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You’ll be cared for by an integrated health care team of nurses, health workers, allied health specialists and GPs with advanced training and special interests.

Why choose Port GPs?

  • Online bookings
  • Convenient location & parking
  • Full GP services
  • Top rated staff
  • Wide range of special interest areas

BSW, MBBS(Hons)

Special Interest: All of general practice, palliative care

Qualification:
BSW, MBBS(Hons), Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine

Special Interest:
All of general practice, palliative care

Background:
Born and raised in Kempsey. Lived in Melbourne and London before coming back to the Mid North Coast in 2018.

Hobbies:
Baking, hiking, reading too many books.

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MBBS (Hons) FACRRM FRACGP

Special interest: Aboriginal Health & Diabetes.

Qualification:
Dr Yonge graduated with honours degrees in Medicine and Economics from Sydney University. MBBS (Hons) FACRRM, FRACGP.

Special interest areas:
His experience includes two years as an emergency retrieval doctor on Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) aircraft. This was followed by general practice on the Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara lands in South Australia, Barkly cattle stations, Uluru and several remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.

Dr Yonge is a GP supervisor and practice principal at Port GPs with special interests in Aboriginal health, diabetes and clinical governance. He is an examiner and fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), a fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dr Yonge enjoys developing new evidence based clinical protocols and promoting rural and remote general practice. He believes in a central and greater role for general practitioners and a clinician-led health industry. Time not spent on these activities is with his partner and children, on his boat, and attempting to keep fit!

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MBBS, FRACGP (Specialist GP)

Special interest: Musculoskeletal medicine.

Qualifications:
MBBS; FRACGP (Specialist GP)

Special interest areas:
Musculoskeletal medicine, medical education and all areas of general practice.

Background:
Born and bred in country NSW (Tamworth and Lithgow), and no plans on leaving regional NSW.

Hobbies:
Coffee, music – particularly playing piano, good food and wine, spending time with my three kids.

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MBBS, DCH, FRACGP

Special interest: Women's Health.

Qualifications:
MBBS, DCH, FRACGP

Special interest areas:
Women’s health, antenatal and postnatal care.

Background:
Sydney, grew up in Terrey Hills.

Hobbies:
Crafting, playing musical instruments, film-making, design

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MBBS, FRACGP

Special interest: Type 2 Diabetes & Weight Loss.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Economics
Masters of Health Economics
MBBS
FRACGP

Special interest areas:
Type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndromes, weight loss, palliative care and aged care.

Background:
I was born in Zambia and lived in Indonesia during my primary school years, then Townsville for high school. I’ve studied and worked in Brisbane, Canberra, London, Wollongong and Narrandera before settling in Port Macquarie with my family.

Hobbies:
Gym, basketball, golf (one day again) and running after my children.

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MBBS, FRACGP

Special interest: Ophthalmology & Skin Cancer.

Qualifications:
MBBS, FRACGP.

Special interest areas:
Ophthalmology, skin cancer and occupational health.

Hobbies:
Table tennis and Wannabe Farmer.

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BMBS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Special interest: All areas of medicine.

Qualifications:
Bachelor Medicine
Bachelor Surgery
Diploma Obstetrics
Diploma Child Health
Diploma Anaesthetics
Fellow Royal Australian College GPs
Fellow Royal Australian College Rural and Remote Medicine

Special interest areas:
Interested in all areas of medicine including paediatrics, obstetrics, emergency, general medicine and skin surgery.

Background:
Grew up on a farm in SW NSW. Attended medical school at Flinders Uni in Adelaide. Post grad training in Adelaide and England. Rural Procedural General Practice in Kerang Victoria for 25 years and worked overseas doing aid work for the last 5 years in Africa and East Timor. Have been at Port GPs since February 2021 and loving it.

Hobbies:
Family, friends, church life, fast cars and football.

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MD, BMed, FRACGP

Special interest: Women’s & children’s health.

Qualifications:
Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Medical Studies
Fellow of Royal Australian College of GPs.

Special interest areas:
Women’s and children’s health.

Background:
Kaitlyn is from Tamworth.

Hobbies:
Spending time with her young family and taking the dog to the beach.

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BMBS, RACOG, FACRRM, FRACGP

Special interest: All areas of General Practice.

Qualifications:
BMBS, RACOG, FACRRM, FRACGP.

Special interest areas:
All of General Practice – especially minor skin surgery, general medicine and geriatrics.

Background:
Farmer’s daughter from Mid North South Australia. High school as a boarder in Adelaide, then lived in Adelaide until age 29. Lived in the UK for 2 years then 26 years in Northern Victoria (small country town called Kerang, near the Murray).

Then spent 2 years working as a volunteer with Mercy Ships in Madagascar and then Benin in West Africa before another 2 years working as a volunteer in Timor-L’este.

Spent 6 months in Tasmania when we returned from Timor, before coming to Port Macquarie in February 2021.

Hobbies:
Spending time with family and friends (especially with our granddaughter).

Walking, bird watching, reading, gardening and writing blogs. Would like to take up painting and story writing.

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MBBS, BSC, PHD, FRACGP

Special interest: Parkinson’s disease & Diabetes.

Qualifications:
MBBS, BSC, PHD, FRACGP

Special interest areas:
Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders, diabetes.

Background:
Originally Sydney NSW, I have been living in Port Macquarie since the end of 2013.

Hobbies:
Art, French, walking and literature.

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FRACGP

Special interest area: Caring for long term patients.

Qualifications:
FRACGP

Special Interest:
Taking care of my long term patients

Background:
UK. Have been in Port Macquarie for the last 12 years.

Hobbies:
Motorbikes!

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B.Med.Sci. MBBS M. Med. DCH. FRACGP

Special interest area: Skin and Aesthetics Medicine

Qualifications:
B.Med.Sci. MBBS (hons). M. Med. DCH. FRACGP

Special interest areas:
Skin and Aesthetics Medicine

Background:
Originally from Sydney, moved to Port Macquarie in 2013.

Hobbies:
Gardening

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BMed, MD

Special interest areas: Women’s and children’s health

Qualifications:
BMed, MD

Special interest areas:
Women’s and children’s health

Background:
Grew up in the Central West and had a brief stint in Sydney for University before settling in Port Macquarie

Hobbies:
What are hobbies? Before kids I used to enjoy reading, walking, knitting and crochet

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