Dr Alex Denshire – General Practitioner

About Dr Alex

Originally from Grafton, Dr Alex graduated in 2011 from the University of Notre Dame in Sydney. After completing her internship and spending 6 months in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Tweed Hospital, Alex joined our Robina Town Centre practice in February 2015. Dr Alex recently completed a Diploma of Child Health through the University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital. She has also completed training in Mirena Insertion at the Family Planning Clinic, Tweed Hospital. When she’s not working or studying Alex enjoys playing netball and spending time at the beach with her partner and their dog.

Dr Alex’s non-judgmental and relaxed approach ensures patients of all ages including teenagers, are comfortable to discuss any aspect of sexual health.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS)

Certificate in Women’s Health (CWH)

Certificate in Family Planning and Sexual Health 

Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)

Special Interests and Expertise

Dr Alex provides antenatal shared care with Tweed Hospital and Gold Coast University Hospital, as well as referrals to relevant local organisations for miscarriages. She can provide comprehensive contraception advice and conducts Implanon and Mirena insertion. Dr Alex’s non-judgmental and relaxed approach ensures patients of all ages including teenagers/adolescents are comfortable to discuss any aspect of sexual health.

Alex also treats many simple fractures meaning patients can avoid a trip to the fracture clinic at the hospitals. She liaises with the hospital orthopaedic team when needed to ensure patients are given the best treatment options. Dr Alex is experienced in wound suturing and laceration repairs.