Part of Central Highlands Healthcare
Lot 1 Pilot Farm Road, Emerald07 4986 7400

Our Doctors

Associate Professor Dr Ewen McPhee

Professor McPhee has 30 years’ experience in rural General Practice. He holds qualifications in skin cancer medicine, is a D.A.M.E for aviation medicals, and is an NMA for Coal Board Medicals. Professor McPhee is an accredited GP Supervisor and Medical Educator who delivers babies and performs vasectomies. To book a skin check with Professor McPhee, please book a Tuesday appointment at Emerald Skin. Professor McPhee holds academic positions with The University of Queensland and James Cook University.

Dr Tore Nordland

General Practitioner

Dr Nordland is a General Practitioner with over 30 years’ experience. He currently works Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dr Brendan Hill, FRACGP

General Practitioner

Dr Hill is an experienced General Practitioner. He has a special interest in Skin Cancer Medicine. To Book a skin check with Dr Hill, please book a Friday appointment at Emerald Skin.

Dr Gramae Pagel

General Practitioner

Dr Pagel is an experienced General Practitioner. She is an accredited GP Supervisor and Medical Educator.

Dr Hillary Vincent

General Practitioner

Dr Vincent has over 5 years’ experience in rural General Practice.

Dr Haidi Messiah

Emergency Physician

Dr Messiah is an experienced Emergency Physician. He is currently training towards his Fellowship of Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

Dr Safwan Sayyal

General Practitioner

Dr Sayyal has over 5 years’ General Practice experience in Emerald. He has a special interest in paediatrics.

Dr Faustina (Tina) Marvin

GP Registrar

Dr Marvin is a GP Registrar working towards her Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has many years of women’s health experience.

Dr Muhammad Asghar

GP Registrar

Dr Asghar is a GP Registrar with a background in Emergency Medicine. He is studying for his Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Dina Zakirova

General Practitioner

Dr Zakirova has many years of experience in General Practice and Ophthalmology in Russia. She is currently working towards her Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has a special interest and expertise in women’s and children’s health.

Dr Sarah McLay

General Practitioner

Dr McLay currently works Thursday and Friday in our Emerald practice. She is available for home visits in Clermont for her regular patients only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please call reception to book.

Dr Amanda Tait

General Practitioner

Dr Tait is an experienced general practitioner who is also an accredited GP Supervisor and Medical Educator.

Dr Charles Blair, MBBS, FACRRM

Dr Blair is an experienced general practitioner who has also completed Advanced Specialist Training in General Surgery. He consults at Emerald Skin on a fortnightly basis.

Dr Nipuna Wickremaratne

General Practice Registrar

Dr Nipuna is a rural generalist registrar with an advanced skill in Anaesthetics. He is completing his General Practice training with Emerald Medical Group in two blocks of three months. The rest of the time he works at Emerald Hospital in Emergency and Anaesthetics.

Dr Melissa Newman

Dr Melissa Newman is a rural Generalist Registrar completing a six month placement with Emerald Medical Group as part of her training for her FACRRM. She has a special interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.