Dr Lynden Derrick
Dr Derrick is available Monday to Thursday for consultations. He is originally from Victoria, moving with his family to the Gold Coast in 2012. He has wide ranging experience in complex and family medical care, office based procedures, skin cancer removals, and cosmetic injections utilising Swedish dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle treatments.
Dr Derrick trained at Monash University (Melb) graduating in 1996. He completed further hospital based training at Dandenong Hospital, Mildura Hospital, and the Royal Children's Hospital (Melb), then moved into rural Victoria to complete his General Practice training in Heyfield, working there for 12 years in General Practice, Hospital & Emergency care, and a wide variety of procedures.
Dr Aniceto Madronio
Dr Madronio completed his medical degree in 1990 in the Philippines, passing the Medical Board Examination and becoming a licensed medical practitioner in 1991.
He practiced in General Medicine in Community medical clinics and general hospitals in the Philippines before movin to Australia with his family in 2009. He is an active fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2012.
Dr Madronio is passionate about his practice of General Medicine, employing active listening, compassion and thoroughness in the diagnosis, management and care of his patients.
Dr Madronio has special interest in the management of chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, respiratory diseases such as asthma and COPD, skin cancer medicine and musculoskeletal diseases and conditions. He is also adequately knowledgeable and skilled in the management of paediatric, geriatric, gynaecological and other general medical conditions.
Dr Madronio speaks English & Filipino.
Dr MD. Tariqul Islam
Dr Md Tariqul Islam is an Australian citizen with fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). He is ECFMG certified (United States of America) and also a member of the Canadian College of Family Physicians (CCFP). He worked in various hospitals across Wellington, New Zealand, before moving to Sydney in 2000. He has since worked as registrars in various specialties including Plastic Surgery, General Medicine, Psychiatry and Emergency at the Canberra Hospital, Flinders University Hospital as well as Gold Coast University Hospitals for several years. Dr Islam completed his postgraduate Diploma training in preventive medicine & public health (DPH, NZ), paediatrics (DCH, University of Sydney) and obstetrics and gynaecology (DRANZCOG, Canberra) before moving into general practice and settling on the Gold Coast. Dr Islam is now performing
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy, also known as the ‘Vampire Facelift' at our Clinic.
Dr Iram Khawaja
FRACGP, Examiner RACGP, Accredited Acupuncturist.
With over 27 years experience, Dr Iram brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for medicine & acupuncture to our clinic. All appointments including acupuncture are bulk billed.
Dr Milanka Kavic
Dr Kavic completed her training in Western Australia for many years before relocating to the Gold Coast. Her interests include all aspects of family medicine from antenatal care to palliative care. Also an experienced pharmacist, Dr Kavic brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our clinic.
Dr Maria Martinez
Dr Maria Martinez has been practicing as a GP for over 20 years. After graduating from Far Eastern University, Philippines in 1991 she trained for four years in family medicine in the Philippines. She then worked in private and government hospitals before moving to Australia in 2008, where she has been practicing as a GP in Lowood and the Gold Coast. Maria has also completed a one year of training in Psychiatry. Maria's professional interests include women's health, gynaecology, skin cancer diagnosis and management, adult medicine and paediatrics. Outside of work, Maria enjoys travelling, seeing musicals and watching tennis. She also enjoys spending time with her daughter.
Dr Ali Soleymani
Dr Soleymani graduated in Iran, at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2003. He then followed his passion in research at the Endocrinology Research Centre where he published his first article about the effects of thymectomy in Patients in “PubMed” magazine. During 2004, Dr Soleymani started working in different parts of Iran as a Family Physician. He moved to Australia in 2009 continuing his career as a General Practitioner on the Gold Coast.
In 2011, he earned his Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
His main interest are in endocrinology and chronic diseases such as diabetes, thyroid issues, autoimmune diseases, arthritis and infectious diseases.
Dr Soleymani speaks English & Persian.
Dr Mel DeCastro
Dr De Castro obtained his Doctor of Medicine Degree and passed the Physician Licensure examination in 1996 in Manila, Philippines. He worked in the local hospital and medical centre as a GP. He was recruited by the Fijian government and worked as a GP from 2001 to 2004. In June 2004, he moved to Australia and worked as a GP in northern Queensland.
Due to the demand in the place where he worked, he studied diving and tropical medicine and has been performing diving medicals. He passed the fellowship examination of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2007. Dr De Castro moved to the Gold Coast area in 2008 and obtained a Diploma in Skin Cancer Surgery. Subsequently in 2010, he completed his Diploma in Dermatology and will be undertaking a course in Aviation Medicine at Monash University in July to be able to be accredited in performing medical examinations for pilots and air traffic controllers.
His special interests are Chronic Diseases, Geriatrics, Skin diseases/Cancers and general medical conditions.