Our Team


Dr. Shan - (Female)

Dr. Rathai Shan completed her MBBS in 1995 and has been practicing as a clinician for over 20 years, providing her with a wealth of experience. She has worked in Australia for more than 13 years and completed her fellowship at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2010. She has special interests in women's and children's medicine, exemplified by her membership on the International Board of Lactation Consultants and possession of a Diploma in Child Health.

Dr.CJ - (Male)

Dr. Champika Jinendradasa graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1994. He completed his Ear, Nose and Throat Fellowship in 2001 and then subsequently achieved his fellowship at the Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine in 2010. He holds special interests in chronic disease management, general medicine, ENT, skin cancer and minor surgeries.

Dr.Yang  - (Male)

Dr. Michael KP Yang graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. He is exceptionally trained in Family Medicine and a vocationally registered Medical Practitioner. He has been servicing the Hills areas since 1980.

Dr.Para  - (Female)

Dr Jeyanthiny Parasuraman is a General Practitioner, with 20 years of experience in the field of Medicine. Her professional qualifications includes MBBS, MD in Dermatology and Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada. She is passionate about practising in a wide range of health care areas, particularly general medicine, paediatrics, psychiatry, and women’s health. She also has a special interest in general dermatology together with a focus on malignant skin conditions and cosmetic dermatology.

Dr.Ela - (Female)

Dr Elavarasi Ranjithan completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 2008 in Sri Lanka. She moved to Australia in 2008 and subsequently completed the requirements of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and obtained the fellowship in 2018. She also holds a Diploma in Child Health, obtained from The Sydney Children's Hospital Network. Her special interests are child and women's health. Dr Ela is passionate about improving service quality and health of women and children through innovative approaches and perspectives.



Deb Kahler is a highly qualified psychologist possessing a Bachelor of Science (Applied Psychology) and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). Deb brings a calm, supportive and practical approach to helping adults and is experienced in many therapies with a special interest in trauma therapy.


Megan Clarkson

Megan graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) with First Class Honours from QUT in 2015. She has been practising as a podiatrist since then in both Brisbane and Toowoomba. She is pleased to now offer bulk-billed consults at Ferny Grove Family Practice.

Megan takes great pride in her work. Many patients comment on her gentleness and thoroughness. She is skilled in dealing with nail cutting, ingrown toenails, corns, callouses, foot pain, ankle pain, and any other foot concerns you may experience. She also provides diabetic assessments, including doppler blood flow assessment.

In her spare time, Megan enjoys camping, playing netball, watching the Queensland Firebirds, and being a dog-mum to her two kelpies Rowdy and Poppy. Having settled down with her fiance in The Gap, she now spends many of her weekends getting far too familiar with yard and lawn care."


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  • Kelsey Parson

Physio Team from Allsports Physio

Yanek Pearce

Yanek works in the Ferny Grove clinic Monday mornings.  Yanek has over 14 years of experience as a Physiotherapist and has a special interest in Sports Physiotherapy. Yanek has worked for Tottenham Hotspur an English Premier League side (EPL) and the Brisbane Roar Women’s Team in the W-league.  Yanek is also a part of the Football Medicine Association of Australia.

Zarni Fenu

Zarni is available at the Ferny Grove clinic at the following times:
Monday 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 – 11:30 am

Zarni has an interest in all areas but is particularly interested in sporting injuries and head and neck conditions like Cervicogenic Headaches and Dizziness. Zarni has experience in running clinical Pilates classes and general strength and conditioning classes for children, adolescence and adults.

Melissa Pearce

Melissa works Thursday mornings at Ferny Grove.  Mel has a special interest in Women’s Health Physiotherapy and has undergone post graduate training in pelvic floor dysfunction.  Mel specialises in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain and bladder and bowel dysfunctions. Mel runs numerous classes at Samford treating Ante Natal and Post Natal Musculoskeletal Conditions.

Georgia Craven

Georgia will be working in the clinic from 8-11am on Tuesday mornings. Georgia has been working at The Movement Team in Samford for the last year.  Georgia is passionate about returning patients to their every day function e.g gardening and walking  Georgia is passionate about falls prevention and runs a balance class at Samford on Monday at 10am.

Jarrod Macdonald

Jarrod is an exercise physiologist and is working at the Ferny Grove clinic on Wednesday mornings.  Jarrod is passionate about exercise, health and fitness  Jarrod enjoys strength and conditioning and loves working with chronic diseases.  Jarrod runs numerous different classes at Samford including Lads Who Lift and Ladies Who Lift.

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Clinic Receptionists

  • Natasha Telford
  • Emma Rose
  • Jesse Fielder
  • Maureen Hall

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