Dr Paul MerceR


Clinical Lead at Silky Oaks Medical Practice since 1987.

Whole person medical care, chronic disease management, prevention of illness, mental health counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, aged care and palliative care. Paul enjoys being a medical educator of students and Registrars.


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Dr. David Nixon


Full-time Senior GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice

Dr. Nixon is a well established GP in the Gumdale Wakerley area. He is excited about helping patients understand and improve their health. He has a particular interest in using nutrition and exercise as tools to improve diabetes and heart disease. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife & 3 teenage children, bush walking, karate and music.



Dr Tegan St Ledger

MBBS FRACGP Dip Child Health
Part Time Senior GP at Silky Oaks Medical former Registrar
Children's Health, Antenatal Care, Indigenous Health, Women's Health.



Dr jill Warlow

MB ChB, FRACGP, Dip Obstetrics

Part-time Senior GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice since 1994.

Women’s health, mental health counseling, paediatrics,  assisting at surgery and antenatal care. Implanon procedures.


Dr Siva KetheesAn

MD(Rus) FRACGP MSC skin cancer med (UQ)

Part-time Senior GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice .

General Health, Employment Medicals, Workplace Injuries, Men's Health, Family Health, Chronic Disease Management, Skin Cancer.


Dr mitch walmsley


2018-19 Registrar GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice

Ear Nose & Throat, Antenatal care, Chronic Disease Management.

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Dr 'Kat’ Senani Abeykoon

BSc(Pharma) MMed(CriticalCare) MBBS

2019 Registrar GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice

Women's health, family medicine, general medicine.


Joshua Warlow

BHSc (Nutrition & Dietetics) APD

Dietitian at Silky Oaks Medical Practice

Joshua provides bulk-billing and private Dietitian services on Saturday’s at Silky Oaks Medical Practice. He focuses on weight management & loss, medical nutrition for chronic disease, infant and childhood nutrition and vegetarian diet. Josh is passionate about food and the role it can play in chronic disease management.


Peter Mourginos

BASc (Human Movements) AEP AES

Exercise Physiologist at Silky Oaks Medical Practice

Peter provides bulk-billing and private Exercise Physiologist services on Tuesday’s at Silky Oaks Medical Practice. Peter runs group education sessions for people with Diabetes Type 2 around managing their diabetes to achieve a flourishing lifestyle. This service is bulk-billed if referred by a GP. He also provides services in Sports development, Bodybuilding, and weight loss management. Peter also works well in collaboration with Josh and a patient's GP in providing a Weight Loss Package involving a team approach.


Madeleine Baumgart - That Healthy Girl

BNurs BHsc (Nutrition & Dietetics) APD RN

Registered Nurse and Dietitian at Silky Oaks Medical Practice

Madeleine provides fee only Dietitian services at Silky Oaks. She can see patients referred under the EPC program and they will receive a rebate from Medicare. Madeleine enjoys antenatal nutrition and breastfeeding nutrition. She also great around food allergies. Madeleine also provides Chronic Disease Management Nursing support at the practice.