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All of our doctors provide care specifically tailored to meet the needs or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community and provide culturally appropriate care to our diverse community of patients. Dr Zia and Dr Atalla are multilingual.

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Dr Zia (Hafiz M Ziaullah)


Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Ziaullah (Dr. Zia) gained his medical degree in 2006 and has extensive experience gained in general practice in Australia and within the Australian public hospital sector.
Dr Zia provides all general practice consultations including Mental Health, chronic disease management, antenatal care, and men’s and women’s health.

Dr Zia has a special interest in medical cosmetic procedures, radio frequency and laser treatment of various skin types and conditions. He has successfully completed courses in skin cancer and Aesthetic Medicine in Australia and provides general skin cancer care and surgery.


Dr Peggy Dubert

Dr Peggy Dubert qualified in South Africa in 2003 and moved to Australia in 2008. Dr Dubert has worked in various Australian states/territories in the Emergency Medicine field.

She completed her GP training in 2017 in Sydney.

Dr Peggy enjoys all aspects of General practice but she has a special interest in Antenatal care, supporting patients with Mental Health concerns, Paediatric patients and woman’s health including implanon insertion and removal and looking after patients with chronic illnesses. Dr Peggy’s qualifications include the MBChB, FRACGP, DCH ( Diploma of Child Health) and a CEM ( Certificate in Emergency Medicine)

Outside of work hours Dr Peggy and her family are planning on exploring the outdoor life on the Sunshine Coast.


Dr Ifey Florence Anekwe


Dr Ifey trained in UK, and gained extensive experience and knowledge in all aspects of paediatrics, leading to full membership of the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health. She has worked in medical facilities in Nigeria, UK, New Zealand, Tasmania, NSW, Victoria and Central QLD.

Dr Ifey loves all aspects of general practice. Her interests include child’s health, women’s health, antenatal care, contraception advice, implanon insertion and removal, mirena removal, cervical screening, chronic disease management, asthma, COPD, diabetes, and hypertension. Others include weight loss advice, skin cancer medicine, minor surgeries, travel advice and immunisation.

She is currently working towards a fellowship of RACGP.

Outside of work, Dr Ifey enjoys aerobic exercises, traveling the world and relaxing with family and friends.


Dr David Pratt

BSc. MB.BS AFRCS MFSEM Dip SEM Certified Sclerotherapist (ACP) FRACGP

VR GP, Sports Doctor, Sclerotherapist. Advanced trainee in Phlebology.

Dr Pratt is a VR GP with postgraduate qualifications in Surgery and Sports and Exercise Medicine. He has an interest in specialities with a musculoskeletal component like Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine. Dr Pratt has been until recently, assisting in Orthopaedic Procedures at a private hospital to stay up to date with developments in these areas.

Dr Pratt has trained in Emergency Medicine to enhance his management of medical emergencies, He is very interested in Sports and Exercise Medicine and the treatment of sports injuries, and has worked in Rugby League and with the Scottish Football Association.
I am a Certified Sclerotherapist with the Australasian College of Phlebology and am presently offering Sclerotherapy for patients with spider veins or varicose veins. Dr Pratt is also currently completing my advanced training with the College (ACP) for the Advanced Diploma of Procedural Phlebology.


Dr Eva Voss

Dr Voss graduated from medical school in Germany in 1989. Eva has been in Australia for over 10 years and has extra qualifications in pregnancy care and women’s health. Eva is also interested in child health

Areas of interest:

  • Women and Children’s health
  • Management of Chronic Disease
  • Mental health


Dr Errol Beukes

Dr Beukes was trained in South Africa. Worked in Canada as a Family Physician for 10 years. Relocated to NSW in 2012 and worked in the area since then. Recently relocated to the Sunshine Coast.

Dr Beukes likes all aspects of family medicine


Dr Amanda Brown

Dr Amanda qualified in the UK in 2012 and completed a two-year foundation training program in Nottinghamshire before moving to Australia.

She has worked in both the busy hospitals of Adelaide as well as regional centres in South Australia.

She completed her GP training in 2020 and has been practicing in Mount Gambier for the last 3 years.

Dr Amanda enjoys the variety of General Practice and is currently working towards a diploma in Child Health. She has a keen interest in chronic disease management and disease prevention, lifestyle medicine and child and adolescent health.

Dr Amanda is relocating to the Sunshine Coast after falling in love with the area on her many visits.

She enjoys hiking and running, trying new cuisine and local restaurants and is happiest when out in nature exploring all that Australia has to offer. She is looking forward to meeting you all.

Areas of interest:

  • Women’s & Men’s Health
  • Child & Adolescent Health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Mental health


Dr Phil La

Dr Phillip La graduated from the University of Queensland with a BSc/MBBS in 2015. After completing his residency in the Sunshine Coast region, he has spent the last two years working abroad in areas including South East and Central Queensland, Northern NSW and Tasmania.

He has a special interest in adult medicine and chronic disease management.

Dr La now returns to the Sunshine Coast in 2022, working towards a fellowship with the RACGP.

Interests outside of work include listening to music, cooking and learning to surf.


Dr Van Nguyen

After graduating from the University of Queensland in 1993 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Dr. Van worked within the Queensland Public Hospital System for 8 years as surgical registrar in wide range of surgical specialties, including: General surgery, Vascular Surgery, Urology, ENT, cardiothoracic, orthopaedics and plastics.

In 2005 he developed a special interest in the removal and treatment of skin cancer, helping to restore the skin and improve the lives of thousands of patients. He has worked a clinic alongside 2 Gold Coast Plastic surgeons for 6 years providing a service to patients who could not afford treatment in the private system but did not want to wait in the public hospital system.

He has also worked as a Medical Officer in several Private Emergency Departments  for more than 10 years.

He has worked as a cardiac surgical registrar and supervised exercise stress testing.

Dr. Van is passionate about working closely with his patients to ensure complete openness and transparency, and treats every new procedure as a team effort between the patient and himself.

Areas of Interest

  • Skin cancer checks and procedures
  • General dermatology
  • Cosmetic Mole removal
  • Minor surgery
  • Ingrown toenail surgery
  • Cardiac health assessments
  • No Needle anaesthesia
  • Ear lobe repair

Allied Health


David Franklin (APD and CDE)

BSc, BNutrDiet and GCertDiabEd

Dietitian/Diabetes Educator

David is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a Credentialed Diabetes Educator. He completed his Nutrition and Dietetics qualification locally at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2015 and a post graduate certificate in Diabetes Education from Deakin University in 2019. He has invested many years working within the chronic disease management field in the Sunshine Coast at various GP clinics, covering a wide range of health conditions including obesity, malnutrition, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions, gastrointestinal conditions, kidney disease, and many others. He has worked in Cairns as a specialist Bariatric Surgery Dietitian and has also worked in-country in Cambodia assisting the hospital staff’s ability to effectively manage their patient’s nutritional requirements. David has a kind nature and is an advocate of using evidence-based nutrition principles to assist the individual achieve their goals in a non-judgemental way. Recently, he has focussed his attention primarily on diabetes management and hopes to assist people living with diabetes in managing their condition in an effective manner.