New patients are welcome! We look forward to seeing you in the clinic.
General enquiries only, no medical information or bookings accepted
The Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville is a family-friendly medical centre in Thuringowa Central. Our team of doctors, GPs and professional medical staff, offer comprehensive, quality health care to patients across Townsville, including Thuringowa, Aitkenvale, Cranbrook, Kirwan and the surrounding areas.
This modern mixed-billing medical centre is open 5 days a week and has plenty of on-site parking and a pharmacy.
The Eastbrooke Health Hub provides the community with a diverse range of medical, health and wellness services. At the health hub, you’ll find doctors and specialists providing a holistic range of medical and wellness services right in the centre of Thuringowa, working together to improve the lives of the Townsville community, from Aitkenvale to Cranbrook and Kirwan.
At the Health Hub, you can find doctors, health practitioners and the following services:
For your convenience, Terry White Pharmacy is now located on-site. There’s also a daycare centre and community library, so you and your family have plenty to do before and after your medical appointment. Anytime Fitness is also located within the Health Hub.
Bulk billing is available to our patients from Aitkenvale, Cranbrook, Kirwan, Thuringowa and Townsville for some services at your doctor’s discretion. Be sure to ask your doctor about bulk billing at the start of your consultation. For more details, please refer to the Patient Information Sheet.
Our Centre’s medical team is passionate about community healthcare
Our Medical Centre consists of a team of registered nursing staff and doctors, including many General Practitioners (GP’s) who have a wide spectrum of special interests and a dedication to the values of patient-centred care.
The centre also provides specialised medical clinics, including a Women’s Clinic, Travel Clinic and Diabetes Clinic. Also available are Work, Health and Safety services, including pre-employment medical checks, work cover and return-to-work programs.
Allied Health services are also available, including Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Psychology services.
The Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville acknowledges the traditional owners of the land, the people of the Bindal and Wulgurukaba nation, and pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging, and to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities it serves.
Bookings and Appointments
Book an appointment now via our online booking system, or call the clinic direct on (07) 4434 5000 and speak to our friendly staff members.
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After Hours Emergency
For URGENT medical attention, patients should ring ‘000’ immediately, or present to the Emergency Department.
If it is not an emergency please call the after-hours House Call Service on 13 55 66
Please note that our Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville is a mixed billing centre, please refer to the Patient Information Sheet to view our fee structure.
Pensioners, Concession Care Card holders and children under 16 may be bulk billed at the discretion of the doctor. Please ask your doctor at the beginning of your consultation.
Level C. Immunisations for children will be BULK BILLED in accordance with the current Australian Immunisation Schedule.
Both visiting and local Veterans Affairs cardholders from Aitkenvale, Cranbrook, Kirwan and Thuringowa, will not be charged for seeing one of our doctors as they are bulk billed, so please present your card on arrival for your visit.
Dr Manjit Singh graduated from Patiala Medical School in India and obtained a Physician’s post-graduate degree in Cardiology from the Pune University in India. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and enjoys teaching – he is a GP examiner and GP Registrar Supervisor.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, MD (Med), DM (Cardiology) FRACGP Languages Hindi and Punjabi and can understand Nepali, Urdu and Arabic Special Interests Cardiology, Endocrine, Skin Checks, Travel Medicine, Men’s and Children’s Health
(*existing patients only)
Dr Mohammed Muniruzzaman (Dr Zaman) has joined Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville.
He graduated in 1992 from Chittagong Medical College, Bangladesh. After that he obtained a Masters of Family Medicine (M.FAM.MED) in 2002 from The University of The Free State, South Africa. In 2008 he became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Muniruzzaman obtained a qualification from the University of Queensland to do Primary Skin Cancer Surgery. He does skin checks, skin cancer procedures and all other minor surgery.
He has consistently provided a caring and understanding approach to all aspects of medicine and general practice to all ages and gender.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, M.FAMMED, FRACGP Languages English, Bengali Special Interests Skin Cancer Procedures, Skin Checks, Minor Surgery, Chronic Disease Management
Mon 8:30am – 1pm
Tue 8:30am – 4:30pm
Wed 8:30am – 4:30pm
Thu 8:30am – 4:30pm
(*existing patients only)
Dr Lee was born in Australia, completed his medical training at Townsville JCU, and completed his GP training in North Queensland in 2013. He has been working locally since in GP practices, as well as Townsville Hospital work, where he has good ties with specialists.
He aims to empower patients to care for their own health. He enjoys seeing for all types of patients, from babies to the elders of our society, and will happily see patients who transfer to residential aged care facilities.
Outside work he enjoys music, travel, books and hunting for illusive sleep with his kids about.
Dr Lee is available for appointments on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FRACGP Languages English Special Interests Mental Health, Skin Checks, Chronic Health and Wound Management, Childhood Development, Palliative Care.
Dr Kalpana Singh graduated from the SN Medical College, Agra University, India in 1977 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists.
She has been practicing in Townsville since 2000 and offers Mirena removal /insertion, Colposcopy, Endometrial biopsy & Genital skin biopsies.
(*existing patients only)
Dr McDonald graduated from the University of Queensland and has invested over 38 years in medicine. This has including 10 years in women’s health and 14 years in Defence Health. Dr Glenda McDonald has a great wealth of medical knowledge and a special interest in veterans affairs.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS DRANZCOG Languages English Special Interests Women's Health, Veterans Affairs, Chronic Pain
(*existing patients only)
Dr McLaren was raised on a cattle station on the Atherton Tablelands, and his mother and sister worked as nurses at local hospitals. He worked in the mining industry before completing a microbiology degree and his medical degree at Griffith University Gold Coast.
He has recent·experience at Townsville University Hospital and, therefore, a good knowledge of the various specialist services available. He is interested in all aspects of general practice and
enjoys rehabilitation medicine, chronic disease prevention and mental health. Patients find him down-to-earth and easy to talk to when discussing their medical concerns.
He and his partner have recently had their first child – a daughter.
Outside work, he “enjoys” going up the goat track at Castle Hill as often as possible, fishing with mixed success and reading old novels.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials BAppS (Microbiology), MD Languages English Special Interests Chronic disease prevention and management.
Dr Rutvij Shukla trained in the UK and completed his post-graduate studies, attaining fellowship at the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in London, UK. He migrated from India to the UK as a young boy and spent much of his time in the UK, in the beautiful South Wales region. In 2020, he moved to Australia with his wife (who also happens to be a doctor) and obtained double fellowship when he became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). He has experience in all aspects of general practice and thoroughly enjoys the variety it presents. His previous role has given him ample opportunity to experience chronic disease management, and he has an interest in Hypertension (Blood pressure), Cardiology and Diabetes management. He is also experienced with the treatment of skin cancers and enjoys work in minor surgery, and has developed a rigorous surveillance program for suspected lesions (moles) for his patients, focussing on EARLY detections and treatment.
Dr Shukla is compassionate about caring for the armed forces and, in his college years, pursued a cadetship with the Air Training Corps (1054 Squadron, Wales, UK). He is an experienced DVA (veterans’) doctor, well-versed in navigating the Department of Veterans Affairs bureaucracies and understands that veterans’ medicine is different!
His Interests outside work are varied and include news, current affairs and world politics.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBch, MRCGP, FRACGP Languages English, Hindi, Gujarati Special Interests
Dermatology and Skin Cancer Detection and Treatment, Minor Surgery, Chronic Disease Management – Cardiology, Diabetes, Hypertension, DVA/Veterans’ Medicine.
North Queensland Physiotherapy Centre has been operating for over 20 years, based in Townsville, North Queensland. Our team of nine Physiotherapists pride themselves in offering a ‘hands-on’ approach, personalised level of expertise and an active rehabilitation approach, using a wide range of drug-free techniques to relieve pain, restore movement and prevent further problems. Our team treat people of all ages with physical problems caused by illness, accident or ageing.Speciality Physiotherapy Credentials Languages English Special Interests
Clinical Exercise Physiology – neuro-muscular, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic and disability services.
Performance Exercise Physiology – biomechanics, exercise science, health, fitness & lifestyle.Speciality Exercise Physiologist Credentials AEP, AES, ESSAM Languages English Special Interests Human performance, chronic disease management.
Lakshika Dadigamuwage is an Accredited Practising Dietitian in Australia with local and international qualifications. She is committed to providing the Townsville community with evidence-based, high-quality nutrition and dietetic services.
Lakshika enjoys considering a patient’s cultural background to deliver individual advice on food and nutrition for a sustainable lifestyle.
Lakshika earned a Special Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition with Honours in 2013 before working in both Sri Lanka and Australia’s public and private healthcare sectors. She also completed additional studies in pharmacy and obtained registration as a pharmacist in Sri Lanka. She successfully graduated from the University of Canberra with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics degree in 2017, with two research awards and a research publication in the British Journal of Nutrition.
She is experienced in providing nutritional therapy for various conditions, including weight management, diabetes (type 1 and 2), cardiovascular diseases, PCOS, food allergies and intolerances, Coeliac disease, IBS, and other gastrointestinal diseases. Lakshika prides herself on creating a non-judgmental and empathetic environment for effective nutrition consultations.Speciality Dietitian Credentials Languages English Special Interests Lakshika has a special interest in pregnancy and lactation nutrition, vegetarianism, and paediatrics.