Consulting Doctors

Dr Rebecca Black

MBChB, FRACGP, DRCOG, DFFP

Dr Rebecca Black

MBChB, FRACGP, DRCOG, DFFP

Dr Rebecca Black trained in the United Kingdom and has worked as a general practitioner in the UK, New Zealand and Australia. She moved here with her young family to join Mingara Medical and seeking a better quality of life.

Her special interests include women’s health, contraception, care of the elderly, in addition to paediatrics and ear, nose & throat issues. She also is trained in skin checks and minor skin procedures.

Rebecca has the DRCOG (women’s health qualification).

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Ben Eksteen

MBChB, CCFP, FRACGP

Dr Ben Eksteen

MBChB, CCFP, FRACGP

Dr Ben Eksteen joined Mingara Medical in October 2013. Originally from South Africa, he spent 17
years in general practice in Canada before deciding to join previous colleagues of his in sunny
Australia.

Ben enjoys all aspects of general practice, from neonatal to palliative care, including all acute and
chronic ailments and prenatal shared care. Women’s health including contraception, pap smears and
Mirena IUD insertion are also areas of interest.

Ben has done further training in skin cancer treatment including a Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine
and he manages a range of skin care conditions, including skin cancer screening and management.

He promotes a holistic approach to medicine and health in general and appreciates the value of a
balanced lifestyle and prevention of disease.

In addition, Ben also has excellent experience in sports medicine, having worked in close relation with
several Orthopaedic Surgeons with a subspecialty in sports-related injuries. He also has an interest and
a background in peri-operative medicine.

Personally, Ben enjoys spending time with his young family. He lives an active lifestyle, participating in
long-distance cycling, mountain biking, running and triathlon – having competed and finished in the
Canadian Ironman competition.He is also an aspiring guitarist and surfer and although neither

He is also an aspiring guitarist and surfer and although neither comes naturally, he is not about to give
up!

He is one of the directors of Mingara Medical, is committed to the practice and hopes to spend the rest
of his career here.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Emilie Jakstas

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Emilie Jakstas

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Emilie Jakstas graduated from Sydney University in 2012 and has worked in a variety of Hospitals and General Practice locations across NSW and SA since 2013. She achieved her fellowship to the Royal Australian College of GP’s in 2017 and has a special interest in medical education, women’s health, paediatrics, sexual health and mental health. In her free time she enjoys gardening and spending time outdoors or in a good book!

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Nik Katelaris

Dr Nik Katelaris

Dr Katelaris is a GP Men’s Health Physician with special interests in vasectomy and erectile dysfunction including penile injection therapy. Dr Katelaris was a surgical intern and resident at Prince of Wales Hospital for 3 years. He subsequently trained in urological surgery for a further 3 years in Sydney, Albury and Tweed Heads. He completed a Master of Surgery (Urology) at the University of Melbourne in 2019.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Dershini Kumar

MBBS(Unsw), Bsc(Medsci), FRACGP

Dr Dershini Kumar

MBBS(Unsw), Bsc(Medsci), FRACGP

Dr Dershini Kumar graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2008. She has worked in a
variety of fields since then in Sydney, the Central Coast and rural NSW. She has extensive critical care
and emergency experience.She received her fellowship from the RACGP in 2015.

Dershini received her fellowship from the RACGP in 2015.

Her interests lie in women’s health, paediatrics, mental health and chronic disease management. She
has also completed her Diploma of Paediatrics through the University of Sydney.

In her free time, Dershini loves travelling, spending time with her loved ones and visiting the Central
Coast’s many beautiful beaches.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Gordon Lau

DCH, MBBS, FRACGP, Ba AppSc (Physio)

Dr Gordon Lau

DCH, MBBS, FRACGP, Ba AppSc (Physio)

Gordon is both a Medical Doctor as well as a Physiotherapist with over a decade of experience working on the Central Coast. After completing his postgraduate experience locally in the Central Coast Local Health District, he entered General Practice because loves the variety and the options for continuation of care.

With a special interest in Paediatrics, Mental Health, Rehabilitation Medicine (especially Spinal Cord Injuries), and Musculoskeletal / Sports Medicine, he likes to inject an element of fun (where possible) into his consultations and offers genuine care when sharing knowledge to help his patients learn how to take better care of themselves and those they care about. He loves working collaboratively with his patients and other health professionals to optimise their outcomes.  In his spare time, he loves exercising, cooking, chasing sunrises, and volunteering with charities doing projects both locally and abroad. Bitten by the “Study Bug,” he loves attending workshops and courses to further his learning to fuel his professional and personal interests.

As a crazy traveller, he counts being stalked by a mountain lion whilst hiking in Yosemite amongst his most exhilarating travel experiences!

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Connie Li

MBBS

Dr Connie Li

MBBS

Dr Connie Li was born and trained in Sydney and has been working on the Central Coast for the past 18 months.  Connie has particular interests in Women’s Health (antenatal care), travel medicine, mental health and paediatrics.  Connie has a passion for travel and exploring the world.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Chris Lloyd

MBChB MRCGP(UK) FRACGP

Dr Chris Lloyd

MBChB MRCGP(UK) FRACGP

Dr Chris Lloyd grew up in Liverpool in the north of England and graduated from Bristol University in the
UK in 2000. He worked in several hospitals around the south west of England before eventually joining
a large General Practice in Bristol, having gained his membership examinations with distinction.

Chris moved to Australia in 2009 with his wife Andrea and their three young children, having grown tired
of the rainy and grey days in England and keen to experience life down under.  After working at Lake
Munmorah for four years, he decided to join Mingara Medical in 2013 and was the first doctor to see a
patient at the practice on day one!  Being part of the fabric of the surgery, Chris has loved watching the
clinic grow and expand and is committed to its exciting future.

Chris is heavily involved in the local community with his local surf club at Shelly Beach, playing soccer
for The Entrance Over 35s and coaching his children’s soccer teams.  In 2016, Chris set up a medical
clinic at Coast Shelter in West Gosford providing free healthcare to those going through a tough time
and needing extra support.  He is passionate about improving access to healthcare for all and enjoys all
areas of general practice with particular experience in mental health, paediatrics, men’s health and
sports medicine.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr JP Maré

MBChB CCFP FRACGP USMLE

Dr JP Maré

MBChB CCFP FRACGP USMLE

Dr Jean-Pierre Maré Immigrated to Australia in 2013 from Canada, where he spent many
years in a rural surgical position and as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of
Alberta.

His special interest is Skin Cancer Medicine. He is an active accredited member of the Skin
Cancer College of Australasia, under which he successfully completed his Diploma in Skin
Cancer Medicine and Surgery, as well as in Dermoscopy.

Dr Maré enjoys procedural medicine, which includes procedures such as skin cancer surgery
(including skin grafts and skin flap surgery), cosmetic fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.

Dr Maré also performs Mirena and Implanon insertions.

He is an avid sportsman and participates in triathlons, paddle-boarding, mountain biking and
ocean swimming.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Nicola Newman

BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH, FRACGP

Dr Nicola Newman

BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH, FRACGP

Nicola likes sleeping, exercise, animals, humour, witty comments, sarcasm and kindness. She dislikes politics (with a passion), rudeness and people that don’t return their trolleys after shopping. Her hobbies include listening to audio-books, walking and socialising our dogs, sport and exercise. She currently does 6hrs of martial arts every week, plays tennis once a week and goes running/walking with her dogs at least 6 times a week. She has been known to get dragged into playing 5-a-side soccer, cricket and basketball for a while as well!

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Louella Pink

MBBS

Dr Louella Pink

MBBS

Louella was born and raised on the Mid North Coast and studied medicine at the University of New South Wales.  She is interested in preventative medicine, women and children health and travel medicine.  She loves living on the Central Coast and when she is not working she can be found exploring one of the surrounding beaches or national parks.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Frederik Steyn

MBChB DA(SA) LMCC CCFP FRACGP

Dr Frederik Steyn

MBChB DA(SA) LMCC CCFP FRACGP

Dr Frederik Steyn graduated from medical school in 2004. He then completed a Diploma in
Anesthesiology from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa. He moved to Canada to work as a full
time rural GP Anesthesiologist in 2008.

He specialised as a Family Physician in Canada and was also a clinical lecturer with the Department of
Family Physicians with the University of Alberta. He is currently also a Fellow of the Royal Australian
Colleges of General Practitioners of Australia.

He enjoys all aspects of General Practice, especially sports and acute care medicine.  Fred also has an interest in skin cancer medicine.

He loves spending time outdoors with his young family. He is a keen mountain biker and he is motivated
to start dabbling in water sports on the lovely Central Coast, which he hopes to call home for the rest of
his life.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Ebony Tosch

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Ebony Tosch

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Ebony Tosch graduated from the University of Tasmania before working in Brisbane and Sydney as a GP. She has now moved to the Central Coast with her husband, and son, and looks forward to becoming part of the local community.

Ebony is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice and has particular interests in Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescent Health. She has training in maternity shared care and Implanon contraception, and enjoys procedural work such as IV iron and minor skin procedures.  Ebony follows a vegan lifestyle and enjoys writing, cooking, bird-watching, whiskey, bush-walking, and growing Bunya pines.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr Quinten Willemse

MBChB, LMCC, CCFP, FRACGP

Dr Quinten Willemse

MBChB, LMCC, CCFP, FRACGP

Dr Quinten Willemse qualified in South Africa in 1997 and then moved to Canada where he
obtained his Specialist General Practice certification.  In 2008 he permanently relocated to
Australia with his family and joined the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners as a
fellow.

While being a general practitioner, he also enjoyed Critical Care for many years– working in
ICU & Emergency Medicine and as an admitting VMO.

Since 2011, he has focused on GP practice only and enjoys the variety and challenges of
General Practice.

He established Mingara Medical in 2013 where he continues to be active in business
development and strategic planning. He believes systems and technology are paramount in
creating the General Practice of the future.

Quinten consults on all aspects of Family Medicine and is skilled in procedural work including
skin cancer management. He encourages patients to share in the responsibility of managing
their own health.

Away from work, he dabbles in triathlon where his motto is “Why just suck at one sport?”

He understands that few people can pronounce his surname and is happy to be called
Quinten.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)

Dr James Wolstenholme

MBChB MRCP (UK) FRACGP

Dr James Wolstenholme

MBChB MRCP (UK) FRACGP

Dr James Wolstenholme graduated from Birmingham University Medical School in 1996 and
worked in local hospitals for several years, gaining experience in many different specialties of
medicine and qualifying to join the Royal College of Physicians, before deciding on General
Practice as a career.

Subsequently, James was a partner in a large practice for about eight years, during which time
he developed special interests in cardiology and diabetes, and was able to extend his
experience of the former by also working part-time in the Cardiology Department at the Queen
Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Eventually, the lure of Australia became too great and James moved here with his wife Maggie
and their two boys in 2011.

He loves the lifestyle on the Central Coast and is very happy to be part of the local community
here. In his spare time, James enjoys music, reading and keeping fit.  He plays Over 35s
soccer for the local Barnstoneworth Football Club.

Fee Schedule

  • Children under 16 years of age will be bulk billed for most services.
  • Gold & White card DVA Card Holders will be bulk billed via DVA
  • Patients over 70 years of age are bulk billed at the Doctors discretion (note some Doctors are private billing only)
  • Patients 16-70 years of age with Commonwealth Health Care or Pensioner Card will be billed at a reduced rate
  • All other patients attract a private billing

MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Standard Consult $85 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $125 (rebate $75.75)
Standard Consult HCC/Pension $65 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult HCC/Pension $105 (rebate $75.75)
** Payment is required at the time of the consult

SATURDAY (PRIVATE BILLING ALL PATIENTS)
Standard Consult $89 (rebate $39.10)
Long Consult $129 (rebate $75.75)