Clinical Staff and Associates


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Our Medical Staff are active in the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and attend post-graduate medical courses regularly. All staff have been trained along the guidelines of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Clare Van Rooy

Graduated from Sydney University in 1984, and did her post-graduate training in Canberra. Dr Van Rooy completed her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and is a Quality Assurance Examiner for the RACGP.    Dr Van Rooy's interests include office gynaecology, menopause, and geriatrics. 

Dr Mark Peterson

Graduated from Newcastle University in 1984. Dr Peterson has a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), a Masters in Family Medicine from Monash University and a Certificate in Aviation Medicine. His interests are surgery, paediatrics and emergencies. Dr Peterson is a Quality Assurance Examiner for the RACGP, and a member of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine.

Dr Stella Rumsey

Graduated from Adelaide University in 1989 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in February 1996. She completed a Graduate Certificate in Quality Improvement in Health Care through the University of Newcastle. Dr Rumsey's special interests are Preventative Health Care and Aged Care.

Dr Angela Lewis 

Graduated from the University of NSW in 2008.   Dr Lewis has a Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).  From Newcastle originally, Angela has worked in Sydney, Port Macquarie, Launceston and Charlestown.  Dr Lewis has a special interest in shared antenatal care.

Dr Simon McCluskey 

Graduated from the University of NSW in 2009.  He completed his internship in Launceston, Tasmania, and his residency in the John Hunter Hospital network.  Dr McCluskey completed a Diploma in Child Health (U.Syd) and Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).  Simon’s interests include paediatrics and a broad range of general practice presentations.

Dr Renata Fuljahn (GP Registrar)

Dr Fuljahn graduated from Marilia Medical School (Brazil) in 2002 where she worked as a General Practitioner for two years.  In Australia, she was awarded a scholarship from RACGP and Renata worked two years at Gosford and Wyong Hospitals.  Dr Fuljahn holds a Certificate for Family Planning and Sexual Health.  Her special interest is Women's Health.

 

Dr Shuen Yeoh

Dr Yeoh is a graduate of medicine from University of Queensland in 2010.  On completion of her internship and residency in Queensland, Dr Yeoh has worked at John Hunter Hospital.  Dr Yeoh now enjoys the breadth and variety of general practice.  Her special interests include women's health, paediatrics and adolescent health.  Dr Yeoh holds a Certificate for Family Planning and Sexual Health and Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).

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Dr Adam Moody

Graduated from University of Sydney (MBBS) and has Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).  His interests are chronic disease, preventative health, men's health and Geriatric medicine.

 

Dr Georgina Girdler  (GP Registrar)

Graduated from Wollongong University, 2015 and moved to Newcastle for internship and residency.  She completed the Diploma in Child Health in 2017, undertook an Advanced Skills year in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2018 and completed the Diploma of Obstetrics (DRANZCOG) in 2018/19. Georgina’s interests include women’s and children’s health.

 

 

   

Practice Nursing Staff include:

  • Debbie Dufty trained at Royal Alexandria Children’s Hospital.
  • Darlene Borgas, Nadine Dunne and Robyn Matthes trained at Avondale College in conjunction with S.A.H.
  • Emma Nelson trained at the University of Newcastle. 
  • Robyn Matthes and Nadine Dunne are in charge of Health Assessments.  All our nursing staff have a Certificate in Immunisation.

Information on this website is accurate and meets the standards of AMA's current Code of Ethics.

Allied Health Services

Australian HearingEvery Fortnight (Wednesday at the surgery), Over 65 years - referral form required, Phone 1800 500 726

Heartmed - Dr Charles Nelson, Every fortnight (Wednesday at the surgery), Phone (02) 9487 6377

Dietitian - Pym England, Saturday mornings only at the surgery, Phone Bonnells Bay Surgery 49705 255
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Physiotherapist - Brendan Clark, every Monday afternoon, Phone Bonnells Bay Surgery 49705 255

Psychotherapist/Counsellor - David Firmstone, Every Tuesday at the surgery, Phone Bonnells Bay Surgery 49705 255

Counsellor - Janine Max, Every Thursday at the surgery, Phone Bonnells Bay Surgery 49705 255

Podiatry - Kara Tammekand, Every Friday at the surgery and every last Thursday of the month.  Home visits are available on request.   Phone Kara Tammekand 49705 235
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Exercise Physiologist - Rochelle Hardwick,  Every second Monday at the surgery, Phone Insight Exercise Physiology, 0423 174 921