Our team of doctors cover a diverse range of specialized health care services.
Dr. Rodney Catton – M.B.B.S B.Sc. F.A.C.R.R.M G.A.I.C.D
Dr Rod Catton commenced private general practice in Innisfail in 1978. He is a fellow with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. He has a special interest in chronic pain management and chronic disease, Indigenous health and mental health.
Rod has also been heavily involved in the training and education of Medical Students, GP Registrars and Overseas trained GP’s. He understands the importance of training the next generation of doctors. Dr Catton works in Babinda generally on Tuesdays and sometimes on Fridays and Saturday mornings.
Dr. Evan Coppin – M.B.B.S. B.Sc. F.R.A.C.G.P.
Dr Evan Coppin has been in Innisfail since 2014. He is particularly interested in general practice and childrens health. Dr Coppin works in Babinda generally on Thursdays and sometimes on Fridays and Saturday mornings.
Dr. Georgeta Deac – M.B.B.S. F.R.A.C.G.P.
Dr Georgeta Deac graduated from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj Napoca Romania in 2001. She joined the Innisfail practice in 2014 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Deac has a special interest in general family health, chronic disease, womens health, child and adolescent health, natural health/medication, nutrition, weight management and mental health. She speaks Romanian and understands partially French, Italian and Spanish. Dr Deac works in Babinda generally on Wednesdays and sometimes on Fridays and Saturday mornings.
Dr John Denness – M.B.B.S. B.E. (Hons) B.Sc. F.R.A.C.G.P. M.Med (Skin Cancer)
Dr John Denness has been working in Innisfail since 2015. Dr Denness is particularly interested in skin cancer medicine and has a Master of Medicine in Skin Cancer and is an accredited skin cancer doctor with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia. He is also interested in general practice medicine and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr John Denness speaks English and Indonesian. Dr Denness works in Babinda generally on Mondays and sometimes on Fridays and Saturday mornings.