DOCTORS

 

Dr Peter Comben

Dr Peter Comben was born in Dalby, Qld, and obtained his MB.BS from the University of Qld in 1979. After intern years in Townsville and Brisbane, he spent 20 years in rural General Practice in Mackay with a 1 year “Sabbatical” with RFDS in Mt Isa. More recently he has been in a group general practice at Tweed Heads South, from 2004-2014. Dr Comben has achieved his FRACGP in 2009. He is interested in General Family Medicine across all generations; he has an interest in Sports Medicine, and is personally a Triathlon “Tragic”, which consumes much of his leisure time. He is married to Denise, with 4 adult children, and lives in Currumbin.

 

Dr Caroline Van Der Vlugt

Dr. Caroline Van Der Vlugt graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1993. She is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practioner’s. Caroline enjoys all aspects of general practice particularly women’s health and paediatrics.

 

Dr Lorraine Jones

Dr Jones graduated from Manchester University, UK and she is a fellow of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Her interests include women’s health, family planning (link), and reproductive health care (link). She is available for appointments 4 days per week.

 

Dr Graham Welch

Dr Graham Welch (M.B.B.S (Adel))

Dr Welch is a graduate of The University of Adelaide and is a member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. His special interests include skin cancer management, chronic disease management . He is available for consultations each week day.

 

Dr Susie Muir

Dr Susie emigrated to Australia from Scotland in 2007. She has worked in a number of hospitals throughout Australia in various specialties.

Dr Susie is interested in most areas of general practice and is passionate about practicing up to date evidence based medicine. She likes to try and understand all aspects of her patients life in order to provide individualised care.

Dr Susie is currently pursuing an interest in palliative medicine and will be working with the local palliative care team. She is available at The Pines on Fridays only.

 

Dr John Griffits

Dr Griffits is a graduate of Sydney University and is a member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is available for consultations three days per week.

 

Dr Darryl D'Souza

Dr Darryl is a Specialist General Practitioner and Fellow with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He trained in Queensland and is a graduate of the University of Queensland Medical School. Darryl has further qualification with a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Special Interests
* Paediatrics
* Emergency Medicine
* Travel Medicine
* Skin Cancer
* Infectious Disease
* Tropical Medicine
* Men's Health