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Dr Anita Sharma

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General Practice / Primary Care, Hospital / Surgery Center

  • Women's Health, Antenatal care, Travel Medicine, Paediatrics, Nutritional Medicine, Mental Health Services, Preventive Health Checks, Aviation Medicine, Weight Loss

Dr Anita Sharma is the Practice Principal at Platinum Medical Centre and has been practicing as a GP for over 25 years here in Australia. During her time overseas before moving to Australia she has worked in South Pacific countries and the Middle East where she managed emergency departments, developed emergency medicine protocols and supervised junior doctors. She is an accredited supervisor for first- and second-year registrars (GPTQ)and medical students from University of Queensland and Griffith University. She is a member of National Faculty of Specific Interests (NFSI) RACGP –for Diabetes and Obesity, co- author of the RACGP General Practice Management of type 2 Diabetes handbook, member of the Education Committee of the RACGP, Advisory Board member for REED education and member, State Advisory Committee (SAC) Queensland for Medical Defence Australia (MDA National).


Dr Sharma’s professional interests include education of GPs registrars, medical students and fellow GPs, development of education modules in Diabetes, COPD, Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Osteoporosis, COPD and Weight Loss, and presenting medico-legal workshops. She is clinical lead for Geriatric Active Learning Modules that focus on Osteoporosis and Frailty. She also contributes to the RACGP CHECK PROGRAM and co -authors articles in cardio-metabolic medicine in topics like Primary Care Management of Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Failure and PCOS.


Dr Sharma is a member of steering committees for Diabetes, Heart Failure , Atrial Fibrillation and Osteoporosis and has written online modules on various aspects of management of Heart Failure for the Asia, Middle East and African Council (AMAC) in 2018.


Dr Sharma is a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner for CASA, Medical Review Officer for CASA, Member of Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and Australian Institute of Integrative Medicine. She is member of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS), and member of Queensland Medical Women’s Society (QMWS) and Queensland representative for Australian Federation of Medical Women (AFMW).




  • MBBS - 1981
  • FRACGP - 1996
  • Certificate in Aviation Medicine - ACCAM (Monash University) 1996
  • Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) for CASA
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) for CASA


Work Experience


  • Full time GP, 1984 - Present
  • Practice Principal, Platinum Medical Centre, Chermside, Brisbane, 1999 - Current
  • Full time GP at City 6 Day Medical Practice, 289 Queen Street, 1993-1999
  • Managed Emergency/Outpatient Departments in Bahrain, Solomon Islands and Fiji Islands
  • Developed emergency protocols for the American Mission Hospital, Bahrain, 1987-1993
  • Supervised doctors and staff in large hospitals in various countries



Dr Anita Sharma, Practice Principal Platinum Medical Centre

Academic qualifications

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)

Current medical/ legal roles/ positions

  • Accredited trainer for GP registrars from GPTQ and medical students (University of Queensland and Griffith University)
  • Member of National Faculty Specific Interest Group of RACGP for Diabetes
  • Member Education Committee RACGP
  • Member PMLC Queensland for MDA National
  • Medical Review Officer for CASA
  • Member Australian Medical Review Officers Australia
  • Designated Aviation Medical Examiner for CASA
  • Member Aviation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand

Notable professional memberships or previous positions

  • Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Member of Australian Institute of Integrative Medicine
  • Member of Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine

Professional interests

  • Chronic Disease Management (Diabetes, Asthma/COPD, CAD, Osteoporosis)
  • Education of GPs and developing education modules


Session / Appointment Times


Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm


Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00am - 3:30pm


Weekends: Availability based on roster (check with reception staff)



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