Our Doctors

Dr. Doug Warne

Dr Doug Warne has been working at King Street Medical Centre for 20 years and been Supervisor of training for 17 . He has recently taken on the role of Managing Partner. Doug graduated from Newcastle University with Honours in 1991, is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, and has further attained his Diploma of Paediatrics  and Diploma Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Doug has a passion for mentoring the next generation of rural doctors and has keen interests in Paediatrics, Obstetrics, Allergies and Chronic Disease Management. He has served terms as the General Practice representative on the National Immunisation Committee and been the Tweed Valley Immunisation Project Manager from 2000-2008.

Doug lives in the valley,with his lovely wife  and  four beautiful children who attend local schools . His interests include surfing and soccer and he has captained the Australian Medical Soccer team at the World Medical Championships .

Dr. John Moran

Dr John Moran has been a GP for 33 years in Murwillumbah and over 35 years in rural practice. John was the managing partner at KSMC for over 30 years. He has recently relinquished that role while remaining a senior partner. Under John’s guidance KSMC has been and remains one of the longest continuous registrar teaching practices in the region. While recently relinquished, John served as a VMO at Murwillumbah Hospital for the last 30 years. He has a special interest in rural medicine, undergraduate medical education and has been the GP for Queensland Jr Rugby Union.  John is an Assistant Professor at Bond University and is Sub Dean of Medicine at University Centre of Rural Health (Sydney University) and plays a key role in the North Coast Medical Education Collaborative that aims to establish full time rural education opportunities for medical students. John is a Foundation Member and Fellow of ACCRM and is a member of the South Pacific Underwater Medical Society and has also taken on the role of Team Doctor for the Australian transplant team. John has recently been appointed to the Area Health Board 2015.

Dr. Chris Millar

Dr Christopher Millar is a general practitioner who graduated from medical school at the University of Otago in 1998. Chris is a practice partner at King Street where he came as a registrar in 2005. He has worked in a rural area in the Solomon Islands as a sole doctor for a rural population of 30 000 people in the Western Province and he was also the Director of Medical Services for that Provincial Health Service. He has been the project manager for construction of the Taro and Namuga Hospitals in the Solomon Islands. In addition to his MBCHB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) he has qualifications of Diploma in Child Health, FRACGP (Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners), and postgraduate qualification in international Health and Development. Chris is a Clinical lecturer and mentor for the University of Wollongong (UCRH – Murwillumbah). Chris’s medical interests include paediatrics, skin excisions , chronic disease management as well as tropical medicine. His personal interests include surfing and gardening. He is married and is the father of 4 beautiful girls and they live in the local area.

Dr. Robyn Yabsley

Dr Yabsley was born,raised and educated in Northern NSW until attending the University of NSW in Sydney to study medicine. Her further training was carried out at St George Hospital, Kogarah, The Sydney Hospital and Tamworth Base Hospital. Her rural upbringing gave her the desire to return home to this area where she is now in practice at King Street Medical Centre.

She holds a Fellowship from the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, a Diploma from the Royal Australian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, a Certificate in Women’s Health (QLD), and has both further training and worked in Family Planning Clinics.

Her interests are in all aspects of family medicine and she especially enjoys the ability to look after several generations of the one family.
She is a senior lecturer with the University of Wollongong and enjoys being involved with the teaching of our future medical practitioners.
She has a wealth of experience both medically and in life through her wide medical exposure as well being mother to five children.

Dr. Laura Kindt

Dr Laura Kindt graduated from the University of NSW in Sydney in 2012. She has completed a diploma of Paediatrics through Westmead Children’s Hospital and a Certificate of Emergency Medicine. Prior to working at King Street Medical Centre, Laura lived in Coffs Harbour for 7 years. She has medical interests in chronic disease, women’s and children’s health and has loved her time at King Styreet thus far. Laura enjoys surfing (or trying to!) and exploring the beautiful Murwillumbah, Cabarita Beach and surrounds.

Dr. Scott Pearson

Dr Scott Pearson was born and raised in the Central West of New South Wales. He moved to Sydney to begin his medical studies and six years later he graduated from the University of NSW in 2013. He worked at The Wollongong Hospital for his internship and residency, then spent 2016 travelling around the country, spending most of his working year in Darwin.

He has spent the majority of the past two and half years (prior to general practice) working in Paediatrics, most recently as a Paediatric Registrar at the Gold Coast University Hospital for all of 2017. He has a Diploma of Paediatrics and has a special interest in seeing children of all ages. 

He decided to pursue general practice because he is interested in all aspects of family medicine and particularly enjoys the variety which it offers. He lives locally and is a member of the Murwillumbah Triathlon Club. He enjoys spending his spare time in the ocean, trail running and exploring with his wife Grace in their van. 

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Dr. Jacqui Wilson

Dr Jacqui Wilson is a general practitioner who graduated from Bond University and she is a fellow of the RACGP.  Before starting at King Street Medical Centre she worked at the Tweed Hospital for 5 years. She has also worked as a VMO at Murwillumbah Hospital while completing her GP training with King Street Medical Centre.

Her main interests lie in women’s health, paediatrics and chronic disease management. Dr Wilson is a mother of two children who attend local school and university and has been a long standing member of the community.

Her hobbies include music, fine dining and karaoke.

Dr. Taz Zamani

Dr. Taz Zamani joined King Street Medical Centre in 2020 as a registrar and is in the final stages of obtaining his fellowship. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Queensland and is originally from Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Vanessa Tent

Vanessa is an enthusiastic GP registrar who loves serving the local community at KSMC. After completing medical school in Western Sydney, she happily escaped the hustle and bustle of the city and moved to the Northern Rivers. Vanessa completed her junior doctor training at The Tweed Hospital, and is undertaking GP training through the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. She is passionate about women and children’s health, palliative care, and working with vulnerable people in the community.

Outside of work, Vanessa enjoys getting into nature, bike riding, and salsa dancing. She is currently studying for a Certificate II in Auslan (Australian Sign Language.)