Sunshine Coast Doctors

Dr Gagandeep Sharma 

(Practice Principal)

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Gagandeep Sharma's experience in general practice is extensive, the last 9 years of which working in beautiful Queensland.

Having completed an Advanced Cert in Dermatology and currently pursuing his Diploma, Dr Sharma has a keen interest in dermatology and skin cancer treatment, in addition to pediatrics.

In his spare time you’ll find him playing cricket, cycling or watching documentaries.

 


 

 

Dr Peter AlroeDr Peter Alroe 

MBBS Qld, FRACGP

Brisbane born and University of Queensland trained, Dr Alroe has been living and practicing on the Sunshine Coast since 1996. He finds the variety of people, age groups and backgrounds, keeps family practice interesting and fresh.

Dr Alroe has a specialised interest in skin cancer identification and treatment, the use of technology to assist skin examinations and refining surgical techniques. He finds great satisfaction in providing affordable and high quality treatment that might otherwise be out of reach for many.

Dr Alroe also spends time each week caring for the needs of the elderly in a nearby residential aged care facility.

Away from medicine, he can be found careering down off-road cycling tracks, peddling the length and breadth of the Sunshine Coast roads or indulging the silliness of his young grandkids.

 


 

 Dr Richard McDermottDr Richard McDermott 

Richard became a GP in UK in 2003, having previously worked in a variety of specialities, including a stint as a psychiatrist in semi-rural Queensland.

In 2012 he completed a PGCE in medical education and started supervising doctors training to be GPs.

In 2015 he returned to Aus and started work at North Shore Medical Centre.

Richards special interests include skin surgery, child development, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders' health (NCACCH Health Check Day GP), gastrointestinal, and palliative care.

He is passionate about communicating clinical evidence to empower patients to make decisions about their own health.

In his spare time he goes to the beach with his young family or kitesurfs.

  


 

 Dr Sarah BurgessDr Sarah Burgess 

 

MBBS, BSCN, BSC, FRACGP

Canada born Dr Sarah Burgess completed her nursing degree in 2008 and medical degree in Queensland in 2012. 

 

Sarah has worked in a number of specialties on the Sunshine Coast in the hospital system which reinforced her desire to specialise in the diverse field of General Practice.  Sarah loves all aspects of medicine and care throughout the whole lifespan.  Her particular interests include women’s health, paediatrics, preventative health and wellness, and dermatology.  Having completed a certificate in dermoscopy Sarah also has an interest in skin cancer diagnosis and management. 

 

When she is not at work Sarah enjoys all things outdoors.  Outside of her work commitments, raising three little humans brings her joy and she loves going for walks and exploring the natural environment with friends and family.

 

 


 Dr Laura Walter 

Doctorate of Medicine (with Distinction) B.Occ.Thy. (Hons)

 

Laura joins the team as a GP registrar. After growing up in Central Queensland, Laura graduated from UQ with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2010. She worked for a number of years in Occupational Rehabilitation, facilitating the rehabilitation of physically and psychologically injured patients. Laura graduated from Flinders University, Adelaide in 2017 with a Doctor of Medicine with Distinction. Having worked in the hospital sector on the Gold and Sunshine Coast, she brings her passion for being a patient centred family doctor to General Practice.

 

Laura is interested in all aspects of medicine including:

 

  • General Medicine
  • Endocrinology and diabetes management
  • Chronic disease management
  • Geriatrics
  • Women’s health and antenatal care
  • Child and adolescent health
  • Occupational rehabilitation

 

Laura has a true passion for lifelong learning. While working to obtain her fellowship in General Practice she is completing a Diploma in Child Health. Away from medicine, she takes every opportunity to spend time with her husband and young son, getting outdoors and keeping fit and active. 


 

Dr Maureen Fitzsimon

MBBS, FRACGP

After many years working as a practice owner, clinical teacher, and GP in Logan, Maureen has moved to the Sunshine Coast, near her extended family.

The variety, and personal nature of the work, attracted her to general practice. Maureen has a broad range of clinical interests, including women’s health, men’s health,mental health, dermatology, diabetes, geriatrics, paediatrics, and many other areas of medicine.

Maureen is an accredited provider of Yellow Fever vaccinations, and has an interest in travel medicine.

In her spare time, Maureen enjoys gardening, walking, zumba, cooking, travel, and playing with her grandchildren.

 


  

JOIN OUT TEAM!

Opportunities - VR GP's

  • Permanent Full Time and Part Time 
  • Non DWS
  • Fabulous Coastal Location
  • Well established, GP owned and operated practice
  • Full nursing & administrative support team, striving for excellence in care 

Fantastic opportunities available within our clinic located just a stone’s throw from pristine beaches, local shopping precincts and tourism hot spots. Established over 20 years, GP owned and fully accredited private practice with a loyal patient base in a developing area.

You will hit the ground running with an established patient base and the support of a 3 bed treatment room, 3 Registered Nurses and a welcoming team of experienced administration staff.

Our practice is conveniently located in immediate proximity to pathology, multiple allied health providers and a pharmacy.

You will have;
• VR GP
• AHPRA registration
• FRACGP/FACRRM registration 
• Australian Citizenship or permanent residents

The opportunity:
• Minimum remuneration guarantee 
• Very busy practice
• Mixed billing
• Full RN team support
• Superb location, minutes from the beach
• GP owned and operated
• On-site parking

If you’re interested in being a part of our passionate team that strives for excellence in maintaining high standards of patient care, give us a call.

Please email your confidential application to clinic@nsmedical.com.au or phone on 07 5448 9200 and speak to our Practice Manager