Dr Heather Carcary

Monday – 8am to 5pm
Wednesday – 7.30am to 4pm
Friday – 9am to 5pm

Dr Carcary grew up in a small town in far North Queensland on a dairy farm. She attended James Cook University (Townsville), which has a rural health focus. She had many rural placements in rural QLD and for the last 5 years she has been working at Mt Isa Hospital Emergency Department. After meeting her husband they relocated from Mount Isa to the Redland Bay area. Outside of work she loves to cook (but not wash-up), photography and to travel. She has hiked the Kokoda track, walked on the Antarctic sea ice and sailed the fjords of Norway.

She is enjoying the change from rural emergency medicine at Mount Isa to General Practice/Family Medicine with the team at the Coorparoo Clinic. Her passion is for women’s health/family medicine. She provides services in Immunisation, Travel Medicine and Chronic Disease Management.

Dr Mark Fletcher MBBS

Monday & Tuesday – 9am to 5pm
Wednesday – 9.30am to 1pm
Thursday – 9am to 4pm
Friday – 9am to 1pm

Dr Fletcher has been practising in the Coorparoo area for over 30 years, and has developed a very positive relationship with many patients in this time. He is married and has three children. His interests include a love of nature, the outdoors, camping, bushwalking and the beach. Twice a year he travels to remote villages in the Solomon Islands with a small medical crew to offer free medical aid to villagers.

Dr Fletcher enjoys all aspects of family medicine, from babies to toddlers, adolescents, adults, and all the way through to elderly and geriatric care. He is a big believer in being proactive regarding illness and preventative health.

He has a special interest in travel health, and is able to offer a Yellow Fever Vaccination service at the clinic, as well as travel advice.

Dr John Stevens MBBS

Monday to Thursday – 8am to 4pm

Areas of Special Interest

• All Aspects of Family Medicine
• Men’s Health
• Skin Surgery

Dr Ginene Carmody MBBS

Monday – 9am to 4.30pm
Tuesday – 9am to 4pm
Wednesday – 9am t0 6pm
Friday – 9am to 5pm

Dr Carmody has worked and travelled all around Australia mostly in rural areas before settling in Brisbane in 2004. She is interested in all areas of medicine with a special interest in women’s’ health and also does musculo-skeletal acupuncture. She has a strong interest in fitness and does regular aerobic and dance classes, as well as being a member of a walking club. She is passionate about blues and rock music and is a member of the South East Blues Association.

Dr Michelle Burrows MBBS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
& Friday – 8am to 4pm

Dr Burrows has been a GP all over Queensland and has moved back to Brisbane after raising children in Atherton. She is widely travelled, enjoys reading and playing hockey. She loves the incredible variety of General Practice and enjoys looking after a person ‘from cradle to grave’.

Dr. Philip Iskander MBBS

Monday to Friday – 8am to 4pm

Areas of Special Interest

• Chronic Disease Management
• Immunisations
• Travel Medicine
• Men’s Health,
• Workers Compensation
• Mental Health Issues
• Palliative care

Dr Amy Callaghan

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Dr Callaghan is a GP with a strong passion for women’s health and wellbeing, including sexual health, cervical screening, contraceptive advice, antenatal care, and women’s mental health. She places emphasis on holistic, patient centred care and likes to take time to build trust, comfort, and shared health goals with her patients. She completed her medical school training in Melbourne in 2014 and went on to work at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and The Alfred Hospital. She returned to her hometown of Brisbane in 2018 and recently obtained her RACGP fellowship.

In addition to women’s health, Dr Callaghan also has a keen interest in paediatrics, having completed her Diploma in Child Health. She also has experience working in a travel medicine clinic and can offer detailed travel advice and vaccinations, including yellow fever vaccines.

Areas of Special Interest

• Women’s health
• Sexual health & STI Screening / treatment
• Contraceptive advice
• Women’s mental health
• Travel Medicine

Dr. Erin Waters
MBBS FRACGP Dip Child Health

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings

Erin is a specialist General Practitioner with 16 years’ experience practising in Brisbane.  Erin is known for her thorough and caring approach to patient care and is happy to see patients from infants to geriatrics.  She has post-graduate training in Women’s Health, Paediatrics (Diploma of Child Health) and Mental health.  Erin is a Level 2 Provider of Focussed Psychological Skills (CBT, ACT) through the Medicare Better Access to Mental Health Scheme and Provider of Shared Antenatal Care with Mater Mothers Hospital and performs Mirena and Implanon insertions, Ear Micro suction and Skin lesion excisions at the surgery.

In addition to her work at Coorparoo clinic, Erin works one day per week at Headspace, the National Centre of Excellence for Youth Mental Health and holds positions as Senior Lecturer with the Griffith University School of Medicine, Medical Educator with General Practice Training Queensland and Examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Areas of Special Interest

• Anxiety
• Depression
• Post-natal Depression
• Family and Work Related Stress.

Dr Shimali Fernando

Monday to Friday – 8.30am to 3.00pm

Dr Fernando has had over 18 years of experience practising Medicine, including 15 years of General Practice. She worked in Mt Gravatt for 7 years and rural Tasmania for 4 years, prior to moving to Coorparoo. Before moving to Australia with her family in 2008, she worked in different areas of medicine, including Hospitals and General Practice in rural and remote areas of Sri Lanka.

She obtained Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2012 and obtained a Diploma in Sexual Health Medicine in 2007 and is a provider of Shared Antenatal Care with Mater Mother Hospital, and provides Implanon insertions and removals. She is interested in all aspects of General Practice.

Dr Fernando has 2 teenage children, one in University and the other in high school, and she speaks Sinhalese and English.

Dr. Sarah Handley

Will only be covering our COVID Clinics

For over a decade Dr Handley has been working as a GP in rural and remote Queensland. After training as a GP Obstetrician in Mackay, she moved to Longreach in Central West Queensland where she has enjoyed sharing life’s highs and lows with the community over the past 6 years. Working across both the hospital and the general practice, she was fortunate to be able to manage all aspects of emergency medicine, inpatient care, general practice and chronic disease management.

Being a mother to four young boys, she has a special interest in all aspects of child health; including immunisations, general health checks, allergies and breastfeeding and sleeping issues. She understands that being a parent can be tough and will provide a safe environment to assist any parent who feels they may be struggling.

With her advanced skill in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dr Handley also has an interest in Women’s Health including pre-conception planning, contraception, sexual health, IVF/assisted reproduction, menstrual problems, and pregnancy care.

Dr Dragan Banovic

Wednesday and Friday

Nursing Team

Our nursing team are happy to assist you with medical queries where they can, and assist the doctors to provide you with the best possible medical attention.

Maddi – RN

Jordi – RN

Hayley – RN

Lizzy – RN

administration team

Our reception staff can assist you with all administrative queries, such as appointments and general centre queries. Reception staff are not qualified to discuss clinical information such as results. Our Practice Manager Andrea is available Monday to Thursday to discuss any feedback, concerns or suggestions you may have.

Andrea –
Practice Manager









If you require urgent medical attention, please dial 000 (Zero) for assistance and ask for Ambulance. If you are having any of the following, inform the receptionists without delay either in person or when phoning or presenting to the clinic:

  • Chest Pain
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Bleeding
  • Convulsions
  • Vomiting