Our Doctors

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 recently joined the practice after working at Montville for the last few years. 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 Allison Butler

Originally from the UK, Allison has been working on the Sunshine Coast since 2007. She is interested in all areas of General Practice, and has special interests in Dermatology and Women's Health, including experience in fitting Mirena IUDs. In her spare time she enjoys body-boarding, kayaking, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.

Our Nurses

Kerry North

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.

Ellie Marton

Ellie has lived on the Sunshine Coast for most of her life. She studied to become a Registered Nurse at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Not long after completing her degree, she found herself work in General Practice and has never looked back. Ellie has recently become engaged and looks forward to starting a family of her own in the future. She enjoys getting outdoors, going on adventures and spending time with her friends and family.

Nikki Price

Nikki moved to Australia from England in 1980, and completed her nursing training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, graduating with a HD. Having worked in General Practice for over 20 years, Nikki has developed special interests in travel medicine, wound management and diabetes management. Nikki is mum to a teenage son. She enjoys gardening and travelling, and hopes to travel around Australia in her retirement.

Our Front Desk

Maria (Practice Manager)

Debra and Ishoa (Receptionists)