Our reception staff can assist you with all administrative queries, such as appointments and general centre queries. Reception staff are not qualified to discuss clinical information such as results. Our Practice Manager Georgia Gordon is available to discuss any feedback, concerns or suggestions you may have.

Our nursing team are happy to assist you with medical queries where they can, and assist the doctors to provide you with the best possible medical attention.


With many years experience, our Doctors can assist you with all your health issues.  Excellent skills and devotion to patient care and services ensure our doctors are second to none.


Dr Chris Andrews is qualified in medicine, engineering and law. In medicine, his particular interests are paediatrics, adult medicine and psychiatry, with advanced skin surgery skills. Dr Andrews holds a level II recognition with Medicare in Psychiatry. Chris’s research interests are electrical and lighting injuries and he has a PhD in this area.

Dr Robert L Thomas MBBS dip DHM FAMOM

Dr Bob Thomas M.S.S (QLD) has been a full time GP for more than 42 years. He trained at the University of Queensland & Royal Brisbane Hospital before joining the Royal Australian Navy in 1970 serving on the HMAS Parramatta and HMAS Penguin in Sydney. In the R>A>N he specialised in diving and hyperbaric medicine whist conducting a part time general practice at Neutral Bay, Sydney. In 1974 he returned to Brisbane and commenced general practice at Jindalee and Kenmore before concentrating on the Jindalee practice in 1994. Dr Thomas has been practicing in the centenary suburbs for 42 years and his interests lie in family medical medicine, sports diving, aviation and occupational medicine. Outside of work Bob enjoys boating, camping, fishing and travel.

Dr John Cox MBBS (QLD)

Dr John Cox graduated from the University of Qld and then spent 4 years at the Mater Public Hospital. His first 3 years at the hospital was spent at the Mater children’s Hospital, his last 2 years as the paediatric medical registrar of the Mater Children’s and the mater Mothers neo natal Departments. Dr Cox went into solo practice as a GP at Indooroopilly and Kenmore and spent the last 25 years as a solo practitioner at Bellbowrie until the practice was destroyed by floods. John’s main interests are paediatrics and family medicine and he also enjoys fishing and gardening in his spare time.

Dr Collette Sheridan – MBBS(HONS) DRANZCOG(Adv) MPH

Dr Collette Sheridan has over 30 years experience as a general practitioner in Queensland and Victoria, having worked for many years in central Queensland as a GP and GP-Obstetrician and, later, in northern Victoria where she combined general practice with an appointment to the University of Melbourne as a medical educator. Since returning to Brisbane, Collette has enjoyed working at Mt Ommaney Family Clinic as a family doctor, caring for a wide range of patients from babies to our most senior citizens. She is passionate about the GP’s role in front line medicine, encouraging good lifestyle habits and preventative medicine. Given her special interest in obstetrics, paediatrics and medical education, Collette is happy to advise on all aspects of women’s health and works part time at both the Mater Mothers’ Hospital and the University of Queensland.

Dr Tram Nguyen MBBS (QLD)

Dr Tram Nguyen graduated from the University of Queensland in 1996. She then worked for three years in the hospital system. Tram started working in general practice in 1999 and received her general practice fellowship in 2001. Dr Nguyen enjoys all aspects of family medicine and is especially passionate about preventative health for all stages of life. Working as a family doctor allows her to educate, counsel and support patients through informed decision making for a healthier lifestyle. Tram is a strong believer in the saying prevention is better than cure. Dr Nguyen is married with children and is an active supporter to her sons sports and other activities, relaxing on the weekends with family and friends in her colourful garden. Dr Nguyen also speaks Vietnamese.

Dr Christine Chen MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Heena Desai (MBBS FRACGP)

Dr Heena Desai (MBBS FRACGP) graduated in 1986. Dr Desai has a Master’s Degree in Anaesthetics and has worked as an Anaesthetist in the UK and Australia.  Dr Desai went into general practice in the year 2000 in New Zealand before moving to Brisbane in 2001. Heena provides all conventional general practice services including chronic health issues, immunisation, women’s health and insurance medicals. Her special interests are integrative medicine & weight management. Dr Desai enjoys reading and listening to inspirational material and travelling.

Dr Linda Maloney MBBS (QLD)

Dr Linda Maloney has worked as a general practitioner for over 36 years. After working as a rural locum for many years Linda decided to set up her own practice at Kenmore and since then has joined Mt Ommaney Family Clinic. Dr Maloney has special interests including mental health, paediatrics and shared care obstetrics as well as visiting local aged care facilities and nursing homes.

Dr Alison Scandrett MBChB (Otago)

Dr Alison Scandrett grew up in New Zealand and worked as a registrar at Palmerston North and Lower Hutt Hospital after completing her medical degree at the University of Otago. Alison moved to Brisbane in 1981 and worked for a number of years with severely intellectually disabled children and young adults. Since 1987 Dr Scandrett has worked in General Practice in Redbank Plains and Ipswich and after selling her practice, she joined Mt Ommaney Family Clinic in February 2016. Alison enjoys spending her time with her family, walks on the beach, social tennis and travelling.

Terry White Chemists is conveniently located beside the clinic.


QML Pathology operates within our clinic.



If you require urgent medical attention, please dial 000 (Zero) for assistance and ask for Ambulance. If you are having any of the following, inform the receptionists without delay either in person or when phoning or presenting to the clinic:

  • Chest Pain
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Bleeding
  • Convulsions
  • Vomiting