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OUR TEAM

Dr Michael Donohue

Dr Michael Donohue graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978 and has a Post-Graduate Diploma from the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist. He is also a Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

Dr Donohue joined the Yeppoon Family Practice as a Practice Partner in 1986 and has provided care for the Capricorn Coast community for over 30 years.

Dr Donohue has held numerous medical appointments over his general practice career, including Lecturer for the University of Queensland – Rural Clinical school and is currently a Queensland Government Medical Officer.

He has shared his wealth of general practice knowledge and skills as an educator and supervisor for medical students and Registrars since 1986.

Whilst enjoying every aspect of general practice, Dr Donohue has a particular interest in men’s health, geriatrics, cardiovascular disease, as well as sports and musculo-skeletal medicine.

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Dr Geraldine Young

Dr Geraldine Young graduated from the University of Queensland in 1982. Dr Young joined Dr Donohue at Yeppoon Family Practice as a Practice Partner in 1992 and is pleased with the way the practice has developed in size and service to the Capricorn Coast Community.

In 1995 Dr Young completed her Fellowship at the Royal College of General Practice.

Dr Young has a special interest in Women’s Health and also runs a Medical Weight Management program from Complete Skin Solutions in Rockhampton.

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Dr Nicholas Wong

Dr Nick Wong is a University of London graduate (Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School 1988).  After studying and training as a General Practitioner in the UK, he travelled to Queensland, Australia and was employed with Queensland Health.  He served 4 years as a solo Medical Superintendent at Yeppoon Hospital before becoming a Practice Partner at the Yeppoon Family Practice in 1996.

Dr Wong is a father of four very musical and medical children.  He enjoys farming and music.  He has a passion to bring on the next generation of medical practitioners and is dedicated to his work on the Capricorn coast.

Qualifications – BSc, MBBS, AMC, MRCGP,  FRACGP, FACRRM

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Dr Julie Burke

Dr Julie Burke graduated from the University of Queensland in 1985. She worked in metropolitan hospitals for 4 years, including a year as GP registrar in Paediatrics and Geriatric Medicine.

After working and traveling overseas (UK), Dr Burke settled in Central Queensland and commenced as a full time GP working out of  Yeppoon Family Practice in 1994. Dr Burke is now a Practice Partner.

Dr Burke’s interest in Travel Medicine lead to the practice becoming a founding member of the Travel Medical Alliance in 2005. This is an essential service for Central Queensland as it allows patients access to up to date travel advice and kits for their travel plans.

Dr Burke also has a keen interest in women’s health and runs a special Women’s Health clinic at Yeppoon Family Practice.

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Dr Kaverjit Gujral

Dr Kaverjit Gujral is working at the forefront of his field, employing state-of-the-art Integrative (Wellness) Medicine tools and techniques, along with the best of conventional medicine. Dr Kaverjit’s own wellness journey has made him particularly passionate about the incredible benefits of Integrative Medicine.

Doctor – Functional & Integrative Medicine
Integrative GP, specialising in autism spectrum disorders, mental health, pyrrole disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome, gut health, thyroid disorders, bio-identical hormones, integrative cancer treatment, intravenous nutrient therapy, heavy metal toxicity, chronic pain management – Prolotherapy (American Academy of Musculoskeletal medicine), and Perineural injection treatment.

Member & Affiliation

  • Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practice
  • AIMA (Australian Integrative Medicine Association)
  • ACNEM (Australian College of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine)
  • ACMN (Australian College of Medical Nutrition)
  • American Academy of Anti-Ageing
  • Bio Balance Practitioner (Walsh Research Institute)
  • MINDD Forum Practitioner
  • FITGENES Practitioner (For Genetic profiling for healthy living & ageing)
  • Genostics Practitioner

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Dr Scott Cooling

Dr Scott Cooling graduated from the University of Queensland in 1993 and obtained his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2012.

He has had a long standing relationship with the Capricorn Coast community and has serviced their health needs for 15 years as the Medical Superintendent of the Yeppoon Hospital and the new Capricorn Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Dr Cooling became a Practice Partner of Yeppoon Family Practice in 2013. He loves general practice and has a special interest in sports medicine and skin cancer treatment.

Outside of work, he is a very busy husband and father to a large family and enjoys spending weekend time at numerous sporting events supporting his children.

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Dr Julian Gregory

Dr Julian Gregory graduated from University of Queensland in 1977 and obtained his Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practice in 1984.

He had practiced medicine in Yeppoon for 14 years before he became a Practice Partner in Yeppoon Family Practice in 1996. Dr Gregory has found it a privilege to look after the health needs of the Capricorn Coast community for 34 years.

Dr Gregory enjoys all areas of family medicine, however he has a special interest in men’s health, travel medicine, skin cancer surgery, aged persons health care, sports medicine and acupuncture.

He is a Nominated Medical Advisor for the mining industry Coal Board Medicals and enjoys teaching GP registrars and medical students.

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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.

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Dr Ajay Mistry

Dr Mistry is from Manchester, England and graduated for the University of Birmingham in 2014. He worked in the NHS for 2 years before moving to Australia and had worked across multiple specialty areas including Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Infectious disease, General surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatric and Neonatal Medicine. He initially worked in Cairns before relocating to Brisbane, and then Canberra as a Emergency Medicine Doctor before Transitioning to the Sunny town of Yeppoon to pursue his Fellowship in Family Medicine. He has Completed his FRACGP and commencing subspeacialty training in Advanced Skin cancer Medicine/ Aesthetics Medicine & Scalpel less Vasectomies. He is also passionate about Chronic Disease & preventive Health, Paediatrics, Obesity and Mens Health. He is actively advocating Health promotion currently in the 45-49 Age group and striving to promote Health optimisation for the Yeppoon Community. day – *Please note Dr Ajay is on leave until 6th March 2022*

Qualifications – MBChB  FRACGP

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Dr Hein Htun

Dr Hein graduated from Myanmar in 2011 and then he moved to Jamaica. Dr Hein spent 7 years in Jamaica working in both hospital settings and primary care.  He arrived in Australia 3 and half years ago and enjoys living in Queensland.

Dr Hein enjoys road trips and outdoor activities.  His favorite sports are soccer and table tennis.

His special interests are

  • Chronic disease management
  • Men’s Health
  • Geriatrics
  • Children’s health

Hein is fluent in English and Burmese language.  Dr Hein works across both Emu Park and Yeppoon locations.

Qualifications – MBBS

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Dr Lana Ramazan-Yousif

Dr Lana is a graduate of the Medical University of Lublin, Poland. In 2015 she completed her internship in Denmark and continued her journey in medicine as a critical care, emergency registrar. Throughout her medical career, Dr Lana completed various hospital rotations before relocating to Yeppoon to join the practice as an associative doctor to start her GP program.  Her special interests is everything from pediatrics to geriatrics. She is passionate about being the patients advocate and in preventative medicine. Dr Lana welcomes new patients.

Other then English, Dr Lana also speaks Norwegian, Danish, Polish and Kurdish fluently and enjoys traveling in her spare time.

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Dr Tharindie Padmaperuma

Dr Tharindie Padmaperuma is from Sri Lanka, with a MBBS from Manipal University, India.  Dr Tharindie has worked in various countries with rotations in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Psychiatry.

After working in Campbelltown Hospital NSW, Dr Tharindie returned to Sri Lanka and worked for 6 months before relocating to Central Queensland in September 2021.

Dr Tharindie speaks both English and Sinhalese and is currently working from our Yeppoon Practice with an interest in all aspects of general practice and welcomes new patients.

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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.

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Dr Millika Ghetia

Dr Millie is a newly qualified GP from London after having completed her GP registrar training at Yepoon Family Practice.

She graduated from the University of Birmingham, UK in 2014 and worked in the public hospital for 2 years before moving to Australia. She has worked in Cairns hospital, Prince Charles hospital and Canberra hospital with significant Emergency medicine and paediatric experience.

Her interests are sexual health/contraception, preventative health and skin cancer medicine. She is also offering 45-49 year health assessments.

*Please note Dr Millie will be on leave until 6th March 2022*

Qualifications – MBChB FRACGP

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