Serving our community for over 30 years.
Mount Barker SA 5251
Frequently asked questions
MBS Medical Centre is located at 58 Wellington Road in Mount Barker. We are situated on the corner of Wellington and Victoria Roads, and are on the same side of Wellington Road as Lobethal Bakery. There is ample on-site parking available.
MBS Medical Centre is a mixed billing practice. Consultation fees are payable in full at the time of consultation. Pensioners, Centrelink Health Care Card holders, and children under 16 years of age are bulk billed.
The cost of a standard consultation at MBS Medical Centre is $78.50 and is exclusive of any materials fee charged for dressings, materials used in procedures, contraceptives, and certain vaccines. However, the Doctor will charge according to the consult provided. A list of consultation fees, including for pensioners, healthcare card holders, veterans, and children under 16 is displayed in the reception area.
A standard consultation time is 15 minutes.
A longer consultation time is 30 minutes. If you have numerous or complex medical issues or require a procedure, a longer consultation may be required.
MBS Medical Centre does not facilitate walk-in appointments unless a Doctor deems that an urgent consultation is required. This is because most of our Doctors are booked up in advance. To book an appointment online, please visit https://automedsystems.com.au/online/clinics/156/mt-barker-medical-clinic-strathalbyn-branch-strathalbyn-5255/doctors/LOC/9/. Alternatively, please call us on 8391 2055.
At MBS Medical Centre, we use a secure automated SMS system to communicate with patients about results. Depending on the test that has been undertaken, a consultation may be required to receive results. It is the patient’s responsibility to follow up on their test results, and we actively encourage our patients to be proactive in their healthcare and book an appointment for results before leaving the clinic.
Unless encryption is used, email is not a secure platform for communicating sensitive information such as test results. Also, to protect your privacy, you should never email personal information such as your birth date, address, Medicare card number, etc. to our clinic.
Yes, in most circumstances you will need to see a Doctor to have a script written. Doctors have a duty of care and need to determine if you should be prescribed a medication based on various factors, or if you should continue or cease taking a medication they may have prescribed for you previously.
Yes, Dr Lucie Monet, Dr Jyothi Bhumireddy, and Dr Joanna McLeod practice at our clinic. To book an appointment online, please visit https://automedsystems.com.au/online/clinics/156/mt-barker-medical-clinic-strathalbyn-branch-strathalbyn-5255/doctors/LOC/9/. Alternatively, please call us on 8391 2055.
Regardless of the nature of your visit, you need to book an appointment with a doctor to ensure that you receive the correct level of care. Depending on your individual circumstance, you may also need to see a nurse either before or after your appointment with a doctor. Our reception staff can answer any particular questions you may have about your appointment.
If your usual doctor is fully booked and you need to see a doctor today, please call us on 8391 2055, and we will try to book you in with another doctor who has an appointment available. To ensure patients are given the appropriate amount of time with doctors, we generally avoid fit-ins but will endeavour to arrange a same day appointment within our group of local clinics wherever possible.
MBS Medical Centre is open between 8:30am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. The earliest appointment time is 8:30am, and the last appointment for the day is 5:15pm.
Yes, we have a large waiting room area where you can likely sit away from other people. Alternatively, please speak with our reception staff when you arrive, and they will arrange an area for you.
Yes, Dr Mark Keen and Dr Jarrod Brumby have significant experience advising on skin cancer medicine. Dr Jarrod Brumby also holds post-graduate qualifications in skin cancer medicine and is a Member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia (SCCA).
Yes, Dr Lucie Monet has a special interest in children’s health, and has a Diploma in Child Health. All of the doctors at MBS Medical Centre are trained in children’s health.
Yes, we have a nurse working at MBS Medical Centre every day.
Yes, Stephanie Gibbs is our Allied Health Podiatrist. Stephanie has over 20 years’ experience in podiatry and has post-graduate qualifications in Diabetes Education. To book an appointment with Stephanie, please call our reception staff on 8391 2055.
Yes, Richard McClelland is our Allied Health Physiotherapist. Richard has a Masters of Physiotherapy and has been working as a physiotherapist since 1995. To book an appointment with Richard, please call our reception staff on 8391 2055.
Yes, Elke Supple is our Allied Health Dietician & Nutritionist. Elke has extensive knowledge in weight loss, food addition, allergies, gastro-intestinal, and inflammatory symptoms related to a variety of chronic diseases.
To book an appointment with Elke, please call our reception staff on 8391 2055.