• OCTOBER 23, 2017
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    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of the conditon

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of the conditon

    Dr Chris Donohue from Clifton Beach Medical and Surgical shares insights on the cause, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.   Video Transcription Below. Dr Chris  Donohue BHMSC, MBBS, FRACGP – Insights on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Today I was going to talk to you about a common painful condition of the wrist that

    • AUGUST 16, 2017
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    Keeping up to date with your vaccines: Find out why it is so important

    Keeping up to date with your vaccines: Find out why it is so important

    Dr Kristin Soda provides an all important reminder and update on Vaccinations in Australia.     Video Transcription Below. Dr Kristin Soda MBBS, FRACGP – Vaccinations update I thought today I’d just provide a reminder and an update about vaccinations in Australia. Firstly, having vaccinations in Australia is widely accepted by most people. However, it

    • MARCH 24, 2017
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    Spasmodic Dysphonia – The impact of losing my voice

     Dr Kristin Soda shares her personal journey with first losing her voice, and then finally being diagnosed with Spasmodic Dysphonia, a condition she will have for the rest of her life. Learn what it is, and what to look out for. Video Transcription Below. Dr Kristin Soda MBBS, FRACGP – Spasmodic Dysphonia Hi my name

    • DECEMBER 15, 2016
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    2016 Christmas New Years Trading Hours

    2016 Christmas New Years Trading Hours

    From all of us at Clifton Beach Medical and Surgical, we would like to wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Please be safe on your holidays. If you do need medical care please note our opening hours below. We will be closed from the 24th Dec – 27th Dec, open on

    • NOVEMBER 16, 2016
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    Interesting things you may not know about ADD (ADHD)

    Interesting things you may not know about ADD (ADHD)

    By Dr. Lindsay Martin     ADD is not only a childhood condition It’s been a fairly controversial issue over the last complete decade or so, in terms of whether or not this goes onto adulthood. It is a neurodevelopment disorder and it’s certainly most diagnosed in childhood, but about a 3rd of children will

    • SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
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    Sports Medicine Insight – Lateral Ankle Sprain

    Sports Medicine Insight – Lateral Ankle Sprain

    Dr Chris Donohue is a GP at Clifton Beach Medical. As well as having experience in the full breadth of general practice and family medicine, Chris has a keen interest in sports medicine.   Read the Blog Here Sports Medicine Insight – Lateral Ankle Sprain I would like to share some insight into a common

    • JULY 19, 2016
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    Top 10 Vasectomy Myths Debunked – Dr Peter Smith Cairns

    Top 10 Vasectomy Myths Debunked – Dr Peter Smith Cairns

    Vasectomies are a very common topic often discussed in pubs and bars around Australia. Often I get asked what my experience is counselling and doing vasectomies. I’ve been in this industry approximately 20 years and I’ve performed around 2000 vasectomies in the Cairns area including the Northern Beaches Palm Cove, Clifton Beach, Trinity Beach and Smithfield

    • JULY 14, 2016
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    Age Management Cosmetic Treatments Cairns – You deserve to feel great

    Age Management Cosmetic Treatments Cairns – You deserve to feel great

    Clifton Beach Medical & Surgical on the the Northern Beaches of Cairns is highly regarded and experienced with cosmetic treatments such as facial injectables, Hyaluronic Acid, facial fillers and enhancements, and are passionate about age management. Dr Caroline MacLeod MD, MPHTM has been studying, training and practicing in the fields of Cosmetic Medicine, preventive medicine, Facial Enhancements, including

    • MAY 24, 2016
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    Dr Stu Phillips Speaks about Mental health and the role you GP should play

    At Clifton Beach medical and Surgical we have been lucky enough to have Dr Stu Phillips as a resident GP here for many years. Over this time he has been at the forefront of assisting people with not only physical medical conditions, but also mental health issues. Dr Stu Phillips wanted to share some of

    • APRIL 15, 2016
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    TOP 5 – Cairns Skin Cancer Myths

    TOP 5 – Cairns Skin Cancer Myths

    We regularly hear about Cancer in the media and in our daily lives with the focus generally being on breast cancer and prostate cancer due to their devastating impacts. However, very few people realise that skin cancer is by far the most common cancer amongst all age groups across Australia. It is also important to