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About Us

Welcome to Tandem Health Labrador Medical Centre (incorporating the Southport Medical Centre). 

We've been making your health our priority since 1974 !

Our accredited Practice is owned and operated by 4 Senior Gold Coast General Practitioners with extensive General Practice experience. They are supported by a team who deliver premium healthcare services across a wide range of specialties.

Being sick is hard, getting well is a team effort. At Tandem Health Labrador Medical Centre our dedicated approach to health, wellness and prevention ensures a supported healthcare journey through all stages of life.

Our expertise across all areas of General Practice allows us to offer a comprehensive range of services on the Gold Coast.

We are primarily a Private Practice, however bulk billing is available to Age Pension Card holders, Veterans' Affairs Gold Card holders, Commonwealth Seniors Card holders and children 18 years and under.  

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Owners/ Directors

  • Dr Carl Rubis FRACGP DAME
  • Dr Stephen Shepherd Dip RACOG
  • Dr Bill Wakefield Dip RACOG
  • Dr Emile Malek FRACGP

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Our Doctors

Our Doctors and Staff are committed to General Practice and to the health and wellbeing of our patients.

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Aged Care

We are committed to ensuring patients receive quality support services and suitable Gold Coast Aged Care options when they are no longer able to manage at home.

Our Doctors regularly visit over 26 Aged Care Facilities located throughout the northern end of the Gold Coast, and have done so for many years.

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Corporate Medical Services

Pre-employment medicals are our specialty. We are proud to be the preferred corporate medical services provider for many local, national, multinational and Government employers.

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Aviation Medicine

Dr Carl Rubis heads our Aviation Medicine hub. His vast aviation experience and presence in the local aviation community allows us to offer a complete service for pilots by a pilot.

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Surgery Information

What We Do
  • Family Medicine
  • Antenatal Care
  • Child Health
  • Family Planning and Contraception
  • Immunisations
  • Maternal Health
  • Vaccinations: Adults and Children
  • Aged Care
  • Aviation Medicals  (Private and Commercial)
  • Commercial and Private Drivers Licence Examinations
  • DVA Medicals
  • Instant Drug and Alcohol Screening
  • Insurance Medicals
  • Pre-employment Medicals
  • School Crossing Medicals
  • Men's and Women's Health
  • Chronic Disease and Pain Management
  • Asthma
  • Cardiovascular Management
  • COPD
  • Diabetes Management
  • Heart Disease
  • Obesity
  • Procedures and Tests
  • Audiometry
  • Dressings
  • ECG
  • Liquid Nitrogen "Freezing" Therapy
  • Minor Surgery Including Flaps and Grafts
  • Removal of Sutures
  • Skin Cancer procedures
  • Spirometry
  • Preventative Health
  • Health Assessments
  • Skin Checks
  • Wellness checks 
  • Travel Vaccines 

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