Doctors at Bundilla Clinic Mooloolaba
Dr. Frank Demaio MBBSDr Frank Demaio studied medicine at Melbourne University and graduated in 1986 with his MBBS. Frank ran his own medical clinic for a number of years before joining forces with a medical group in Victoria. He made the move to the Sunshine Coast in 2016 with his wife and two kids. Dr Demaio embraces all aspects of general medicine, helping patients young and old, male and female, with health issues ranging from discomfort to illness to minor surgery.
Frank is available for consultations EVERY DAY from Monday to Friday 9 to 4.30.
Feel free to call us at 5444 2666 or Click HERE to book an appointment with Dr Frank!
Dr. Simon Brown MBBS FRACGP
Dr Simon Brown left a busy clinic in Perth to cross the country and join our medical team at Bundilla Clinic. Simon is a hard working doctor with a wide variety of experience in many areas of medicine. In addition to practising in Western Australian hospitals and private clinics he worked with Dial-A-Doctor visiting people in their homes, dealing with everything from sniffles to life threatening emergency conditions.
Before studying medicine Dr Brown was a practising Physiotherapist and gym supervisor, so he brings a wealth of experience with the human body from different perspectives. His interests include family medicine, paediatrics, children’s health, skin conditions, chronic disease and sports medicine.
Simon enjoys time in the gym doing weight lifting and crossfit training. He and his wife and two children are very excited to be living on the beautiful Sunshine Coast with all the benefits that brings, including spending quality time together on the beach!
Dr. Shane Leavy MB BCh, FRACGP
Shane completed his Medical Degree at the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland in 2002. Following a return to Australia, he spent over 10 years working in Emergency Medicine. Shane has since completed fellowship training with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He enjoys working with patients and families, to assist with managing a wide variety of heath needs. Shane has a particular interest in Paediatrics and Preventative Medicine. He can also assist with family planning; including Implanon insertion and removal. He has experience in travel medicine, and can help to prepare for any travel health needs you may have.
Shane enjoys an active lifestyle of running, surfing and windsurfing. He is also a keen sailor, and was the team Doctor for the 2007 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race and 2011 Fremantle to Bali Yacht Race.
Dr. Robert Roche MBBS, FRACGP, DRACOG, DA (UK)
Robert Roche graduated from Sydney University and then worked in several major teaching hospitals in New South Wales as part of his training for Rural General Practice before going overseas to England to obtain further training and experience in Obstetrics and Anaesthetics. He then returned to Sydney to do further training in Paediatrics before taking up Rural General practice, initially in West Wyalong before moving to Wagga Wagga where he worked for 8 years as a G.P., while also caring for medical patients and obstetric patients in the two local hospitals.
During this time he became interested in Occupational Health, especially the welfare of Commercial Drivers and was involved in the Healthy Eating Program for long distance Truck Drivers
In 2000 he and his family moved to Buderim, where he has been working as a G.P. in the local area since. During this time he also worked after hours at both Sunshine Coast Private Hospital and Caloundra Private Hospital.
He enjoys the diversity of General Practice and has special interests in Antenatal care, Paediatrics, Palliative Care, Aged care and Industrial Medicine, being a Designated Doctor for Hazardous Substances in the Workplace. He has continued his interest in Commercial Driver’s Health and Men’s Health in general. He also provides medical care for 4 local nursing home residents.
Besides his family, his interests include scuba diving, wakeboarding, kayaking , body surfing, tennis, soccer and travel.
Dr. Heather Courtney MBBS
Dr Heather Courtney was born and schooled in Northern Ireland and graduated from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in 1998 with her medical degree and Batchelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmacology. After working in the UK for 18 months she moved to Australia in 2000, initially working in Bundaberg and then moved to the Sunshine Coast to work at Nambour General Hospital. Here she continued her inhospital training before returning to Northern Ireland to complete her GP training, becoming a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitoners in 2005. Heather has been working as a GP on the Sunshine Coast since then. Heather now offers Mirena IUD contraception services to women on the Sunshine Coast.
Heather really enjoys her job and the variety of specialities within it . "I love that every day is different and I find the continuity of care of my patients, getting to know them and their families very satisfying". She is married with 3 children, a self confessed exercise and health fanatic who enjoys running, walking, cycling, the great outdoors, spending time with her family and travel.
Dr. David Wilke MBBS
We are delighted that Dr David Wilke is part of our Alive & Kicking team. He has settled on the Sunshine Coast to be close to family and friends, ocean and hiking trails.
David graduated from the University of Queensland, and moved to a rural area as Medical Superintendent relatively early in his medical career. Completing general practice training in North Queensland, he commenced private general practice there.
A country boy and all too familiar with boarding school, he moved back to Brisbane so his children could live at home while furthering their education. During his initial years in Brisbane, he worked as a visiting GP obstetrician to the Royal Women's Hospital while running his private general practice.
Leaving his long term Brisbane practice, David became part of a rural practice team in the Bowen Basin Coalfields, providing community medical care, as well as emergency response and occupational health services to the mining industry.
David has considerable experience in all areas of general practice and can help Sunshine Coast families with vasectomies, obstetrics and gynaecology, skin cancer diagnosis and surgery, children's medicine, sporting injuries, and occupational health. David also does Sunshine Coast coal board medicals for Queensland.
Dr. Leanne Francis MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Leanne Francis joins the team at Bundilla Clinic after working one year at our Buderim clinic plus 12 years in outback Australia at her own clinic in Mt Isa.
The born-and-bred Mount Isan studied at the University of Queensland before moving to Townsville where she trained at the hospital for four years.
She then moved back to her home town to go into general practice, where she eventually started Leanne’s Family Medical Centre.
Now we are delighted to have Leanne providing attentive care to our Mooloolaba patients!
Leanne welcomes all her patients to visit her at Bundilla Clinic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9.00am to 2.00pm.
Doctors Wanted Sunshine Coast. We are currently seeking talented GPs to join our Sunshine Coast medical centres. If you are moving to the Sunshine Coast or are already working here on the coast and would like a positive change, please contact Managing Director Kathryn Davis at 0413 209 486 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to learn more about GP vacancies on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland.