Education & training
Mark graduated from the University of Sydney in 1991. He has worked as an intern in Wollongong hospital, then as a resident medical officer at St George, Canterbury, Sutherland, and Calvary Hospital, Kogarah, including a year of Emergency Medicine. Mark entered General Practice in 1994 after doing his GP training at Cowra, Chipping Norton and Lugarno. He then completed a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1996 and is now an examiner. Mark has been a GP in the St George area since 1996, including working at Lugarno 1996-1999, Oatley in 2000 and South Hurstville from 2001-2014.
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.