Positioned on the water’s edge in the northern Gold Coast suburb of Coomera Waters, Marina Family Medical Centre is a locally owned, integrated, multidisciplinary clinic committed to providing long term continuity of care to patients of all ages. Our practitioners understand that health is a personal experience, and as such they tailor their evaluation and treatment to each individual’s unique background and desired health outcomes.
Principle General Practitioner / Sports Doctor / MBBS, BSc, DCH, EM Cert, FRACGP
Originally from Canada, Trevor completed his undergraduate degree in Exercise and Health Physiology at the University of Calgary in 2006.
Finding his way to a warmer climate, he then graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from The University of Wollongong, and subsequently commenced employment with the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Network. Here he gained valuable experience in Orthopaedic Surgery, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, General and Emergency Medicine.
In 2014 Trevor moved to Byron Bay and entered General Practice, while simultaneously working as Visiting Medical Officer in both the inpatient medicine unit and the emergency department at the Byron Central Hospital. Trevor is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has completed additional post graduate qualifications in emergency medicine, paediatrics and sports medicine.
He remains actively involved with the University of Queensland’s graduate sports medicine program and has experience caring for elite athletes from distance running, triathlon, surfing, rugby league, AFL, basketball and surf lifesaving. He has a particular interest in the role of ultrasound guided injectable therapies in the management of musculoskeletal injuries.
DR. ADRIENNE BURACHINSKY
General Practitioner / MBBS, BSc, FRACGP
Following a fantastic semester abroad in Australia during her undergraduate degree, Adrienne knew she would be back. She finished her Bachelor of Science in International Health at Georgetown University in 2006, and returned to Australia to do her medical degree at the University of Queensland. After completing her hospital training at the Townsville Hospital, she began working in general practice in rural Queensland. She went on to become a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. The knowledge and experiences Adrienne gained from her International Health degree along with working in hospitals and rural communities, has shaped the way she practices medicine. She has acquired a broad skill set which incorporates acute care as well as focusing on the importance of preventive medicine and the health of the community. While she has an interest in skin cancer medicine, Adrienne enjoys all aspects of General Practice and looks forward to working with patients of all ages in our community.
Doctor of Physiotherapy / DPhty, BExSc
Born and raised on the Gold Coast, Greg has a strong desire to help people of all ages take control of their aches and pains. He has a particular interest in overuse injuries and currently works with athletics, swimming and multisport (triathlon) athletes from the junior ranks all the way through to Olympic level. Greg can help across all aspects of injury recovery including:
– providing an accurate diagnosis
– pain relief strategies and hands on treatment
– pre and post surgical recovery
– strength and conditioning
– training plans
Dr. Stephen Loo
General Practitioner / MBBS, BSc, FRACGP
Dr Stephen Loo graduated from Medicine at the University of Queensland in 2006, having received his Bachelor of Science from the same university in 2002.
After gaining extensive surgical experience in Orthopaedics, along with Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, he was awarded his Fellowship in the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2016.
Stephen takes a particular interest in Skin Cancer surgical work and also Aesthetic Medicine and will be visiting Marina Family Medical to provide these services to the community.