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Dr Michael graduated medical school in Scotland in 2012 before moving to Australia in 2015. He trained in emergency medicine for several years & has experience working in Gold Coast Hospitals & rural and remote Emergency Departments around Australia. Dr Michael enjoys all aspects of general practice, in particular sports injuries, skin cancer management, men’s health, chronic disease management & preventative health. In his spare time, he enjoys playing football, golf & trips to the dog beach.

Dr Michael Hoy
General Practitioner

A home grown local!
Jardin began his career as a physician trainee at GCUH before completing General Practice Fellowship and a Diploma of Child Health. He is also experienced in rural and remote medicine, working at Minjerribah (Nth Straddie) and Tamborine Mountain for the last 6 years. Welcoming his second child in November 2021, he is back down on the GC, able to spend more time with his family.
Jardin enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a keen interest in chronic disease, men’s health, paediatrics, health education and patient-centred care.
Wanting to be a fireman when he was a kid, we love that Jardin has become a GP!

Dr Jardin Taha
General Practitioner

Dr Bella is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Dr Bella Tompson
General Practitioner

Dr Paul grew up in Cairns graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from James Cook University.
Dr Paul has broad experience working in different hospitals in various critical care and surgical subspecialties around Australia. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice with special interests in men’s health and minor surgical procedures.
Outside of practicing Dr Paul enjoys playing music, surfing, skiing and tennis.

Dr Paul Clarke
General Practitioner

Dr Lisa grew up in Sydney & moved to the sunny Gold Coast to study medicine & never looked back!
Dr Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery from Griffith University in 2010.
Dr Lisa enjoys all aspects of General Practice with a special interest in Child Health, Obstetrics & Women’s Health.
Outside of work, Dr Lisa enjoys beach adventures with her family, playing piano & relaxing with her friends.

Dr Lisa Amey
General Practitioner

Dr Zoe is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Dr Zoe Ormiston

Dr Amy is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Dr Amy Thornely
General Practitioner

Dr Jane is a kind-hearted, straight-forward, empathetic doctor, has enjoyed the warm shores of the Gold Coast for many years, making it her home with her family.
As a GP, Jane enjoys the wide range of services to offer her patients.

Dr Jane Wehipeihana
General Practitioner

Dr Greg is passionate about helping his patients achieve their best possible health.
He loves the variety of General medicine and actively promotes preventative health measures.
His special interests include allergies, child and adolescent health, skin related disorders including acne, men’s health & appropriate prescribing of Medicinal Cannabis.
Dr Greg is adept at Skin Cancer Management and performs minor procedures if required.

Dr Greg Shrimpton
General Practitioner

Dr Leesa Paki is a warm and light-spirited doctor. Always calm and extremely clever, Dr Leesa has loved the warm shores of the Gold Coast for many years, making it her home with her family.
She’s shreds on the snowboarding slopes of Japan and NZ as well!
As a GP, Dr Leesa enjoys the wide range of services to offer her patients.

Dr Leesa Paki
General Practitioner

Dr Adams loves being a GP – she believes it to be a privilege.
Emigrating to the Gold Coast in 2011, Amanda is particularly interested in managing chronic conditions (like diabetes, heart disease, respiratory medicine and gastroenterology), women’s health, mental health and appropriate prescribing of Medicinal Cannabis.
She is officially approved to prescribe Medicinal Cannabis and is taking appointments.
Dr Amanda enjoys her time with her husband and 3 children, on the beach, on the water, and in the water.

Dr Amanda Adams

Dr Jim is a well respected GP with Specialist registration on the Gold Coast.
Dr Jim works with CASA and offers Aviation Medicals, as well as performs Cardiac Stress Testing, and cosmetic procedures.
Fluent in English and Afrikaans, Dr Jim is a welcome addition to the cohort of GPs here.

Dr Jim Abrahams

Dr Cecilia Pousette was born in Sweden many moons ago!
Dr Cecilia decided that being a doctor would be very interesting, challenging, stimulating and fulfilling.
Love brought her to Australia, completing university in Victoria.
Dr Cecilia loves General Medicine and feels it a privilege to know people and their circumstances.
Her special interests include Paediatrics, Adolescents, Women’s health and Psychology.
Dr Cecilia enjoys practicing at the beautiful Medical on Miami and boutique-style Burleigh Cove.

Dr Cecilia Pousette
General Practitioner

Practicing in Burleigh since 1997 Dr Mark Spanner has opened the prestigious Medical on Miami.
A Fellow of the RACGP, Dr Mark plays an active role in educating medical students and doctors specialising in family medicine.
Dr Mark has great interest in all aspects of family medicine including Adult Healthcare, Pediatrics and Obstetrics.
An avid fisherman, Dr Mark runs with the Canadian salmon each year.
Dr Mark enjoys practicing at the beautiful Medical on Miami and boutique-style Burleigh Cove.

Dr Mark Spanner
Medical Director

Dr Nicci is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Dr Nicci Drew
General Practitioner & Sports Medicine

Dr Guy, one of the kindest GPs you may ever meet, has a keen interest in all aspects of General Practice. He loves it all!
Dr Guy enjoys practicing at the beautiful Medical on Miami and boutique-style practice Burleigh Cove.

Dr Guy Bouchet
General Practitioner

MBChB, FACRRM, FRNZCGP Currently bulk-billing, Dr Katharine Wallis is an experienced general practitioner and Mayne Professor of General Practice and Head of the GP Clinical Unit at the University of Queensland. She is a Fellow of both the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Dr Katharine Wallis welcomes you to Medical on Miami. Areas of interest: Family medicine.

Dr Katharine Wallis
General Practitioner

Dr Nick is the Executive Dean of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University, a Fellow of the RACGP and also the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine.
Dr Nick’s special interests include travel health, preventive medicine and respiratory illnesses.
When not at Medical on Miami Dr Nick is involved in research and teaching at Bond University.
Since coming to the Gold Coast in January 2019 Dr Nick has been learning to surf!

Dr Nick Zwar
General Practitioner & Professor

Dr Cam is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Dr Cameron Halliday
General Practitioner & Skin Cancer Management

Paediatric Works

Adriana is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Adriana Astras
Speech Pathologist

Abby is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Abby Spanner
Paediatric Occupational Therapist


Steven has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Griffith University after completing two years of Biomedical Science.
He has a strong interest in neurological conditions & treats various issues including musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory & orthopaedics. Experienced in treating sporting injuries, he enjoys using functional rehabilitation in gym & pilates settings, whilst incorporating manual therapy & dry needling.
He has over four years’ experience in the NDIS sector & has a strong passion for his patients to achieve their goals, both.
In his free time, Steven is involved in a wide variety of sports, though you’re most likely to see him out in the surf!

Steven Racki

Marc has a Doctor of Physiotherapy degree from Bond University on the Gold Coast. Equipped along with his degree in Exercise and Sports Science, he has extensive interest in musculoskeletal and sports related injuries. Marc also has a strong interest in Vestibular Physiotherapy which is utilised to treat conditions such as vertigo or dizziness. Motivated by helping clients achieve their goals and optimising their quality of life, Marc is a passionate Physiotherapist with a firm belief in combining hands on therapy with education and self-maintenance exercises for both short term relief and long-term solutions. Marc is a keen sportsman, and is currently one of the Physiotherapists for the Burleigh Bears Rugby League Club.

Marc Del Gallo

A Clinical Pilates Instructor and Physiotherapist, Di has used the Pilates method for almost 20 years. If you are suffering from chronic back, neck or joint pain or wish to prevent injury and keep fit by improving core stability and muscle strength, tone and flexibility, Di can help. Check with your Private Health to see if you qualify for a rebate. We have Hi-Caps on site for a rebate if you do!

Diane Slater
Physiotherapist & Pilates

Joshua Noble has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland. He has extensive experience in both orthopaedics, private practice and as a Sports Physiotherapist. He is currently the Senior Physiotherapist for the Burleigh Bears Rugby League Club and is an accredited ASCA Level 1 Coach and clinical Pilates Instructor. He has a particular interest in endurance sport athletes and occupational physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Josh welcomes you to Medical on Miami, Level 2.

Josh Noble


Dr Judith Warner is a Clinical Psychologist who works with adults to overcome a wide range of interpersonal, psychological and emotional problems. With a background in attachment and developmental psychology she understands the unique challenges faced during key stages and transitions in life. Judiths warmth and compassion coupled with skills in a variety of evidence-based treatments provides clients with a safe environment to challenge unhelpful patterns and become active participants in change to live more fulfilling, purposeful lives. She is currently completing her training in ISTDP.

Dr Judith Warner
Clinical Psychologist, PHD

Maaike is heading to Medical on Burleigh on 18 April 2022. Ph. 07 5535 3833. See you there!

Maaike Moolenaar

Anthony Engel is a registered Psychologist with over 20 years of experience. A kind and inspiring man, he works with children, adolescents and adults. He has competency in the following presentations: all forms of anxiety (GAD, PTSD, OCD, Panic, Social, Performance and Specific Phobias), Stress Management, Depression, Adjustment Disorders, Anger Management, and Loss and Grief. He also assists clients with low self-esteem and confidence building, identity issues, personal development and school and work/career concerns. As a client-centred psychologist, Anthony uses evidence-based approaches according to each client’s individual needs.

Anthony Engel

Brooke works with adults (age 20+) to identify their values, goals and desires for therapy. Her chosen modalities include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement and Desensitisation Therapy (EMDR), Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as well as Somatic and Sensorimotor processing techniques. While Brooke works with people with a wide range of concerns, Brooke has specialised interest and training in the area of healing post-trauma including the complexities of shame, fear, identity, relationships, powerlessness, anxiety and depression. Brooke has a strong background in the area of sexual and gender identity including minority stress and coming out issues.

Brooke Smith

Having been practicing on the Gold Coast for over 25 years, David is embedded in the community. He has 3 children, loves to travel and is in constant pursuit of happiness. David is available on Fridays. He looks forward to seeing you.

David Neophyton


Currently on Baby Leave!

Katie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist with more than 10 years experience in private practice. She has a passion for assisting her patients to achieve improved health outcomes and enjoys seeing them reach their nutritional goals. She has experience in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight management, food allergy and intolerance as well as gastrointestinal disorders and gut health. She has completed her Sports Nutrition Course at the Australian Institute of Sport and her National Paediatric Dietetic Training with the Dietitian’s Association of Australia. Katie supports her patients by promoting successful, sustainable health change through individualised dietary plans and solutions.

Katie Harris

Amanda has a Masters degree in dietetics and has been practicing for over 16 years. She has experience working as a clinical and food service dietitian at several locations including private hospitals, nursing homes, health retreats and in community settings. Amanda has a vast knowledge of carbohydrate restriction, i.e Low Carb High Fat diets. Amanda will be able to assist in weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, low or fluctuating energy levels and food addiction.

Amanda Cini


Nelson graduated from La Trobe University in 2014 with a Masters of Podiatry and has worked in a variety of health settings. His main area of focus is sports podiatry, but enjoys all aspects of feet! Nelson is also currently studying to complete his Endorsement for Scheduled Medicines.⁠ ⁠

Nelson Pollard

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