Staff

Our Doctors

Dr Geoffrey Thomas BSc(hons), MBBS(hons), FRACGP, FACRRM, Dip Obs, Dip Av Med

After 7 years hospital training and 8 years with the Royal Flying Dr Service Dr Thomas settled in beautiful Merimbula. Experience includes a year at the Royal Children’s Hospital, 2 years of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care plus training in Infectious Diseases and Obstetrics. Dr Thomas has patient care rights at Pambula Hospital.
Interests include Anaesthetics, Aviation Medicine, Dive Medicine, Weight Loss and Skin Cancer.

Dr Mark Sands BM, MRCGP (UK), FRACGP, Grad Cert Med Acu

After graduating in the UK Dr Sands moved to Darwin and spent 2 years at Darwin Hospital following which he returned to the UK where he completed his GP training. However, family and lifestyle attracted Dr Sands and his family to our beautiful coast where they have now settled. Dr Sands has patient care rights at Pambula Hospital and has completed post graduate training in acupuncture.

Dr Tim Benjamin

Dr Benjamin recently joined Sapphire Clinic after moving from Alice Springs to the South Coast.

Dr Parisa Pour Ali

Dr Pour Ali recently joined Sapphire Clinic after moving from the ACT to the South Coast.

Dr Eve Chan

Dr Chan has worked as GP for many years in Albury. Dr Chan is now working part time at Sapphire Clinic and has interests in woman's and family health.


Our Nurses

RN Dinah Gough

RN Joan Massey

Our Administrative Staff

Debbie Simpson - Receptionist

Mary-Anne Sherlock - Receptionist

Sue-Ann Winkworth - Receptionist/Nurse

Peter Cumming - Practice Manager