Dr Simon Ooi

Dr. Simon Ooi completed his medical studies in Melbourne, after which he moved to the Gold Coast. He worked as a psychiatry and o&g registrar in the Gold Coast Hospital. He has also worked in rural Queensland, sexual health and AODS clinics. 

Dr. Ooi enjoys getting to know his patients so that he can personalise their treatment. 

Dr. Ooi has special interests in:

  • General practice
  • Mental health
  • Adolescent health
  • Infectious diseases including STI management and counselling.
  • Prevention and management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, hypertension via lifestyle modifications such as nutrition and exercise. 
 

Dr. Ooi has done additional studies (FPSST with the RACGP) and is a qualified medical psychotherapist. He is up to date with the medications for mental illnesses and will prescribe, if necessary, after a full assessment of the patient. 

The psychotherapy services offered include: 

  1. Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing) 
  2. Cognitive-behavioural therapy including: Behavioural interventions – Behaviour modification – Exposure techniques – Activity scheduling – Cognitive interventions – Cognitive therapy.
  3. Relaxation strategies – Progressive muscle relaxation – Controlled breathing
  4. Skills training – Problem solving skills and training – Anger management – Social skills training – Communication training – Relationship counselling – Stress management – Parent management training.
  5. Interpersonal therapy – couple and marriage counselling.

 A Mental Health Care Plan from your GP is not required but recommended.
Fees for psychotherapy services at Broadbeach Medical Centre are:

  • Private billing: 30-40 minutes – $135 (Medicare rebate – $94.25) More than 40 minutes – $170 (Medicare rebate – $134.85).
  • Fully covered by WorkCover QLD and DVA.
  • Bulk-billed for patients under the age of 16 and those with concession and pension cards 
  • Psychotherapy services outside Broadbeach Medical Centre, such as home visits for exposure therapy, will incur an additional $30 travel expense. Home visits are at the discretion of Dr Ooi and available for patients within a 10km radius from Broadbeach Medical Centre.

Dr. Simon Ooi completed his medical studies in Melbourne, after which he moved to the Gold Coast. He worked as a psychiatry and o&g registrar in the Gold Coast Hospital. He has also worked in rural Queensland, sexual health and AODS clinics. 

Dr. Ooi enjoys getting to know his patients so that he can personalise their treatment. 

Dr. Ooi has special interests in:

  • General practice
  • Mental health
  • Adolescent health
  • Infectious diseases including STI management and counselling.
  • Prevention and management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, hypertension via lifestyle modifications such as nutrition and exercise. 
 

Dr. Ooi has done additional studies (FPSST with the RACGP) and is a qualified medical psychotherapist. He is up to date with the medications for mental illnesses and will prescribe, if necessary, after a full assessment of the patient. 

The psychotherapy services offered include: 

  1. Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing) 
  2. Cognitive-behavioural therapy including: Behavioural interventions – Behaviour modification – Exposure techniques – Activity scheduling – Cognitive interventions – Cognitive therapy.
  3. Relaxation strategies – Progressive muscle relaxation – Controlled breathing
  4. Skills training – Problem solving skills and training – Anger management – Social skills training – Communication training – Relationship counselling – Stress management – Parent management training.
  5. Interpersonal therapy – couple and marriage counselling.

 A Mental Health Care Plan from your GP is not required but recommended.
Fees for psychotherapy services at Broadbeach Medical Centre are:

  • Private billing: 30-40 minutes – $135 (Medicare rebate – $94.25) More than 40 minutes – $170 (Medicare rebate – $134.85).
  • Fully covered by WorkCover QLD and DVA.
  • Bulk-billed for patients under the age of 16 and those with concession and pension cards 
  • Psychotherapy services outside Broadbeach Medical Centre, such as home visits for exposure therapy, will incur an additional $30 travel expense. Home visits are at the discretion of Dr Ooi and available for patients within a 10km radius from Broadbeach Medical Centre.

Our Doctors

Our doctors are highly trained professionals, who provide holistic care, recognising that each patient is an individual and any treatment must be unique to their circumstances.

MBBS FRACGP

 MBBS
FRACGP PhD

 B Med
 FRACGP

B.Pharm, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, DRANZCOG, MPH

A variety of health specialists