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Our Team

The team at Sonic HealthPlus Southport are passionate about providing high quality occupational health services to support and maintain the wellbeing of your workforce. Our team work together to provide a holistic approach to occupational healthcare and deliver services specifically suited to employees within our region.

Dr Chris Simonds

Medical Practitioner
MBBS, Bachelor of Science, OHS (masters)

Dr Chris completed a Bachelor of Science degree through the University of Queensland prior to completing his medicine degree in 2006 through James Cook University. Dr Chris has additionally completed a Masters in Occupational Health and Safety and has a special interest in occupational medicine. Dr Chris has been with Sonic HealthPlus for over two years and enjoys working with employees and clients to maintain their health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Dr Stephen Simonds

Medical Practitioner

Dr Stephen has worked exclusively in occupational medicine since 2011 and has been with Sonic HealthPlus Southport since 2014. Dr Stephen graduated with his MBBS in 2004 from Monash University and has gained extensive experience in general practice, sport and exercise medicine, injury management, and pharmaceutical research. Dr Stephen brings his passion in health and wellness to his patients and enjoys collaborating with the employer in all aspects of workplace medicine.

Dr Charles Phillis

Occupational Medical Practitioner
Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME), OGUK Examining Doctor B.BioMed.Sci, MBBS, CertClinOccMed, ACCAM (DAME), CHIA (HISA), AFCHSM, AFRACMA

Dr Charles was schooled in Adelaide, South Australia and relocated to the Gold Coast in 2002. He completed a Bachelor of Biomedical Science Degree before completing a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in an inaugural Gold Coast Medical Program. Dr Charles undertook Internship, Junior House Officer and Senior House Officer years at the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service before completing Principal House Officer years in Private Practice. Dr Charles has significant experience within the specialties of internal medicine, emergency medicine, rural and remote medicine, ophthalmology, and sports medicine.

Dr Charles has attained publications in peer-reviewed journals and has completed further postgraduate studies in clinical occupational medicine. Dr Charles is a lecturer at the Griffith University School of Medicine, currently works as an occupational medical practitioner at Southport clinic.


Registered Nurse

Victoria joined the Sonic Health Plus team in 2018 after making the move from New Zealand. After successfully completing a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a certificate in healthcare and support, she developed a background in workplace vaccinations and has been working as a Registered Nurse in multiple general practices over the past 5 years. Victoria particularly enjoys phlebotomy and wound care but overall loves nursing in general.

Administration and Medical Screening Team

The administration and medical screening team at Sonic HealthPlus Southport bring extensive experience and support to our clinical team. Highly knowledgeable in our clinic and the services we provide, our friendly administration team are your first point of contact at Sonic HealthPlus Southport.