Dr Sharleen Bowes

MD BBiomedSc MCliSc (cliMicro)

Dr Sharleen Bowes graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2016. She was born in Southport, Gold Coast and grew up in the Gold Coast hinterland. Dr Bowes worked in Tuberculosis research in London for two years before deciding on a career in medicine. Sharleen then worked at the Austin Hospital, Ballarat Base Hospital, Warrnambool Base Hospital and at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital before coming to Golden Beach. Sharleen enjoys spending time with her rescue dog and exploring the wonderful national parks, beaches and cafes around the Sunshine Coast.

 

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 orthopaedic surgery registrar. Dr de Wet’s areas of interest within general practice are sports, trauma and minor procedures.

Please note: due to limited available appointments Dr de Wet's books are currently closed and is he unable to see new patients at this time.

Dr Michael Hayes

MBBS Qld (Hons), FRACGP

Dr Michael Hayes has over 31 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 Eranthi Hettiarachchi

MBBS, BPsycSc (Hons I), GCELead, DCH, FRACGP

Dr Eranthi studied Medicine at the University of Queensland. She has spent time working in various emergency departments throughout regional and rural Australia.
Her advanced skills is in Paediatrics and she is passionate about children's heath. Eranthi also has a background in Psychology and Executive Leadership and is currently on the board of GPRA.
Born in the Sri Lanka and growing up in the Pacific Islands, she has an interest in Travel to developing parts of the world. Dr Eranthi has a holistic approach to healthcare and believe communication is key in working with her patients. Eranthi lives with her husband and baby on the Sunshine Coast and in her spare time enjoys cooking, dancing and time at the beach.

Eranthi is currently on maternity leave.

 

Dr Mark Greiner

MBBS Bsc

Dr Mark Greiner is welcoming all new patients. He was born and raised in Bundaberg and then moved to Brisbane and the Gold Coast to complete his university and medical training.
Since then he has worked at various hospitals on the Sunshine Coast and completed his General Practice training at Golden Beach Medical Centre. His special interest is in all aspects of skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. He has an Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine and an Advanced Certificate in Dermoscopy.

 

Dr Monica Woo

BSc, MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Monica Woo graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School. Prior to joining Golden Beach Medical Centre she worked at the Mater Hospitals in Brisbane as well as private practice in Bundaberg, before gaining her RACGP Fellowship. She enjoys balancing GP work and parenting three young children. Monica has a interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, as well as chronic hepatitis (B and C). Dr Woo bulk bills children 15 years and under, care plans (including mental healthcare plans), health assessments and wound dressings. All other patients will be privately billed with pension card holders accessing a discounted rate.

 

Dr Colin Rigg

BMed.Sci B.M B.S

Dr Colin Rigg has had over 28 years experience as a General Practitioner, a large portion of that working on the Sunshine Coast. Colin has acted as a mentor for  both medical students and GP Registrars. He has an interest in Men's Health, minor skin surgery and chronic disease.  He has worked across a broad spectrum of practices, small and large. Colin is welcoming new patients.

Dr Lauren Shorthouse

MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG

Dr Shorthouse grew up in North Queensland, studying medicine at James Cook University and graduated in 2006. Since then she's undertaken hospital training, including 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.  Dr Shorthouse welcomes all regular and new patients. Dr Shorthouse bulk bills children 15 years and under, care plans and health assessments. All other patients will be privately billed including, pension and concession card holders who will be charged at a discounted rate.

Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher

MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG FARGP JCCA

Dr Michael Cross-Pitcher has 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 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 Michael Cross-Pitcher

Bsc MD

Dr Lee Adamthwaite graduated from the University of Sydney in 2017. Lee has experience in palliative care and paediatrics. Prior to joining Golden Beach Medical Centre and Pelican Waters Family Doctors he trained at Royal North Shore Hospital and Price of Wales Hospital in Sydney.

Lee was born in South Africa and grew up in Western Australia and keeps fit with surfing, yoga, and swimming. He previously worked in IT, business development, was a swim coach and involved in Surf Life Saving.

 

Clinic Staff

Practice Director Gayle Jones
Practice Manager Joyce Hardy
Nursing Staff Hannah (Nurse Manager), Carmel, Genene, Jolene, Jacinta, Kay, Rachel, Ros, Tegan, Jennie, Jackie, Zoey, Trin, Ashleigh
Reception Team Misty (Reception Manager), Rebekah, Genevieve, Nathan, Shelley,  Heather, Lili, Annalyce, Maree, Kelly, Ashleigh
Administration  Sharon (HR/Administration Manager), Joanne (Supervisor), Tracy (Bookkeeper)