Our practice is owned by the doctors who work here. Some local medical centres nowadays are owned by out of town businessmen. The Nambour Medical Centre is owned and operated by the doctors who work in the practice.
Dr Alicia Lorenz
We welcome Dr Alicia Lorenz to our Practice. Dr Alicia completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Queensland in 2004 to be followed by a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery in 2009. She is interested in all aspects of family medicine & would love to meet you to discuss your health requirements or concerns.
Dr Andrew Wall
Andrew graduated from the University of Queensland in 1997. He has worked on the Sunshine Coast since 2001 initially at Nambour General Hospital before joining Nambour Medical Centre in 2002 as a registrar and then as partner. Andrew is married with 2 daughters and a son. He has a passion for gardening and rugby and is looking forward to more time travelling in the future. Andrew is interested in all aspects of family and general practice medicine.
Dr Geoff Norman
Dr Geoff Norman has been at the Nambour Medical Centre since it’s amalgamation in 2001. Brought up in Sydney, Geoff studied Medicine at Sydney University and completed his residency at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Geoff concluded general practice training in Tasmania and rural NSW before pursuing further medical experience in the UK , primarily Sussex, Yorkshire and Dorset. It was in Dorset that Geoff married his English wife before returning to Australia. Geoff, as a child, also lived in India, Thailand and the USA, and travel with his family continues to be a great passion. He also enjoys “armchair travel”, geography and history. And of course rugby!
Dr Pearl Terracini
Graduated from Griffith University in 2015. I completed my residency at Logan Hospital in Brisbane and have recently moved to the beautiful Sunshine Coast to commence my General Practice training. My husband and I are loving our change of scenery and are looking forward to exploring all the Coast has to offer! I am also currently working towards completing my Certificate of Women's Health. I am interested in all aspects of General Practice and the challenges this presents.
Dr Lindy Waugh
Lindy graduated in medicine from The University of Queensland in 1980, Post graduate study was done for a Diploma in Obstetrics and Fellowship of the College of General Practice while working in Brisbane. Since 1991 Lindy has worked on the Sunshine Coast and has been with Nambour Medical Centre since 1998. Special interests in General Practice are Chronic Disease Management, especially Diabetes, and Women's Health. Lindy has done surgical assisting in Orthopedics regularly since 1991. Teaching in General Practice is another area of special interest and Lindy regularly visits GP Registrars in other practices.
Dr Justine Lutkin
Dr Justine Lutkin graduated from the University of Queensland in 2008 with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery having previously studied music and anthropology. Justine worked for several years at the RBWH and in general practice at a number of surgeries in Brisbane. Justine is interested in all aspects of general practice, and particularly enjoys working as a family doctor.
Dr Taye Chai
Taye has been working at Nambour Medical Centre since 2004 with a few breaks to have her 2 boys. Prior to that she worked at Nambour General Hospital for 3 years. She has a special interest in family medicine and particularly enjoys caring for children. Taye is kept busy by her kids, husband, dog, chickens, cat , horse and cows and loves gardening, skiing and fishing. She stays sane by doing kick boxing, zumba and taebox.
Dr Wendy Welsh
Wendy graduated from the University of Queensland and began work in Brisbane followed by short time at Nambour Hospital until 1984 when she opened a general family practice in Currie Street which very quickly morphed into what is now Nambour Medical Centre.Since then she has had 4 sons who have attended primary and secondary school in Nambour. Wendy considers that she is a general family practitioner and enjoys the fact that she has now started treating the children of many of the children she first met when she began her practice. She loves gardening, cooking and travelling and intends to do more of this now that her boys are all “grown up”.
Dr Asma Hafeez
Graduated from Dow Medical College in Pakistan in 1993. She has taken time off to have her two children, and moved to Australia in 2007. She has worked at several medical facilities and practices both in Australia and overseas. And most recently has worked at Nambour General Hospital and as a GP Registrar at another Sunshine Coast Medical Centre. She has continued her GP Training at Nambour Medical Centre this year and enjoys all aspects of general practice.