Our Staff

All staff credentials are checked by the relevant Registration boards,
Accreditation boards, Practice Manager and the Board of Directors.

Dr Ruhidas Debnath

MBBS, DCH, FRACGP, FACRRM, DIP DERM, MRCP (UK), DIP SKIN CANCER

Special training in child health,mental health, skin cancer & other skin diseases, chronic & acute medical conditions and advance rural skills training.

Dr Satish Kumar

(Practice Principal) BSC (Hons), MBBS, FRACGP, DCH

Special interest in looking after patient not only for their medical conditions but also their social & psychological problems.

Dr Arati Debnath

MBBS, DCH, DGO, FRACGP

Special interest in women’s health, child health, mental health & chronic disease management.

Dr Thiru Thirukkumaran

MBBS MSc

Special interest in supportive & pallative care & rural medicine.

Teaching

Burnie Super Clinic will be actively involved in teaching. In conjunction with the University of Tasmania Rural Clinical School, General Practice Training Tasmania (GPTT) and other educational partners.

Clinicians will have an opportunity to teach and contribute to research. There are currently two academic GPs on staff.

The Burnie GP Super Clinic is a recognised training provider for registrars, UTAS medical students, John Flynn Medical Students and UTAS student nurses.The Clinic is also actively involved with each of the local schools assisting with work placements for their students.

Recognised training providers include:
• UTAS – www.utas.edu.au
• General Practice Training Tasmania – www.gptt.com.au
• RACGP – www.racgp.org.au
• ACRRM – www.acrrm.org.au

Training

Vocational
GP Ongoing training and support

IMG – Pre-vocational
Provide supervision, mentoring and support

GP Registrars
Placement of at least two Registrars

Medical Student
Attachments from UTAS

Practice Nurse
Ongoing training and support

Nursing Students
Placements from UTAS and supervision

Development Manager and Practice Manager
Ongoing training and support

Practice Receptionist
Ongoing training and support

Student work placement
Work place experience for School students