Education & training
Dr de Saxe is an experienced General Practitioner interested in all aspects of general practice and enjoys the diversity that it brings. She believes strongly in the importance of preventive medicine and has a special interest in Women’s Health and Paediatrics. After immigrating to Australia in 1988 she worked in the emergency departments of Sydney’s Bankstown and Concord Hospitals. She has since been practising for more than 20 years as a GP on Sydney’s North Shore. A particularly enjoyable role in medicine has been her involvement as a facilitator for the North Sydney’s “GP’s in Schools” programme. This has given her a valuable insight into the special issues faced by adolescents and young adults. Her post graduate qualifications include a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Family Planning Association NSW) and a Diploma in Child Health (SA).
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.