9/2A Walker St, Bowral NSW 2576

Walker Street General Practice

Excellence in Clinical Care & Personable Connections

Bowral Doctors

Our Doctors

Our doctors at Walker Street General Practice are highly experienced in the provision of primary health care. They have set the benchmark high for the services they provide. They have gained respect with their peers and the community for their thorough yet personable approach to patient care.

dr alex ono at walker street medical practice bowral

Dr Ono Alex-Ohunyon

Having lived in Germany, South Africa, Nigeria and Australia, Dr Ono has varied experiences in different health systems. He holds a Masters in International Public Health and Health Management from UNSW. He now calls Bowral home.

He has special interests in aged care, men’s health, skin cancer medicine and child health. He has a Diploma in Child Health and a Professional and Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine.

Further, Ono is heavily involved with the local hospitals as a Visiting Medical Officer. He also assists with caesarean sections and works in the Emergency Department at Bowral Hospital.

In his spare time, Ono enjoys playing soccer, improving his carpentry skills and taking road trips with his family.

dr jeff pinkstone

Dr Jeff Pinkstone

Dr Jeff Pinkstone co-founded Walker Street General Practice in January 1993 with Dr Ann Parker who has since retired. His wife, Deb, also played a pivotal role in the development of the practice, initially as the first practice nurse and then as practice manager.

Jeff moved to the Southern Highlands to commence general practice in 1987 after completing 5 years full time service as a medical officer in the RAAF. Jeff is an accredited RACGP GP Registrar Supervisor for doctors completing their specialist GP training at Walker Street General Practice. He is also Visiting Medical Officer at Southern Highlands Private Hospital. His interests include chronic disease management, aviation and occupational medicine and palliative care.

Outside of work, Jeff is an avid cyclist and gardener.

dr amanda hipwell

Dr Amanda Hipwell

Dr Amanda Hipwell is originally from rural Pennsylvania in the USA. Amanda first visited Australia in 2002 on a study abroad experience.  Before finishing her medical degree from the University of Queensland in 2011 she worked for several years in the USA pharmaceutical, biotech and research industries in Genetics/Biochemistry.

With her family, Amanda moved to the Southern Highlands in 2016 when she became a GP. Prior to this, she lived in Brisbane and worked in major teaching hospitals there, mainly in critical care medicine.

Amanda has two young children and loves the diversity and flexibility General Practice offers.  She has a FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health from Family Planning NSW and she is completing her Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney.

Amanda is also a Bowral District Hospital antenatal shared care provider.

dr jessica hines

Dr Jessica Hines

Dr Jessica Hines graduated from the Australian National University with a Masters degree in general medicine. After finishing her training in the hospital environment across the ACT and rural NSW, Jessica is very happy to return home to the Southern Highlands to further her General Practice career.

Jessica is currently completing her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, having already attained her Diploma of Child Health and Professional certificates in General Dermatology and Skin Cancer Surgery.

Jessica has wide-ranging interests in General Practice, with a passion in women’s health (including contraceptive implant insertion), children’s health, skin cancer medicine including minor skin procedures, chronic disease management and aged care.

Jessica’s books are still open for new patients to the practice and local nursing homes.

dr natasha hill

Dr Natasha Hill

Originally from Ireland, Dr Hill has recently made the long term move to the Southern Highlands with her husband and son. She completed her first degree in Natural Science from Trinity College Dublin, and in 2012 graduated with honours in her medical degree from University of Limerick, Ireland. Since then, Dr Hill has gained experience working in different health care systems in Ireland, UK, Perth and Sydney.

Natasha has a special interest in supporting Women’s Health, having previously worked for 5 years in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She obtained the Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRANZCOG) and provides shared antenatal care for Bowral Hospital. She has completed the FPAA National Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive health. Her interest and experience in women’s health includes performing minor procedures such as contraceptive implant insertion and removal and intrauterine contraceptive devices.

When not working, Natasha enjoys all sports especially running, competitive show jumping and spending time with her family.

Dr Joanne Tong

Dr Jo Tong grew up in Sydney and completed her medical degree at the University of New South Wales. Before moving to the Southern Highlands she worked as a dedicated GP in Albury for 10 years where she enjoyed the management of complex cases in the community, palliative care, children’s health and preventative medicine.

She is known for her thorough, caring and methodical approach to her practice of medicine. Dr Tong is very committed to the education and training of the next generation of GPs and is an accredited GP Supervisor.

Outside of work, Jo is passionate about her 2 Siberian huskies and travelling.