GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

Dr Kotha Sanjeevi

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Kotha Sanjeevi has been practicing as a Doctor for more than 30 Years. He graduated in Medicine from Madras University in southern India and he then trained in the UK and the USA for 5 years. He worked in Hospitals and GP Practices in India, UK and the USA before coming to Australia. Dr Kotha came to Australia 15 years ago and he passed the Australian Fellowship for General Medical Practitioners (FRACGP). He has also worked as a GP in MacKay and Darwin for a few years and in and around the Varsity Lakes and Robina area for about 10 years.

His special interest is in the Care of the Elderly, Chronic Disease Management, Skin Cancer Management, Men’s Health, and all Mental Health Disorders.

Dr Vidhya Sanjeevi

MBBS, FRACGP, DCH (Paediatrics)

Dr Vidhya Sanjeevi has been practicing as a Doctor for more than 25 years. Dr Vidhya graduated from Madras University in southern India and she trained in various Hospitals in India. She obtained a Fellowship in Diabetology in India before coming to Australia some 15 years ago. Dr Vidhya has also worked in MacKay Base Hospital and in Darwin. She gained her Australian Fellowship (FRACGP) and a Diploma in Pediatrics. Dr Vidhya and husband Kotha have been working in and around the Varsity Lakes and Robina area for many years as GP’s.

Her special interests are Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Chronic Disease Management and Mental Health Disorders.

Dr Sumaira Mumtaz

MBBS, FRACGP

She is an experienced GP, Fellow Royal Australian College of Practitioners (FRACGP) with over 20 years of experience in General Practice, both overseas and in Australia, most of which was spent working in Australia.

She has a special Interest in WOMEN’S HEALTH, (including Ante-Natal/Post Natal), infertility Issues in both partners, Pap Smears Screening, contraception advice, cross cultural mental health issues in all age groups with a focus on Depression, Anxiety, and relationship issues. She also has a has keen interest in child health being a mother of three school children.

ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Dr Subhadra Rani Putta

BA, MA, M. Phil (PSW), PhD (mental Health), AMHSW

Dr Subhadra Rani Putta, PhD is registered by AASW and GCPHN as a provider of focused psychological services.  She has 30 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in both the public and private mental health settings.

Dr Putta offers therapeutic services through GCPHN and Medicare for a range of emotional, behavioural, adjustment and mental health problems. Her professional expertise includes CBT, DBT, IPT, ACT, SFBT, Sand Play therapy and Grief Therapy.  She has extensive Cross cultural clinical mental health experience and is deeply committed to high standard quality care.

Allie Brelis - Senior Physiotherapist

B Ex Sci, MPhty

Allie graduated from Griffith University with a Masters of Physiotherapy (2016) and a Bachelor of Exercise Science (2014). She has since gained additional qualifications in Clinical Pilates (Level I, II and II), Dry Needling, and Sports Physiotherapy (Level 1). Allie has worked with people from all walks of life and enjoys treating a diverse range of people with all sorts of injuries or chronic health conditions.

Allie is particularly interested in providing individually tailored clinical exercise prescription and management and providing hands on evidence-based treatments. Allie is particularly focused on empowering and educating her clients by utilising personalised strategies that work towards achieving outcomes that improve overall health and wellbeing. She believes in providing a client-centred, holistic and multidisciplinary approach to ensure her patients feel understood and supported throughout their injury journey.

Allie is currently on Maternity Leave from April 2022

Lexi Xiao Lan - Consultant Back to Basics Dietetics dietitian and nutritionist

Language spoken: English, Mandarin

Lexi Lan holds a master’s degree in nutrition and Dietetics from Bond University and Bachelor of clinical medicine when she lived in China. The medical background enables her to have a profound understanding of chronic diseases. Her areas of interests are chronic disease management, weight management, diabetes management, renal disease management, cardiovascular disease management and gut health.

BBDiet (Back To Basics Dietetics) Dietitian Services is a private dietetics practice with a team of dietitians and nutritionists that provides nutrition services to medical centres, residential aged care facilities and home visits on the Gold Coast and Brisbane. BBDiet aims to optimise your wellbeing through practical, achievable, and personalised healthy eating plans that are sustainable for long term. Your dietary plan will be tailored to your needs, lifestyle, food preferences, goals, medical history and physical activity. We run nutrition programs and workshops on a regular basis such as Professional Weight Management Program, Diabetes Group Education sessions, Supermarket Tour as well as Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition Program, Check out more details at http://www.bbdiet.com.au

BBDiet offers individual and group counseling services for a wide range of issues including:

Weight management, Pre-diabetes/impaired glucose tolerance, Diabetes (Type 1, 2 & Gestational), Heart disease, Metabolic Syndrome, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Coeliac disease, Vegetarian/vegan nutrition, Cancer (recovery & prevention), Gastro-intestinal issues (Constipation, Irritable bowel syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn Disease, Diverticulitis), Gastric reflux, Food allergies and intolerances, Liver disease, Osteoporosis, Parkinson disease, Swallowing and/or chewing difficulties, Anaemia/iron deficiency, Malnutrition/poor appetite, Unintentional weight loss, Disordered eating issues (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, Binge Eating), Pregnancy nutrition, Other chronic health conditions, General healthy eating advice

Perumal Pillai

Registered Hypnotherapist

Pillai is a registered hypnotherapist with the American Institute of Hypnotherapy and qualified to practice Hypnotherapy in Australia. Pillai was trained by several leading scholars in hypnotherapy and uses proven contemporary methods to help his clients. Pillai specializes in past life regression to resolve pestering issues in the client’s current life. Pillai helps with addiction issues such as, smoking, alcohol, overeating and getting rid of persistent habits etc. Pillai has been practicing hypnotherapy for more than 20 years and helped clients from New Zealand, Australia, India, and Sri Lanka.

Zac McFarlane - Community Hearing Advisor

Hearing Australia

As Hearing Australia’s Community Hearing Advisor my everyday consists of providing tailored advice and free hearing tests for our local community. If you are interested in a quick check up, or if you or others have some concerns about your hearing please do not hesitate to give Christine Cnr a call on 5609 6643 to book your appointment today. Have a great day, and I hope to see you soon!

NURSING STAFF

Tenniece Crowe

Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

Tenniece is an Endorsed Enrolled Nurse with over 15 years experience. She has interests in paediatrics and aged care nursing. She has a passion for patient care and strives to continue giving quality care. In her spare time she loves walking her dogs and spending time with her family.

She is currently working Monday - Thursday in our clinic.

He "Bethe" Teng

Registered Nurse

Bethe is one of our Clinic's Practice Nurses. She has a passion for giving quality care.

She is currently working Friday's in our clinic.

MANAGEMENT AND RECEPTIONIST

Ashika McCandless

Practice Manager

Ashika is our Practice Manager and has over 10 years experience in Medical Centres. She strives for efficiency and providing the
best patient experiences possible. Her background comes from the Tropical Islands of Fiji and in her spare time like cooking,
hiking and sightseeing in her spare time.

Arisa Atanyakul

Assistant Manager

Arisa is here to help you out with all your needs at reception.

She is currently studying a Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Griffith University. She is also a Professional Singer that performs around the Gold Coast for International Filipino/American Artists as a front act and has performed at local radio stations and events. If you would like to support her music, check out her latest songs on the links below...

Alexandra McGorrery

Receptionist

Alexandra is here to help you with all appointments and enquiries at reception.

Alexandra is currently in her third year of the Bachelor of Nursing program at Griffith University. She has a passion for various fields of nursing, including Mental Health, Paediatrics, and Family Practice.

Chanelle Atanyakul

Receptionist

Chanelle is here to help you with all appointments and enquiries at reception.

Chanelle is currently in her first year of the Bachelor of Biomedicine at Bond University. She has a passion for various fields of medicine and hopes to become a GP or Anesthetist in the future. She is also a professional dancer proficient in a variety of styles and teaches classes/private lessons at Hyped Performing Arts.

Lorraine Lewis

Receptionist

Lorraine is here to help you with all appointments and enquiries at reception.

Lorraine has a passion for life having skydived twice and thrives in customer services having owned many businesses in the past. She also loves to have a chat and put smiles on everyone's faces.

After Hours Care

After Hours GP:

National Home Doctor

Closest Hospitals:  

Gold Coast University Hospital
Ph 1300 744 284

Robina Hospital Emergency Room
Ph 07 5668 6000

We now have both

COVID 19 VACCINES – Astra Zeneca and Pfizer

Call 07 5609 6643 to book an appointment!!!

MODERNA VACCINE

NOW AVAILABLE 

JANUARY 2022