Our Doctors

Every effort will be made to accommodate your preferred time and G.P.

Dr Allan Phillips

DR ALLAN PHILLIPS
MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours
Monday          8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday         10am - 5.00pm
Wednesday     8.30am - 12.00pm (Belmont)
Thursday        8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday         Roster

Speciality
Dr Allan Phillips has been working in General Practice in the Morningside area for most of his career. He graduated from the University of Queensland in 1977, and has been a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) since 1983. Together with Dr Kratzing, he was a foundation board member of the Brisbane Inner South Division of General Practice (now SEAGP).

He is married to Dr. Janet Phillips, a co-founder of the practice and they have five children. Dr Phillips has a wide range of medical interests, in particular - preventative medicine, diabetes, paediatrics, patient education, cardiovascular disease, skin cancer and aged care.

Dr Wendy Burton

DR WENDY BURTON
MBBS, FRACGP (Hon)

Operating Hours
Monday          8.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday    8.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday        3.00pm-  6.30pm
Friday             8.30am - 4.30pm


Speciality
Dr Wendy Burton graduated from the University of Queensland in 1987.  She is married with three boys and enjoys the variety and challenge of General Practice. Wendy is passionate about helping to build a stronger society and working to improve health outcomes, both within her consulting room and by working on connecting the health care sectors. 

In addition to her principal work role as a GP, she works at a local, state and national level in the maternity and early childhood space.

Her principal interests are in Women's Health, Antenatal Care, Paediatrics and Asthma.

You can find further maternity information on Wendy's website, www.maternity-matters.com.au

DR MARGARET TAIT
MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours
Monday          9.00am - 5.00pm (Belmont)
Tuesday         9.00am - 5.00pm (Belmont)
Wednesday    9.00am - 5.00pm (Morningside)
Thursday        9.00am - 5.00pm (Morningside)
Saturday         Roster

Speciality
Dr Margaret Tait graduated from the University of Queensland in 1976.  She has been a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 1983 and an examiner since 1985.  She has been working in the eastern suburbs of Brisbane since 1978.  She has two daughters, is an active member of the Queensland Maritime Museum and has a passion for all things nautical.  Dr Tait has a broad based medical interest.
Dr Debra Munro

DR DEBRA MUNRO
MBBS (Hons) Qld 1989, FRACGP 1996

Operating Hours
Monday               8.30am - 3.30pm
Thursday             8.30am - 3.30pm

Speciality
I chose to specialise in General Practice because I love the challenge of providing personalised care; working together with a person to work out what is going on and how we can achieve the best possible health outcome for them. I like that I can be there with someone through all the ups and downs of life and I appreciate the honour of being allowed to do so. Having completed 18 months of tertiary Paediatric training and several Women's health courses, I have expertise in Antenatal, Paediatric and Women's Health. Whilst those are my areas of expertise, I honestly enjoy all aspects of Family Medicine and all ages of life. I look forward to meeting you and working with you for better health.

DR MARGARET SCRUTON
MBBS

Operating Hours
Monday           9.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday          3.00pm - 6.00pm
Wednesday     9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday              9.00am - 12.30pm
Saturday          Roster

Speciality
Dr Margaret Scruton worked in her own practice in New Farm for over 20 years.  She amalgamated with Morningside in 1999.  She also graduated from the University of Queensland in 1976, is married and has two children.  She is particularly interested in Cosmetic Medicine, Paediatrics, Geriatric Medicine, Women's Health, Dermatology and Preventative Medicine.

DR DAMIAN GILBERT
MBBS, FRACGP,EMST(RACS)

Operating Hours
Monday              7.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday             7.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday        7.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday            7.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday             Roster
 

Dr Damian Gilbert graduated from the University of Queensland in 1994 and completed his General Practice training in 2000.  He worked at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and Bundaberg Base Hospital before starting General Practice in Brisbane Southside in 1998.  He joined MGPC in February 2008.

He is married and has two adult daughters.

He values excellence in healthcare for his patients and has a thorough approach to his consultations.  He is Mater Aligned for antenatal care and enjoys all aspects of General Practice.

Dr Nic Butcher

DR NICHOLAS BUTCHER
MBBS (Lond), FRACGP, DRCOG, DipPalMed

Operating Hours
Tuesday               8.15am - 9.00pm
Wednesday          8.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday              8.00am - 11.30am  
Friday                   8.00am - 1.30pm   
Saturday               Roster

Speciality
Dr Nicholas Butcher moved from the UK to join Morningside General Practice Clinic in 2006.  He has an interest in all aspects of general practice.

DR VICTORIA FEATHERSTONE
MBBS, FRACGP, DCH, Cert. of Sexual Health

Operating Hours

Tuesday              8.30am - 2.30pm
Wednesday         8.30am - 11.30am
Thursday             8.30am - 2.30pm
     
Special Interests: Gender Medicine, LGBTI health, sexual health, paediatrics

Dr Victoria Featherstone has worked in the local area for 20 years and is interested in all aspects of general healthcare. She has a particular interest in women's, children's and LGBTI health. Dr Featherstone completed a Diploma in Childrens Health in 2015 and a certificate in Sexual Health in 2016.  She has attended workshops in Gender Medicine and is passionate about treating transgender patients.

DR ZAC MILES
BSc, MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours

Monday              9.30am - 5.00pm (Morningside)
Tuesday             8.30am - 12.30pm (Morningside)
Wednesday        8.30am – 5.00pm (Belmont)
Thursday            8.30am – 12.30pm (Belmont); 2.00pm - 9.00pm (Morningside)
Friday                 8.30am – 4.30pm (Belmont) 
Saturday             Roster
Sunday               Roster

Zac graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003. After graduation, he embarked on his RAAF return of service, which saw him posted to Newcastle and Townsville. Zac has a broad range of hospital experience, with a focus on Orthopaedics (3 years as a non-training registrar) and Paediatrics. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2009, and completed two certificates in skin cancer diagnosis and management through the University of Queensland in 2014. He is happily married, has 4 children and likes to keep active doing CrossFit and cycling.

He has special interests in sporting injuries, skin cancer management and paediatrics.  Please note: Dr. Miles does not see Workcover patients.

DR. KAREN RAMSAY
MBBS, FACRRM, M.Med (Skin Cancer)

Operating Hours

Tuesday         10.00am - 5.00pm (Belmont)

Wednesday    10.00am - 5.00pm

Friday              9.00am - 5.00pm       


Speciality
Dr. Karen Ramsay has been with Morningside General Practice since 2004, after 25 years in Rural General Practice in NSW.  Her special interest is 'Skin Cancer Medicine' and 'Skin Cancer Surgery'.  She has undergone Post-Graduate training in Skin Cancer Medicine and has obtained a Masters of Medicine at the University of Queensland.  Her interests include all aspects of medicine, in particular skin lesions and minor operations.  *Please note; to book with Dr. Ramsay, please call the clinic directly on: 3399 4685.  Due to the nature of her appointments, we are unable to accommodate online bookings.

DR NICOLA SHANKEY
MBBS, FRACGP, DCH

Operating Hours

Tuesday          8.00am - 3.30pm
Wednesday     9.00am - 4.30pm
Thursday         8.00am - 3.30pm
Saturday          Roster

Speciality
Dr Nicola Shankey graduated from the University of Queensland in 1998 and joined Morningside General Practice in 2006 after the birth of her first child (now a mother of 3). Dr Shankey has been a fellow of the RACGP since 2007, and has completed a Diploma of Child Health in 2015. Dr Shankey is also aligned with the Mater Mother's Hospital to provide shared antenatal care.

Dr Roderick McNicol

DR RODERICK MCNICOL
MB ChB(Edinburgh), FRACGP

Operating Hours
Monday          8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday         8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday    8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday             8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday         Roster

Dr Roddy McNicol joined the practice after relocating from the UK in Sept 2013. He has been a GP since 1998, working in a variety of practices in England, Scotland and New Zealand. He is interested in the management of diabetes and all other areas of general practice, especially paediatrics.

DR CATHERINE O'NEILL
MBBS(Hons), FRACGP

Operating Hours

Monday              8.30am - 12.15pm
Tuesday             8.30am - 3.15pm
Thursday            8.45am - 12pm
 

Specialty     

Dr Catherine O’Neill graduated from The University of Queensland in 1999.
Since then, she has worked in medicine both in Australia and overseas and
commenced her GP training in 2004.
Dr O’Neill enjoys the scope of GP and working with people to help them
achieve their best health. She has a particular interest in paediatrics, women’s
wellbeing, ENT and sporting injuries.

DR NICOLE SEETO
MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours:

Monday         9.15am - 2.00pm
Saturday       Roster

Speciality
Dr Nicole Seeto graduated in 1998 from University of Queensland and has worked rurally in Dalby and Warwick. Nicole obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2003, and joined Morningside General Practice Clinic in July 2008. She has an interest in all aspects of General Practice.

Dr William Lethbridge

DR WILLIAM LETHBRIDGE
MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours

Tuesday      8am-5pm

Wednesday 8am-5pm

Thursday     8am-5pm

Friday          8am-5pm


Speciality
Dr Bill Lethbridge joined Morningside General Practice in November 2008.  He graduated from The University of London in 1987.  He moved to Australia in 1997, and has worked in General practice in Hervey Bay and in Brisbane.  Dr Lethbridge works four full days per week and enjoys all aspects of General Practice. 

Dr Steve Smith

DR STEVE SMITH
MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours

Monday          4pm - 9pm

Saturday         Roster
Sunday           Roster

Speciality
Dr Steven Smith joined Morningside General Practice in June 2013.  He enjoys all aspects of General Practice.  

DR PETER HEGERTY
MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours
Saturday       8.00am - 11.30am

Speciality
Dr Peter Hegerty joined the practice in 2013. He has a wide range of specialties.
Dr Amy Langford-Ely

DR AMY LANGFORD-ELY
BSc, MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours
Monday          8am - 4.30pm
Thursday        8am - 4.30pm
Friday             8am - 4.30pm 
Saturday         Roster

Speciality

Dr Amy Langford-Ely enjoys providing quality healthcare for people across their lifespan.  Amy completed a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Psychology followed by a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery at University of Queensland in 2011.  She has worked at Logan hospital and the Mater hospital.  Since then Amy has worked in general practice and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.  Amy enjoys all aspects of general practice, particularly being able to provide care for the whole family with a focus on prevention.  Her particular areas of interest are chronic disease, maintaining health in older age, shared pregnancy care (Mater aligned) and women's health.  

DR SAMANTHA RANASINGHE
MBBS, FRACGP

Operating Hours
Monday              8.30am-12.00pm (Belmont)
Tuesday             
Wednesday        8.30am – 12.00pm (Belmont)
Thursday            8.30am – 12.00pm (Belmont)
Friday                  
Saturday             Roster (Morningside)
Sunday               
 
Dr. Samantha Ranasinghe graduated from the University of Queensland in 1994 and completed her General Practice training in 2001.  She worked at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and Bundaberg Base Hospital before starting General Practice in Brisbane Southside in 1998, and joining MGPC in January 2009.

She values a healthy and balanced life and aspires to give her patients prompt, honest and comprehensive healthcare.

She is married (formerly Dr Samantha Gilbert) with two adult daughters.

She is Mater Aligned for antenatal care and enjoys all aspects of General Practice.

Opening Hours

Monday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Tuesday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 7.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 8.00am - 11.30am
Sunday 9.00am - 1.00pm

Phones open 7.00am Weekdays, 7.30am Saturdays, and 8.30am on Sundays

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