Dr Ross Anderson

MBBS (Qld)

Dr Ross Anderson graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978. He enjoyed three years at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and then became a partner in a 5 doctor practice in Brisbane for 30 years. He moved to Moffat Beach in 2011 and joined GBMC. Ross enjoys all aspects of general practice and welcomes both new and regular patients.

Dr Geoff Bennett


Dr Geoff Bennett, originally from Brisbane, worked and trained at a number of rural and regional locations around Queensland before joining Golden Beach Medical Centre in 2009. He is one of the supervisors for our GP Registrars and is also an examiner for the RACGP. He has a particular interest in Children's Health and enjoys all aspects of General Practice. Dr Bennett is working full-time at the Golden Beach Medical Centre however is only taking new patients under 16 years old.



Dr Stephen Bosworth


Dr Stephen Bosworth graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales. Dr Bosworth is vocationally registered and has over 17 years experience in general practice. Prior to that he worked extensively in the areas of pathology and emergency medicine. He is a member of Sports Medicine Australia and has additional areas of particular experience in the fields of asthma, paediatrics, skin malignancies and hormone therapy.

Dr John Conway

MBBS Monash

Dr John Conway moved to the Sunshine Coast from Melbourne where he was a partner at a General Practice in Diamond Valley for over 20 years. His special interests include geriatrics, paediatrics and general medicine.

Unfortunately Dr Conway is unable to take on new patients at this time.

Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher


Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher has a broad interest and experience in all aspects of General Practice. He has obtained advanced qualifications in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and thoroughly enjoys being a partner in the journey from pregnancy planning and antenatal care through to caring for the newborn. Dr Cross-Pitcher has obtained qualification as a GP Anaesthetist and also has a keen interest in childlen's health, geriatrics and chronic health as well as skin cancer assessment, prevention and excision.

Dr Peter de Wet


Dr Peter de Wet was born in South Africa and moved to Brisbane with his family when he was 8 years old. After graduating from the University of Queensland he immediately started work at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Here he underwent his internship, residency and spent a year as an orthopedic surgery registrar. Dr de Wet’s areas of interest within general practice are sports, trauma and minor procedures. Please note: due to limited available appointments Dr de Wet's books are currently closed and is he unable to see new patients at this time. If you have been to the practice before but haven't seen Dr de Wet you are still welcome to book an appointment with him.

Dr Ben Filewood

BSc (Neuroscience) MBBS FRACGP 

Dr Ben Filewood has a broad interest in all aspects of general practice and aims for a holistic approach with particular emphasis on patient education. His special interests include men's health, cardiovascular disease, and skin cancer medicine and surgery. He enjoyed training in Brisbane and Bundaberg and completed his fellowship here on the Sunshine Coast. Dr Filewood welcomes current and new patients.

Dr Constantin Frei

MD (Zurich) FRACGP

Dr Consti Frei trained as a specialist in general medicine in Switzerland before moving to Australia in 2005. Dr Frei has been at Golden Beach Medical Centre since May, 2015, and has a special interest in musculoskeletal diseases.

Dr Mark Greiner


Dr Mark Greiner is a thorough clinician welcoming all new patients. He was born and raised in Bundaberg and then moved to Brisbane and the Gold Coast to complete his university and medical training. Since then he has worked at various hospitals on the Sunshine Coast and undertaken his General Practice training at Golden Beach Medical Centre. His special interest is in all aspects of skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. He has an Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine and an Advanced Certificate in Dermoscopy. When not at work he loves to spend time with his family and get out on the water kitesurfing.


Dr Lee Harding


Dr Lee Harding joined us from England where he completed his vocational training in 2002. He has been fortunate enough to travel widely and has worked previously in Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. He is interested in all aspects of General Practice particularly dermatology and elderly care.

Unfortunately Dr Harding is unable to take on new patients at this time.

Dr Michael Hayes


Dr Michael Hayes has over 29 years experience in General Practice and is interested in all areas of general medicine, including Geriatrics, Paediatrics, Travel Medicine and the treatment of solar keratosis and skin malignancies. Dr Hayes allocates Wednesdays to either home or Nursing Home visits or in training RACGP registrars. He has also satisfied the training requirements and holds a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and is on the Vocational Registrar of General Practitioners. Dr Hayes has attended a number of post-graduate medical courses in Skin Cancer Medicine.

Unfortunately Dr Hayes is unable to take on new patients at this time.



Dr Eranthi Hettiarachchi

MBBS BPsycSc (Hons1) GCELead DCH

Dr Eranthi Hettiarachchi studied medicine at the University of Queensland. She has spent time in Various Emergency Departments throughout regional and rural Australia. Her advanced skill is in Paediatrics and she is passionate about children’s health.  She also has a background in Psychology and executive leadership and is currently on the board of directors for GPRA.  Born in Sri Lanka and growing up in the Pacific Islands, she has an interest in travel, especially to developing parts of the world. Dr Eranthi has a holistic approach to healthcare and believes communication is key in working with her patients. Eranthi lives with her husband and baby on the Sunshine Coast and in her spare time enjoys cooking, dancing and time at the beach.


Dr Wynn Hlaing


Dr Wynn Hlaing graduated from the Institute of Medicine Rangoon in 1979 and moved to Australia in 1992. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Australian College of Rural/Remote Medicine. His special interests are in sports medicine, emergency medicine, skin cancer and men's health.

Dr Stacie King


Dr King Graduated in 2006 from the University of Tasmania, he moved to Sydney where, upon completion of his internship, he worked for a number of years as a registrar in surgery working in cardiothoracic, vascular, trauma and general surgery. Searching for a better work life balance he moved to the Sunshine coast to work as a GP at Pelican Waters Family Doctors.

Despite his interest in all facets of general medicine, Dr King has obvious interest in surgical problems, but also has a deep interest in preventive medicine, nutrition, and obesity; and the implications of these on general well-being and chronic disease.

Dr Thao Nguyen

MBBS (Melb) FRACGP Grad. Cert. Medical Acupuncture (Monash) 

Dr Thao Nguyen studied medicine at The University of Melbourne and graduated in 1998. Dr Thao Nguyen enjoys all aspects of General Practice including paediatrics, women’s health, minor surgical procedures and geriatrics. She also offers medicare rebatable acupuncture service. Dr Nguyen is keen to help her patients to achieve good health through their healthy eating habits, exercising within their capacity and leading a happy life with mindfulness and good intentions. She only uses medications or invasive procedures when absolutely necessary.

Dr Ryan O'Donnell


Dr Ryan O'Donnell grew up in North Queensland. He Graduated from the University of Queensland. He has been practicing on the Sunshine coast since 2012. He is interested in all areas of general practice with particular interest in Paediatrics, Men's Health and Chronic disease.

Dr Lauren Shorthouse


Dr Shorthouse grew up in North Queensland, studying medicine at James Cook University and graduated in 2006. Since then she's undertaken hospital training, including diploma of obstetrics and gynaecology, and further training in paediatrics and emergency medicine. Dr Shorthouse has a special interest in women's and children's health.  Dr Shorthouse welcomes all regular and new patients. Dr Shorthouse bulk bills children 15 years and under, care plans and health assessments. All other patients will be privately billed including, pension and concession card holders who will be charged at a discounted rate.

Please note that Dr Shorthouse is currently on Maternity Leave. 

Dr Aaron McDonald


Dr MacDonald graduated from James Cook University in 2015, he then moved to the Sunshine Coast and worked at the hospital until being deployed in the Navy for two and a half years as a medical officer. This included deployments in Indonesia, Guam, Philippines, the South China Sea, and the Middle East.

Dr MacDonald Bulk Bills patients on pension, healthcare or concession cards and children under 16-years-old. Dr MacDonald enjoys kite boarding and is working towards achieving his pilots license.



Dr Monica Woo


Dr Monica Woo graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School. Prior to joining Golden Beach Medical Centre she worked at the Mater Hospitals in Brisbane as well as private practice in Bundaberg, before gaining her RACGP Fellowship. Monica has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, as well as chronic hepatitis (B and C) and is an s100 prescriber for HBV medications.

Dr Woo bulk bills children 15 years and under, care plans (including mental health care plans), health assessments and wound dressings all other patients will be privately billed with pension card holders accessing a discounted rate.


Dr Simon Hardy



Dr Hardy graduated from University College London in 2007. Grew up in Yorkshire. He trained in Edinburgh and South East Scotland. He spent five years as a rural GP and practice principal in Port Lincoln, South Australia.

Dr Hardy Bulk Bills patients on pension, healthcare or concession cards and children under 16-years-old. Dr MacDonald enjoys gardening and has interests in child care.


Clinic Staff

Practice Director Gayle Jones
Nursing Staff Hannah (Nurse Manager), Carmel, Genene, Helen, Jolene, Jacinta, Jodie, Kay, Lyndsey, Mish, Rachel, Ros, Tegan, Jennie, Jackie, Zoey, Danielle
Reception Team Misty (Reception Manager), Rebekah, Annalyce, Ashleigh, Bianca, Courtney, Genevieve, Nathan, Kerri, Sarah G, Erin, Sarah M, Heather, Maddison
Administration  Sharon (HR/Administration Manager), Joanne (Supervisor), Tracy (Bookkeeper)