At Gold Coast Private Hospital we take pride in being involved in the birth of your baby. We are continually praised and complimented on the outstanding midwifery care that we provide. Our highly skilled team of midwives, obstetricians and paediatricians work closely with parents to ensure the safest and best start in life for their babies.

Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

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Dr Bridget Gilsenan
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

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Dr Bridget Gilsenan provides a high standard of compassionate care in all aspects or pregnancy and gynaecology. She has a special interest in colposcopy, minimally invasive surgery and paediatric and adolescent gynaecology.

Dr Suhad Hassan
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

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Dr Suhad Hassan is a highly trained Australian Board Certified Obstetrician / Gynaecologist, who is commited to excellence in Women’s healthcare. Dr Suhad Hassan is an obstetrician-gynaecologist in private practice in Benowa on the Gold Coast. She is known for her compassionate care and gentle touch.

Dr Jim Heymann
Fertility Specialist (consulting only)

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Dr Jim Heymann is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and a member of The Fertility Society of Australia. Jim received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Queensland in 1985. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship at Salisbury Hospital, England in 2001. In 2004, Jim attended Advanced Training in Laparoscopic Surgery in Sydney and was awarded the Best Surgical Award. Jim then completed his intensive training in Assisted Reproductive Technologies in 2005

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Dr Adriana Olog
Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

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Dr Olog specialises in managing high risk and complex pregnancy, tertiary level pregnancy ultrasound diagnosis, intervention and management of complex fetal conditions as well as pre-pregnancy counselling and perinatal loss care. She offers genetic counselling as well as invasive procedures and management of abnormal genetic results, management of risk of preterm birth and performs cervical cerclage.

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Dr Yasmin Pilgrim
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

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Dr Pilgrim is a highly credentialed obstetrician and gynaecologist offering personalised and comprehensive care to all women. As a mother of two, she is passionate about helping women through their pregnancy journey with a fresh and contemporary perspective on best practice in pregnancy care. Dr Pilgrim provides a full range of gynaecological and obstetric services with a special interest in normal, high-risk and complex pregnancies, treatment for cervical and vulval abnormalities and management for abnormal uterine bleeding in all ages including adolescents.

Dr Oybek Rustamov
Fertility Specialist (consulting only)

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Dr Oybek Rustamov is a Member of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of The United Kingdom (2007) and has completed sub-specialty training in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2015).

Dr Priya Sokhal
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

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Dr Sokhal offers a full obstetric and gynaecological service. She specialises in minimal access (keyhole) surgery and has particular interests in menstrual and hormonal issues, abnormal cervical screening tests, endometriosis, adenomyosis and menopause. Dr Sokhal manages normal and complex pregnancy and is passionate about facilitating all birth journeys and choices safely.

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Dr Tania Widmer
Fertility Specialist,
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 

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Dr Tania Widmer’s special interests include fertility, normal and high risk pregnancy, treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. She performs a full range of gynaecological procedures including colposcopy, laparoscopic and vaginal surgery, investigations for infertility and assisted reproduction including IVF if required.

At Gold Coast Private Maternity we’re also proud to work with Dr Alwyn Dunn, Dr Nelson Gonzalez and Dr Catherine Mills who are all specialist Obstetricians.


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Dr Scott Blundell

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Expertise and special interests:

  • Advanced Paediatric Life Support (Instructor)
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Renal conditions
  • Neurological conditions
  • Neonatology
  • All aspects of general paediatrics

Dr Tom Bradley

The majority of Dr Bradley’s training was completed in Brisbane with fellowships at Great Ormond Street Hospital (London) in Gastroenterology and Paediatric/Neonatal Intensive Care.

Dr Bradley enjoys all aspects of paediatric medicine, working with children from birth until their final year of school.

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Dr Syed Fasihullah

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Expertise and special interests:

  • Accredited in Advanced Paediatric Life Support (Instructor)
  • Medical education
  • Epilepsy (member of the Queensland Epilepsy Network)
  • Child development and behaviour
  • Neonatology
  • General Paediatrics

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Dr Carla Morley

Dr Tim Pont

Tim studied medicine at the University of Queensland, and then completed most of his paediatric training on the Gold Coast, with time also spent in Perth, Sydney, the Sunshine Coast and northern New South Wales.  In addition to training in general paediatrics, he completed training in adolescent and young adult medicine through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.  This included spending a year working in mental health to gain experience in this important area. Tim enjoys working with families and young people on a wide range of health problems and challenges, from newborns through to adolescence.

Dr Anand Ramineni

Dr Anand is a neonatologist, a highly specialised type of paediatrician who only cares for newborn babies and infants. Anand has significant expertise in caring for babies born prematurely and those with congenital abnormalities. When issues are detected during pregnancy, he has specialised experience with providing antenatal counselling to families as well as comprehensive care during and after birth for these higher-risk infants. Anand is also extensively experienced with caring for babies facing unexpected difficulties after birth. Having looked after critically unwell infants, he can provide the highest level of specialised care for any babies requiring unexpected help after birth.

Dr Garth Small

Dr Small is a caring paediatrician who believes it is a privilege to care for children and their families. Dr Small provides up to date expert medical care for children from newborns through to adolescents. This includes but is not limited to autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, unsettled newborns, asthma, diabetes, behavioural concerns, seizures and abdominal pain.

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Dr Catherine Stewart

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Expertise and areas of special interest:

  • Immunology and allergy
  • Feeding issues
  • Gastroenterology
  • All other aspects of general paediatrics

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Dr Dylan Wilson

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Expertise and areas of interest:

  • Accredited in Advanced Paediatric Life Support
  • Renal conditions
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Cardiac disorders
  • Neonatology (newborn babies)
  • All aspects of general paediatrics

Dr Mike Wong

Dr Mike Wong is a hard working and passionate General Paediatrician. He believes in working with families to provide the best paediatric care with compassion and empathy.

Mike studied medicine at the University of Queensland before training in paediatrics at the Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane. He completed his training with a clinical fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in paediatric emergency medicine. Mike was awarded his Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2018.

Mike is interested in all aspects of general paediatrics with special interests in respiratory, urgent care and neonates.

Obstetric Support Services

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Sharnie Dwyer

With her holistic approach, Sharnie is one of the leading Gold Coast dietitians with a special interest in gastrointestinal and women’s health. Focussing on diet and lifestyle, Sharnie is a vital member of the Grace team for treating endometriosis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), fertility, gastrointestinal issues, diabetes during pregnancy, prenatal and post-natal nutrition, weight management and hormone balancing.

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Rebecca Lackie
APA Titled Continence & Women’s Health Physiotherapist

With almost 20 years experience in women’s health physiotherapy, Rebecca’s interests include incontinence, pelvic floor dysfunction, pregnancy and post-natal physiotherapy. She was award ed the APA Title of Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist by the Australian Physiotherapy Association in 2020.

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Debra Miller
Women's Health Physiotherapist 

Debra graduated from Griffith University in 2007 with a Master Degree in Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Exercise Science. She has a special interest in women’s health and has completed extra studies in the areas of chronic pelvic pain, management of pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence and perinatal physiotherapy.

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Dr Kate Murphy
Clinical Psychologist

Dr Kate Murphy of Serene Health is a Consultant Psychiatrist with qualifications  and experience in the field of general adult psychiatry and special interest areas of perinatal mental health, eating disorders and youth mental health. Dr Murphy has a collaborative and patient centred approach and she is keen to develop strong links with the primary care networks on the Gold Coast to achieve the best mental health outcomes for the population.

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Dr Karen White
Clinical Psychologist 

With 20 years experience, Karen is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about supporting women to live their best lives. Warm and nurturing, Karen has extensive experience working with women in the areas of emotional and general well-being, fertility, trauma, parenting adjustment, relationship difficulties, sexuality and sexual function.

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Dr Jane Tellam
Obstetric Physician & Endocrinologist

Dr Tellam is passionate about managing women with medical conditions in pregnancy. An experienced specialist, she has a particular interest in preconception care, haematology in pregnancy and all endocrine conditions. She is a published author in Medical journals and co-authored a chapter in the internationally acclaimed text book Global Library of Women’s Medicine.

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