Dr Byrnes – Principal


Over 40 years GP experience in all areas of general practice. Special interests include skin cancer minor surgery ( for which he has obtained the UQ certificate in advanced skin cancer diagnosis and surgery), aviation medicals, paediatrics and management of chronic diseases, designer of PAT chronic disease software.

Dr Chris Cullinan

B.Biomed Sci, MBBS, FRACGP

Chris joined the practice as a registrar in 2011. He gained his GP fellowship in 2012 and became a partner in the practice. Chris has special interests in children's health, antenatal care, chronic disease management and skin cancer checks.

Dr David Shilton

MBBS, B.Sc, BA, Dip Derm

Graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009, gained Fellowship in 2016, and became a partner in the practice. He has previously worked as a hospital doctor in Redcliffe, Mt Isa and Logan. David enjoys the variety that General Practice offers. He has special interests in fishing, camping and his three small children.

Dr Chris Longhurst

GP Registrar

After growing up in Bundaberg, Chris moved to Brisbane to complete his medical studies. After completion, Chris has spent the last 4 years working at the Bundaberg Base Hospital. Chris is now starting his training as a GP registrar at the practice.

Catherine Woods -  Practice Manager

Catherine has been with the surgery since 1991. She is in charge of the managerial and financial aspects of the surgery, and works in co-ordination with Lyn and the practice principals in managing the practice.

Lyn Ward: Co-Practice Manager

Lyn has worked in medical reception for over 20 years. She trained in the UK. Lyn is proactive in recalling patients for follow up care as part of our preventive health care program. Lyn is in charge of HR and assists in many other aspects of management within the practice.

Narelle - Receptionist

Narelle has over 22 years of pharmacy experience in both Bundaberg and Brisbane. Her passion in the medial field continues as she joins the admin ladies at reception.

Brittany - Receptionist

Welcoming our newest receptionist, Brittany. She has 5 years of experience in the medical field, most recent being medical imaging. She enjoys family time and playing sport outside of work.

Casey - Receptionist

Casey has completed her certificate III in Business and is currently studying a Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting. She is very much enjoying her new career in General Practice.

Abbie - Nurse

Abbie joined the practice in 2022 after graduating from CQ University. She has experience in aged care and in ICU nursing. Abbie grew up in Bundaberg and can’t wait to give back to the community through quality nursing care.

Alexandra Park Medical Centre

60 Quay Street
Bundaberg Qld 4670

Tel: (07) 4152 5477