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Caring for Your Family

Marketplace Doctors is a well established practice that has been in Cessnock for nearly 8 years. Dr. Akram recently purchased the practice and is looking forward to further developing the practice in the future.

We are conveniently located within Cessnock Marketplace Shopping Complex and open 7 days a week.

For your convenience we offer an online appointment booking system and provide access to both female and male GP’s.

Our practice has been accredited by Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL). We meet all the guidelines and practice standards established by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

We specialise in the following health services

  • Women’s Health
  • Children’s Health
  • Cryotherapy
  • Immunisations
  • Onsite Pathology
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Ultrasound Therapy
  • Work Cover
  • Diabetes Care
  • Spirometry
  • ONSITE Allied Health
  • ECG

We are a COVID-19 Vaccination Site

COVID-19 Booster vaccinations are now available (Pfizer only), as well as Paediatric (5-11 years old) COVID vaccinations.

You can book an appointment through HotDoc or call the practice. Appointments are readily available, with no wait list.

Meet our Doctors

Our team is committed to providing comprehensive General Practice medical care and support to all of our patients and their families.

Dr. Yaseen Afridi


Dr. Yaseen joined Marketplace Doctors over 2 years ago now. She has settled into the surgery well developing a friendly rapport with her patients. She is able to assist you with all your women’s needs as she has specific training in women’s health. She is a dedicated family doctor if you are looking for a regular doctor.

Dr. Yaseen speaks English, Pushto, and Urdu/Hindi.

Dr. Mina Kelada


Dr. Mina has been with us for over a year now. He is a very in depth doctor who is willing to help where he can. He takes his time to get to know his patients needs so he can better assist them. His friendliness is enjoyed by all staff and patients in the practice. He is currently doing some shifts at Cessnock Hospital to further his knowledge and experience, as he is always willing to learn more.

Dr. Mina speaks English and Arabic.

Dr. Ahmed Shetia


Over last 12 years, I have been practicing medicine in 3 different countries Egypt, Oman and Australia. I graduated from Ainshams University medical school 2009. I had too many rotations in different aspect of medical field including rotations in Psychiatry, General medicine and surgery, Pediatrics and orthopedics. I finished the Pediatric ICU training in Egypt and practice as a pediatrician for few years before I moved to Oman to work as a General Practitioner in biggest rural hospital there for 3 years.

Dr. Sheita speaks English and Arabic.

Dr. Monyelum Moneke’s


I worked briefly as a general practitioner in my home country before commencing full and part time positions as a medical officer in hospitals. I did rotations for a few years in the hospitals before migrating to Australia. 

I began working in Australia in 2021. I have done rotations in general medicine, psychiatry, emergency medicine, general surgery. I have worked in Belmont Hospital, Maitland Hospital and Calvary Mater Hospital. 

Languages spoken: English and Igbo