About Us

Our team at Runaway Bay Medical and Dental Centre are highly skilled and specialised in their fields. 

Each professional works hard to provide a high level of service to their patients.

Contact us for an appointment today or to enquire about our services. 

Medical team

Dr Ian Mitchell


Dr Ian Mitchell graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of New South Wales. Amongst his mentors were some of Australia’s medical giants including Dr Victor Chang and Fred Hollows.


Dr. Mitchell has broad experience in general medical practice and is dedicated to assisting specialist surgeons in cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, vascular surgery and plastic surgery over the last 20 years.


During his career, Dr Mitchell has conducted and assisted with thousands of surgical procedures in most surgical disciplines, including cosmetic surgery and thoracic surgery.

Dr. Norah Sadek


Dr Norah graduated from St George’s University of London in 2011. She carried out her postgraduate specialist studies in the South-West of London. She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and The Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. She has a Diploma in Women’s Health & Family Planning.

Dr Norah is highly experienced in facial cosmetics, anti-wrinkle, dermal and lip filler treatments. She is interested in family planning, sexual health, coil and implant insertions. Dr Norah performs skin checks and minor surgery. She is keenly interested in chronic disease management, such as Diabetes and Respiratory Health and takes a proactive approach to health promotion.


Dr Luke Rea


Dr Luke Rea is a general practitioner with over 15 years of experience and enjoys a variety of all aspects of general practice.


Dr Sweety Syed


Dr Sweety Syed completed her fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2012.


She is passionate about women’s health and chronic disease management. Additionally, she takes a special interest in obstetrics and antenatal shared care.

Dr Lana Anderson


Dr Lana Anderson has extensive experience in General Practice and inpatient hospital health care from Australia and overseas. She has a Medical Doctor’s degree with distinction and a qualification of Physician, is a Fellow of the RACGP and also possesses a Masters degree in Health Services Management from the Monash University as well as Diploma in Family Medicine, also from Monash. 

Dr Lana Anderson has also graduated from Macquarie University with a degree of Juris Doctor.


Special interests:

Integrated Medicine (Medicinal Cannabis), Emergency,  Chronic disease management, Mental Health, Women’s Health, Paediatrics,  Sport medicine, Occupational Health, Medico-legal.


dental team

Dr. Chandradevi Subakumar


Dr. Chandradevi Subakumar is a very senior dentist from Sri Lanka, who has worked over the coast for the last 15 years. She had worked in the community clinics as well. She is very humble and very soft with the patients, and always ready for challenges.


She is very precise in her work and always gives her best to all her patients.


Dental Assistant

Nimra Asfar


Nimra Asfar completed her Bachelor of Dental Technology from University of Otago, New Zealand in 2010 and later completed her Clinical Postgrad (PGDipCDTech) with Distinction as a Dental Prosthetist.

Having experience in the dental field for over 7 years, she is highly focused on quality work and committed to restoring her patients smiles.

Allied health team


Anastasiia Kuliapina

Clinical Psychologist

Anastasiia is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. 


She completed First Class Honours BSc Psychology at Perm State University in 2004 and Master of Clinical Psychology at Bond University in 2016. Anastasiia’s training has involved a range of therapeutic models, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Systemic & Psychodynamic approaches.

She is dedicated and continues her Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) training with Dr Patricia Coughlin in Boston, USA.


Her assessment and treatment expertise for adolescents and adults includes: Stress Anxiety Disorders Mood Disorders Trauma and PTSD Anger issues Grief and loss Perinatal Care Relationship problems Personality difficulties Addictions Bulimia Dissociative Disorders Study, Work and Career issues Adjustment to medical conditions (Infertility, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Injuries).


She also is involved in the following:

  • Individual assessment and psychotherapy for adolescents and adults.
  • Facilitates Day Therapy group programs for people with Anxiety, Mood Disorders and Substance Use at The Southport Private Hospital.
  • Provides supervision to provisional psychologists and mental health professionals.
  • Advocates wellness programs and individual psychotherapy for medical, allied health professionals and students, so they can reach their highest potential.

Support team


Practice Manager


Administration Manager