Doctor Esteban Mondia

Esteban is the current Medical Superintendent of Childers Hospital and also the Principal Doctor of this surgery. He holds a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Mondia has extensive experience in Emergency Medicine and he also holds specialist registration as a physician (Adult Medicine) in the Philippines. 

He has a diploma in Advanced Dermoscopy. He also has a diploma in Primary Skin Cancer Medicine and a diploma in Skin Cancer Surgery under the Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology. He is currently in the process of progressing to Fellowship status with the Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology. His special interests are Skin cancer, Adult medicine and chronic diseases, and Emergency medicine.




Doctor Fiona Watsonchilders-doctors-fiona

Currently, Fiona is part of the Rural Generalist Pathway training towards fellowship with RACGP and ACRRM. She has special interests in Women's and Children's health.






Doctor David Prattchilders-doctors-david

David graduated from University College London with a degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. He also has a degree in Anatomy and Developmental Neuroscience. He trained mostly in London, working in neurosurgery, orthopaedics, urology and general surgery, and is an associate fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He also undertook higher surgical training in Orthopaedics in London and Cardiff.

He has experience in Emergency Medicine, in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. He is presently completing his FRACGP examinations.

He has a postgraduate diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine from Cardiff University and is a member of the faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK. He has trained as a team physician with the American College of Sports Medicine, and is a recognised as a Sports Medicine Doctor by Sports Medicine Australia. He has previously worked as team doctor for the Scotland national under-19 football team. He is available for sports event coverage by arrangement.

He is a Certified Sclerotherapist with the Australian College of Phlebology and is working towards his Diploma in Procedural Phlebology and has regular training days in Brisbane. He is offering Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy for varicose veins and injection sclerotherapy of spider veins to suitable patients on a private patient basis.
He also holds Professional and Advanced Certificates in Aesthetic Medicine and will be offering wrinkle reduction treatments in the near future.

Our Practice Nurses:

Our Practice Nurses offer a variety of services and experience including midwifery, childhood vaccinations, pap smears, wound care, baby checks and chronic disease management.

Richell Pilapil and Hazel Carpenter are registered nurses. Paula Dwyer is an enrolled Nurse.

Our reception staffs are happy to direct you to one of our nurses for your particular needs.

Our Reception Staff:


Our reception staff, Lara, Cathy, Sandra and Diane, are always happy to help answer your questions by telephone or in person and book appointments with our doctors or nurses for you. 



Our Management Staff:

Richell and Lara are responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the surgery.