Our Doctors

The business of Seacliff Healthcare provides an experienced and talented team of secretarial, nursing and administration staff to provide support for the independent doctors and allied health practitioners who use our facilities.

Dr Jennifer Bowler

Practice Prinicipal, Director


Jennifer went to Queensland University to study medicine and received the University Medal.

She did her hospital residency at the Mater in Brisbane, including a year as a Medical Registrar and a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Jennifer has been a partner at Foster Medical Centre in South Gippsland, worked in Noosa, Mosman, North Sydney and most recently was the Practice Principal at Campus Clinic at the University of Wollongong. She has a Diploma in Practical Dermatology from the University of Wales, Diploma in Rural Medicine, and certificate qualifications in Family Planning and Skin Cancer (UQ).

She is also a proud mum of 4 kids and 2 cavoodles and resident of 2515.



Dr Sinead Cassidy

General Practitioner


Dr Cassidy graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2003. She completed her vocational GP training in the U.K. in 2008 and has worked as a GP in Australia since 2009, initially working in rural Victoria and then in the Sutherland Shire.

Dr Cassidy enjoys all aspects of general practice, supporting patients with acute and chronic complaints.

Outside of work Dr Cassidy enjoys outdoor swimming in the many beautiful local sea pool, playing the Wollongong Community Orchestra and exploring the many great coffee and eating spots in the Illawarra.

Dr Milena Ruiz

General Practitioner


Dr Milena Ruiz graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of New South Wales. She has worked at hospitals including Royal North Shore Hospital and Westmead Children’s Hospital. She specialised as a GP and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of GPs . She has a Diploma in Child Health, provides Antenatal Shared Care (pregnancy), inserts Implanon contraceptive devices and can provide Iron Infusions.

Milena is a compassionate medical practitioner who strives to provide patients with the highest level of care. She has enjoyed working as a GP in Sydney and the Mid North Coast of NSW.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, walking the dog and with her kids in the Vegie Patch.

Dr Rob Nelson

General Practitioner

MBBS, FRACGP, DCH (Dip Child Health)

Dr Nelson grew up on the mid north coast of NSW and completed his medical degree at the University of Wollongong in 2015. He completed residency at Hornsby and Royal North Shore Hospitals before pursuing GP specialist training and subsequently practising on Sydney’s lower north shore. Prior to medicine, he worked as an Exercise Physiologist, and has an interest in musculoskeletal medicine.

Areas of interest include chronic disease management, metabolic health, lifestyle medicine, weight loss, travel medicine, men’s health, paediatrics and sports Medicine.

Although he has some areas of interest, Dr Nelson enjoys looking after people of all ages and health backgrounds. He aims to provide quality and thorough care for all patients.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his young family and (slowly) learning Korean.

Dr Natasha Hill

General Practitioner

BMBS(Hons), BA(Hons), DRANZCOG, FRACGP, FPAA Cert Sexual-Reproductive Health

Graduating with honours from the University of Limerick in Ireland in 2012, Dr Hill moved to Australia in 2013 and gained her fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

With a background in women’s health gained from prestigious institutions like King Edward Memorial Hospital in Perth and Northern Beaches Hospital in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr. Hill’s patients benefit from her extensive experience. She holds a diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, along with a certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health, demonstrating her dedication to providing comprehensive care.

Dr Hill provides shared antenatal care with Wollongong Hospital, and also offers procedures such as contraceptive implants and intrauterine device removal.

As a local resident herself, Dr. Hill is deeply rooted in the community and understands the unique needs of her patients. When she’s not in the clinic, you can often find her enjoying quality time with her children at the park.

Mr Brendan Payton


General Physiotherapy and men’s Pelvic Floor Physio.

Mrs. Denise Reedy

Our Practice Nurse

Denise is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years’ experience, working in Wollongong Hospital Emergency Department for 20 years, and more recently specialising in Paediatric and Neonatal nursing. She has completed post graduate studies in Paediatrics and has the Nurse Immuniser Certificate which complement her extensive clinical skill base.

Denise and her family moved to Thirroul in recent years, to build their long-awaited house and develop their lifestyle block. She can be found in the garden and enjoying Thirroul’s village atmosphere in her spare time.

Mrs. Lynda Bowden

Practice Nurse

Lynda is the most recent addition to the Seacliff Healthcare team. Not only a Registered Nurse with over 30 years’ experience, Lynda is also a Registered Midwife practicing at Wollongong Hospital since 2004. As such Lynda brings extensive experience of antenatal care, labour management and postnatal care for newborns and mothers. She is also qualified to give vaccinations.

Lynda is a Coalcliff local, who keeps busy by spending time helping out with her young grandchildren. She enjoys trips away in her caravan and practicing yoga.

Secretarial Team

Mrs. Danielle Flack

Medical Receptionist & Office Manager

Mother of 3, Danielle could well be the nicest person on Earth.

She has many years’ experience as a Medical Receptionist and Office Manager. Please ask her for help with making or cancelling appointments or any other enquiries.

Ms. Greta Ruse-Brown

Medical Receptionist

Greta is an experienced medical receptionist who is learning about Practice Management. She also has a degree in Criminology from UOW.

Ms Aoibh Costello

Medical Receptionist

Aoibh is a part time medical receptionist currently studying medical science at University of Sydney.

Want to work at Seacliff Healthcare?

Rooms are available with or without complete support services – secretarial/ IT services. Providing serviced consulting suites for GPs is our core business Specialists and Allied Healthcare workers also welcome.

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