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Karl Landers and George Dimaris are the principal pharmacists and partners of Kingsway Compounding.
Since 2001, they have developed a world leading team specialising in pharmaceutical compounding who pride themselves on listening and empathising with both the patient and practitioner.
Karl Landers – Principal Pharmacist and Partner
Born in Limerick, Rep. of Ireland, Karl completed his pharmacy degree in Sunderland University in England in 1993. Having worked as a locum Pharmacist in Sunderland, Newcastle, Liverpool, Norwich, London & Plymouth, to name just a few, Karl immigrated to Sydney in 1997. Karl worked as a pharmacist manager in Castle Hill before going into partnership with George Dimaris in Kingsway Pharmacy in Dee Why. Karl is trained in D.A.N. (Defeat Autism Now) and Pfeiffer treatments and has a special interest in biomedical disorders.
George Dimaris – Principal Pharmacist and Partner
George Dimaris bought Kingsway Pharmacy with Karl Landers in June 2001, and together introduced Compounding to the Northern Beaches. George had a Cadetship with Soul Pattinson whilst at the University of Sydney and graduated with a degree in Pharmacy in 1994. He subsequently managed various Soul Pattinson Pharmacies and two Pharmacies in the City. George now manages and compounds sterile preparations in our newly installed sterile laboratory.
Anthony Mazzei – Principal Pharmacist R&D
With over 40 years of experience in the Pharmacy industry, Tony brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Kingsway compounding. Our formulations expert and biomedical educator, Tony provides invaluable knowledge and learning to all at Kingsway. Tony is trained in DAN and Pfeiffer biomedical procedures. Tony merged his compounding business in Eastwood with Kingsway Pharmacy in 2004, strengthening our ability to provide a unique yet diverse choice of medical treatments for all our patients and clients. Fluent in Italian, Tony is more than willing to offer advice on biomedical treatments.
Floris Lin – Pharmacist-in-charge
Born in Sydney, Floris grew up in the North shore and obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2002 from Sydney University. Having managed a pharmacy in Crow’s Nest until 2004, Floris moved to England where she gained experience as a pharmacist in Liverpool, England. On her return in 2005 Floris joined Kingsway Pharmacy in Dee Why. With an interest in Compounding Floris joined the compounding team in Brookvale in 2006 where she is now in charge of compounding operations. Floris is also fluent in Cantonese.
Eliza Smith – Nutritionist, Compounding Technician
Elly was brought up on the northern beaches and is a qualified Nutritionist and Food Technologist. Elly has also completed a Certificate III in Dietary Practices and an Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Medicine. After having worked as a nutrition consultant at SureSlim and brief stint in London, Elly joined Kingsway in 2004. Elly is PCCA trained as a compounding technician. Her experience in compounding/nutrition and familiarity with the DAN & Pfeiffer treatments make Elly an integral member of the Kingsway team.
Melanie Whitby – Compounding Pharmacist
Born and raised in Sydney, Melanie completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy in 1999. After managing a pharmacy in North Sydney for three years she left to gain overseas experience in London. For five years Melanie enjoyed the sights of Europe whilst managing a busy pharmacy in South London. Melanie joined Kingsway Pharmacy in February 2008 and is a fully trained (PCCA) compounding pharmacist.
Yasmine Yu – Compounding Technician
Yasmine joined Kingsway in August 2005 and is one of our most experienced compounding technicians with a strong attention to detail. Yasmine completed a Bachelor of Medical Science in 2005 from Charles Stuart University specialising in pharmaceutics and is a fully trained (PCCA) compounding technician. Yasmine is currently completing her Pharmacy degree with 1 year left to completion.