Andrew Binns

Dr Andrew Binns is one of the founders of Gurgun Bulahnggelah (now Jullums AMS) and has been in general practice in Lismore since 1979. He is medical editor of the NRGPN magazine GPSpeak. He is also the inaugural chairman of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association and has always had an interest in lifestyle medicine. Dr Binns has co-authored two books with Prof Garry Egger, 'The Experts Weight Loss Guide' and 'Lifestyle Medicine' the latter of which had another co-author Swedish Prof Stephan Rossner. He has also in the past been medical director of the Palliative Care Unit at St Vincent's Hospital Lismore.



David GuestDr David Guest has clinical interests in the optimal management of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He has an interest in the use of computers and the internet to improve patient management. His current projects are streamlining the Centre's Diabetes Clinic and better management of patients with chronic disease and the elderly patient at home.




Ruth TinkerDr Ruth Tinker has a particular interest in women's health and antenatal care. She assists in theatre weekly, and is also active in the Richmond Valley Clinical Society.




Elizabeth SkimmingsDr Elizabeth Skinner works as a General Practitioner at Goonellabah Medical Centre. A foundation of Elizabeth’s work is the joy of truly meeting people. Elizabeth has a gentle, caring approach in her practice of Evidence- Based Medicine and this has led many clients to choose to see her for their women’s health, children’s health and heart and lung conditions. She sees people with sleep problems, anxiety and depression. Elizabeth also has experience working at a Skin Cancer Clinic and in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and to this brings first-hand experience as a mother.



Charlie HewDr Charles Hew works as a General Practitioner at Goonellabah Medical Centre. Charles has special interests in musculoskeletal medicine, acupuncture and skin disorders. He has his Masters in Skin Cancer and uses Visiomed MicroDerm D120 equipment and software. Please be aware that Dr Hew runs strictly to time - please be punctual to avoid a late or cancellation fee.




Laura TaylorDr Laura Taylor works as a General Practitioner at Goonellabah Medical Centre. Laura enjoys the variety which general practice offers.She does have some special interests including paediatrics (she has a diploma in child health), women's health, sexual health and dermatology.




Timon JansenDr Timon Jansen is a GP who trained in Amsterdam. He is a fully qualified GP in Australia and Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, plus has a Diploma in Sexual Health and Family Planning . He has a special interest in skin cancer treatment and managing and preventing chronic disease including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He enjoys counseling on how changing lifestyle can radically change your health. He also performs minor surgical procedures including treating ingrown toenails and small lipomas.



Felicity BooyDr Felicity Booy is a general practitioner at Goonellabah Medical Centre. Dr Booy is currently available for consultations from 9.00 to 2.00pm on Wednesdays and Fridays.




Noah VerderioDr Noah Verderio is a general practice registrar at Goonellabah Medical Centre.




Cristina PenanuevaDr Cristina Penanueva is a general practice registrar at Goonellabah Medical Centre.




Lisa MilesLisa Miles is a medical student from the University of Wollongong.