New patients are welcome! We look forward to seeing you in the clinic.
General enquiries only, no medical information or bookings accepted
Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical (originally known as Ambrose Medical Group) has been practicing since 1976. Since then, it has grown to represent one of the largest practices in the region. The guiding philosophy of the practice has always been the quality of our patient care, and although medicine has changed, this remains our guiding principle.
Professional care of family and individuals is our mission, and by attention to detail, listening to patients and adherence to the highest professional standards, we aim to ensure that the Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical traditions are upheld.
Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical is a one-stop Health Hub facility offering a comprehensive range of on-site health and medical facilities. These include a Medical Centre, Treatment Room, Pharmacy, Pathology, Paediatric Services and Physiotherapy, various Specialists and a wide range of Allied Health practitioners.
Appointments with your Doctor
Existing patients can use our online booking system, or new patients can call (07) 4944 9500 for an appointment. Longer consultations are available on request. Patients attending without a booking will be seen by a Doctor at the earliest available time. Urgent medical problems will always be dealt with promptly.
Fees and Billing arrangements
The GP’S at this practice privately bill consultations which may incur some out-of-pocket expenses. There will be no charge for Veterans Affairs cardholders as they are bulk billed, so please present your card on arrival for your visit. Pensioners and Health Care Card holders may be bulk billed at the Doctor’s discretion. Please check with our friendly reception staff if any fees apply.
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After Hours Emergency
The Eastbrooke Ambrose Family Medical closes at 5 pm daily. After that time, all calls should be directed to Mackay House Doctor – please call 13 99 99.
If you require URGENT medical attention, please call 000 or present to the Mackay Base Hospital Emergency Department.
Dr John Mackintosh graduated from University of Queensland in 1974. Dr Mackintosh has been with Ambrose Medical Group since 1981. Dr Mackintosh is available for consultations mornings only Monday to Friday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials (MB, BS) Languages English Special Interests Geriatric Care.
Dr Richard Malone graduated from University of Queensland in 1985. After graduation he worked at the Royal Brisbane Hospital for 3 years. Dr Malone was instrumental in the establishment of our Bridge Road Practice and is available for consultations Monday to Thursday.
Dr Malone has an interest in Sports Medicine and is a member of Sports Medicine Australia. He is also an approved Medical Provider for Rowing Australia.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB, BS, DipRACOG, FRACGP, DipPHC, GAICD Languages English Special Interests Sports Medicine, Preventative Medicine and Geriatric Medicine
Dr Chris Anderson graduated from University of Queensland in 1979. After graduation he worked in various regional and rural locations while undertaking FMP training prior to locating in Mackay in 1983. Dr Anderson is available for consultations Monday to Thursday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB, BS Languages English Special Interests General Medicine
Dr Rian De Waal graduated from Pretoria University in 1989 and from the College of Family Physicians Canada in 2001. After graduation, Dr De Waal immigrated to Australia and joined our practice in 2002. Dr De Waal is available for consultations Tuesday mornings and all day Thursday and Friday each week.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB. ChB, CCFP,FRACGP ad EUNDUM Gradum Languages English Special Interests Family Medicine
Dr Damien Savige graduated from Monash University in 2002. After graduation he worked in Victoria for three years then moved to Queensland to work at the Mackay Base Hospital. Dr Savige is available for consultation Monday to Friday.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB, BS (Hon), FRACGP Languages English Special Interests General Medicine and Skin Cancer
Dr John McCormick has more than 32 years of medical experience. Qualified in Northern Ireland and trained as a GP in Edinburgh, he acquired expansive hospital experience in Ireland, Scotland, England & New Zealand. During this time he acquired valuable experience in the following: Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Cardiology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Family Planning, Gerontology, General Medicine & General Surgery.
Dr McCormick came to Australia 15 Years ago and initially worked as a “Bush” GP in Central Queensland for almost 4 years before moving to Mackay, where he worked as a Senior Medical Officer in the Emergency Dept at Mackay Base Hospital for 3 years. He then joined the Australian Regular Army as a Medical Officer in Townsville and was deployed overseas as part of this service. Dr McCprmick settled Back into Sarina Hospital as a Senior Medical Officer before working for another 4 years as a regular GP in Mackay. The past 2 years have been spent acquiring additional experience working as a Rural & Remote Practitioner – providing general practice care and looking after small rural hospitals, including emergency medicine. This included 13 locations in Queensland, 8 in South Australia and the RFDS in Broken Hill.Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MB Bch, FRACGP, FACRRM, Dch, DRCOG, DIMC. Languages English, Spanish Special Interests I enjoy all aspects of Family Practice - particularly Child & Adolescent Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Men's Health, Mental Health, Trauma Care, Care of The Elderly, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention.
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