106 Woolooware Road, Cronulla NSW 2230

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Who We Are

Burraneer Family Practice

Meet our Doctors, Nurses & Receptionists

Burraneer Family Practice is a proudly locally owned and operated family medical practice, treating patients throughout the Shire. Established in 1993, we have earned a reputation for providing high quality medical care and personalised, friendly service in a welcoming environment.


All our male and female doctors are vocationally registered GPs and are dedicated to actively continuing their medical education by attending lectures, workshops and reading the latest medical journals. So, you can rest assured, knowing you’re in good hands.

Our Doctors

Dr Damien Bray

DR DAMIEN BRAY MBBS, Dip A (UK) FRACGP, Practice Principal Established Burraneer Family Practice in 1993. He trained in the Family Medicine Programme and is

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Dr Lucy France

DR LUCY FRANCE B Med (UK), Dip Obs FRACOG, FRACGP, FPAA cert, Practice Principal. Lucy graduated in medicine in the UP winning her university prize

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Dr Kara Petersen

DR KARA PETERSEN MBBS, BSc, FRACGP, Dip Obs (RACOG) Joined our practice in 1998. She graduated from the University of NSW in 1988 and has

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Dr Matt Gabbott

DR MATT GABBOTT MBBS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP Grew up in the local area and completed his medical studies at Sydney University in 1999. He worked at

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Dr David Thomas

DR DAVID THOMAS MBBS, B PHARM, BSc (Hons), FRACGP Joined us in 2004. He has a background in pharmacy and has completed training as a

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Dr Mellisa Riddle

DR MELLISA RIDDLE BA, MBBS, FRACGP Has been with the practice since 1994. She graduated from Sydney University in 1986 and has worked at RPA

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Dr Kylie Partlin

DR KYLIE PARTLIN MBBS (Hons) BSc (Hlth and SpSc Hons) FRACGP Joined the practice in 2013. She initially completed a degree in Exercise Physiology at

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Dr Emanuel Papapetros

DR EMANUEL PAPAPETROS MBBS, MMed (Critical Care Medicine), BE (Hons), BCom Graduated from the University of Notre Dame School of Medicine Sydney in 2013 and

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Dr Brandon Chung

DR BRANDON CHUNG MD, BMed Sc (Hons), RACGP Congratulations Brandon on receiving RACGP Fellowship in February 2023! Brandon was born and raised in Sydney and

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Dr. Kirily Keats

DR. KIRILY KEATS recently moved back to her home town of Sydney after obtaining Fellowship in General Practice in Northern NSW. She completed her Medical Doctorate in

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Dr Justin Hunter

Dr Hunter graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2017 and recently joined the team at Burraneer Family Practice. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has completed a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies and Bachelor of Nursing.

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Our Nurses

Our practice nurses are an indispensable part of our clinical team, supporting our doctors and coordinating care and accessing services for our patients.

Judy Rawlinson

JUDY RAWLINSON Practice Nurse Joined our practice in August 2013. Judy grew up in the Sutherland Shire, graduating from Sydney University in 1989. Judy has

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Samara Geering

SAMARA GEERING Practice Nurse Samara grew up in the Sutherland Shire, graduating from University Western Sydney Macarthur in 2000.  Samara has an extensive history working

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Jennifer Scales

JENNIFER SCALES Tresillian Mother Care Nurse Burraneer Family practice employs Jennifer to help provide our patients with advice/help to new mothers, breast feeding problems along

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Virginia Johnston

Virginia started her nursing career at the Children’s Hospital Randwick where she worked across a number of specialty areas including Cardiac, Renal and Adolescent health.

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Our Receptionists

Our receptionists Jody, Teri, Katrine, Bjork, Taryn, Mary, Dean, Jimmy, and Ardene as Practice Manager, are here ready to help you with any enquiries and appointment scheduling. They are trained in confidentiality, triage and general practice administration and are happy to assist patients with their requests.

What We Do

General Health Care

Baby Clinic

Home Visits

INR Management




Minor Surgery