Meet the Family Doctors of Carseldine Family Clinic
Carseldine Family Clinic is an AGPAL accredited practice. All qualified specialists, meet our friendly family doctors below!
Dr Elizabeth Baer
Dr Elizabeth Baer joined our practice in January 2014. She is a 1988 Graduate of the University of Queensland and has been working in General Practice for over 20 years. She has special interests in Sexual Health, Infectious Disease, HIV Management and PEP Emergency Treatment.
Dr Baer is an accredited S100 prescriber for people living with HIV and is accepting new patients who are HIV-positive. Other services provided include HIV RAPID Testing, comprehensive Sexual Health Assessments and Sex Workers Screening. Dr Baer is a Member of the Sexual Health Society of Queensland and Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM).
Monday: 8:30AM to 3:00PM | Tuesday: 8:30AM to 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:30AM to 5:00PM | Thursday: 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dr Christopher Pitt
Chris graduated from the University of Queensland in 1998. Before starting General Practice in 2004, he did a number of terms in specialty paediatrics (children’s medicine), including 6 months at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Mater Mothers Hospital. Unsurprisingly, Chris has a particular passion for helping children and families maintain good health! He particularly has a special interest in Autism and ADHD.
He also has postgraduate training in women’s health, sexual health and family planning, mental health, and has experience in skin cancer and cosmetic medicine. Chris sits on state and national committees for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and is a regular examiner for the RACGP Fellowship Exam. He is a supervisor for GP Registrars and medical students, and he loves a good coffee.
Monday – Thursday: 9:15AM to 6:00PM | Friday: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dr Justin Bissell
Due to his high demand, Dr Bissell is not taking new patients. As a friendly reminder, Dr Bissell is typically booked at least 1 week in advance, so please plan your next visit accordingly.
Monday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM | Tuesday: 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM | Friday: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Dr Amy Weber
Dr Amy Weber graduated from medical school from the University of Newcastle in 2001. She worked for two years in the hospital system in NSW and Queensland, before entering general practice on the Sunshine Coast. She achieved her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2005. Since then, she has worked on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane. Dr Weber’s areas of interest include palliative care and mental health.
Due to high patient demand, Dr Weber is not accepting new patients at this time. Thank you for your understanding.
Monday – Friday: 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dr Christopher Hickey
Dr Hickey Graduated from University of Queensland with MBBS in 2013. Completed Internship and further 2 years of residency at Redcliffe Hospital covering a number of specialties including General Surgery, Urology, Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation and General medicine. Worked for another 2 years as a medical registrar in The Prince Charles, Rockhampton Base, Caboolture and Redcliffe Hospitals.
Dr Hickey’s area of interest are in Preventative Health, Chronic Disease Management (particularly diabetes, heart and lung disease), Dermatology, Sports Medicine, Women’s and Men’s Health.
Hobbies & Interests outside of medicine: Touch Football, Cricket, Soccer, Rugby League, Music
When calling or booking online, please request the 30 minutes for the following type of consultations: Women and men’s health checks, cervical screen, mental health, post-natal checks for new mums, 6 week check baby and all childhood vaccinations, procedures eg. skin excisions, iron infusions, care plans, new patients, lifestyle medicine, complex patients, and drivers medical.
“Bulk Billing for children 15 years and younger and for DVA. Private billing applies to 16 and over with discounted fees for aged pensioners in possession of Commonwealth concession card.”
Monday through Friday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Dr Astley Austin
Dr Astley Austin MBBS (Registrar)
Dr Astley Austin graduated from James Cook University in 2009, after completing her intern and JHO year at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane. Astley has spent the last 8 years in anaesthetics and critical care. Through this she have had extensive experience in helping care for women during labour either through providing pain relief in labour or anaesthetic to enable delivery via caesarean section. In doing this, Astley has developed an interest in antenatal and postnatal care and will enjoy the continuity of care involved in General Practice.
Outside of work I enjoy camping and going off road with my family and dogs, cooking and traveling.
Working Hours are: Monday 8:00AM to 5:30PM and Thursday 8:00AM to 5:30PM