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From Boxing Day to New Years Day, we're opening every weekday from 8am - 1pm
(Excluding Christmas Day)

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

Monday - Friday
8.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
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.

Pathology Hours


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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 Health Hub 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 and health practitioners offering the following services:

  • GP consultations
  • specialist consultations
  • vein treatments and sclerotherapy
  • treatment rooms
  • pathology
  • psychologist services
  • NDIS therapy and respite services
  • physiotherapy
  • Pilates
  • podiatry
  • hand clinic

There’s also a day care 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 opening in November!

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 (GPs) 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.

Stay up to date with health information and updates from our team by following us on Facebook! 

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 PractitionerCredentials MBBS, MD (Med), DM (Cardiology) FRACGPLanguages English, Punjabi, Hindi (and can understand some Nepali, Urdu and Arabic)Special Interests Heart Disease, Thyroid, Diabetes, Skin Cancer, Travel medicine, Employment checks, Men's Health, Children's Health
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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 PractitionerCredentials BSc; MBBS; FRACGPLanguages EnglishSpecial Interests
  • Chronic Illness
  • Skin Cancer
  • Men 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 Kalpana Singh

Dr Kalpana Singh graduated from the SN Medical College, Agra Universit, India in 1977.

Dr Kalpana Singh has dual registration as a general practitioner and as a specialist. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists).
Dr Kalpana has been practising in Townsville since 2000, first as a trainee in Gynaecology at Kirwan Women’s Hospital and then at TTH. After becoming a specialist in 2003, she did private Gynaecology. From 2014, Dr Kalpana is doing office gynaecology. This means that her appointments are available on short notice of 24-72 hours. & women may be able to see her even without a specialist referral. Procedures under local anaesthesia that she does in the clinic include ( but are not limited to ) Mirena removal /insertion, Colposcopy, Endometrial biopsy & Genital skin biopsies. Dr Kalpana has a special interest in lower genital tract conditions like Lichen sclerosis, vulvodynia and recurrent thrush.

Dr Kalpana is a very keen teacher. She has been teaching medical students at JCU since 2005.

Speciality Specialist Gynaecology & General PractitionerCredentials FRANZCOG, Masters Health Sciences (sexual health), MBBSLanguages English, Hindi, Urdu and PunjabiSpecial Interests Women’s Health, Genital Dermatology, Sexual Health and Pain medicine
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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 PractitionerCredentials MBBS M.FAMMED FRACGPLanguages English and BengaliSpecial Interests
  • Paediatrics
  • Family Medicine
  • Skin Checks
  • Minor Procedures
  • Chronic disease such as diabetes and hypotension

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 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 PractitionerCredentials Mb Bch, FRACGP, FACRRM, Diploma Sclerotherapy (ACP), Diploma Skin Cancer Management (ASCM and SCSA)Languages English and AfrikaansSpecial 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 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 PractitionerCredentials MB Bch, FRACGP, FACRRM, Grad Cert Gen Practice, Masters Health Studies (Women’s Health), UQ Diploma DermatologyLanguages English and AfrikaansSpecial Interests
  • Women’s Health
  • Mental Health
  • Dermatology

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

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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
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