Meet our friendly, caring team of healthcare professionals and staff

All Noosa Clinic GP’s have undertaken years of specialist GP training.

With many years’ experience in general practice, each GP brings something unique to our clinic through their own special interests.

Our doctors provide a wealth of experience and advice, call our friendly staff to arrange a consultation today.

* Please note that there are many services which do not attract Medicare rebates and that Medicare does not cover the cost of disposable items or special equipment used in treatments.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Deshanu (Desh) Jayasinghe

Dr. Deshanu (Desh) Jayasinghe

MBBS (Qld), FRACGP, Diploma of Dermoscopy (SCCA), Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery (SCCA).

Desh completed his undergraduate medical degree from James Cook University in 2005. He then became a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2011.

Desh soon gained a passion for skin cancer medicine which led to further advanced training in this field. He is accredited with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.

Desh is committed to the early detection of skin cancer and as such utilises the Gold Standard of care in skin cancer detection. Fully trained in cross polarised dermoscopic skin examination, dermascopic digital photography and both simple and complex skin cancer surgery.

He is actively involved in teaching with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.

Desh is now utilising his skin cancer surgical training, knowledge of head and neck anatomy and uncompromising eye for detail in Cosmetic Medicine. The very personal decision to enhance ones looks could not be in more skilled hands.

Dr. Leisa Andrews

Dr. Leisa Andrews


Completed her medical degree’s at Adelaide University (1999).

After her intern year, she completed a year at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide.Leisa’s General Practice Training was completed in Gippsland, Victoria, where she worked for 10 years.

During that time, she had a year travelling in Europe, completed a Graduate Certificate in Medical Acupuncture at Monash University and had 2 children.Her special interests are Medical Acupuncture, Paediatrics and Women’s Health.

Dr. Kathryn Isbel

Dr. Kathryn Isbel


Kathy graduated in 2001 from the University of Queensland.

After hospital experience at The Prince Charles, Caboolture and Redcliffe Hospitals, she moved to General Practice.

Kathy has worked across the Sunshine Coast since 2006. She attained her fellowship of the RACGP in 2007.

Kathy has an interest and experience in all aspects of Family medicine, with special interests in aged care and GP trainee education.

Dr. Joanne Pitkin

Dr. Joanne Pitkin


Graduated in 1995, has a diploma in Child Health and is a Fellow of the RACGP.

Joanne has 15 years experience working in general practice and  enjoys all aspects of General Practice with special interests in Women’s health, Child & Adolescent health, Chronic disease management and Aged Care.

Dr. Pitkin currently works Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dr. Rob Tuffley

Dr. Rob Tuffley


Dr Rob Tuffley comes to the Noosa Clinic after 35yrs of General practice in Gympie.

He enjoys all areas of General practice, and has extensive experience, and a wide range of procedural skills and interests including Women’s health, Obstetrics, antenatal and postnatal care, Palliative care, Anaesthetics , Sports and trauma medicine, Paediatrics and Diabetes.

He is on the examining board for the DRANZCOG diploma examination, and is still providing anaesthetic services.

Dr Tuffley has been performing skin cancer surgery (including flaps and grafts) and Vasectomies for over 35 years and has extensive experience in women’s contraceptive procedures.

Outside medicine he enjoys surfing, fishing, golf, music and travel.


Dr. Phoebe Williams

BSc, MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma in Child Health

Currently on maternity leave 🙂

Phoebe completed her medical training at the University of Queensland in 2013 and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners’ in 2017. She spent her hospital training years across Brisbane before completing her GP training in far North Queensland enjoying her work with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. Dr Williams enjoys all areas of General practice and also has completed a Diploma of Child Health.

Dr. Arron Whyatt

Dr. Arron Whyatt


Dr Whyatt is a caring GP with a twenty-year history of rural and remote medicine, both hospital based and in country general practice. He is experienced in aged care, paediatrics, cardiology and diabetic management. He has also done further training in travel and expedition medicine.

Dr Whyatt is working full-time at Noosa Clinic and will welcome all previous patients and new alike.


Dr Harry Van Rensburg


Dr Harry van Rensburg is a South African born GP, having migrated to Australia in 1997. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2002 and has been a Supervisor for General Practice Registrars for the past 8 years. He has extensive experience, having worked in remote Australia since migrating here. He comes with a broad interest in all aspects of general practice, having dealt with surgery consults and emergency care for the past 22 years.

Dr Harry has a special interest in mental health, aged care, skin cancer and an holistic approach to natural weight management. He is a keen to take up mountain bike riding on the Sunshine Coast, enjoys going to the gym and walking his two dogs. Harry is now an empty nester, with three adult sons speckled across Australia; a builder at Thornlands, an auto mechanic at Broome and a University student in Melbourne.

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Dr Kenny Corbett


Dr Corbett graduated in Medicine from Glasgow University, Scotland in 1996 with a prior degree in Physiology & Sports Science. He emigrated to Australia in 1998 and moved to Tewantin in 2003. He worked in Emergency at Noosa Hospital and as a GP in Cooroy before joining the Doctors of Tewantin team in 2013.

As well as working at Doctors of Tewantin, he will be joining Noosa Clinic two days a week to complement our Skin Cancer Management team. Dr Ken has Diplomas in Dermatoscopy, and Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery. He is an accredited Skin Cancer doctor with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia and is comfortable performing both simple and complex skin surgery.

Dr Michael Harrison

Dr Michael Harrison

Dr Michael Harrison trained in the UK and has been in Australia since 2010. He has a broad background in various branches of medicine including Surgery, ENT, Dermatology and Psychiatry but retains an interest in all aspects of medical care having worked as a GP for more than 15 years.

Dr Harrison has also worked in professional sport and clinical research. He aims to bring an empathic common-sense patient-centred approach to health concerns.  He is married with one son who is soon to complete his final year at school.

Meet Our Nurses & Practice Staff

Our nurses bring a wealth of experience with wound care, immunisations, INR management, diabetes checks and and health management as well as all aspects of general nursing. They work closely with the doctors, and enjoy assisting with surgeries as well.

Please feel free to ask for advice from our nursing staff – between them they have a wealth of knowledge and over 100 years experience.

Kay Stepney

Chronic Disease Management Nurses

Kay is a dedicated and experienced Outreach Nurse.

Kay does Health Assessments and Care Planning which assists with Chronic Disease Management. Her caring and compassionate personality is part of what makes her a valuable part of our team.

Reception staff

These obliging, friendly ladies manage appointments, inquiries, accounts and medical information of a non-personal nature. They are the soul of Noosa Clinic and do a wonderful job.

You’ll always find a warm welcome and a smile at Noosa Clinic.

Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.” -Dr. Seuss