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Team North Shore Medical Centre

A great medical team to help your needs

Our vision is to continue to provide the best healthcare to our local community and its visitors. We have independent contractor Doctors who have established their name within the community. Our Nurses and friendly Reception staff will go the extra mile to make you feel special and welcome.

We welcome back Dr Tim Kenny who re-joined us from 3rd January 2023.
This human touch will be complimented by advanced booking systems, text reminders and most importantly, a group of visionary doctors whose mission is to be there for you and your family in the years to come.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr Gagandeep Sharma (MBBS, FRACGP)

ABN: 24788911913

Dr Gagandeep Sharma has been working as a GP in Queensland since 2012 both in Dalby and on the Sunshine Coast and became our principal GP in 2020.

Having completed both an Advanced Cert in Dermatology and Diploma, Dr Sharma has a keen interest in dermatology and skin cancer treatment, in addition to paediatrics. Dr Sharma prescribes medical cannabis / CBD and spends time each week caring for the needs of the elderly,in nearby residential aged care facilities. Dr Sharma is an accredited Yellow Fever vaccine provider.

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

Dr Tim Kenny (MBBS)

ABN: 59989818271
UK trained, Dr Kenny has been a well respected GP in Australia since 1992 and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Rural and Remote Medicine.  He has been a Medical Superintendent at Julia Creek Hospital, worked single handed remotely, supported multi-generational families in the bush and medical students through their training journey.  Tim has been a GP on the Sunshine Coast since 1999 and has extensive experience in all things General Practice.  His interests are holistic healthcare, nutritional and environmental medicine, helping patients to improve their health and well-being through diet and lifestyle.  He keenly manages acute and chronic disease across the age range, has a Diploma in Child Health, and interest in paediatric health.  Dr Kenny’s wide experience in the UK, Germany, South Africa and rural Australia have offered him the chance to meet some interesting characters!  Tim is married to Holly and has two adult children.  He is a keen sailor and runner and is excited to be back working once more at North Shore Medical Centre.

Dr Sarah Burgess (MBBS, BSCN, BSC, FRACGP)

ABN: 81521967326

Canadian 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 Bhargavi Kanuru (MD)

ABN: 56502159376

We are delighted to welcome Dr Kanuru FRACGP MD to the team.  Bhargavi qualified as a medical doctor in 2006. Additionally, she has a Diploma in Child Health through Westmead Childrens Hospital, NSW. Dr Kanuru has interests in all aspects of General Practice including women’s and child health, chronic disease management and skin cancer checks.

Dr Madeleine Fletcher (Registrar)

 Dr Madeleine Fletcher joins us in 2024 as a GP registrar.  She completed her medical
degree at the University of Tasmania then worked at the Royal Hobart Hospital
before moving to the Sunshine Coast in 2021. She moved to Queensland to enjoy
the weather and active lifestyle. 

Madeleine chose the field of General Practice as she
enjoys the diversity and personalised care it offers. She has particular
interest in women’s health, paediatrics, and preventative health.

Outside of work, Madeleine enjoys travel, pilates, reading and spending time with her family and
her cat. 

Dr Maureen Fitzsimon (MBBS, FRACGP)

ABN: 69955942960

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.

Dr Brooke Mason – MBBS

ABN: 13380521996
 
 Dr Brooke Mason obtained her Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Tasmania, where she grew up. She then worked in northern NSW for her junior doctor years before moving to the Sunshine Coast in 2022. 

Brooke has a keen interest in Women’s Health, including contraception, hormone replacement therapy and medical termination of pregnancy. She performs insertion and removal of Implanon. She also loves paediatrics and all aspects of working with kids. She is very passionate about assisting with weight loss, lifestyle medicine and preventative health.

Other than pursuing her medical passion, Brooke is a yoga instructor, loves surfing, running and trying to grow veggies. 

Meet Our Nurses

Siobhan Makin (Practice Manager & Lead RN) LLB, Dip Prac Mgt, RN

UK trained, Siobhan has worked at NSMC for 13yrs, with extensive experience in day surgery and as a Primary Care Nurse on the Sunshine Coast spanning 20yrs. Her special areas of interest are creating a positive learning and workplace culture, chronic disease management, disease prevention, mental health and family support. Siobhan also has a business background in HR, finance and property. In her free time, Siobhan enjoys writing, spending time with family & friends, camping weekends and exploring what Australia has to offer.

Jodie Godden (Senior RN)

UK trained, Jodie has been with NSMC for 6yrs. Jodie came to Primary Care from District Nursing and is a great asset to our team. Jodie brings her bright and caring nature to the Treatment Room. Her special areas of interest are chronic disease management, Care Planning, immunisations, childhood conditions and wound care. In her free time, Jodie enjoys spending time with her family in the hinterland, camping, outdoor activities and catching up with friends.

Wendy Gordon (EN)

Sunshine Coast trained Wiradjuri woman,  Wendy joined NSMC in 2022 from Aged Care. Wendy brings her vibrant and caring personality to everything she does and has embraced our busy practice to become a part of our team. Wendy is enjoying learning about all aspects of Primary Care and developing her practice. Wendy is part way through her University course to become an RN.  In her free time, Wendy enjoys going to the beach, shopping and family activities.

Our Admin Team

Tanya (Senior Medical Receptionist)

Gail (Senior Medical Receptionist)

Lorena (Medical Receptionist)Lorena

Krishna (Medical Receptionist)