Our Staff

Dr. Meike Flore

Dr Flore has lived in the local area for over a decade and opened Milton Family Medical Practice in 2016. She has been a registrar in this area herself and subsequently taught medical student, Interns and Registrars. She has a special interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Paediatrics.


She has admitting rights to Milton Ulladulla Hospital, where she does minor Gynae procedures in theatre and where she works on the on call roster in ED. She also sees patients at the local Nursing Home. She continues to provide antenatal care to the local area and enjoys watching babies and families grow.

She loves exercise, spending time with her family and a good cup of coffee. 

Dr. Monique Scott

Dr Scott is originally from New Zealand. She has worked in the local area, including Milton Ulladulla Hospital for a number of years. She has previously worked with Family Planning NSW and GynaeCare. She holds a Diploma in Obstetrics and Child Health.


She has a special interest in Women's and Sexual Health and provides antenatal and postnatal care to the area. 

She enjoys travelling, sport and spending time with her young family.

Dr. Con Pappas

For many years Dr Con Pappas has offered skin cancer services to the local Milton-Ulladulla community as well surrounding districts of the NSW South Coast from Nowra and its satellite townships, Batemans Bay to Bega. 


Con holds a Masters Degree in skin cancer medicine from the University of Queensland. He has a role as a medical educator in skin cancer surgery and is a Fellow and Censor of the Skin Cancer College Australasia since 2011.  


Con is now in full-time skin cancer practice at South Coast Skin Cancer Clinic. He has always been passionate in providing better health care access to rural communities. 

Dr. Qays AlSha'er

Dr. Qays Al'Shaer works in our skin cancer clinic alongside Dr. Con Pappas. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and holds Advanced Certificates in Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery and in Dermoscopy. He is accredited with the Skin Cancer College Australasia.


Qays also works on call at the Milton Ulladulla Hospital's Emergency Department and in a skin clinic servicing the local community in Shellharbour.


Qays now lives locally in Milton after he moved to the area from Wollongong. In his spare time, he enjoys a good game of soccer!

Dr. Ashlee Mychael

Dr Mychael has recently moved to Milton with her young family to complete her training. She graduated from Western Sydney University in 2013 and has previously worked at Wollongong and Nowra Hospitals. She has completed additional skills training in Emergency Medicine and holds a Masters of Paediatric Medicine. Dr Mychael's special interests include Children's Health and Chronic Disease Management.


She has two young children, and enjoys camping, swimming and a good book.

Dr. Eleanor Chapman

Dr Chapman grew up in the Milton-Ulladulla area. She is returning with her young family to undertake GP training as a GP registrar. She holds a Diploma of Child health and has a special interest in Paediatrics and Preventative medicine.


She loves spending time with her family, cooking and enjoying the outdoors.

Dr. Emma Thompson

Dr Thompson moved to the South Coast almost a decade ago with her family. After undertaking an internship rotation  through Milton she is returning as a GP Registrar to complete her training. Emma has a special interest in Palliative Care Medicine and holds a Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine.

She enjoys time with her family and pets, exploring beaches, exercise and good food.

Dr. Patrick McNamara

Dr McNamara has recently moved to Milton after falling in love with the local area during his internship rotation. He has a broad range of interests in chronic cardiorespiratory disease management, paediatrics, antenatal care and dermatology.

Pat completed his Bachelor of Medicine and MD at the University of NSW and holds certificates in Emergency Medicine, Clinical Ultrasound and Dermoscopy.

When not working at the practice or hospital, he can usually be found in his garden with his wife, dog and 3 chickens.

Dr. Grace Chapman

Dr Chapman grew up in the Milton-Ulladulla area and has returned to the beautiful south coast to undertake her GP training at Milton Family Medical Practice. She studied at both UNSW and Wollongong Universities and has previously worked at Wollongong and Nowra Hospitals. She has special interests in Paediatrics, Women's Health and Preventative medicine. 

Dr Chapman enjoys spending her spare time exploring the outdoors with her young family, and is a keen hiker, mountain biker and gardening enthusiast.

Dr. Deanne Ashford

Deanne has a lifelong love of health and fitness.


After spending most of her young adult life as an Army Officer, Deanne decided to pursue a career in health.  She completed her Bachelor degree in Medical and Health Science at UOW before studying Medicine at the University of Notre Dame.


Deanne's special interests are remote and extreme medicine, and preventative medicine.


Deanne also holds a Diploma in Clinical Pilates. 

Dr. Melody Burgess - Osteopath

Dr Melody Burgess is a registered Osteopath, a remedial massage therapist and a qualified personal trainer.  She has a special interest in pregnancy, paediatrics, lactation/breastfeeding, back/neck/jaw pain, headaches and migraines. 


Melody is a strong believer in preventative health and takes a holistic approach when it comes to treating her patients. 


Mumma of two beautiful little people that she adores. They keep her days busy and full of love and life. 

When she is not busy taking them to the beach or park she loves surfing, singing, horse riding, yoga, a good cup of coffee and is a self proclaimed book nerd. 

Emma Povey - Naturopath, Herbalist and Nutritionist 

Emma has been in clinical practice since 2001.

Emma is a strong advocate for pre-conception healthcare to ensure optimum health for our future generation and following this through pregnancy and post natal care into educating wellness for the whole family.

Emma loves working with families, she understands the complexities of family life, raising children and juggling many other tasks of a parent. She has many tips to help parents and children make healthier dietary and lifestyle choices.

She believes in nourishing mind, body and spirit and has witnessed the body has a great capacity to heal given the right conditions.

Emma has always worked along side other health professionals, including GPs to get the best outcomes for her clients.  


Michelle Akiva - Lymphoedema Practitioner and Massage Therapist

Michelle has been practicing Lymphatic Drainage since 2006 and has been accredited at St Vincent’s Clinic in Sydney. She loves all things lymphatic and strives to empower people to understand and manage lymphoedema, lipoedema and swelling in general. Michelle practices complete decongestive therapy which includes education, massage, bandaging and compression. She is trained by the Dr Vodder School International and is a member of the Australasian Lymphology Association.


Michelle is also a qualified Oncology Massage therapist, working alongside clients through their cancer journey safely to provide support, relaxation and relief.  She is also a Remedial Massage and Hot Stone therapist.


Michelle has developed a love for surfing since living on the South Coast and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Christie Arthur - Medical Student

Christie is a third year medical student.  She is currently studying at the University of Wollongong and will be undertaking placement at Milton Family Medical Practice until mid- 2022. 

Christie has previously studied Exercise Science at Wollongong.  She has a special interest in antenatal and postnatal care, women's health, Indigenous health, community mental health as well as health care for young people. 

Christie is a very active person who enjoys surfing, basketball, ballet, touch football reading and creative writing. 

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