Team North Shore Medical Centre
A great medical team to help your needs
We welcome back Dr Tim Kenny who re-joined us from 3rd January 2023.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr Gagandeep Sharma (MBBS, FRACGP)
Dr Gagandeep Sharma’s experience in general practice is extensive, the last 9 years of which working in beautiful Queensland.
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 also prescribes medical cannabis / CBD. Dr Sharma 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)
Dr Sarah Burgess (MBBS, BSCN, BSC, FRACGP)
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 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.
Dr Brooke Mason – Registrar
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 12yrs, with extensive experience as a Primary Care Nurse on the Sunshine Coast spanning 20yrs. Her special areas of interest are creating a positive learning environment 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.