Meet our Doctors


Dr Rod joined our team in 1997 and has owned and run the practice since 2006.  Dr Rod enjoys all facets of General Practice but has a particular interest in Skin Cancer Medicine, Surgical Procedures (including Vasectomy), Cosmetic Medicine and Chronic Disease Management.
Dr Rod holds an FRACGP and is Vocationally Registered.  He is a Quality Assurance Examiner for the RACGP and is a registered GP Trainer.  He is a Board Member of the Queensland RACGP.

He assists a Spine Surgeon twice weekly outside of his practice at Jimboomba.
His interests include Scuba Diving, Underwater Photography, keeping fit, and driving and maintaining his 20 yo Porsche 911.


Dr Sunanda joined our team in May 2005. She previously lived and worked in New Zealand and was born in India.  She is married with 2 grown boys.  Interests include reading and music.
Sunanda holds an FRACGP and is Vocationally Registered.  She was honoured with an award for achieving the Highest Result in Queensland for the Practice Eligible Pathway for her Fellowship.
Sunanda is interested in all facets of General Practice and has a loyal following.  We appreciate her ever cheerful smile and ‘motherly’ care.


Dr Maria joined the team in October 2008.
She graduated in Fiji in the year 2000 and is now an Australian Citizen.  She holds an FRACGP and is Vocationally Registered.  Dr Maria is an Examiner for the RACGP and regularly teach Medical Student.
Dr Maria has particular interests in Family Medicine, Children’s health and Women’s Health.
She has 4 children and loves dancing and music.


Dr Matt joined our team in 2015 as a senior GP Registrar.  He has completed his Fellowship for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and shares his work as a Visiting Medical Officer at Beaudesert Hospital.
Dr Matt is locally born and bred.  He lives locally and continues to work part-time at Beaudesert Hospital.
Some years ago, Dr Matt spent time in our practice as a Medical Student.  We are very excited that he returned as a member of the team!
Dr Matt enjoys keeping fit and playing Soccer.



Dr Tim joined us in 2015.   
Dr Tim completed a degree in Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Queensland.

Once graduated he began training in multiple fields of medicine across southeast Queensland. After completing residency, he worked as a Medical Registrar in subspecialty areas and helped train students and junior doctors at QE 2 Hospital.

Dr Tim developed special interests in Skin Cancer Medicine, Diabetes Care, and Refugee Health but still enjoys all aspects of medicine.

Dr Tim has a young family of his own and enjoys engaging with other parents on their journey!


Dr Linda previously completed a degree in Pharmacy and Medicine/Surgery at University of Queensland.

She worked at Princess Alexandra Hospital, rotating between different specialties but spent the last 12 months in Emergency Medicine. She is now pursuing her interest in General Practice and enjoys all aspects of medicine.

Outside of work hours, Linda enjoys spending time with family and friends, tending to her succulent garden and playing touch football. She can also speak fluent Vietnamese.


Dr Angie is a Griffith University Graduate who recently received her General Practice Fellowship with the RACGP. Prior to studying medicine, Angie worked as a personal trainer and in the fitness industry for 7 years. Some of Angie’s interests include children’s and women’s health but she enjoys all aspects of medicine.

Angie spends her spare time with friends doing outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, running and cycling. She is looking forward to working in the local community.


Dr Samanta Samajder completed her medical degree in 2011. Post internship in 2012, she has worked at Ipswich hospital for 3 years. She has completed Sydney Child Health Program from University of Sydney and is currently undergoing her GP training through GPTQ. Her enjoyment of a wide variety of medical subspecialties, plus her genuine passion of forming strong therapeutic relationships with people, prompted her to seek a career in General Practice. She is interested in all aspects of general practice including Medicine, Women and children’s health, Skin cancers and Mental health, along with a special interest in chronic disease management.
She is fluent in English, Bengali and Hindi.

Dr Samanta is also a mother of 5-year-old and enjoys spending time with family and going out.


Dr. Paul O’Neill joined our practice at the end of January 2020. Dr. Paul has worked in various hospitals throughout his training and has become a Fellow of the RACGP in January 2021. He has a keen interest in skin cancer medicine, chronic health, preventive care and family medicine. He has two young kids which keep him busy, and he enjoys fitness, yoga and travelling.


Dr. Henry Lee is a GP registrar, starting at Jimboomba Junction Family Practice in January 2023.  

Dr. Lee graduated from Griffith University in 2018. Prior to medical school, he worked as an orthoptist in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has previously worked at Mackay Base Hospital, Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Tweed Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and Carbal Medical Practice. Henry has a keen interest in Internal Medicine.  

In his free time, Henry enjoys cooking and basketball.  


Dr. Jessica Chappell completed her medical training in the UK in 2012 before moving to Queensland in 2015. Now an Australian Citizen, she is thrilled to be working in General Practice after many years of hospital-based medicine as well as work in Medical Education with Griffith University. 

Dr. Jessica is keen to promote patient-centred care and encourages destigmatisation of issues around Sexual Health, Women’s Health, and Mental Health. 

Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, camping, and calisthenics, as well quieter days of reading or arts and crafts including printmaking. 


Dr Heidi grew up on the Gold Coast and completed her schooling in Logan. Dr Heidi completed her initial medical training in 2019 in NSW at the University of Newcastle. During her internship and residency, she completed post-graduate study in Child Health through the University of Sydney.

Heidi is pleased to be returning to Jimboomba Junction Family Practice. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and working across the breadth of General Practice.

On her time off she enjoys spending time in the garden, cooking and relaxing at home.

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