We have a broad range of medical knowledge and experience within our team.
Dr Steven Rudolphy – Principal
Dr Steven Rudolphy has worked on the South side of Cairns for 20 years. When the practice opened the South side it was known as 'nappy valley' and a third of his practice involved children. As the population has grown he is increasingly involved in chronic disease management such as Diabetes and Heart Disease.
The practice has always thought it is important to train the next generation of GPs, he is a Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the Medical School at JCU and GP registrar trainer.
As co practice owner we have always organised the practice to value teamwork, staying up to date and being at the forefront of patient care.
Dr Jason Delaney - Principal
Dr Delaney has been a GP working with Mt Sheridan Medical for more than 15 years. He grew up in Cairns and loves North Queensland. He completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland in 1992 and then returned to work in North Queensland.
He has keen interest in medical education. He had previously worked with the Queensland Ambulance service for over 10 years helping to train paramedics. For the last 6 years he has worked as a supervisor and medical educator training young doctors specialising in General Practice. He is a generalist and enjoys treating the wide ranges of conditions that general practitioners manage.
Jason has a special interest in chronic disease management especially the management of Diabetes. He is a member to the RACGP national faculty of special interests in diabetes.
Dr John Gattera
Dr John Gattera has been a longstanding GP with Mount Sheridan Medical Practice. He works Tuesdays and Wednesdays and has a special interest in Skin Cancer Treatment.
Dr Tim Skeath
Dr Tim Skeath has been a longstanding GP with Mt Sheridan Medical Practice. He has a special interest in child health.
Dr Renae Dall'Alba
Dr Renae Dall'Alba is a Cairns local. She has an interest in Women's health and Paediatrics. She has also completed a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health and IUD insertion.
(Currently on Maternity Leave)
Dr Alexandra Te-Loo
Dr Alex Te-Loo is a GP who has worked at Mt Sheridan Medical for the past four years. Alex grew up in Darwin and Cairns and is training to become a Rural Generalist. She enjoys the diversity of primary practice and has an interest in Paediatrics and Women's Health. Dr Te-Loo is also trained to perform gastric band adjustments.
Dr Sharmila Biswas
Dr Sharmila Biswas is a long standing GP at Mount Sheridan Medical Practice. She practises part time and has an interest in The National Health Policy. She is available for appointments on Monday - Wednesday and Fridays.
Dr Louise Bourke
Dr Louise Bourke is a GP who moved to Cairns with her husband and their four school aged children in 2016. Louise has lived in Darwin most of her life. She attained her medical degree in Adelaide. She enjoys the diversity of general practice.
Dr Stephanie Barnard
Dr Stephanie Barnard grew up in Gordonvale and attended St. Mary’s high school. She graduated from JCU Townsville in 2010 and completed her internship at the Cairns Base Hospital. After relocating to Mackay, she obtained her fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, as well as diplomas in her areas of interest, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Children’s Health. Stephanie has returned to Cairns with her young family and is excited to join the team at Mt Sheridan Medical Practice to provide nurturing, evidence based care.
Appointments available Mondays.
Dr Hildah Locke
Dr Hildah Locke is a GP Registrar who graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2014 and has since worked in Bundaberg and Perth before coming to Cairns in 2016. Dr Locke has worked in a diverse range of areas from Metro Emergency departments to clinics in remote Aboriginal communities. Her interests include Primary health, Child health, Mental Health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health but she has a particular passion for Palliative Care.
Dr Robyn Schneider
Dr Robyn Schneider is a GP Registrar who graduated from Griffith University in 2012. She enjoys all aspects of general practice, but has an interest in women's health, children's health and dermatology.
She lives locally with her young family. Robyn works part-time and is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Dr Andrew Baade
Dr Andrew Baade hails originally from the tablelands but is now a Cairns local. Andrew spent time at Mount Sheridan Medical Practice as a Medical Student, Intern, and Registrar and now returns part time as a fully fledged GP.
Dr Janaki Gamage
Dr Janaki Gamage is a GP. Dr Gamage graduated with her medical degree in 2005 from the University of Ruhana, Sri Lanka and worked in public and private health services in Australia from 2010. Her interests include family medicine, child health, adolescent and women's health and mental health.