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. 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.

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Dr. Jessica Hamlyn

General Practice has always been Dr Jessica’s chosen medical specialty. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine and is enthusiastic about delivering high quality care to people from infancy to advanced age. She is committed to keeping up-to-date with current best practice and offering individualised holistic care to all of her patients.

Dr Jessica graduated from Griffith University in 2010 and completed her residency in Brisbane, rotating through all of the major specialties. During this time, she spent a large amount of her time in emergency medicine, paediatrics and inpatient mental health services. Dr Jessica also had three children during her training and is now juggling part-time work with motherhood, something she has in common with many of her patients.

Her special interests include women’s health, pregnancy and antenatal care, child and adolescent health, mental health and chronic disease management and prevention. Dr Jessica has a husband, three young children and a cavoodle named Alfie. In her spare time, she loves to travel, explore new places, go hiking and swim at the beach.

Dr. Rhys Bennett

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Dr. Courtney-Anne Blackhall

Dr Courtney-Anne Blackhall graduated from Western Sydney University in 2019 and completed her internship and residency at Lismore Base Hospital. Following this she spent an extra 6 months in the Lismore Base Emergency Department and finished a certificate of Emergency Medicine.

Courtney-Anne likes problem solving and building relationships and sees general practice as the perfect place to do this. She has special interests in geriatrics, palliative care medicine, women's health and paediatrics.

Outside of work, Courtney-Anne likes spending time in her garden, renovating her house with her new husband and completing escape rooms.

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