Gordonvale Family Medical Centre has three male GPs and one female GP with many years of experience in family medicine. We are a teaching practice with James Cook University and Australian General Practice Training so you may meet a medical student we are hosting or see the GP Registrar for an appointment. GP Registrars are qualified doctors wanting more experience in general practice before settling in a permanent location.
Dr Peter Michael MBBS (Qld) Gad.Dip.Sp.Med.
Dr Michael Sainsbury MBBS (Qld)
Dr Andrew Korinihona MBBS MMed FRACGP
Dr Lisa Fraser BSc Hons 1 MBBS (UQ) FRACGP Cert SHFPA
Dr Rachel Inbanathan MBBS
Gordonvale Family Medical Centre participates in James Cook University GP Training program. We mentor GP Registrars for 12 month terms. Dr Rachel Inbanathan will be with us for 2019.
GP Registrars are qualified doctors wanting more experience in general practice before settling in a permanent location. They undertake a three year program working at accredited training practices with GP mentors.
Gordonvale Family Medical Centre’s Nurses work closely with the GPs, providing traditional nursing care along with support and education in living well with chronic conditions, keeping up to date with childhood vaccinations and getting kids ready for their first year of school.
Nurses Deb, Caz, Debbie and Louise have completed additional training to increase their knowledge and understanding of diabetes care and child health. They are able to assist you in living well with chronic conditions, keeping up to date with childhood vaccinations and getting kids ready for their first year of school.
Nurse Debbie runs Asthma Care clinics two afternoons a week to manage and prevent recurring asthma events.
Allied health practitioners work as part of your healthcare team usually on referral from your GP. They participate in diagnosis, treatment, recovery and quality of life.
Podiatrist, Jeff Dowdle, works two days a month, helping to maintain good foot and lower limb health.
Clinical Psychologist, Cheryl Cornelius, works every Friday providing mental health care and cognitive behaviour therapy.
Occupation Therapist, Deborah Michael, works Thursdays with a focus on Aged Care Health Assessments.
Our Admin Team
Gordonvale Family Medical Centre’s administration team is the backbone of our Practice and we would all be lost without them. They will be your first and last point of contact with the Practice and the dedicated, long-term and experienced members can help you with many questions on caring for you and your family.