Doctors key in new centre’s expansion: Key Largo Medical Centre

Key Largo Medical Centre doctors Chinniah Prabhakar, Suzanne Edlinger, Sharon Vasey, Sheela Prabhakar and Craig Gordon.
Key Largo Medical Centre doctors Chinniah Prabhakar, Suzanne Edlinger, Sharon Vasey, Sheela Prabhakar and Craig Gordon.

A MEDICAL centre offering dial-a-doctor home visits and weekend appointments with a doctor who speaks Mandarin recently opened in Clarkson.

Key Largo Medical Centre opened on September 24 in the Key Largo Professional Centre, as an expansion of Ocean Reef Medical Centre.

Doctor Sharon Vasey said the clinic opened at 7am on weekdays and had a priority booking system for children.

With GPs trained in the UK, Dr Vasey said it was also a training practice for GP registrars and UWA medical students.

“I am an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), and speaker at the RACGP Annual Conference in Melbourne this year,” she said.

“Dr Craig Gordon is clinical director for the home visiting service dial-a-doctor.

“We do have a Mandarin-speaking doctor who is based at Ocean Reef Medical Centre and will work weekends at Key Largo Medical Centre.

“The bulk-billing practice will be open from 7am weekdays, and will have a priority booking system for children, endeavouring to offer all our registered children same day appointments.”

The experienced medical team are UK trained and are Fellows of the RACGP, a hallmark of excellence and continuing education.”

Dr Vasey said she specialised in women’s health, mental health, diabetes and medical education, while Dr Gordon speciliased in skin cancer, ear, nose and throat, men’s health and minor surgery.

Dr Chinniah Prabhakar specialised in urology, ophthalmology and minor surgery and Dr Sheela Prabhakar in women’s health, mental health and diabetes

Dr Suzanne Edlin-ger’s specialities include travel medicine, women’s health and mental health, and the practice nurse Nicki Day is experienced in chronic disease management, with interests in women’s health and respiratory medicine.

“Clinical staff are well supported by an excellent admin team all familiar with AGPAL accreditations,” Dr Vasey said.

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