Serving our community for over 7 years.

Find us

07 4952 4929
160 Boundary Rd
Ooralea QLD 4740
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Dr Steven Whiting

Dr Steven Whiting is an experienced Sports Doctor and GP, with over 20 years of medical experience. During this time, he developed an interest in Sports Medicine, and completed a Masters degree in Sports Medicine through the University of Queensland.

For the past five years, Dr Whiting has been based in Canberra as the Chief Medical Officer for the Canberra Raiders Rugby League team, as well as providing private outpatient clinic Sports Medicine services. He has served as Match Day Doctor during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, travelled to Papua New Guinea with the Prime Ministers 13 Kangaroos tour, covered the Australian Schoolboys Rugby League tournament in 2019, and provided game day coverage for the WNBL finals series in 2019.

Dr Whiting's sports clinic is open to all sports-related medical issues in adults and children. Services include acute and chronic musculoskeletal injury diagnosis, investigation and treatment, concussion management, injury prevention advice and exercise prescription. He is experienced in the use of injection therapies (including cortisone, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and Hyaluronic acid), and can provide advice on surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
Special Interests
  • Sports Medicine
  • Injury Management
  • Exercise Medicine
  • Concussion Management
  • Musculoskeletal Health
  • Arthritis Management

After Hours

If you want to see an after hours GP, you can still see a GP in your own home. We recommend calling: Dial a Local Doctor – this is 100% Bulk Billing for DVA or Medicare card holders.

Phone: 1300 980 980 for Dial A Local Doctor.

Otherwise, the Doctors at Family Health Care Mackay Group are happy to see you during normal opening hours for all other appointments.

Urgent after hours assistance is available at the Emergency Department at Mackay Base Public Hospital. There is also the Mater Emergency After Hours Service located on Willets Road, North Mackay. This is a walk-in service only and fees apply.

In a medical emergency, please call 000 and ask for an ambulance.