Dr Simon Jeaffreson
Originally from Hong Kong, Simon has been in Australia since 1989, having qualified at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. He moved his practice to Buderim from Beerwah in 2001 and has enjoyed being been part of the community ever since. He is interested in all aspects of General Practice from birth to end-of-life. He is a fanatical kiteboarder and has occasionally been caught sneaking off to the beach in his lunch break.
Dr Penny Jeaffreson
Penny has been a GP in Buderim since 1994. She qualified from the University of Queensland and, after a period in Nambour, Kingaroy and the Gold Coast, has been well established in the Sunshine Coast medical community since then, balancing this with the care of two sons. Her interests include women’s health and paediatrics. She is a keen surfer and you may run into her at the beach most mornings.
Dr Andrew Steele
Dr Steele has worked in Buderim for 20 years and has interests in all aspects of General Practice. He also works part time doing sedation anaesthetics for a local gastroenterology practice. His interests outside of work include snow skiing, music, and a love of travel. He has travelled extensively to all parts of the world and set foot on all seven continents.
Dr Jess Geniola
Jess moved to Buderim in 2012 from Cairns, where he had been in practice for 7 years. Prior to this he was a solo GP in rural Tasmania for many years. He has developed a wide range of medical skills and interests, and has become a valuable member of Buderim Medical Centre.
Dr Sue Redman
Sue qualified at Bristol University in the UK in 1998. She has become established in Buderim after a spell in Montville. She has interests in child health and women's health, and, as a qualified yoga teacher, is interested in promoting healthy lifestyles and integrative health. She also provides GP and Women's Health clinics for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Dr Suzette Pyke
Dr Suzette Pyke Suzette grew up on the Sunshine Coast and studied Medicine at the University of Queensland, graduating in 2005. After graduating she worked in North Queensland, gaining experience in all areas of medicine, including women’s health, rural practice and indigenous health. After completing her General Practice Fellowship, Suzette took the opportunity to return to the Sunshine Coast in order to be closer to her family. She has enjoyed working in general practice locally for the past ten years, and now also works as a Medical Educator helping to train future GPs locally. Suzette is interested in all aspects of general practice, including women’s health, child health, preventive health, travel medicine and minor procedures. As part of her women’s health interest, Suzette performs Mirena insertions and provides antenatal care
Dr Dana Phang
Dr Phang has recently moved from Rockhampton, and has worked in a wide range of hospitals from Metropolitan to rural between QLD, NSW and Victoria. She shows a special interest in Eyes, Dermatology and Mental Health. She currently sits on the AMA advisory committees for doctor wellbeing and GP training, both of which she is passionate about. In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dog, watching nail-biting TV shows and listening to podcasts.
Kerry has moved to Australia from England. She has been a Registered Nurse for 10 years, after qualifying from Coventry University in 2009. She went on to complete several diplomas in long-term conditions, including asthma, diabetes, and COPD. She has a special interest in aesthetics and skin. Kerry has four children, and enjoys spending any free time with her family and friends.
Wendy has been a Nurse for over 30 years and has a broad range of experience with Midwifery and Child Health qualifications. She worked for the Royal Flying Doctor Service for over 15 years as a Flight Nurse and within several primary health care programs. Most recently Wendy worked as an International Repatriation Nurse, travelling overseas to assist the sick and injured to return home. Throughout her career Wendy has lived and worked all over Queensland and in the United Kingdom but has now settled permanently in the Sunshine Coast with her family and is enjoying becoming part of this community.
Jasmin is new to the Sunshine Coast after moving up from Melbourne to enjoy the sunshine and beaches. After finishing studying in Perth in 2016, Jasmin worked at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and now thoroughly enjoys the community vibe of general practice whilst completing further studies in public health.