Meet the Doctors at Carseldine Family Clinic

Carseldine Family Clinic is an AGPAL accredited practice. Our team of qualified specialists are ready and waiting to help you. Meet our friendly family doctors below.

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

MBBS FRACGP

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).

Working Hours

Monday: 8:30AM to 3:00PM | Tuesday: 8:30AM to 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:30AM to 5:00PM | Thursday: 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Friday: Off

A photo of Dr Elizabeth Baer at Carseldine Family Clinic.

Dr Christopher Pitt

MBBS FRACGP

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.

Working Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9:15AM to 6:00PM | Friday: 9:00AM to 12:00PM

A photo of Dr Justin Bissell (MBBS) at Carseldine Family Clinic.

Dr Justin Bissell

MBBS FRACGP

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.

Working Hours

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

B-Med FRACGP

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.

Working Hours

Dr Christopher Hickey

MBBS QLD FRACGP

Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Queensland in 2013. From 2014-2019 he worked as junior medical officer, as well as a medical registrar, in a number of hospitals on Brisbane’s northside. Chris entered General Practice Training in 2019 and achieved his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2021.

With Chris’ background in adult medicine, he has an interest in the management of patients with chronic medical conditions, particular chronic heart and lung disease.

When not working, Chris enjoy spending time with his family.

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.

Working Hours

Tuesday 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM

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

Monday  9:00AM – 3:00PM

Tuesday  9:00AM – 3:00PM

Thursday  9:00AM – 3:00PM

Dr Liliana Potocki

MBBS QLD FRACGP

Dr. Liliana Potocki has been working in General Practice since 2014, completing her RACGP fellowship in January 2017.   After completing her Medical degree at Griffith University, her residency years were spent at the Mater Hospitals.

Liliana enjoys all areas of General Practice, from antenatal care, paediatrics, mental health, skin cancer, to chronic disease and preventative care. She has completed the Diploma in Child Health and Mental Health skills training, and skin cancer training including a Certificate in Dermoscopy.  Liliana is also a qualified Implanon practitioner.  The most rewarding part of General Practice is fostering therapeutic relationships, whole person care and providing continuity of care for patients.

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, procedures eg. skin excisions, iron infusions, care plans, new patients, lifestyle medicine, complex patients, and drivers medical.

Working Hours

Wednesday 7:45AM – 2:00PM
Friday 7:45AM – 2:00PM

Dr Marcus Buchanan

Dr Marcus Buchanan completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland in 2018. He subsequently undertook his residency years at Redcliffe Hospital before venturing into General Practice at the beginning of 2022.

Marcus enjoys all aspects of general practice, from antenatal and paediatric care through to chronic disease management, aged care and preventive health. Marcus also enjoys procedural work including skin cancer management, Implanon insertions and removals, and iron infusions.

Outside of work, Marcus enjoys a broad range of interests, including spending time with family, following various sports, and pursuing interests in history and science.

Marcus is currently accepting new patients.

Working Hours

  • Monday – 9:00am to 4:45pm
  • Tuesday – 9:00am to 4:45pm
  • Wednesday – 9:00am to 4:45pm
  • Thursday – 9:00 to 4:45pm
  • Friday 9:00am to 4:45pm

Kristie Clarke Psychologist

BSc (Psych), M. Clin Psych, MAPS, FCCLP
Senior Clinical Psychologist, EMDR Therapist, Neurofeedback Trainer

Kristie has completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) at the University of Newcastle and a Master of Clinical Psychology at the Australian Catholic University. She is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and a Fellow of the APS Clinical College.

Kristie has worked in a range of settings including corporate, government, inpatient private hospital and private practice. Kristie has been working in private practice for 17 years and works predominantly with adults.

Kristie is Approved with Workcover, Medicare and Private Health Insurance. Kristie is an EMDR and Trauma Therapist and NDIS Approved provider.

Kristie supports clients through her individualised counselling approach of doing “whatever works” for the client. Tailoring treatment programs to the individual utilising a ranges of therapy modes and techniques.,

Kristie believes in integrating both past and present experiences, to assist clients to gain awareness and insight to better understand their feelings, behaviours, and relationship patterns. This approach is effective in promoting well-being, reaching your potential and improving happiness in your life.

Kristie has substantial experience working with clients who have had traumatic experiences and may suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Kristie  has special interest in anxiety disorders, relationship issues and work-related illness.

Working Hours