(07) 4973 3000
1 Hayes Avenue
Boyne Island

Dr. Gaston Boulanger MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Gaston trained in the Netherlands. He has been working as a doctor since 1998.

His special interests include paediatrics, skin cancer and minor surgery, joint injections, sports medicine, and dive medicals.

One of his passions is to improve the health care services in the Gladstone region. He is also a GP-trainer for James Cook University.

Dr. Les Diefenbach MBBS, Specialist Registration

Dr. Dief has been a GP in the Gladstone region for more than 30 years and has a wealth of experience.

His special interests include men's health, paediatrics, skin cancer, and surgery.

Dr. Elaine Van Tonder MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Elaine is an experienced GP from South Africa. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and sees patients of all age groups. She likes the GP focus on the whole patient.

Her particular interests include minor surgery, skin cancer, and women's health.

Dr. Korien Marais MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Korien trained in South Africa and has been in general practice since 2004.

Her special interests are paediatrics, women's health, and chronic disease management.


Dr. Hao Lu trained at QU and after several jobs in various hospitals decided he wanted to become a General Practitioner.

He has passed all his GP exams whilst working at BITS and is now a very experienced, all-round Fellow GP.

Dr. Melisa Ng MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Melisa has moved up from the Sunshine Coast to Boyne Island in January 2020. She is an all-round GP who likes to look after the whole family. She has got a special interest in women’s and children’s health and chronic disease management.

Dr. Richard Gaiger MBChB

Dr. Richard has joined our practice in January 2020. He graduated at the University of Birmingham in 2013 before moving to Australia. After working in multiple hospitals, he has joined our practice as a GP registrar. He enjoys the diagnostic challenge and the variety of GP work and has got a special interest in cardiology and men’s health.

Dr. Nicola Kelly MBChB, FRACGP

Dr. Nicola has returned to BITS Medical after working in the Eidsvold region for 6 years. She originally trained in the UK and has worked in Australia since 2007. She has a wealth of experience in General Practice and the hospital system, with special interests including women's health, mental health, and palliative care.

Dr. Dane Andersen MD

Dr. Dane completed medicine at Griffith University in 2017 and has moved up from Brisbane to obtain his RACGP Fellowship in the Gladstone region.

He completed his hospital years training at Toowoomba Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital, and Queensland Children's Hospital.

He enjoys the comprehensive and patient-centred care of General Practice and has special interests in surgical procedures, skin cancer, diabetes and chronic disease management, and aviation medicine.

Dr. Nataly Belonogoff MBBS

Dr. Natalya graduated from James Cook University in 2012, after which she worked in a number of hospitals and a General Practice in Rockhampton.

She is currently completing her GP training at BITS Medical. Dr. Natalya likes general practice for the variety of the work. She has got a special interest in dermatology and small procedures.

Dr. Dalia Ismail MBBS

Dr. Dalia graduated from Suez Canal University in 2007 and worked in Egypt till she achieved a master's degree in Family Medicine in 2014. She then went on to work in Dubai for 4 years as a family physician.

She is an experienced GP, with special interests in women's health, children's health, and chronic disease care.

Dr. Rosel Flame MBBS

Dr. Rosel has trained in South-Africa. She is a committed and confident physician with many years of experience in hospitals, private practice, and diverse clinical settings.

She is a patient-focused and experienced general practitioner, with special interest in paediatrics and clinical procedures.