Dr Andrew Spall
MBBS (Hons) ACCAM ACCD FRACGP
Welcome to Tewantin Medical Centre.
Our medical centre is focused on excellence in patient care. Our dynamic practice has grown over the past seven years and we are please to have a full complement of skilled doctors and nurses with their own special interests.
Personally, keeping up with the latest in skin and laser technology has seen us grow and open Coastal Skin & Laser where our focus is purely on skin.
We look forward to the opportunity of meeting the health needs of you and your family members.
Dr. Andrew Spall
Dr Eve Bevan
Dr Eve Bevan has been a GP for over 30 years. She trained at the University of NSW and then worked in Adelaide, country Queensland, as a flying doctor in Western Australia, in Brisbane and the United Kingdom before coming to the northern Sunshine Coast 10 years ago. Initially she worked at Cooroy and for the past 5 years has worked at Tewantin Medical Centre.
Dr Bevan has a special interest in women’s health, gynaecology and oncology, but she enjoys all fields of medicine.
When not at work she runs a farm in the Noosa hinterland.
Dr Cris Lakemond
Dr Cris Lakemond brings over 34 years of General Practice experience to Tewantin Medical Centre. Dr Lakemond spent 19 years practising in South Africa and in 2003 moved to Tin Can Bay and Gympie where he worked as a GP for 9 years.
Dr Lakemond practised in Noosa for 3 years prior to joining Tewantin Medical Centre where he has been for the last 5 years. In conjuction with his General Practice work, Dr Lakemond also works as a surgical assistant on Wednesdays at Noosa Hospital.
He has a special interest in minor surgery and when not at work, you will find him jogging or stand up paddle boarding on the Noosa River.
Dr Nandini Prasad
MBBS BMedSci MStud
Dr Nandini Prasad grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and moved to Australia in 2006. After completing her Bachelor of Medical Science and a Master of Studies in Public Health and Medical Anthropology at The Australian National University in Canberra, Dr Prasad completed her post-graduate medical degree at Bond University, Queensland.
Her initial years were spent at Redcliffe Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital, including 6 months in heart and lung transplant medicine. Dr Prasad has many areas of interest including mental health, paediatrics, skin and travel medicine.
Outside of work, Dr Prasad has a passion for dancing, traveling and the culinary arts!
Dr Tess Connon
MBBS (Hons) FRACGP
Dr Tess Connon has worked in General Practice on the Sunshine Coast since 2019. She enjoys collaborating with patients in a friendly manner and is a passionate advocate for their wellbeing. She has particular interests in skin cancer medicine and musculoskeletal medicine.
Tess offers comprehensive skin checks with assistance from Automated Total Body Mapping, utilising cutting edge technology at Coastal Skin and Laser.
Tess completed her Medical degree at the University of NSW and a Masters of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) through the University of Sydney. She is a specialist GP (fellowship with RACGP) and a member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia.
Outside of work, Tess enjoys exercising and spending time with family and friends.
Dr Patrick Tehan
Dr Patrick Tehan graduated in 1996 from Monash University in Melbourne. Dr Tehan has worked previously at Tewantin Medical Centre when he was training in his specialty of General Practice and is now returning home! Dr Patrick has extensive skills in emergency and general medicine and enjoys the wide variety of presentations that General Practice offers.
Dr Heather Eribo
Dr Heather Eribo grew up in Cairns Far North QLD and completed medical school at James Cook University which has a strong focus on rural and regional medicine. Dr Eribo has worked in multiple regional communities such as Mount Isa, Darwin, Toowoomba and recently moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2021.
Dr Eribo has a strong interest in minor surgery having spent 4 years working in general surgery. She is also interested in paediatric medicine and is currently undertaking a diploma in child health. Dr Eribo is also furthering her studies in skin cancer medicine and is currently completing a qualification with the skin cancer college of Australasia.
Outside of work Dr Eribo enjoys the outdoors and any activity that involves being outdoors including surfing, fishing, camping and continuing to explore more of the beautiful sunshine coast.
Hayley has been with Tewantin Medical Centre since its inception in 2013. She particularly enjoys the hands-on medicine in the treatment room and has a special interest in skin medicine.
Hayley lives rurally with her husband and two daughters, lots of horses and enjoys jogging in her spare time.
Kristi graduated from her Bachelor of Nursing at CQUniversity in 2015. She has worked between both General practice and the Aged care sector since then amidst caring for her three young children.
Kristi has a special interest in chronic conditions and mental health and the holistic care and management of these. She is currently studying a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.
Laura joins both Tewantin Medical Centre and Coastal Skin & Laser with a multitude of talents. Laura assists Dr Spall with Automated Total Body Mapping & Dermoscopy, and is also available for cosmetic appointments at our neighbouring clinic Coastal Skin & Laser.
Kayla is an Enrolled nurse who completed her studies in 2021. Kayla is involved in both treatment room care and also in Coastal Skin & Laser where she assists Dr Tess Connon in her Automated Total Body Mapping appointments. When not working, Kayla is a busy with her husband looking after their two young boys.
Practice Manager & Medical Practice Assistant
Harmony joined our reception team in 2017. She has worked in customer service for over 7 years and is currently studying a Diploma in Practice Management.
Harmony grew up on the Sunshine Coast and loves to go to the beach in her spare time.
Kate grew up locally and has worked in General Practice for 20 years.
She joined our reception team in 2020 and loves to get to know our patients and be a part of their healthcare journey.
Kylie joined our practice in 2021 and is the newest addition to our team. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge from working in other practices in the medical industry.
Kimberley holds a Certificate IV in Business administration and has close to 10 years experience as a scheduling officer working for Disability & Aged Care Support Organisations.
She has a passion for community services and enjoys the hustle and bustle of working in a busy medical practice.