Dr Louise Knapp – GP Registrar

(On Maternity Leave)

About Dr Louise

Spending her resident years at Gold Coast Hospital, Dr Louise worked mainly in paediatrics, women’s health and the emergency department. She also completed a rural rotation in Western QLD. Married with two children, Louise enjoys spending her family time bushwalking and going to the beach.

Dr Louise’s approach aims to understand the cause of health problems and she advocates maintaining good health to help prevent chronic conditions.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBiomedSc)
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Diploma in Child Health

Special Interests and Expertise

Dr Louise has interests in all areas of general medicine and offers a holistic approach, assessing each patient’s background and history to understand the cause of their health issues. She has a particular interest in paediatrics and really enjoys this area, keeping up to date with current practice. Dr Louise also likes to help people stay fit and healthy with the mantra that prevention is better than cure when it comes to chronic health issues. She  encourages her patients to keep up to date with check ups and put measures in place before problems arise, to maintain good health.