Education & training
Dr Simon was born in England and immigrated to Rhodesia with his parents at a young age. He graduated Medicine in 1980, the year Rhodesia became Zimbabwe. He left Zimbabwe in 2002 and went to Abu Dhabi in the Middle East, before permanently moving to Australia in 2008. He has worked in a rural General Practice in South Australia for the past eleven years, before making a final move to live and work on the Gold Coast in 2019. Having lived and worked on three continents, Dr Stilgoe brings a wide range of experience to 188 Medical in all aspects of General Practice. Dr Stilgoe is Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor, he holds Master of Medicine Degree in Skin Cancer Management, which was awarded in 2013.
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.