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Our Team

We provide a helping hand for people wanting further information about cannabinoid medication and also medical professionals who are looking for guidance through the prescribing process.

- Book your FREE eligibility assessment

- Pre-GP consultation session

- TGA Approval confirmation/Scripts Issued

- Medication shipped directly

 

Our team of GP’s, Nurses and Admin staff are dedicated to providing a high standard of care. We provide a helping hand for people wanting further information about cannabinoid medication and also medical professionals who are looking for guidance through the prescribing process.

DOCTORS

Dr Laurence Kemp

Dr Laurence Kemp

Positon: Head of Medical- Cann I Help

Telehealth: Yes
Thursdays between 9am-12pm AEST

Laurence is the Medical Lead for Cann I Help. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in the UK in 2005 prior to training as a GP. In the UK he ran a group of GP practices in Cambridge, and taught medical students at the University of Cambridge. He moved to Brisbane in 2018 with his wife and 3 boys. He is an experienced general practitioner and has a clinical interest in chronic disease management, including pain management and palliative care and is a member of the Australia and New Zealand College of Cannabis Practitioners. Outside of work hours Laurence loves to try his hand at DIY projects around his home.

Dr Sameena Aslam

Dr Andrew Chan

Andrew Chan grew up in Melbourne and moved to Brisbane after gaining his MB,BS at Monash. He was a GP for 13 years, then worked in admin and magazine production for a mission service organisation, including 10 years as its magazine editor. He is married to Christina and they have two boys, Zac and Alex. He enjoys photography, movies, bushwalking, and playing AFL.

Dr Palmyra De Banks

Dr Benedicta Emechete

My name is Beni Emechete . I have worked in the medicinal cannabis space for one year . It has been exciting learning more about cannabis medicine and how this personalized medicine can be incorporated with traditional medicine to improve patients’ wellbeing and overall quality of life .

Outside of medicine I enjoy staying fit through boxing . I also enjoy cooking and experimenting with new dishes

Dr Alex Gill

Dr Alex Gill

Positon: Doctor

Telehealth: Yes
Tuesdays between 2pm-5pm AEST

Alex qualified from St. George’s University Hospital London in 2008. Since then, he has pursued a broad range of specialist training in the UK and Australia to expand his medical skillset. In particular, he has experience in general medicine, emergency medicine, aviation medicine, minor surgery, skin, cosmetics, and pain management. More recently he has undertaken training in cannabis medicine.
Currently, he splits his time between Cann I Help, his role as GP and medical director for Primary Medical Centre Robina, Gold Coast, and being clinical lead for a UK medical repatriation company, MedResQ.
Dr Felix Sedal

Dr. Coleen Chisirimunhu

Positon: Doctor
Dr Coleen Chisirimunhu graduated from the University of Hull and York Medical School England in 2012 and qualified as a GP in 2017. She relocated to Australia in 2018 and has particular clinical interests in mental health, sexual health, women’s health, and has undertaken additional training in medicinal cannabis. She also enjoys her role as a GP trainer for medical students. 
Dr Yvonne Sundram

Dr Yvonne Sundram

Positon: Doctor

Telehealth: Yes
Wednesdays between 9am-12pm AEST

Yvonne qualified in Ireland in 1976. Yvonne worked at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Mt Isa Base Hospital before going into General Practice. She has managed a number of General Practices which were associated with the Acmed Medical Group. Her clinical interests in chronic disease management including pain management. Yvonne has also worked at local Retirement village caring for the aged.
Outside work you can find Dr. Sundram in her backyard gardening, attending footy games and travelling, when possible.
Dr Felix Sedal

Dr Adaure Osuji

I am interested in supporting patients in gaining and maintaining the best quality of life available to them. I am enthusiastic about learning the different ways this can be achieved.

Dr Yvonne Sundram

Dr Andrew Ladhams

Dr Andrew Ladhams is a city doctor with an outback heritage and holds special interest in pain and complex health management.

Dr Felix Sedal

Dr Nathan Engel

Nathan grew up in the suburbs of Melbourne prior to attending Monash University. He completed his medical studies in 2013 and has since worked in hospitals before moving to full-time general practice. He highly values the continuity of care involved in doctor-patient relationships and endeavours to make every one of his patients feel listened to and cared for. Nathan has a keen interest in the ever-developing world of medicinal cannabis as well as the management of chronic illnesses.

Outside of his work he enjoys spending time with his young family and playing video games.

Dr Yvonne Sundram

Dr Anupam Chauhan

Dr Anupam Chauhan earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in India and then moved to Australia to complete his fellowship as specialist GP with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is a holistic GP with a focus on preventative care to achieve best patient outcomes. He has a special interest in chronic disease management including Diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. He has worked extensively in rural WA and has a vast knowledge of issues for people living outside major centres. He has also gained additional training in diagnosing and treating skin cancer. He has a special interest and training in chronic pain management including using medicinal cannabis when appropriate.

Dr Felix Sedal

Dr Camilo Guerra

My name is Camilo Guerra. I am a graduate of The University of Queensland in 1997 (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). I am also a fellow of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2003. I have worked in General Practice after completing my residency at the Mather Hospital in South Brisbane in 1999. I have 22 years clinical experience in family medicine. I have, also, worked in the past in the running of the college exam and training of GP registrars as well as the assessment of overseas trained doctors applying to practice in Australia. I enjoyed my field of practice. The privilege of being part of a family’s life journey as their doctor is a great honour. I look forwards to be part of your health journey in life.

Dr Yvonne Sundram

Dr Anoop Jain

Dr. Anoop Jain has been practicing medicine since graduating from medical school in 2007. He has extensive experience in emergency medicine, intensive care, anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has practiced medicine across USA, India, UK, and now is living and working permanently in Australia.

He has special interest in chronic pain, procedural relief for pain and the endocannabinoid system and it’s integration into modern medicine. He has experience prescribing medicinal cannabis to a variety of patients in need, and is looking to explore further opportunities to improve wellbeing and quality of life for patients with the use of medicinal cannabis. He is very compassionate and caring, and practices best quality, evidence-based medicine tailored to each patient’s individual needs.

Dr Felix Sedal

Dr Praveen Devineni

Dr Devineni is a Fellow of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
He has a special interest in Paediatrics, Diabetes and Occupational Health.

NURSES

Emily

Positon: Registered Nurse

Telehealth: Yes
Monday – Friday between 9am-5pm AEST

Emily has worked for over a decade within the private hospital system. She qualified as a Registered Nurse from University of South Queensland in 2020. She is passionate about medicinal cannabis and helping patients suffering from chronic physical and mental health problems. Emily is a strong advocate for evidence-based practice and education. You can usually find her on the weekends at Bunnings in the plant section or walking her dog Eddie.

Monique

Positon: Nurse Practitioner

Telehealth: Yes
Monday, Tuesday between 4pm-7pm AEST

Monique identifies as Australian Aboriginal, specifically Arrernte, Arabuna, and Larrakia. After several years in preventative health roles, Monique qualified as a Registered Nurse from Queensland University of Technology in 2009. Subsequently gained further qualifications as a Nurse Practitioner from Charles Darwin University in 2019. She has worked in multiple clinical specialities in both public and private sectors within Queensland and has extensive experience within Primary Health Care, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Women’s health.
She has a strong clinical interest in working with patients to manage chronic health and additional training in medicinal cannabis treatments. Outside of work Monique is an avid reader and is often relaxing in a hammock with a book or creating stained glass art.

Gavin

Positon: Registered Nurse

Gavin qualified from nursing in 2011 from The University of the West of Scotland, Gavin progressed to a senior clinical level in his position in Scotland UK. he migrated to Australia in 2021 and had a keen interest in medicinal cannabis. Gavin enjoys a busy social life when he Is away from the office choosing to travel regularly in his teardrop caravan. Gavin enjoys overseas travel however is currently exploring Australia whenever he gets the opportunity.

Sarah

Positon: Registered Nurse

Sarah has worked as a nurse for 10 years with experience in both hospitals as a Diabetes Educator and Aged Care Facilities as a Clinical Nurse. Sarah has a strong interest in mental health and chronic health conditions and is passionate about patient-centred care and empowering and supporting self-management for the patients health care. In her spare time Sarah enjoys reading, doing puzzles, watching TV and spending time with her friends and family.

Angela

Positon: Enrolled Nurse

Angela has worked as an enrolled nurse in a major metropolitan hospital for almost nine years. She is passionate about patient centred care and ensuring that everyone feels supported and empowered throughout their healthcare journey. In her spare time Angela enjoys spending time with family and friends and has a passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, crystals and everything sci-fi

Heidi

Positon: Enrolled Nurse

Heidi has worked as an Enrolled Nurse for the past 7yrs. Starting her nursing career in the Emergency Department of a large country NSW hospital and for the past 5yrs has worked in a range of departments in the Private Sector of Brisbane. She is passionate about the holistic care of each patient and supporting and encouraging her patients in their individual healthcare journeys.
In her spare time Heidi loves spending time with friends over a cuppa, exploring hiking tracks around QLD and enjoys a quiet night in over a puzzle.

Shelly

Positon: Enrolled Nurse

Shelly has worked in Orthopaedics for 10 years , She Loved working as a ward Nurse helping the patients with Recovery post surgery. She has always had a Interest in Medical Cannabis , And is passionate about helping Patients achieve health goals .You will find Shelly Doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in her spare time , She enjoys martial arts , and teaches women’s classes .

Karen

Positon: Patient Liaison

Karen’s healthcare career has spanned 20 years and throughout that time she has worked in many different specialties and roles. The most challenging and rewarding of roles was within the palliative care sector. Alongside this experience, Karen brings knowledge, understanding and empathy to the role which supports our vulnerable and terminal patients. When she’s not at work you’ll find Karen hanging out with her Australian Bulldog, Tiffany or going on adventures with her husband and 3 children.

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Eathen

Positon: Administration Officer

Eathen has worked as an administrative receptionist for 6 years in multiple centres across Brisbane. He is passionate about helping people, and enjoys supporting patients throughout their medical cannabis journey. In his spare time he enjoys walking his two dogs.

Kirsty

Positon: Clinic Operations Manager

Kirsty has recently joined the Cann I Help team. Kirsty has many years’ experience working in healthcare. Kirsty is passionate about supporting the team. Her focus is delivering exceptional service to patients. When she is not in the clinic at Cann I help you will find her travelling the world, camping, four-wheel driving and hanging out with her husband, Joe the dog and 2 horses.

Kallina

Positon: Administration Officer

Kallina has a wealth of experience in various customer service and administration roles within multiple industries. With her diverse background, Kallina leads our patient accounts and assists our patients with empathy and understanding. Coming from a large family, Kallina understands that everyone’s needs are different, and she applies this understanding to assist our patients with any financial account enquiries. Kallina is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychology and when she’s not at work you will find her with her nose in a book or pottering around her house.

Alice

Positon: Administration Officer

Alice has been a member of the team for 5 months. She has a focus on patient support. Alice is a married mum with a little boy. She was born in New Zealand and moved to Queensland 5 years ago. Alice decided she needed a change in her life and enrolled and completed a Medical Administration course. Alice is now a dedicated Administration Officer at Cann I help.

Phoebe

Positon: Administration Officer

Phoebe is Currently studying Paramedicine at university. She is Passionate about people. Phoebe has worked with Cann I Help since December 2021. She enjoys spending time with family & friends between work and study