Dr Gerry Beukes
Dr Errol (Gerry) Beukes was born in Namibia and completed his bachelor's degree in medicine at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1996. He has since worked across different hospitals and practices in Namibia, South Africa, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia. He is married and has two children. The family relocated from NSW in 2021 and now call the Sunshine Coast home. Dr Beukes enjoys all aspects of general practice and is fluent in English and Afrikaans.
Dr Nicholas Simon
Dr Simon grew up on the Sunshine Coast before moving to Brisbane to study an undergraduate in Laboratory science. He later moved to the Gold Coast to undertake medical training in 2016. Dr Simon has worked in multiple roles across the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, as well as Nambour and Maleny Hospitals, prior to discovering his passion for general practice. In his spare time Dr Simon enjoys swimming at the local beaches, camping, and spending time with his friends and family.
Dr Eranthi Hettiarachchi
FRACGP, MBBS, BPsych (Hons I), GCELead, DCH
Dr Eranthi Hettiarachchi completed her medical studies at the University of Queensland, before working in Emergency Medicine and then settling on General Practice, completing her fellowship in 2019.
Eranthi’s clinical passion is lifestyle medicine and nutrition, and is focused on using evidence-based, holistic management plans to support her patients. With a degree in Psychology and additional studies within paediatrics and child health, Eranthi particularly enjoys working with fellow healthcare providers to support their health and wellbeing, as well as the wider population.
Dr Eranthi is married with children and in her spare time enjoys cooking, social time with friends and staying active.
Dr Eranthi has limited capacity for new patients.
Dr Thao Nguyen
MBBS (Melb) FRACGP Grad. Cert. Medical Acupuncture (Monash), FAMAC
Dr Thao Nguyen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1998, completed her GP training in 2004 in Victoria, and has been working on the Sunshine Coast since 2010. Dr Nguyen enjoys all areas of general practice including women's health, child heath, geriatric medicine, musculoskeletal conditions and minor surgeries. Dr Nguyen has been practising medical acupuncture since 2009 gaining Fellowship with the Australian Medical Acupuncture College in 2021, and continues to up skill by being part of the teaching and mentoring team for the College. Dr Nguyen uses medical acupuncture (with filiform needles, press needles, lasers, Moxibustion, etc.) as a complimentary treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions as well as general medical and psychoemotional issues for patients of all ages.
At the moment Dr Nguyen is able to take on new acupuncture patients only
Dr Sally Fry
FRACGP MD BSc
Dr Sally Fry graduated from Griffith University in 2015 working as a resident in hospitals in Queensland before completing her general practice training in 2023. Sally enjoys all areas of general practice but has a keen clinical interest in adolescent and women's health, particularly contraception and pregnancy options and has dedicated appointments every second Tuesday afternoon at Golden Beach Medical Centre for these specific services. As a surfer and a nature lover Sally remains passionate about encouraging all to create a healthy work-life balance.
Dr Dominic Barnes
MBBS mmedSc MBA
Dr Dominic Barnes studied at the University of Queensland and has been a GP for 35 years. Dominic has also had 20 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in Sydney. He undertook his residency at Princess Alexandra Hospital and went on to own, and manage, three practices in Brisbane. Dominic provides a valuable service to residential aged care patients by visiting nursing homes on behalf of our practice however, Dominic does not see patients in clinic. Dominic enjoys gardening, bushwalking and bird watching.
Dr Geoff Bennett
MBBS BSc (Hons) Qld FRACGP
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 only taking new patients under 16-years-old.
Dr Jack Ng
Dr Jack Ng has over 30 years experience as a GP and has recently moved to the Sunshine Coast from NSW. Dr Ng's passion is to improve the health of his patients by providing quality care. Dr Ng's interests are cardiovascular medicine, dermatology including skin cancers, geriatric medicine, anxiety and depression as well as golfing, gardening, and hiking.
Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher
MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG FARGP JCCA
Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher has broad experience and interest 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 is also a qualified anaesthetist and has a keen interest in children’s health as well as skin cancer assessment, prevention and excision.
Dr Mark Greiner
FRACGP MBBS BSc
Dr Mark Greiner grew up in Bundaberg and then moved to Brisbane and the Gold Coast to undertake university and medical school. He has worked at various hospitals on the Sunshine Coast and interstate before completing his General Practice fellowship at Golden Beach Medical Centre. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice and his special interest is in skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. He has an Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine and a Professional Diploma in Dermoscopy.
When he is not working Dr Greiner enjoys spending time with his family, kitesurfing and visiting the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast.
Dr Greiner is currently accepting new patients.
Dr Stephen Bosworth
MBBS, UNSW (Hons) SMA
Dr Stephen Bosworth graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales. Dr Bosworth is vocationally registered and has over 30 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, pediatrics, skin malignancies and hormone therapy.
Unfortunately Dr Bosworth is not seeing patients at this time
Nurse Practitioner - Mitch Gallina
Mitch Gallina, Nurse Practitioner, is a long term Sunshine Coast local. Mitch completed his Bachelor of Nursing Science at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2014. In 2020, he completed a Graduate Certificate in Community and Primary Health Care Nursing through the Australian College of Nursing. Mitch graduated from the University of Queensland in 2022 with a Masters of Nurse Practitioner.
Mitch has worked extensively in General Practice and Primary Health, with experience in wound management, advanced and holistic patient assessment, and the diagnosis and management of a variety of chronic and complex conditions.
Mitch welcomes all patients of Golden Beach and Pelican Waters, supporting our General Practitioners with your care.
Dr Michael Hayes
MBBS Qld (Hons) FRACGP
Dr Michael Hayes has over 34 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 Peter de Wet
BSc MBBS FRACGP
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.
Unfortunately Dr de Wet is unable to take on new patients at this time.
Dr John Conway
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 elderly health and general medicine.
Unfortunately Dr Conway is unable to take on new patients at this time.
Dr Ryan O'Donnell
BSc (Hons) MBBS FRACGP
Dr Ryan O'Donnell has been working on the Sunshine Coast for 12 years and is proud to be a general practitioner who engages in all areas of practice. Dr O'Donnell has a special interest in urgent care and is passionate about preventing unnecessary hospital presentations. Dr O'Donnell is happy to see patients in a one off capacity for urgent care, including injuries, and sub-emergency level presentations/care.
Dr O'Donnell is not accepting new patients for on-going care at this time or seeing new patients requiring mental health management or referrals, insurance form completion, workcover, chronic disease and chronic pain management.
Dr Lee Harding
MB ChB FRACGP
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 Lauren Shorthouse
MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG
Dr Shorthouse grew up in North Queensland, studying medicine at James Cook University graduating in 2006. Since then she's undertaken hospital training, including a 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.
Unfortunately Dr Shorthouse is unable to take on new patients at this time.
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.
Unfortunately Dr Hlaing is unable to take on new patients at this time.
GBMC/PWFD Clinic Staff
|Practice Manager||Tracy Denham|
|Nursing Staff||Trin (Team Leader Nursing), Carmel, Genene, Jolene, Kay, Rachel, Ros, Tegan, Jennie, Chelsea, Shell, Kiara, Kiani, Brooke|
|Reception Team||Misty (Team Leader Reception), Rebekah, Genevieve, Heather, Lili, Maree, Emily, Toni, Fiona|
|Administration||Sharon (Team Leader Administration), Tracy (Bookkeeper)|