Meet the PPFMC Team

We are a fully bulk-billed medical centre with 5 General Practitioners, 2 Nurses, a distance Clinical Psychologist, Dietitian, Physio, Laser Technician and Audiologist.

Welcome, Dr Jas Saluja! Dr Jas Saluja has just recently transferred to our clinic from Coomera. He works Mon-Fri full time. Dr Jas Saluja has been a GP for the past 28 years and he is interested in all aspects of General Practice. He also removes some skin lesions including skin cancers.

OUR TEAM

Learn about our culturally diverse, talented team and culture

Mark O’Callaghan

Mark O’Callaghan

B.Bus. Practice Manager

Mark graduated from the University of Southern Queensland in 1991 with a Bachelor of Business degree. He has worked as the practice owner / manager since starting the business with help and support from his family in 1995. The camaraderie and rapport he shares with the patients’ means so much to him. “where else would you get great fishing tips at work” enthuses Mark regularly.
Gowrie Senaweera

Dr. Gowrie Senaweera

MB., BS., DCH. FRACGP

Dr. Gowrie Senaweera has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. She has worked in various hospitals in Sri Lanka as well as Birmingham in the UK. Gowrie practiced as a GP for 5 years before coming to Australia. Her special interests are paediatrics,women’s health and minor surgical procedures.
Cherian Varughese

Dr. Cherian Varughese

Cherian has been practicing medicine for 34 years. He has worked in many countries such as South Africa and India, in various capacities and specialties before coming to Australia in 2000. Cherian enjoys all areas of medicine and has special interests in Varicose Vein procedures including Radiofrequency Ablation and Sclerotherapy. He heads up our newest department housing our recent medical acquisition, an Endo Venus Radio Frequency(EVRF) machine. We can now permanently remove varicose & spider veins. He also has a special interest in ENT (ear, nose & throat) medicine & Surgery.

Dr Jok Teng

MB.,BS.,FRACGP. DRCOG. MMT.

Dr Jok Teng is a Sydney University Graduate with a wealth of experience in both the General Practice and Hospital sectors. Dr Teng’s interests are in all aspects of General Medicine.
Win Lwin

Dr. Win Lwin

MB.,BS.,FRACGP

Dr. Win has been practicing medicine since 1980. He has been a GP for over 20 years and has worked in various places including Myanmar, Papua New Guinea and Australia. He was a senior Medical Officer at Bowen Hospital for 3 years and a GP for 4 years in Bowen North Queensland prior to moving to the Gold Coast. His post- graduate qualifications include Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners & a certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine. He has vast experience in general medicine,surgery, obstetrics, gynaecology, child health, skin lesions and minor surgical procedures.
Jas Saluja

Dr Jas Saluja

M.B., Ch.B., AMC., MRCGP (UK)

Dr Jas Saluja was educated in the UK and qualified at the University of Manchester as a doctor in 1987. His postgraduate qualifications include Member of the Royal College of General practitioners (UK) and Diploma of Anaesthetics (UK). He came to Australia in 1994 and obtained the Australian Medical Council (AMC) certificate. He has been a GP for the past 28 years. He is interested in all aspects of General Practice. He also removes some skin lesions including skin cancers.
Merima Isakovic

Dr Merima Isakovic

Psychologist

Dr Isakovic became a Clinical Psychologist after being directly involved in voluntary work of helping victims of horrifying war in her homeland, former Yugoslavia. She became a Board Approved Clinical Psychologist in New Zealand, after completing PhD in Psychology at Victoria University and P.Dip. Clin.Psych at Master Degree Level in Clinical Psychology with Massey University.

Dr Isakovic works with people of all ages who experienced trauma, severe depression, anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCD), as well as relationship difficulties, self-esteem issues and a variety of other distressing symptoms.

Brianna Fear-Keen

Dietitian

Brianna is an Australian-trained Dietitian, focussing on general health, nutrition and weight-loss.

Brianna is available every Wednesday for bulk-billed or private Dietitian appointments. She has worked over 12 years in the industry and can help people wishing to manage their weight, high cholesterol & BP, heart health, fatty liver, diabetes and long term digestive health. 

Speak to your Doctor today to see if you are eligible for a Bulk-Billed Dietitian appointment!

Kristen

Receptionist/Laser technician

Kristen has finalised her Bachelor of Health Science and works Mon, Tues & Fri on reception. She is also the laser technician at Point Laser; conducting tattoo removal.

Anne

Anne

EEN Practice Nurse

Anne graduated from nursing in 1975 and is one of the Practice Nurses here. She has worked at the practice since 2007. She is from England originally. “The weather took a bit of getting used to”, says Anne. Now she can’t think of anywhere better to live.

Sandi

EN Nurse

Sandi is our new Practice Nurse who is originally from the UK. She’s currently studying to become a Registered Nurse and she works Thursday and Friday.

Sandra

Sandra

Receptionist

Sandra also works as a receptionist here since 2008. She and her husband live locally and enjoy our area with their sons. “It is such a pretty area to walk our dog in the park.”

Julie

Receptionist

Julie and her husband moved to the sunny Gold Coast from Hervey Bay a few years ago. She also lives locally and works at reception Mon – Thurs. 

Michael

Brain Treatment Centre

MeRT begins by mapping your brain activity and looking at areas that may not be communicating effectively. It can improve:

Concentration, coping better with stress, sleep, memory clarity, and mood.

For more info https://braintreatmentcentre.com.au/

Taylor

Audiologist hearing australia

Hearing Australia are an Australian audiology company that have been caring for our community for many years. They visit the clinic once a month and conduct free hearing assessments for all our patients. Contact 132 432 for more information or to book an appointment with an audiologist.

Ben

PhysioFlex Physio

Physioflex combines physio, acupuncture and remedial massage therapy to achieve results. Their team of highly trained physiotherapy practitioners specialise in the assessment, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal, sport, cardio-respiratory, neurological or orthopedic related injuries.  

https://www.physioflex.com.au/