Absolute Health and Skin is proud to offer a wide variety of medical services to our patients.
We pride ourselves on our team of experienced, friendly and caring Doctors, Nurses, Therapists and Administration staff.
Dr. Sally Dela Cruz is an experienced GP having worked in General Practice in Australia for over 10 years. Dr. Sally, as she is affectionately known, moved to Australia from her family home in the Philippines in 2009.
In September 2011, Dr. Sally joined our team at Scotvale Medical and has continued to study, achieving a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in December 2012.
Dr. Sally thrives in all aspects of General Practice and has a particular interest in children's and women's health. Dr. Sally is an accredited GP supervisor with JCU General Practice Training and enjoys teaching and supervising GP Registrars.
Dr. Sangeetha Mony moved from India to Australia with her family in 2009. Dr. Mony enjoyed working in various hospitals throughout Queensland and the Northern Territory prior to undergoing to GP training.
Dr. Mony worked with the team at Scotvale Medical throughout 2017 during her GP Registrar training.
After gaining her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in 2017 Dr Mony rejoined the Scotvale team in 2019. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of General Practice.
Dr. Jai is an experienced GP with a specialised degree in FRACGP. Dr. Jai has completed advanced skin cancer medicine and surgery training with HealthCert. He has enrolled with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia (SCCA). Dr. Jai's main interest is skin cancer Dermoscopy (study to diagnose skin lesions with a scope). Dr. Jai is dedicated to furthering his qualifications in advanced studies and training in Dermoscopy. He has now completed the SCCA certificate of dermoscopy and is enrolled in the advanced training of Dermoscopy.
Dr. Jai is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and finished their L-1 training in 2019. Dr. Jai is an experienced injector with many years of treating clients with anti-wrinkle injections, fillers, PDO threads, and other aesthetic treatments. Dr. Jai has completed all training with the Aesthetic Institute of Australia and has ongoing mentorship programs with them. Dr. Jai has travelled to Malaysia for special cadaver training to acquire in-depth knowledge of anatomy for facial injections. Dr. Jai is now enrolling to hold a laser licence with Radiation Health QLD to broaden his aesthetic treatments.
Dr. Edward Lee is a GP Registrar and has joined our friendly Absolute Health team to complete his postgraduate training. He completed an undergraduate degree in Pharmacy followed by his medical degree at the University of QLD.
Dr. Lee is available for appointments Monday to Friday.
After achieving a RACGP fellowship (FRACGP) and a postgraduate diploma in dermatology from Cardiff University, Darius was trained in advanced skin cancer reconstructive procedures at a private plastic surgery clinic at the Gold Coast, QLD for 3 years. He furthered his experience at a dermatology practice in Maitland, NSW for one year and also completed a Visiting Professional Program in Dermatologic Surgery at the prestigious St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London, United Kingdom. Darius has also completed the fellowship training program with Skin Cancer College of Australasia (SCCA). Darius has a special interest in facial skin surgery and performs complex skin cancer surgeries including flap reconstruction as well as split and full-thickness grafts if required. Darius is a GPTQ supervisor for RACGP and mentor and examiner for SCCA.
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Dr Sunda practiced as a General Surgeon in India until 2000 when he then moved with his family to Australia. Dr Sunda worked in several Hospitals in NSW and Tasmania before moving into General Practice and gaining his FRACGP.
Dr Sunda has worked as a GP in Rockhampton for the past 15 years and has a special interest in Skin Cancer Medicine and Skin Surgery. Dr Sunda has completed multiple Primary skin cancer certificates and Advanced Dermoscopy certificates.
Dr Sunda joined our team as a skin Doctor in 2021 and is available for skin consultations and procedures Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
With almost 30 years of experience, Sally is one of our valued Cosmetic Medicine Doctors. Sally retired from General Practice in June 2021 but continues to work in the cosmetic field for Absolute Health and Skin Clinic.
Sally has a dedicated interest in Cosmetic Medicine and has traveled throughout Australia and abroad to further her skills and education in the latest treatments in non-surgical cosmetic medicine. Dr. Buchan is a member of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine and has achieved her Certificate of Sclerotherapy with the Australasian College of Phlebology. Dr. Buchan has undergone extensive training with both Allergan and Galderma aesthetic products. Dr. Buchan holds a current laser licence with Radiation Health Queensland.
Dr Buchan is available for Cosmetic treatments and Sclerotherapy monthly by pre appointment only.
Jo is our Cosmetic Coordinator and began her career at Absolute Health and Skin in February 2017. Jo provides all of our cosmetic consultations, treatments, and post-treatment care. Jo is a Diploma qualified Beauty Therapist with over 12 years of experience in the beauty and skin industry. She has continued to further her knowledge through obtaining a Laser Safety certificate, Infection Control certificate and has undergone two advanced skin courses with Skin Education International. Jo has held a Laser Use Licence since 2017 and is registered with Queensland Radiation Health. Jo attends annual professional development workshops with asap skin products. Jo is fully trained and qualified in IPL Photo Rejuvenation, CO2 Laser treatments, PDT, Laser Tattoo Removal, Skin Micro-Needling, LED Therapy, Microdermabrasion & Sonophoresis, asap Peels and asap skincare prescribing. She also assists our Doctors with all cosmetic injectables appointments.
James Han has worked in private podiatry practice in the Rockhampton region for 7 years.
We welcomed James to our Scotvale Medical team in August 2019.
James was an industrial engineer in South Korea, designing and managing production processes for 8 years. He moved to Australia in 2008 and graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2012.
James has a particular interest in diabetic foot care and foot problems associated with ingrown toenails, arthritis, and sports injuries.
In his spare time, James enjoys spending time with his family and chihuahua at the beach.
Credentialed Diabetes Educator. Experience not only in Diabetes but also in Emergency and Mental Health Nursing.
My service is bulk billed and available to all patients inclusive of patients with pre diabetes, gestational diabetes, Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes and DVA card holders.
Absolute Health and Skin Clinic boasts an incredible team of General Practice Nurses. Our nurses assist the GP's in all aspects of medical and skin procedures and pride themselves on maintaining the highest level of patient care.
Our highly trained nurses are able to offer wound care, childhood immunisations, ear syringing, travel vaccinations and are always available to assist our patients in all aspects of nursing care. At Absolute Health and Skin, you will receive superior care from a nursing team with over 70 years of combined experience.
Our Nursing team are:
Lara Lauga, Sandy Irving, Kerrie Ramm, Karren Hayward, Jan Adamus, Angela Wilson and Rebekah O'Keefe.
They are the smiling faces you will see when you walk through the front doors and the friendly helpful voice on the end of the line when you call. They are our dedicated administration team!
Lead by our Director and Practice Manager, Lynette Glover our medical receptionist are: Cheryl Lane, Kimberly Jones, Jordan Parrish, Sharnee Pakleppa and Joy George.