Dr Peter Brown

Dr Brown is available for general consultations each weekday. Dr Brown has been with Brook Medical Centre since 1989.

Dr Peter Brown graduated from The University of Sydney in 1983. After several years at RPAH, followed by anaesthetic and obstetric training in the United Kingdom, he moved to Muswellbrook in 1988. He is widely experienced in all aspects of general practice and interests ranging from paediatrics, Men’s health, Women’s health, immunisations, advice, travel, general medicine, minor surgery, antenatal care, pallative care, geriatrics and chronic disease management. He is a Visiting Medical Officer at Muswellbrook District Hospital and participates in the Emergency Roster.

After hours he enjoys spending time with his family.


Dr Philip Watson

Dr Watson studied at The University of New South Wales, graduating from the six year combined medicine degree in 1996.

Originally from Armidale, where he spent his childhood, he retains a strong interest in and commitment to Rural Health.

As well as the standard training required of General Practitioners, Dr Watson has undertaken further training in the procedural areas of anaesthetics and obstetrics, also spending time in intensive care and retrieval medicine. These skills have been put to good use following his commencing practice in Muswellbrook in 2000/2001.

Currently working 1 day most weeks, he divides time between his young family and the medical practice.

Interests outside of work include fine dining and enjoying a good wine. He is a keen reader and music buff, and has too many guitars. Providing a happy and encouraging environment to his 4 children is his main lifetime ambition.


Dr Sanjay Verma

Dr Verma is available for consultation each week. Special interests include general surgical procedures, endoscopies, hernia repair, vasectomy, caesareans and appendectomy.

Dr Sanjay Verma graduated with a MBBS degree in 1990 and has more than 25 years of clinical and surgical experience both in Australia and overseas. As well as being highly accomplished in General Surgery, Dr Verma is a fully-qualified cosmetic surgeon and a Fellow of the Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery (FACCS). With a passion and dedication to surgery, Dr Verma has acquired extensive experience through positions held at a variety of public and private hospitals in Australia and overseas, establishing his expertise in a broad range of surgical procedures both in aesthetic and general surgery. Dr Verma has published clinical research papers and presented at major cosmetic conferences to make sure he is always involved with the latest in medical research. His wealth of medical, surgical and cosmetic experience is conveyed to the patients in his meticulous planning of any surgical procedure, his calm, approachable and friendly patient manner, and his commitment to giving his patients a natural-looking aesthetic result.

Dr Verma offers a range of procedures, some of which are listed below:


Upper and Lower GI endoscopy , Hernia surgeries of all types, appendicectomies, Vasectomy, Hydrocoelectomy, testicular torsion,Pilonidal sinus excision, Haemorrhoidectomy,Lateral Sphincterotomy, Circumcision, skin flaps, skin grafts, Radical Nail excision, Lumps and bumps, bedside procedures i.e chest tubes, DPL, Suprapubic cystostomy, escharotomy etc.


Closed reduction of fractures, Carpal tunnel Release, Trigger fingers, Ganglion excision, Ray Amputations, Release of Dupyutren’s contracture. Decompressions of muscle compartments


High Ligation and stripping of Long and short saphenous veins and ambulatory phlebectomy.


Lower Segment Caesarian Section, Tubal Ligation


Wrinkle treatment, Labiaplasty, Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), Fillers, Lipectomy, Gynaecomastia (Man Boobs), Lip/Cheek/Chin enhancement, Liposuction, Fat Grafting, Implants, Skin Flaps, Wedge resection Lip, Breast Enhancement, Skin Grafts, Breast Reduction, Scar revisions, Breast Lift, Scar Camouflage, Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), Zplasty, Brow lift, Earlobe Reduction, Face Lift, Ear piercing, Arm Lift, Wedge resection, Thigh Lift, Browpexy, Prominent Ears and Inverted Nipple.



Dr Clifton Washaya

Dr Washaya is the practice surgeon and is available for surgical consultations two days per week. Referrals can be arranged through your General Practitioner.

Clifton is a board certified specialist General Surgeon with International Specialist Surgical Training in General Surgery covering:

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Hernias
  • Venous Diseases/Disorders
  • Skin Oncology/ Skin Cancers
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Currently Clifton has VMO Specialist Appointments at the following hospitals:

  • Muswellbrook District Hospital
  • The Maitland Hospital
  • Scone District Hospital
  • Maitland Private Hospital

Current Clinical Associations for Clifton are:

  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, College of Surgeons South Africa
  • Fellow, College of Surgeons, East, Central and Southern Africa









Dr Nitin Trasi

Dr Trasi is available for consultations for any women’s health issues from Mondays to Thursdays. Dr Trasi has extensive experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and sees women for antenatal and postnatal care, menstrual problems, sexual health, family planning, pregnancy planning, pre-conception advice and infertility investigation. Procedures done include Mirena insertion and removal, Implanon insertion and removal, cervical smears and follow up, endometrial biopsy (Pipelle), ring pessary fitting and insertion, diaphragm fitting, and gynaecological minor surgeries.


Dr Samantha McClean

Dr McClean is available for general consultations. Special interests are women’s health, contraception and paediatrics. Dr McClean is available for appointments once a month on a Friday.