About Us

New Extended Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8am – 8pm

Friday: 8am – 6pm

Saturday: 8am – 1pm

Sunday: Closed

Glenorie District Medical Centre

have been an established medical centre for many years, providing a high standard of ethical service and patient treatment. Our team of highly qualified General Practitioners and Medical Specialists set us apart in the industry.

Our practice is an Accredited Practice, which is achieved through a process of various assessments conducted by third parties on behalf of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. This process ensures we maintain a high standard of medical care, skilled staff, smooth organisation and appropriate, well maintained equipment. Everyone here has qualified for Vocational Registration by the Health Insurance Commission and take part in further medical studies on a regular basis.

Meet The Doctors
Dr Belinda Lorenzo

MD, DCH, FRACGP

Dr Belinda Lorenzo is a female General Practitioner. She completed her postgraduate fellowship with the RACGP in 2016 and worked in General Practice and Aboriginal Health during her training. She has extensive training and experience in Paediatrics, worked at the Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick and holds a Diploma In Child Health. Belinda also has a keen interest in Maternal Care, Sexual and Reproductive Health.

She completed the FRAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors. Her other interests include Mental Health, Skin Cancer, Chronic Disease Care and Minor Surgery. When not at work, she loves painting, gardening and cooking up a storm in the kitchen with her husband! She speaks English and Filipino.

Dr Aldenb Lorenzo

General Surgeon BSE MD FRACS ANZGOSA

Dr Aldenb Lorenzo underwent his general surgical training in Sydney West Area Health Service hospitals with  Westmead Hospital as the training institution. He was awarded his fellowship in general surgery (Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, FRACS) in 2017, after which he became the  Clinical Superintendent in Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospitals for two years.

He went through a post-fellowship year of rigorous training in general upper gastrointestinal surgery in St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney with a focus on complex hiatus hernia repair in lung transplant patients.
He has been fortunate to be accepted to the prestigious Australia and New Zealand Gastroesophageal Surgical Association (ANZGOSA) where he spent a year of his post-fellowship training in the Bariatric and Upper Gastrointestinal Unit in Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand, mastering bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgery to add to his general surgical repertoire. He is an educator with a passion for research. His hobbies are his two kids and his 4-year-old Labrador, on top of basketball, volleyball, cycling.

Dr Sheila Lorenzo

MD, FRACGP

I am a Fellow in General Practice and has been regarded as capable of delivering medical care to the highest standard. I hold of, utmost importance, the provision of ethical and responsible medicine to my patients, regardless of calling, colour or creed. I have undertaken the rigorous training provided by the Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) for 3 years in Central NSW, namely Parkes and Bathurst.

When not at work, I spend time with my family and consider cooking, watching movies, reading books and novels as my hobbies.

Dr Cath McGettigan

I am a GP registrar completing my RACGP training. I enjoy working at Glenorie Medical Centre very much and have an appreciation for the lovely community I practice in. I have a lot of experience in paediatrics and emergency and enjoy using these skills. I have a particular interest in child and adolescent mental health. Outside of work I enjoy time with my husband and family. I love music, singing and reading and the occasional Netflix binge!

Dr John Trinidad

MD, FRACGP

Dr John Trinidad is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners. Dr. Trinidad attained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in the Philippines in 1998 before going on to specialise in Emergency Medicine. In 2006, he emigrated to Australia and worked as a Senior Medical officer at Emergency Departments of various Sydney hospitals.

In 2015, he decided to pursue new career pathway in General Practice, working as a rural GP locum in Wauchope NSW for over a year prior to the start of his training. John complete his 3-year GP training in Cowra and Bathurst before returning to Sydney.

John has a keen interest in General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Skin Cancer, Men’s Health and minor surgical procedures.

John speaks English and Filipino. He enjoys spending time with his wife and sons. He also loves swimming, running and cycling.

Dr Ellen Manlongat

MD, FRACP

Dr Ellen Manlongat is a Paediatrician. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She trained at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and had worked at various paediatric units in the western and southwestern Sydney and the Nepean and Blue Mountains areas. She is interested in all areas of general paediatrics. She speaks English and Filipino.

Dr Vicky Gonzales Velasquez

Dr Vicky Gonzales Velasquez has joined our practice as a GP registrar. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Centre.

She moved to Australia in 2002 and worked as a Paediatric registrar in Blacktown Mt Druitt Hospital and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. She obtained a Diploma in Child Health at the Children’s Hospital Westmead. She has worked at the Central Coast and Blacktown Mt Druitt local districts for general medicine rotations including emergency medicine.

She started her GP registrar training in Dubbo. Dr Vicky is deeply committed to the care and well being of her patients.

She spends her free time with family and friends . She is fluent in English and Filipino

Meet The Team
Ulla Abildgaard

Practice Manager

I consider myself very fortunate to be part of our team at Glenorie District Medical Centre. I started as Receptionist in 2009, since promoted as Practice Manager in 2019. I have 4 adult children and recently a proud grandma ( farmor ). I love spending time with them all. I am pleased to be part of the community as a local artist from the Art Shack with my partner, Bjorn.

Alison Galbraith

Registered Nurse

I am a registered nurse with 18 years of experience within the nursing profession. I have recently become a nurse immuniser, which has given me the skills to deliver a professional immunisation service.

I very much enjoy being part of the Glenorie Community and assisting when I can. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends

Jenna Gardiner

Registered Nurse

Jenna is a registered nurse and has been practising for the last 4 years at the Royal North Shore Hospital. She has joined the Glenorie District team as she pursues further study in the area of primary and preventative health care.

She has clinical experience in orthopaedics and trauma but has a particular interest in mental health. When she’s not working, Jenna enjoys hiking and camping and has recently found she has a ‘green thumb’ and has converted her back garden into a veggie patch

Vidette Gorvin-White

Registered Nurse

I am a registered nurse only recently joining the lovely team at Glenorie District Medical Centre. My most recent nursing experience was at Royal Northshore Hospital in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

I enjoy contributing to helping people improve and maintain their health and try my best to make these interactions enjoyable. Away from work I have a family that keeps me busy, TRY to enjoy exercising and I love to read a good romance novel.

Louise Taylor

Receptionist

I have worked at the Surgery for almost 15 years and am now the longest serving employee here. I thoroughly enjoy working at the Practice and particularly love interacting with our patients.
Now that my 2 children are adults, I love spending more time with my husband and friends. I love travelling, entertaining and am dabbling with furniture renovation and just a little painting.

Celena Garland

Receptionist

I enjoy the challenges of working at the front desk at Glenorie District Medical Centre and strive to always meet the needs of our patients.
Away from work I love to camp, walk and be creative with art.

Jenna Bonnici

Receptionist

I enjoy working at Glenorie District Medical Center and am currently studying Nursing. I love opportunities to learn and grow in my skills and knowledge in healthcare. In my free time I enjoy exercising, baking & going out with friends and family.

Hannah MacKean

Receptionist

I have recently joined the GDMC team while studying to become a primary school teacher. I really enjoy the opportunities and challenges that come with working here.
Away from work, I love playing softball and spending time with friends and family.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN
JOINING OUR
WONDERFUL TEAM
AT GLENORIE DISTRICT MEDICAL CENTRE?

Join Our Team

General Practitioners:

We currently need full time or part time GPs with interest in all areas of general practice.

Please call our Practice Manager : Ulla Abildgaard at (02) 9652 1663 or emali us at admin@glenoriemedical.com.au