At Family Doctors Plus, we are committed to providing the best possible care to our patients. We offer specialized appointments to ensure we provide our patients with a holistic approach to their needs.

Newborn babies, breastfeeding concerns and problems new parents face

Our GPs are experienced in caring for all ages from newborns to toddlers to adolescents and beyond. We provide support to new parents with any issues you may have from breastfeeding, introducing solids, sleep issues and more. We hold regular parent/baby groups with invited guest speakers. Details are on our Facebook page (suspended in 2021 due to COVID 19). It is a privilege to be part of the journey from pregnancy and seeing our youngest patients grow up.

Kids vaccinations

Family Doctors Plus caters to the specific needs of children to ensure coming to the doctor is a happy and stress free experience. We have a dedicated kid’s waiting area and a fun, friendly kid’s vaccination room. Our nurturing nurses are a great source of support to both parents and children. We also provide vaccinations for older children who may not want to have them done at school. We also provide other vaccines outside the Qld Immunisation Schedule-eg. Meningococcal B (Bexsero) and travel vaccines.

Healthy kids checks

We offer a healthy kids check in which we perform a comprehensive assessment of your child including hearing, speech and vision to ensure your child starts school with the best possible health. Our caring team of allied health professionals is there to provide you with added support when needed. For example, Kylie Walsh (Occupational Therapist) can help children with educational, gross or fine motor concerns and Julie Power and Annette Marriott (Psychologists) can help children and adolescents with emotional or behaviour concerns. We are a one stop shop for paediatric allied health services and work collaboratively when indicated.

Problems of childhood – eczema, allergies, sleeping, behavior

Our health professionals have a lovely manner with children and are experienced in all aspects of child health. Dr Fiona Raciti has a Diploma in Child Health. Dr Maria Boulton has a special interest in childhood allergies, asthma and eczema. Our dietitian can assist you through the process of elimination and allergy diets for kids and breastfeeding mothers.

Contraception – Contraceptive Rod/Implant insertion/removal, Hormonal IUD insertion/removal

All our doctors are experienced in all aspects of contraception. Most of our doctors have worked at Family Planning Queensland/True relationship clinics and provide up-to-date information and advice regarding the best option for you. Dr Pietsch is performing IUD insertions and removals at our clinic.

Pre pregnancy advice and pregnancy care

All our doctors have experience in all aspects of pregnancy. We particularly pride ourselves on our focus on pre pregnancy planning, lifestyle advice and nutrition tips to optimize your health and the health of your baby. We can provide shared care together with the Mater Mothers’ and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals.

Management of menopause

At Family Doctors Plus, we recognise that menopause is a difficult time for some women. We can guide you through this change of life with care and compassion, whilst providing up-to-date information on nutrition, exercise, hormone therapy and other forms of treatment if required. Dr Anne Nixon is experienced in the treatment of hormonal issues in both men and women and in the use of biodentical compounds.

PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Our doctors are experienced in helping women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and the associated symptoms of weight gain, acne, increased hair, irregular periods and infertility. PCOS is a common problem that is underdiagnosed and our doctors are passionate about helping diagnose and treat any concerns you may have to do with your periods or hormones.

Cervical Screening

All our doctors perform cervical screening tests (pap smears) and keep up-to-date with the latest screening guidelines and the management of abnormal results.

Men’s and Women’s Health Assessment

At Family Doctors Plus our focus is on empowering you to optimise you health and wellbeing. We focus not only treating disease but on early detection, prevention and helping you live as well and as healthily as possible. We offer a comprehensive health assessment for men and women of all ages to identify areas of risk and create a management plan tailored to your needs.

Skin Cancer Screening and Skin Cancer Excisions

Our doctors perform skin cancer checks and are experienced in removal of skin lesions. Dr Maria Boulton has also worked in a skin cancer clinic. Our state of the art treatment room is equipped for minor procedures such as mole removal and suturing of lacerations.

Weight management

Doctors work closely with our allied health professionals including dietitian, exercise physiologist and health coach to provide you with support and a tailored management plan for weight loss. We discuss all the options available for weight loss and help you choose the right path for long term results.

Immunisations for well people

At Family Doctors Plus we believe in being proactive about keeping you well. Providing vaccinations such as influenza vaccines, whooping cough vaccines, shingle vaccines and routine boosters is an important part of our approach to preventative medicine. We keep a wide range of vaccines on site including Q Fever and Yellow Fever vaccines.

  • Travel advice
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Travel packs

Family Doctors Plus provides a complete travel medicine service. At your first consultation we will create a personalised travel medicine prescription for you. We provide the full range of travel vaccines including Yellow Fever vaccines. . Why travel into the city when you can get all your travel medical vaccines at Family Doctors Plus where the parking is free? And odds are one of our doctors has travelled to where you are going and can provide you with first hand tips.

  • Asthma
  • Allergies/intolerances
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Osteoporosis

At Family Doctors Plus we take a team approach to managing chronic disease. Our practice nurses are experienced in all aspects of chronic disease management and assist our doctors in creating a management plan that is tailored to your specific needs. We have a wide range of allied health professionals that can assist in  your care and work collaboratively to improve your health. Our doctors regularly attend education sessions to ensure they are using the latest evidence based guidelines and up-to-date research in their clinical practice. Dr Maria Boulton has a particular interest in childhood asthma, allergies and eczema. We have the latest in diagnostic medical equipment to help in the management of asthma and cardiovascular disease. We perform lung function testing and ECGs on site.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Counseling
  • Relationship problems
  • Stress management

Our doctors are experienced in diagnosing and treating a variety of mental health concerns. We can also manage mental health problems in childhood and adolescence. We have a network of local or onsite psychologists that work with us to improve your wellbeing and reduce the risk of recurrences. We work collaboratively with our on site child, adolescent and adult psychologists to improve your emotional wellbeing.

Our team can design a bespoke program for your workplace to help your employees be healthier and happier and reduce sick days. This program is great for morale. It is led by our physiotherapist and nutritionist Beatrice Peters.

  • Adolescent health
  • Drivers license medicals (Private and Commercial)
  • Allied health on site – These include a dietitian, 2 physiotherapists (musculoskeletal and pelvic floor), occupational therapist, and 3 psychologists (child and adolescent; educational and developmental and perinatal/pregnancy/new parents). Please see our Primary Care Team page for a full list of visiting providers.
  • Visiting specialists – Dr Andrew Chang-ear, nose, throat and cochlear surgeon, treats both adults and kids. Dr Kacey O’Rourke-clinical haematologist. Dr David Shooter-orthopaedic surgeon. Dr Vee Maliyasena-respiratory physician.
  • Pathology on site – QML pathology have a clinic on site that is open 5 days a week for your convenience.
  • Emergency, sports injuries and minor trauma care-including lacerations and dressings – Our experienced doctors and nurses can manage grazes, wound infections and minor trauma such as cuts. Our physiotherapist helps our doctors in the management of sports injuries.
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