Dr Annette Kortlucke
Dr Annette Kortlucke has lived and worked in the Mount Gravatt area for over thirty years.
After graduating from University of Queensland in 1981, Dr Kortlucke acheived her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1998. On top of her wealth of experience, she has undertaken additional training in women’s health, palliative care, mental health and many other aspects of general practice.
Dr Paul Colbrook
Dr Paul Colbrook undertook his medical degree in London, and successfully acheived Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in the UK in 1992. Getting itchy feet, Dr Colbrook worked as a medical officer in PNG, a “flying doctor” in the Northern Territory, a GP in North Queensland and in the Queensland Health public hospital system. Settling in Brisbane with his family, he joined the practice in 2012, and is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Paul Colbrook enjoys all aspects of General Practice. Moreover, he is interested in the early detection and management of skin melanoma and other skin cancers. Dr Colbrook undertakes ongoing training to maintain and update his knowledge and skills in this area. In additon to this, he tutors medical students from the University of Queensland.
Dr Colbrook also enjoys helping patients with:
- Acute illness
- Chronic conditions – such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension
- Men’s health
- Women’s health
- Children’s health
- Skin Cancer Excisions and other treatments
- Prevention such as skin cancer checks, and travel vaccinations
- Implanon Contraceptive Device Insertion and removal
Dr Karen Shepherd
Dr Karen Shepherd continues to work as a General Practitioner in southeast Brisbane after over 20 years. Graduating from the University of Queensland in 1991, she trained at the Mater Adult, Mothers’ and Children’s hospitals. Dr Shepherd was successful in gaining her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1996.
Dr Shepherd is greatly experienced and enjoys all aspects of General Practice but has particular interests in women’s health, allergy & immunology, chronic illness and mental health. She is trained in the insertion and removal of the Implanon contraceptive devices and in the Biobalance approach to the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and depression.
Finally, outside of work, Dr Shepherd is married and has two teenage children. She loves to spend time travelling with her family, cooking, reading and catching up with friends.
Dr Brittany Wakefield
Dr Brittany Wakefield is a Queensland trained GP who grew up on the Gold Coast. After graduating from Griffith University, Brittany moved to Brisbane and completed her residency years at Ipswich Hospital.
Brittany is a Fellow of the Australian College of GPs, and has been working in Maleny where she is very highly regarded. She has extra training in Dermatology (skin medicine) and is interested in skin cancer management. She also enjoys women’s health, chronic disease management, geriatrics. Furthermore, Dr Wakefield is trained to insert and remove Implanon® devices.
Outside of work, Brittany enjoys keeping fit by playing water polo. She is also an avid traveller and is currently attempting to learn Italian.