Encapsulated within the newly renovated Figtree Grove shopping complex, Crown Medical Centre Figtree is the premier family practice and medical centre for the people of Wollongong’s western suburbs and Figtree.
General health assessments
Preventative health screening
Blood pressure & cholesterol screening
Chronic disease management
Smoking cessation & advice
Minor skin surgery
On-site skin cancer checks
Mental health advice & care plans
ECG (heart test)
Spirometry (breathing test)
Implanon (insertion & removal)
IUD including Mirena (insertion and removal)
Wound care & dressings
Diet & lifestyle advice & support
Yellow Fever Injections (Travel Medicine Accredited Centre)
Urinary incontinence, management & cure
Pelvic muscle assessments & fluid balance
Pregnancy options & counselling
Mental health advice
3-5 year old health assessments
Comprehensive health checks for eligible patients are available.
Assessment includes but not limited to:
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health assessment
45-49 year olds health check
40-49 year old diabetes risk assessment
75+ year health check
Healthy kids check
Instant drug and alcohol testing
Please call for further information regarding booking and pricing of these services.
Med Lab Pathology provides onsite pathology collection services,
during the following hours:
Monday to Friday :
8.00am – 12.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm
8.00am – 12.00pm
Meet our Doctors
Dr Steffan Eriksson
Dr Steffan Eriksson has been working as a doctor in Wollongong for most of the last 17 years with interests in sports medicine, children's health & chronic disease management. In addition, he has spent 3 years in the UK working full-time in Adult Psychiatry.
Dr Simon Leslie
Simon has worked as a doctor in the Illawarra for 35 years. He has broad experience across many fields of medicine having been an emergency department Medical Director and a hospital based multi-skilled medical officer as well as a general practitioner. He was the founding medical officer for the Illawarra Steelers and for many years was the medical writer for Tracks magazine and FHM. He has particular interests in complex medical diagnosis, medical education, Aboriginal health, emergency medicine, dermatology, and sports, travel and environmental medicine. When not working he likes to surf and to travel in support of remote expeditions.
Dr. Penny Croker
Dr Croker holds a Fellowship with the Royal College of General Practitioners.
She graduated at The University of Sydney in 1985 and is one of our leading female doctors.
Dr Croker worked in New Zealand for 7 years , returning to Australia in 2012 to work as a GP in Warrawong.
Dr Croker is interested in all aspects of general practice and is known for her high quality care she consistently provides to all her patients.
She is available Monday – Friday by appointment
Dr Ajayta Jayswal
Dr Jayswal has a broad range of quality experience and aims to provide complete family doctor care to her patients which often include the whole family. Having lived in the UK for an extended period of time, Dr Jayswal trained in the UK and qualified as a surgeon (MRCS) and as a General Practitioner (MRCGP). She also holds a diploma in Family and Sexual & Reproductive health (DFSRH).
Dr Jayswal has special interest in:
- Skin cancer and other minor surgery (such as excision of skin lesions, cysts, lumps, nail surgery etc)
- Skin checks (including for skin cancer)
- Pap smears, breast exams
- Contraception: IUD (Mireya) insertions & Implanon(rod)
Dr Samer Elhafi
Dr Elhafi holds a Fellowship with the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Dr Elhafi speaks Arabic and currently works every Tuesday at our practice.
He has many years of experience in general practice and provides good quality care to all his patients.
Dr Rakesh Bahl
Dr Rakesh Bahl holds a Fellowship with the Royal College of General Practitioners and has a Diploma in Dermatology.
Dr Bahl speaks hindi urdu and Punjabi. and currently works every Saturday at our practice.
He has many years of experience in general practice and prides himself in providing good quality care to all his patients.
Dr Yusufali Khalfan
MBChb, FACRRM, O.A.M
Dr Khalfan is our locum doctor and helps out throughout the year.
He has many years of experience in general practice and is known for his caring and kind nature.
Dr Khalfan enjoys all aspects of general practice and his availability can be found online at various times.
Meet our team
At Crown Medical Figtree we have a fantastic team of qualified registered nurses who provide excellent support to our doctors and patients. Their high quality standards and experience is evident in the multi-tasking they perform on a daily basis and the care they provide to their patients.
Our Practice Nurses
Edith runs a womens health clinic at our practice every Saturday morning.
Her specialities include pap smears, breast examinations, contraceptive management, urinary incontinence and infection,pregnancy planning and postnatal checks
Edith is available by appointment and is known for her expertise and caring nature.
Christina is a General Psychologist who has been working in the counselling field for over 30 years. Her interests and experience are in Mental Health, Cross Cultural Psychology and Education. Her experience lies in working with people with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and adjustment and their numerous related complications. Her counselling style is very client centred and eclectric/ integrated, with a focus on assessment, psycho-education, cognitive analysis and restructuring, mindfulness and relaxation. She has additional interests in neuroplasticity, schema focussed therapy and has recently run a successful REACH program for client with depression and mood disorders.
Christina is available by appointment.