Dr Ben Filewood


Dr Ben Filewood has come from Bundaberg to complete his general practice fellowship at Golden Beach Medical Centre. He 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. Unfortunately Dr Filewood is unable to take on new patients at this time.

Dr Constantin Frei


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

Dr Emerson Arocena


Dr Arocena moved to Queensland in 2005 after completing his medical degree Internship in Mackay Base Hospital, North Queensland. Dr Arocena has a keen interest in Occupational medicine, paediatrics, general medicine, sports injuries, chronic disease management and travel/tropical medicine.

Dr Eranthi Hettiarachchi

MBBS, BPsycSc (Hons I), GCELead, DCH

Dr. Eranthi Hettiarachchi studied medicine at the University of Queensland, completed her residency and a registrar year in Paediatrics at Nambour. 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.

Dr Evan Jones

MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, DDME, Certificate in Family Medicine

Dr Evan Jones has over 20 years’ experience in general practice and has a special interest in the management of diabetes, asthma, cardiovascular disease and skin cancer. Dr Jones has also undertaken additional studies in the area of obstetrics and gynaecology and is a designated Diving Medical Examiner. Dr Jones is not consulting here at this time.

Dr Geoff Bennett


Dr Geoff Bennett joined the Golden Beach Medical Centre having moved to the Sunshine Coast from Toowoomba. 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.

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 geriatrics, paediatrics and general medicine. Unfortunately Dr Conway is unable to take on new patients at this time.

Dr Lauren Shorthouse


Lauren grew up in North Queensland, studying medicine at James Cook University in Townsville and Cairns and graduated in 2006. Since then she's undertaken hospital training, including diploma of obstetrics and gynaecology, and further training in paediatrics and in emergency medicine. Dr Shorthouse is currently on maternity leave.

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 Mark Greiner


Dr Mark Greiner was born and raised in Bundaberg. He completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Queensland in 2008 and graduated from Griffith University School of Medicine in 2012. He is passionate about preventative medicine and patient education and enjoys skin cancer medicine.

Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher


Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher is a doctor with a 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 Michael Hayes


Dr Michael Hayes has over 20 years’ experience in General Practice and is interested in all areas of general practice, including geriatrics, paediatrics, and the treatment of solar keratosis and skin malignancies. Dr Hayes allocates Wednesdays to either home or hospital visits or in training RACGP registrars. Unfortunately Dr Hayes is unable to take on new patients at this time.

Dr Monica Woo


Dr Monica Woo graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School and has worked in Bundaberg following resident experience at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane. Monica has a high regard for doctor-patient communication and has a background in cardiovascular and chronic disease.

Dr Woo only bulk bills children 15 years and under, everyone else will be privately billed.

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. Dr de Wet’s areas of interest within general practice are sports, trauma and minor procedures. Dr de Wet is currently consulting at Pelican Waters Family Doctors.

Dr Raylea Parkes


Dr Raylea Parkes graduated from the University of Queensland. Prior to General Practice training, she worked and trained in various Queensland Hospitals. She also spent several months working as a medical registrar in the UK. Her special interests include women's health, paediatrics and general medicine. Unfortunately Dr Parkes is unable to take on new patients at this time.

Dr Ross Anderson

MBBS (Qld)

Ross 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 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 coast since 2012. He is interested in all areas of general practice with particular interest in Paediatrics, Men's Health and Chronic disease.

Dr Stacie King

B Med Sci, MBBS

Dr King Graduated in 2006 from the University of Tasmania. Despite his interest in all facets of general medicine, Dr King has interest in surgical problems, as well as preventive medicine, nutrition, and obesity; and the implications of these on general well-being and chronic disease.

Dr Stephen Bosworth


Dr Stephen Bosworth graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales. 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 Thao Nguyen


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 Wynn Hlaing


Dr Wynn Hlaing graduated from the Institute of Medicine Rangoon in 1979 and migrated to Australia in 1992. His special interests are in sports medicine, emergency medicine, skin cancer and men's health.

Clinic Staff

Nursing Staff: Helen (Nurse Manager), Kay, Genene, Carmel, Jo, Lyndsey, Maureen, Jodie, Jenny, Fiona, Libby, Liz

Reception Team: Misty (Reception Manager), Rebekah, Jenny,  Annalyce, Maddison, Genevieve, Darci, Courtney, Kerri, Bianca, Ash

Practice Manager: Karen Clarke

Administration Manager: Sharon