KINGSCLIFF BEACH MEDICAL
At Kingscliff Beach Medical we strive to provide patients primary, comprehensive, continuous and confidential medical care, in all aspects of family medicine. We make every effort to provide this service in a friendly, caring, professional environment.
Our aim is to give our patients the highest possible quality of care, by ensuring excellence in all aspects of our practice. We endeavour to provide patients with the best and most current treatments, methods, materials and equipment within our resource capabilities to ensure that the patients receive the high quality of service they have come to expect.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
- General medicine
- Travel advice and vaccinations including yellow fever vaccinations
- Skin checks and skin cancer management (surgical and medical)
- Minor Surgery/procedures
- Wound Care
- Antenatal and post-natal care
- Family planning and sexual health
- Mental health
- Drivers licence medicals (personal and commercial)
- Department of Veterans Affairs patient care
- Aged care including Health Assessments for 75 years +
- Chronic disease management
Health Care Providers
Dr Zoe Burgman
MBBS, FRACGP, BA (Psychology)
Zoe completed her medical degree at University of Sydney 2004 and has worked in Northern Rivers area…
Zoe completed her medical degree at University of Sydney 2004 and has worked in Northern Rivers area as a GP since 2008. She has additional training in Psychology, Women’s Health & Family Planning and Dermatology.
Zoe visits the local aged care facilities and has an interest in Palliative Care. She was attracted to General Practice by the broad spectrum of issues that present every day and enjoys seeing patients from across all age groups.
Dr Bronwyn Mann
Bronwyn completed her medical degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) in 1994. After a nomadic ten…
Bronwyn completed her medical degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) in 1994. After a nomadic ten years and four children, she completed her GP training on the NSW North Coast and attained her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2010.
Bronwyn is passionate about all aspects of general practice, with particular interests in child & adolescent health, mental health, women’s health and palliative care.
Dr Adrian Smith
MBBS, FRACGP, B Int Bus, GDip Econ
Adrian completed his medical degree at University of Queensland (UQ) in 2007 and completed his general practice…
Adrian completed his medical degree at University of Queensland (UQ) in 2007 and completed his general practice training on the NSW north coast, gaining fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2012.
He has a particular interest in skin cancer diagnosis and management, and has undertaken additional training in skin cancer surgery through UQ/Healthcert. Adrian also has keen interest in men’s health, child/adolescent health, travel medicine, mental health and assisting military veterans. He is passionate about preventative medicine and helping patients maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.
Adrian has worked at Kingscliff Beach Medical since 2012, he continues to have maintain a strong connection with this practice. He is currently working at Casuarina Health and Medical.
Dr Joanna Millar
Joanna completed her medical degree in 2010 at University of Manchester in the UK and gained her…
Joanna completed her medical degree in 2010 at University of Manchester in the UK and gained her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2017. Joanna worked previously in the Murwillumbah and Byron area before joining us in July 2018.
She enjoys the variety involved with general practice and believes that lifestyle measures play an important role in her work to help her patient obtain optimal health and well being.
Areas of particular interest include child and adolescent health, women’s health and mental health.
Dr Katherine Shomali
Katherine has returned to the Kingscliff area after completing her Bachelor of Medicine bachelor Surgery (BMBS) at…
Katherine has returned to the Kingscliff area after completing her Bachelor of Medicine bachelor Surgery (BMBS) at Deakin University in 2013.
After completing her degree, she worked in various hospitals around Sydney where she focused on Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) surgery and General Paediatrics, both of which she still has a keen interest.
With a background in Nutrition and Dietetics, Katherine brings with her a passion for preventative health care and children’s nutrition.
Dr Joelle Guertin
Joelle completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 2015 and worked in regional Victoria…
Joelle completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 2015 and worked in regional Victoria before relocating to our coastline.
Here she has worked in Paediatrics at the Gold Coast University Hospital, in addition to working as a GP registrar in Tweed Heads.
Joelle has completed a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and has a strong interest in Women’s Health. Additional areas of interest include Child and Adolescent Health, Mental Health and Preventative Medicine.
Joelle is on maternity leave from September 2023
Dr Madeline Taylor
Madeline completed her medical degree in 2014 at The University of Notre Dame, Sydney. Following this she…
Madeline completed her medical degree in 2014 at The University of Notre Dame, Sydney. Following this she worked in hospitals in Sydney gaining extra experience in Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine, including time spent at The Sydney Children’s hospital. During this time, she also gained a Diploma in Child Health.
Maddy relocated to the Tweed in 2017 and worked at the Tweed and Murwillumbah hospitals before transitioning to General Practice, where she completed her training in Murwillumbah and Mullumbimby.
She enjoys all aspects of holistic family medicine, with a particular interest in child and adolescent health and women’s health.
Madeline is on maternity leave from August 2023
Dr Carita Shield
Carita graduated from medicine at the University of Queensland in 2004, and obtained her Fellowship in General…
Carita graduated from medicine at the University of Queensland in 2004, and obtained her Fellowship in General Practice in 2010. She has a special interest in acute medicine, women’s health and child and adolescent health, as well as offering all aspects of general practice medicine. Carita also has an interest in overseas aid, and after previously living in Cambodia for three years she travels there regularly to do volunteer medical work.
Dr George Ekdawi
George completed his medical degree at Bond University with an interest in chronic disease management, general medicine,…
George completed his medical degree at Bond University with an interest in chronic disease management, general medicine, mental health and geriatrics. He worked at Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital and in rural Mareeba Hospital in Far North Queensland. George enjoys serving the local community through General Practice.
Dr Madelyn Van Der Leeden
Madelyn completed her medical degree at The University of Sydney in 2016. She spent 3 years working…
Madelyn completed her medical degree at The University of Sydney in 2016. She spent 3 years working at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, gaining a wide variety of experience in all domains of Medicine and honing her knowledge in the area of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She moved home in 2019 to complete her Diploma of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists at Tweed Hospital with a further 6 months as a Paediatric Registrar. Given this experience, Madelyn is passionate about women and children’s health. She is adept at managing pre-conception counselling, infertility, early pregnancy loss, severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, care of the pregnant woman, contraception advice, insertion/removal of Intrauterine devices and Implanon. Having grown up in Federal and attended school in the northern rivers, Madelyn feels she understands the unique health goals of people in this area and as such is always willing to work with allied health practitioners in a holistic manner to prevent illness and promote wellness.
Dr Ashleigh Black
Dr Ashleigh Black grew up in the Illawarra and acquired her Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of…
Dr Ashleigh Black grew up in the Illawarra and acquired her Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Wollongong in 2011. She has not only worked extensively in both regional and remote Australia but also abroad in Nepal where she worked in Paediatric. In 2010, she moved to the Northern Rivers and actively takes part in serving the local people along with the local medical community.
Ashleigh obtained a Diploma of Children’s Health in 2013 and also attained the Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine in 2016. She is an accredited Fellow of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) as well.
Dr Black is a compassionate GP who provides an individualised treatment plan, attention to detail and meticulous approach when delivering the best possible treatment. She is especially interested in Acute and Chronic Disease Management, Sexual Health, Child Health, Adolescent Health and Women’s Health including Antenatal Care.
Other than practising medicine, Ashleigh loves to explore the local national parks and beaches along with her young family.
Standard Practice Fees
|Standard consultation||$80.00 (Medicare rebate $41.20 | Gap $38.80)|
|Long consultation (>20min)||$120.00 (Medicare rebate $79.70 | Gap $40.30)|
|Extended consultation (>40min)||$160.00 (Medicare rebate $117.40 | Gap $42.60)|
Health Care Card Holders
|Standard consultation||$65.00 (Medicare rebate $41.20 | Gap $23.80)|
|Long consultation (>20min)||$105.00 (Medicare rebate $79.70 | Gap $25.30)|
|Extended consultation (>40min)||$145.00 (Medicare rebate $117.40 | Gap $27.60)|
The Following will be Bulk Billed
- Children 12 years of age and under.
- Centrelink Pension card holders
- Department of Veteran Affairs Gold card holders
Cancellation & Non-Attendance Policy
We understand unplanned issues can arise and you may need to cancel an appointment. Should this occur, appointments need to be cancelled 1 hour prior to the scheduled appointment time.
If you fail to attend an appointment or give 1 hours notice a fee of $50 will be charged by your doctor, no Medicare rebate applies to this fee. All fees must be paid before another appointment can scheduled.
Please note: Fees remain at the discretion of each practitioner. Additional services may incur fees that are not listed above. Any consultation booked after 5pm will incur fees regardless of concession card status. For allied health professionals fees please contact us on 02 6674 3266
New Patients Form
New patients who have not been seen at this practice before can print this form, once completed it should be brought along to you initial appointment
Download New Patient Form
Records Transfer Request Form
The records transfer request form is for those patients wanting to have their past medical records sent through to our surgery. This can be helpful for you doctor to look over past medical history and medications to help with any current conditions. Once completed it can be given to our receptionists who will fax it through to your previous doctor.
Download Transfer of Medical Records Form
Practice Information Sheet
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: Closed
40 Marine Parade
Kingscliff Beach NSW 2487
Phone: 02 6674 3266
Fax: 02 6674 3300
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