We are here to help you from your first consultation, to guide you through your preoperative preparation and to support you during your postoperative recovery.We genuinely enjoy our work and are constantly looking for ways of improving our services. If you have any enquiries or concerns, please do not hesitate to talk to our staff.
The team at Dr Lily Vrtik, Plastic Surgeon
Hunnah Mayer (Practice Nurse)
Hunnah grew up in the country and moved to the Brisbane to complete her degree in nursing. She has been a nurse for 7 years. During this time she has worked in general practice and aged care in a variety of roles. Prior to this, she have spent 9 years in aged and disability care, working in the community support sector assisting clients and patients to achieve improvements in their daily activites and day-to-day life.
Hunnah loves bringing laughter, personalised and dedicated care to her patients across all spans and walks of life. In her spare time she enjoys exploring new experiences with family and friends, having adventures and getting back to nature.
'For me, it is important to be part of a fun, community focused team, with like-minded, compassionate people and I have found that in my current role .I would like to leave our patients with the feeling of comfort and trust in our specialized care.'
Rebekah Karasoff (Practice Nurse)
Gemma Frost (Practice Manager)
Gemma joins us with extensive experience in management and medical secretarial roles across a number of specialities with a background across multi-disciplinary practices including a major health fund, in General Practice, Orthopaedics, Bariatrics, Nephrology and Urology. She brings an array of experience to ensure the functions of the practice operate in a smooth, efficient and professional manner.
As practice co-ordinator, Gemma specialises in the ‘behind the scenes’ work that goes into the surgery process, this includes liaising with the hospitals, anaesthetists and health funds to ensure surgery is a smooth and seamless process from beginning to end. As well as this, Gemma creates a warm and friendly environment which is felt by staff and patients alike.
As a mother of two primary school aged children and two puppies, Gemma leads a busy but fulfilling life. She loves to get away on weekends camping with the kids and, as a bit of a foodie, loves dining out and trying new restaurants.
Gemma takes great pride in ensuring our practice presents an efficient, kind and knowledgeable team.
Jan Stinson (Reception/Medical Secretary)
Jan has had over 20 years' reception and administrative experience in various medical centres, in both general practice as well as specialist practices. Prior to this, she has also worked as an assistant nurse in Aged Care for more than 5 years, and the hospitality industry for over 10 years. For those of you who have had to contact our office, you would be familiar with Jan's voice and her friendly, helpful personality.
Jan lives at home with her husband and four children. When she is not mothering her children, she mothers everyone else in the office, including our patients! Jan's big heart has a very widespread reputation.
Jan is passionate about her job and the patients that we look after. She is well known for her compassion, patience, and going that extra mile to help others. She is definitely a favourite amongst our clients and a valuable asset to our team.