Ann completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at The University of Melbourne in 2011. She then went on to train at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne from 2012 to 2013 before entering General Practice. Ann originally grew up in Brisbane and has returned here as the weather is warmer and the beaches are finer.
Ann is interested in all areas of general practice, especially in the areas of contraception advice and pregnancy planning. She is able to provide shared antenatal care. Her other interests include paediatrics and adolescent health.
Ann has a holistic approach to health care as she believes that happiness and general wellbeing is integral to achieving good health. She is also dedicated to preventing disease onset and works with patients to optimize their overall health.
Saturday: works 1 in 3 Saturdays
Dr Karin Kochmann, Dr. Med. (Hamburg), A.M.C, FRACGP
Dr Karin Kochmann qualified as a medical doctor in Germany. She has worked in Germany, the UK and Queensland, where she attained her General Practice Fellowship in 2000. Most of her practice has been on the Southside of Brisbane.
While working in all areas of General Practice, areas of special interest for Dr Kochmann are Paediatrics, women’s health and antenatal care, diabetes and the management of other chronic medical conditions, preventative health care, counselling and skin cancer checks.
In her practice, Karin works in partnership with people to achieve their best possible quality of life.
Doctor Stephanie Chua, MBBS (UQ), B.Sc (UQ), FRACGP
Dr Chua graduated from UQ School of Medicine in 2011, and spent several years working in Brisbane’s hospitals, including the Princess Alexandra, Mater Children’s, and Logan Hospital. She also enjoyed a brief period practicing in the rural communities of Cherbourg/Murgon and Monto. Dr Chua has spent the past year working at a busy general practice in Inala which she has thoroughly enjoyed.
Being passionate about general practice, Dr Chua has broad interests in many aspects of medicine; from paediatrics to older person’s health, preventative health, chronic disease, mental health, and minor procedures. In particular, she completed a year of obstetrics and gynaecology at Logan Hospital, and is aligned with the Mater Mothers’ Hospital to provide antenatal shared care.
Outside of medicine Dr Chua loves a good book, as well as playing the piano, guitar and (after visiting Hawaii) the ukulele.
Doctor Daphne Liu, MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Daphne Liu graduated from the University of Queensland in 1996 and is a qualified general practitioner. She has practiced in the Logan/Springwood area for more than 10 years and works closely with the migrant communities. She is a keen medical educator and mentor of general practice trainee doctors. Currently, she collaborates with the Griffith University Medical School in providing clinical supervision for the Year 2 and 4 medical students.
Dr Liu provides care to all age groups, with a special interest in counselling, chronic disease management, geriatrics, lifestyle coaching, and women’s health. Her passion is to see people living a healthy lifestyle and for those with chronic illnesses, an improved quality of life. She is regularly invited to present medical seminars to community groups and is actively involved in her local church.
Saturday: works 1 in 3 Saturdays
Doctor Natalie Edgar, MBBS (UQ), FRACGP
Dr Natalie Edgar is a privately billing GP and is passionate about lifestyle medicine: sleep hygiene, weight management, issues of continence, prevention and early detection of disease and the management of chronic disease.
Dr Edgar graduated from the University of Queensland in 1999 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2007. Dr Edgar has worked in rural and remote communities in North Queensland and more recently in Brisbane at BreastScreen Queensland where she continues to practice part time. Dr Edgar is a member of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) and has undertaken training in nutrition and environmental medicine with the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine.
Dr Edgar is pleased to be a member of the team at Watersprings Health Centre and her areas of interest include:
Management of complex and chronic conditions
Nutrition and exercise
Balance and Bone health
Doctor Helen Broom MBBS
Dr. Helen Broom had a variety of occupations before studying medicine. She graduated from the University of Queensland in 1993. Dr. Broom practices integrative medicine, combining western medical training with her nutritional and environmental knowledge.
Dr. Broom believes that our state of health is dynamic, and dependent on the balance/imbalances in our lifestyle and environment, including our relationship with our self and others. She prefers to practice holistically, and sees her role as that of a health coach, guiding you through different perspectives and options.
Special interests include: hormone balancing, thyroid and adrenal issues, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, digestive issues, skin. She does not “treat” cancer, other than skin cancer.