Dr Rupert Savariar
Dr Rupert Savariar joined The Family Practice group in 2014 and became one of the Practice Partners in 2018.
Dr Rupert Savariar is a graduate from the University of Queensland and obtained his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2015, while working at Yeppoon Family Practice.
Dr Savariar has specialised his practice around Skin Cancer treatments and management in recent years and currently operates from Complete Skin Solutions in Rockhampton. With additional qualifications in Skin Cancer Surgery and General Dermatology, Dr Savariar has gained advanced skills in Dermatology, Skin Checks, Skin Cancer Surgery (including advance flaps and graft repairs), Cosmetic Injectables, Fractional Laser Skin Treatments and Sclerotherapy (treatment for veins).
Dr Michael Donohue
General Practitioner, Practice Partner
Dr Michael Donohue is one of Yeppoon’s longest standing general practitioners, graduating from the University of Queensland in 1978, and joining the Yeppoon Family Practice as a Practice Partner in 1986. Dr Donohue has a particular focus on ageing patients, geriatrics, men’s health and vasectomies, as well as cardiac and chronic respiratory problems. He enjoys building long term relationships with his patients as they return to him over the years.
With over 4 decades worth of experience, Dr Donohue is not only a highly in-demand GP, but also a mentor to new doctors who pass through the doors at Yeppoon Family Practice.
He has a Post-Graduate Diploma from the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and is a Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. He has also spent time as a Lecturer for the University of Queensland Rural Clinic school and as a Queensland Government Medical Officer.
Dr Neel Chitre
Dr Neel Chitre joined the practice in 2017 and works largely in Yeppoon Family Practice. Dr Neel has recently obtained his RACGP Fellowship which is General Practice specialist training.
Dr Neel enjoys all aspects of general practice, and has a special interest in Skin.
Having lived in Central Queensland for a number of years, Dr Neel is committed to providing quality care for the local community.
Dr Matt Franke
Matt is a local, born in Rockhampton and attending school there. He went on to graduate with a medical degree from James Cook University, Townsville, in 2016, followed by 2 years of internship and residency at Townsville Hospital. In 2019, he returned to Rockhampton and Yeppoon, and completed further training under the RACGP with fellowship in 2021. He now works between both general practice and his special interest, skin cancer management.
Matt is available for appointments Tuesday and Thursday at Yeppoon Family Practice, and at Complete Skin Solutions Wednesdays and Fridays.
Dr Millie Ghetia
Dr Millika (Millie) Ghetia graduated from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom in 2014, where she worked in public hospitals for several years.
Dr Ghetia then moved to Australia where she worked in hospitals in Cairns, Brisbane and Canberra, and has significant Emergency and Paediatric experience.
Her interests are sexual health and contraception, preventative health and skin cancer medicine.
She also offers 45-49 year health assessments, which is a comprehensive medical check to determine your risk of chronic diseases for patients in their mid to late 40’s.
Dr Ajay Mistry
Dr Ajay Mistry trained in medicine in Manchester, England, where he graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2014. He worked in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) for 2 years before moving to Australia, working in hospitals in Cairns, Brisbane and Canberra.
After leaving the cold weather of Canberra behind, Dr Mistry settled in central Queensland, where he found Yeppoon as the perfect place to pursue his Fellowship in Family Medicine. He found the practice’s size was perfect to learn a vast range of specialties and learn his niche. He completed his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and has also trained in advanced skin care medicine and vasectomies.
Dr Mistry has also worked across multiple specialty areas including respiratory, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, general surgery, orthopaedics, paediatric and neonatal medicine.
He’s particularly passionate about chronic disease management and men’s health.
Dr Beth Skilbeck
Dr Skilbeck is a part time Australian GP, sharing her time between Zilzie and Yeppoon practices.
Dr Skilbeck graduated from the University of Liverpool UK in 1992. Her General Practice training was gained in the UK with a Royal College Membership of General Practitioners. She has obtained Diplomas in child health, minor surgery, family planning and obstetrics with gynaecology.
Dr Skilbeck fell in love with Australia when she was working as a GP locum on the Gold Coast in 1998. She has spent 11 years working as a GP in Sarina, before moving to Yeppoon.
Dr Skilbeck sees herself a traditional family doctor with special interest in women’s health, IUD insertion, mental health and minor surgery. She is a GP registrar supervisor and contracted by James Cook University to assess the training of the local registrars.