Mark Macdonald, Principal Physiotherapist


Mark is the Director of Winston Hills Physiotherapy Centre. Mark graduated from the University of Sydney in 1999. He is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association as well as Physiotherapy Business Australia and Occupational Health Physiotherapy Australia.

Mark is a licensed Workhab Evaluator and JobFit System Services and Sales Partner.

Mark has previously been a physiotherapist at the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Paralympic Games as a member of the medical team and was Physiotherpist to the Australian Paralympic Soccer team for 7 years. He has also worked for Parramatta Rugby Union (2001-2003) and Parramatta Power Soccer (2002-2004).

Mark and his family are local residents of Winston Hills and Mark and his boys play for Winston Hills Soccer Club. Mark is a keen phtographer, and loves getting out to capture the first rays of sunlight in the morning.

Image coming soon

Karen Thach, Physiotherapist


Karen is a recent graduate of Western Sydney University and brings with her the latest evidence and techniques in injury rehabilitation. She has had a longstanding interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and enjoys looking after sporting injuries particularly.

Outside of physiotherapy Karen enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She is a keen oz-tag player and likes being outdoors.

Image coming soon

Ellen Lynch, Practice Manager

Ellen completed 27 years in the banking industry before moving into the medical field which she has been in since 2000. Ellen brings to this practice a wealth of knowledge which she is happy to impart to all her staff.

She prides herself on helping our patients and business partners so that they have the best experience that they can when they deal with our practice.Ellen enjoys exercising and spending time with family and friends.


Donna Gates, Admin 

Donna has worked at Winston Hills Physiotherapy Centre since mid 2010. She enjoys working with the staff and patients, finding everyone courteous and friendly. Donna is our BOUNCE back classes coordinator

Donna's interests are in keeping fit and singing in a local choir 

Wendy Russell, Admin

Wendy is a Mum of one beautiful little wild child called Issabella. She is engaged to be married and is an animal lover with 6 cats & 1 dog & 3 fish. Wendy has been working here for the past 13 months & loves it.  Outside of work she loves spending time with her little girl, walking & spending time with family & friends.


Our Staff