07 5491 9044  

Opening Times

Monday to Friday
7.30am to 6.30pm

Saturday and Sunday
8.30am to 4.30pm

87 Bowman Road, Caloundra
Queensland, 4551

 


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MALE & FEMALE DOCTORS SUNSHINE COAST

Dr Amir Akram MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Akram has lived and worked on the Sunshine Coast since 2003 and has worked extensively in hospitals in Melbourne and general practices in QLD.   He has joined RACGP Training Program and is a Senior examiner for RACGP.

Dr Akram has special interest in Travel Vaccinations, Aged Care, Chronic Disease Management, Family medicine, Cardiovascular health, Pre-employment medicals and all types of medicals.

Dr Akram speaks English and Bengali.

Dr Akram is welcoming new patients and is available 5 days a week and some weekends.

 

Dr John Fogarty MBBCH (Belf.), FRCS

Dr Fogarty has lived on the Sunshine Coast since 2000 when he joined Currimundi Medical Centre.  He studied medicine in the UK.   Dr Fogarty special interests are in diabetes, asthma, family medicine, minor procedures and palliative care, Travel vaccinations, skin checks, children's immunisations, implanon insertion and removal.

Dr Fogarty’s hobbies include sherlockiana and he is a keen advocate for daylight savings.  He plans to revive his tuition in French speaking, as topped his class at school in French and is eager to become fluent in the future.

Dr Fogarty welcomes new patients and is available 5 days a week from 7.30am and some weekends.

 

Dr Alison Roper MBBS, FRAGCP

Qualified in the UK (London) in 2000. Dr Roper has worked extensively in general practices and has post graduate qualifications in family planning, Mirena/IUD insertion, Implanon and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  

Dr Roper has lived and worked on the Sunshine Coast since 2008 when she first joined our practice.

Dr Roper is a preferred provider with SCHHS Service for antenatal Shared care for your pregnancy and post natal care.  

Special interest in women's health, and children's immunisations.

 

 

Dr Tony Moor MBBS, FRACGP (UQ)

Dr Moor was trained at the University of Queensland.  Dr Moor has lived and worked on Sunshine Coast for       22 years.  He was Senior Medical Officer and Director of Emergency Medicine at Caloundra Hospital until 2003, when he commenced general practice. 

Dr Moor’s special interests are Skins Checks and minor surgery, cardio thoracic medicine, aged care and  palliative care.  Dr Moor also offers venesections and iron infusions for patients needing these treatments.

Dr Moor is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and accepting new patients.

 

 

Dr Christelle Greeff MBChB, FRACGP

Dr Greeff was qualified in Pretoria, South Africa and gained her Fellowship in General Practice in Brisbane, Australia.

Dr Greeff is a general practitioner with interest in preventative health, women’s health and general medicine,

also offering Venesections. 

Dr Greeff enjoys a work-life balance, out of hours enjoying the outdoors and is a keen cyclist and enjoys the arts.

Dr Greeff speaks English and Afrikaans. 

Dr Greeff works till 6.30pm on Wednesday and Friday nights.

 

Dr Deborah Vercoulen MBBS(USYD), MIPH, FRACGP   

Dr Vercoulen has an interest in family health, women's health, paediatrics and disability.  Dr Vercoulen has a Family Planning Certificate in women's health, a Diploma in Child Health and a Masters in International Public Health.  She offers contraception advice, pap smears, implanon insertion and removal, STI screening, menopause management and breast checks for women.  Offering Iron Infusions for patient requiring this service.

Dr Vercoulen is listed as a preferred provider with SCHHS for antenatal shared care and regularly attends upskilling SCHHS workshops particularly in women's health and paediatrics.   Dr Vercoulen offers routine antenatal and postnatal checks as well as children's health checks including immunisations.

Dr Vercoulen is developing an interest in disabilities and caring for families with special needs.

Dr Vercoulen was trained at the University of Sydney and joined the Practice in 2013 after practising in the Northern Territory for many years in remote medicine, aboriginal health and general practice.   Dr Vercoulen is welcoming new patients.   Dr Vercoulen is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7.30am to 4.00pm and some weekends.

 

 

 

Dr Geoff Broad MBBS Qld

Dr Broad was trained in Queensland and has been practising for 30 years
in Queensland.

Offering Skin Checks, Recreational Dive Medicals,Pre employment and Company Medicals, Travel Vaccines, Children's immunisations and all family medicine.  

Dr Broad enjoys nutritional and environmental medicine and leads a healthy lifestyle enjoying cycling.

Dr Broad is available Monday to Friday, with late appointments available Wednesday and Fridays.

 

 


Dr Jonathan Jing  MBBS, FRACGP, AMC

Dr Jonathan Jing joined our Practice in January 2016 after moving from Gympie where he has been practicing

general medicine for the past 5 years and will be with us long term.

Dr Jing is welcoming new patients and any current patients wishing to travel to Caloundra.

Dr Jing has interests in all general medicine and travel medicine, skin checks and all family medicine.

Dr Jing is available most days and some weekends and welcoming new patients.

 

 

Dr Venera Edwards MBBS

Dr Venera Edwards joined us in June 2016 after moving from from Maleny where she had been practising

for the past few years and will be welcoming new patients.

Special interests include women and children's health.

Dr Edwards is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and is accepting new patients.

 

 

 

Dr Pamela Kimlin

Dr Pamela Kimlin is well known on the Sunshine Coast and is consulting with us some weekdays, weekends and covering for our Doctors when they are on leave.

Pamela completed her medical degree at the University of New South Wales in 2001.   She became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2010 and completed a Diploma in Child Health.   Dr Kimlin enjoys all aspects of General Practice including women's health.   She has particular interest in paediatrics and adolescent health including mental health.   Dr Kimlin has also worked at an Allergy Clinic and has extensive experience in managing conditions such as hayfever, asthma, exzema and food allergies.

 

 

 

ALLIED HEALTH PRACTITIONERS - AT OCEAN WAVE MEDICAL

 

PSYCHOLOGIST -  Cornelia Bam

Cornelia Bam, Psychologist joined the team at Ocean Wave Medical full time in January 2016.   Consults available Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and some Saturday mornings.

Cornelia works and treats clients experiencing a variety of emotional and/or behavioural problems including

Depression, anxiety, stress, panic attacks, trauma, anger and aggression, obsessions and compulsions.  Sleep, Sexual and Relationship problems, including marriage counselling.  Pre-Natal and Post-Natal situations.

Accepting MHP and Private Patients.  Workcover patients, sessions covered by Workcover.  Accepting MHP.   Private patients can book without a referral and if you have a Private Health Fund you may receive a rebate from them.

 Bookings can be made through our Reception on 5491 9044.   Referrals can be faxed to 5491 8068.

 

 

 PODIATRIST - Flying Feet Podiatry, David Morgan 

David has a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) graduating in 1997 and a Master of Health Science.  His main interests are health ageing and chronic disease management, particularly in relation to people with Diabetes.  
Flying Feet Podiatry is working from Suite 4 at Ocean Wave Medical.   Referrals can be faxed to 53351622.  Phone 1300288365 to book.

 

 

PHYSIOTHERAPIST - Embody Physiotherapy, Rachel Morgan-Varlow 

Operating from our rooms at Ocean Wave Medical, Suite 5 is Embody Physiotherapy.   Rachel is also offering Clinical Pilates and Rehabilitation classes within the grounds of Caloundra RSL, 20 Third Avenue, Caloundra, one block from us.

Rachel is back from Maternity Leave and available Tuesday and Friday with Sara available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for physiotherapy.

Receiving referrals fax to 07 5491 8068 or via medical objects.

Rachel Morgan-Varlow has over ten years experience within Private Practice and has a hands on approach to treatment;

BULK BILLING available for GPMP/EPC referrals for all pensioners, with $20 gap for non pensioners.  DVA and Workcover Clients.   Accepting third party and workcover claims and works closely with Patient's Case Manager and Doctor to ensure close communication, evidence based practice and a speedy return to function.

Offering:

  • Any musuloskeletal pain or injury, including neck, thoracic or low back pain, shoulder pain, knee and hip pain.
  • loss of function from poor fitness or chronic disease
  • loss of balance
  • sports injuries
  • workplace injuries including repetitive strain injury
  • post surgical rehabilitation and
  • women's health including incontinence, pelvic pain and post-partum issues
  • Injurynet Workcover
  • Musculoskeletal Assessments for Pre-employment or employment medicals available

Specialised Exercise classes and programs for:

  • Diabetes - Classes designed for thos looking to manage their Diabetes, aimed at improving fitness, strength and function.  Led by our Exercise Physiologist, the sessions take into consideration any health concerns of our clients.    Diabetic patients eligible for 8 free classes per year with a Diabetic EPC Class referral done by their Doctor.
  • Osteoporosis (Health Bones) - Classes that assist in improving bone density to reduce the risk of Osteoporosis, and allow clients with existing Osteoporosis to safely exercise.   We also focus on improving balance to reduce the risk of falls, and improve strength and flexibility.  Classes are also beneficial for those with arthritis, with gentle strengthening and mobility assisting to maintain function and reduce pain
  • Cancer Care
  • Falls Prevention - Classes to improve balance, reduce the risk of injuries caused by fall.  Focusses on balance, lower limb strength and mobility, it allows our clients to safely challenge and improve their balance.
  • Strength and Flexibility for Seniors - A combination of gentle resistance based exercised, posutral strength and movements to increase heart rate, these classes are a fun and supportive option for those wanting to improve their strength and mobility.

Clinical Pilates and Group Classes

Studio utilises equipment such as the reformer and cadillac, using variable spring resistance; allowing us to modify exercise to suit individual.

Brochures and class timetable available from our Reception.   Or call Rachel on 0401 263 516

 


DIETITIAN - Sunshine Coast Dietetics  

Sunshine Coast Dietetics operate from Suite 6 on a Wednesday.   Dietitian Rebecca will assist with all your needs.

GPMP & TCA with our patients being BULK BILLED with a EPC in place.  Private Referrals with claiming from your health fund also available.

Specialises in the management of clients with diabetes, chronic disease management, vegetarian/vegan diets, eating disorders and mental health.

Housebound clients, especially veterans, can be visited in the comfort of their own home. 

Rebecca works with clients to develop individualised eating habits that fit their own lifestyle, as she does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach.   She provides clients with realistic advice that is sustainable long term to help achieve their health related goals.

Referrals received from all Medical Centres.   Fax to 54438702 or use medical objects.    Or phone:  54794363 and request a Caloundra booking.

 

Our Practice Manager:

Teena Barbeler DipPMgt 

Teena has a Diploma of Practice Management and has Business and Administration experience in Government, Education and Private Enterprise and has been a Business Owner.  Teena has been the Practice Manager since 2011.  Teena has lived and worked on the Sunshine Coast since moving from Brisbane in 2002.

 

Our Nurses:

Molly, Karen, Shonel, Zoe, Kym and Nicola

            

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Our Receptionists: 

Sarah, Alannah, Wendy and India

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