Miami Village Medical Practice

Meet Our Team

Dr. Kate Taylor

Dr Kate Taylor graduated from Sheffield University Medical School in UK in 1998, and then whilst traveling in New Zealand, she met her husband, well known Gold Coast orthopedic surgeon, Dr Fraser Taylor.
Kate and her husband relocated permanently to the Gold Coast in 2013. They have three children.
Kate enjoys all aspects of General Practice, but her special interests are Women’s Health and Paediatrics.

Dr. Vipul Patel

Dr Vip Patel is from the UK, having grown up in London and completing his medical training at Southampton University in 1992. He gained extensive hospital experience including Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), before embarking on a career in General Practice.

Dr Patel has 20 years of experience working as a full time GP. Initially in the UK as a partner in a large teaching practice in Oxfordshire before migrating to Australia with his wife and 2 children in 2009.

He has been working as a GP on the Gold Coast for 10 years, however he still has his wonderful English accent. He enjoys all aspects of family medicine with particular interests in Men’s Health, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Hypertension, Child Health, Mental Health and Preventative Medicine.

Dr. Amy Watson

Amy has a special interest in Women’s Health and is an antenatal shared care provider. Her other interests include Diabetes, Child Health, Chronic Disease Management, and she has completed her Mental Health Skills Training.

Amy graduated from medical school in the UK and then completed her internship before moving to Sydney in 2012.

She worked as an emergency medicine and intensive care doctor in Liverpool Hospital and then moved to Royal North Shore Hospital. During her emergency medicine training, Amy realised her love of general medicine and hence decided that a career as a GP was for her.

In 2014 she moved back to England to complete her GP training in London and then worked as a GP in West London. Her heart pulled her back to Sydney in 2018 and then to the Gold Coast in 2020 she is thoroughly enjoying Australian General Practice.

In her spare time Amy likes to travel, explore the best dining spots and exercise (so she can order dessert).

Dr. Venu Vemula

Dr Venu specialises in multiple fields of health such as asthma treatment, diabetes care and palliative care. He lives with his wife, who is also a doctor, and their two young boys and is fluent in English, Hindi and Telugu.

A big fan of cycling, tennis and cricket, Dr Venu is always happy to chat with patients about their background, interests and any health concerns they have.

Rick McKee

General Manager/Owner

Lianne Shiell

Registered Nurse

Monica Smyth



Shelley Boyle