We have a broad range of medical knowledge and experience within our team.
Dr Steven Rudolphy – Principal
Dr Steven Rudolphy has worked on the South side of Cairns for 20 years. When the practice opened the South side it was known as 'nappy valley' and a third of his practice involved children. As the population has grown he is increasingly involved in chronic disease management such as Diabetes and Heart Disease.
The practice has always thought it is important to train the next generation of GPs, he is a Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the Medical School at JCU and GP registrar trainer.
As co practice owner we have always organised the practice to value teamwork, staying up to date and being at the forefront of patient care.
Dr Jason Delaney - Principal
Dr Delaney has been a GP working with Mt Sheridan Medical for more than 15 years. He grew up in Cairns and loves North Queensland. He completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland in 1992 and then returned to work in North Queensland.
He has keen interest in medical education. He had previously worked with the Queensland Ambulance service for over 10 years helping to train paramedics. For the last 6 years he has worked as a supervisor and medical educator training young doctors specialising in General Practice. He is a generalist and enjoys treating the wide ranges of conditions that general practitioners manage.
Jason has a special interest in chronic disease management especially the management of Diabetes. He is a member to the RACGP national faculty of special interests in diabetes.
Dr Alexandra Te-Loo
Dr Alex Te-Loo is a GP who has worked at Mt Sheridan Medical for the past 6 years. Alex grew up in Darwin and Cairns and enjoys the diversity of primary practice. She is also involved in education and has a role as a medical educator for the JCU GP Training Program. Alex is experienced with both Mirena and Kyleena procedures and is also trained to perform gastric band adjustments.
Dr Stephanie Barnard
Dr Stephanie Barnard joined our team in 2018 after returning to her home town with her young family. After graduating from Medicine at JCU Townsville in 2010, she then obtained a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, as well as diplomas in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Children’s Health.
Dr Stephanie provides nurturing, evidence based care to her patients in all areas of general medicine.
Special interest include:
- Mirena and Implanon insertion/removal
- Antenatal care
- Cervical screening
- Baby checks
- Skin excisions
Appointments available: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and some Saturdays.
Dr Rowan Harrison
Dr Harrison returned to our team in 2021, having previously worked at Mount Sheridan as a registrar in 2017.
He is a Cairns local who graduated from James Cook University in 2011 and received his fellowship in General Practice in 2019.
He also has a diploma of children’s health. Dr Harrison enjoys all aspects of general practice.
Outside of work he is a passionate fisherman, traveller and poultry enthusiast.
Dr Louise Bourke
Dr Louise Bourke is a GP who moved to Cairns with her husband and their four school aged children in 2016. Louise has lived in Darwin most of her life. She attained her medical degree in Adelaide. She enjoys the diversity of general practice.
Dr Robyn Schneider
Dr Robyn Schneider is a GP who graduated from Griffith University in 2012. She enjoys all aspects of general practice. She lives locally with her young family. Robyn works part-time and is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Dr Tim Skeath
Dr Tim Skeath has been a longstanding GP with Mt Sheridan Medical Practice. He has a special interest in child health.
Dr Sharmila Biswas
Dr Sharmila Biswas is a long standing GP at Mount Sheridan Medical Practice. She practises part time and has an interest in The National Health Policy. She is available for appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays.
Dr John Gattera
Dr John Gattera has been a longstanding GP with Mount Sheridan Medical Practice. He works Tuesdays and Wednesdays and has a special interest in Skin Cancer Treatment.
Dr Alison Tucker
Dr Alison Tucker is a UK trained GP who moved to Cairns 10 years ago.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice particularly women’s health, child health and mental health.
She is also a Senior lecturer at JCU where she teaches medical students.
She is available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for appointments.
Dr Renae Dall'Alba
Dr Renae Dall'Alba is a Cairns local. She has an interest in Women's health and Paediatrics. She has also completed a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health and IUD insertion.
(Currently on leave)
Dr Brooke Michael
Dr Brooke Michael is a Full Time GP Registrar new to Mt Sheridan Medical Practice in 2021.
Brooke graduated from James Cook University in 2017 and has spent the last three years working at Cairns Hospital.
She enjoys the diversity of General Practice and as a Cairns local looks forward to her continued work in Far North Queensland.