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Eastbrooke Medical
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86 Thuringowa Drive, Thuringowa Central QLD 4817
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(07) 4434 5099
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Centre Hours

Monday - Friday
8.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday
8.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday
9.00am - 5.00pm
Public Holidays
Closed

After Hours
If medical attention is required after hours, you can call our local provider, House Call Doctor on 13 55 66 or book an appointment through the website.


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Looking For A Medical Centre in Thuringowa?

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 with plenty of on-site parking and a pharmacy opening soon.

Come and meet the friendly doctors at Eastbrooke Family Clinic Townsville.

Eastbrooke Hub & GP Townsville

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:

  • GP consultations
  • Specialist consultations
  • Vein treatments and sclerotherapy
  • Treatment rooms
  • Pathology
  • Psychologist Services
  • NDIS therapy
  • Montrose Therapy & Respite Services
  • North Queensland physiotherapy centre
  • Pilates
  • Phoenix Podiatry
  • Hypnotherapy
  • St Johns Ambulance – Community Transport and first aid training
  • HealthCare Australia
  • Healthy Mind Hypnotherapy
  • Educating kids Children’s Centre
  • Hudsons Coffee
  • Anytime fitness
  • Library

There’s also a daycare centre, community library and an onsite café, so there’s plenty to do before you speak to your doctor, or when waiting for your medical appointment. Anytime Fitness is now open.

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 health care

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. Dr Erik Lai offers vein services including management of spider veins and varicose veins using ultrasound-guided injections for larger veins and microsclerotherapy for spider veins.

Allied Health services are also available including NDIS Therapy and Respite, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Psychology services and a Hand, Wrist and Arm clinic.

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 alternatively call the clinic direct on (07) 4434 5000 and speak to our friendly staff members.

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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.

Meet the Doctors

Dr Manjit Singh

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
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Dr Manjit Singh

Dr Loraine Ellis

Dr Loraine Ellis obtained her post graduate MBBS at the University of Queensland. She undertook specialist qualifications in general practice and gained Fellowship in 2007, undertaking her internship and residency at The Townsville Hospital. Dr Ellis also has Science degree majoring in Biochemistry, was an enrolled and registered nurse, and gained her midwifery registration at Cairns Base Hospital and Child Health in Brisbane. She has worked rurally in Mareeba and Ireland.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials Ellis Bsc, MBBS, FRACGP Languages English Special Interests Chronic Illness, Skin Cancers, Men’s and Women’s Health, Mental Health, Second Opinions

Mon 8:30am – 5:30pm
Tue 1pm – 4pm
Wed 8:30am – 5:30pm
Thu 8:30am – 5:30pm
Fri 8.45am – 1pm

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Dr M. Muniruzzaman (Dr Zaman)

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
Fri Off

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Dr M. Muniruzzaman (Dr Zaman)

Dr Erik Lai

Dr Erik Lai has a post graduate certificate from the Australian Skin Cancer Society. He has undergone further training to manage all types of complicated skin cancers from diagnosis, treatment and follow up. He can use digital photography as well as dermoscopy to follow up and manage lesions that do not need immediate excisions. This allows for the differentiation of benign and malignant lesions without the need for unnecessary biopsies.
He has also completed extra training through the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine that allows him to offer botulinum toxin injections to manage fine lines and wrinkles. He can offer light based skin therapies for skin rejuvenation, treating fine lines, pigmentation and small vessels in the skin that develop with time. Light based therapy can also be used in the management of active acne.
Dr Erik Lai is a member of the College of Phlebology and can manage varicose veins and spider veins non-surgically, by injection therapy. There is no surgery, no hospital admission and no down time with this procedure. He can use ultrasound guided injections for larger veins and microsclerotherapy for spider veins.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBCH, FRACGP FACRRM, Diploma Sclerotherapy (ACP), Diploma Skin Cancer Management (ASCM and SCSA) Languages English and Afrikaans Special Interests Skin Cancer, Phlebology (Veins), Wrinkle Injections

Mon 8am – 4pm
Tue 8am – 4pm
Wed 8am – 4pm
Thu 8am – 4pm
Fri 8am – 12:30pm

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Dr Erik Lai

Dr Claire Poolman

Dr Claire Poolman graduated in 1995 in South Africa. She has completed a Diploma of Dermatology with the Australian Institute of Dermatology and can assist with your skin complaints.
She has a Masters in Women’s Health Issues and can manage women’s health and related issues.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB Bch, FRACGP, FACRRM, Grad Cert Gen Practice, Masters Health Studies (Women’s Health), UQ Diploma Dermatology Languages English and Afrikaans Special Interests Women’s Health, Mental Health

Mon 9am – 2:30pm
Tue 9am – 2:30pm
Wed Off
Thu 9am – 2:30pm
Fri 9am – 2:30pm

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Dr Claire Poolman

Dr Alan Leung

Dr Alan Leung graduated from the University of Sydney in 1988. He has worked as a GP throughout New South Wales and Queensland with a demonstrated history of working in private practice & health care industry. He is skilled in Clinical Care, Customer Service, Medical Education, Medicine, and Family Medicine.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FRACGP Languages English, Cantonese Special Interests Travel Medicine, Communicable Diseases, Men’s Health, Pediatrics
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Dr Alan Leung

Dr Cameron (Tom) McGee

Dr McGee joins the clinic with over 20 years of practice experience between the UK and Australia. Dr McGee provides medical care to all aspects of general practice with Diploma’s in Cosmetic Medicine, Skin Cancer Medicine, Skin Cancer Surgery and further education in Tropical and Aviation Medicine. Dr McGee also maintains a secondary role outside of the clinic as an Army Visiting Medical Officer and GP trainer for RAAF base in Townsville.

Dr McGee is available for appointments on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MD, FRACGP, DTM&H, DHA, DipASCM, DipAVMED Languages English Special Interests Skin Cancer Medicine, Aviation, General Medicine
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Dr Cameron (Tom) McGee

Dr. Nikoletta Pocsi

Nikoletta graduated from medical school in 2010 in Debrecen, Hungary. After graduation she moved to Plymouth, United Kingdom where she lived for 6 years. During this time she obtained her specialist qualification in General Practice and became a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP). She moved to Australia in December 2017 after gaining fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). She worked in Tweed Heads, NSW then she spent 10 months in New Zealand and continued to work as a general practitioner in a rural practice. She gained experience in emergency treatments and she enjoyed the nature and outdoor activities in her free time.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MD FRACP, FRACGP Languages English Special Interests Women’s health, Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT), Geriatrics
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Dr Wai-Keung Lee

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.
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Dr Kalpana Singh

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.

Speciality Women’s Health, Sexual Health Credentials MBBS, DGO, MS, FRANZCOG, B.Sc, M H Sc (SH) Languages Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi Special Interests Women’s Health, Sexual Health, Genital Dermatology, Travel Medicine and Pain Medicine.
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Dr Murray Porter

Dr Porter obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of London, United Kingdom in 1977. He has worked extensively throughout the UK before relocating to Melbourne in the 80s. He has also worked as a Visiting Medical Officer in a busy Melbourne hospital and as a Civilian Medical Officer on naval vessels.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, DRCOG (UK), FRACGP Languages English Special Interests Sports Medicine, Skin Cancer Medicine, General Medicine
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Dr Louise Wagner

Dr Wagner graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and completed her GP training in a number of practices throughout Queensland and New South Wales.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FMACGP Languages English Special Interests General Medicine, Emergency, Aboriginal Health
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Our Facilities

  • Children’s Play Area
  • On site Parking
  • On site Pathology
  • On site Treatment Room
  • On-site Cafe
  • Online Booking System
  • On site gym
  • St Johns First Aid
  • St Johns Transport
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