. Kua is a medical practitioner with 18 years’ experience. She completed medical school from the University of New South Wales in 2002 and gained experience working in hospitals in Sydney and Newcastle. She worked in radiation oncology before setting her sights on general practice, completing the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP) in 2011. She now works in the Sydney CBD. Dr. Kua has several interest areas in general practice.

Women’s Health & Paediatrics

From pregnancy planning, including fertility assessment and genetic screening, through to pregnancy care and contraceptive advice, pap smears and postmenopausal care, Dr. Kua is able to provide these services. She is an affiliated shared care GP with the Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, Royal Prince Alfred, St George and Royal North Shore Hospitals. She completed her Diploma in Child Health with the University of Sydney and is able to provide continuing care post delivery to babies and children. Additionally, she is trained to insert the contraceptive devices implanon and intrauterine devices – kyleena, mirena and copper IUDs.

Weight Management & Obesity

Dr. Kua has developed an interest in weight management and has completed a certificates with the World Obesity Federation and the University of Melbourne. She hopes to assist patients in developing a tailored program to achieve an ideal weight by reviewing their physical, mental and social health and utilising a collaborative approach to strive for an ideal weight so that the patient can live a happy and healthy life.

Medical Acupuncture

Dr. Kua completed her acupuncture training with the Australian Medical Acupunture College in 2015. She believes in using evidence based medical acupuncture as another treatment modality for the management of a limited number of conditions.

Veins

Spider veins and varicose veins can be a major source of anxiety and discomfort. While in the past, treatment required significant surgical intervention, today, office based treatment options are available including injection sclerotherapy and endovenous ablation. Dr. Kua is able to consult for any venous pathology and is able to perform sclerotherapy for spider veins of the lower limbs. She has completed the Certificate of Sclerotherapy with the Australian College of Phlebology.

Skin

Dr. Kua has also completed a Certificate of Dermoscopy from the Skin Cancer College Australasia in 2017 and is qualified to do skin checks.