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The Team at Alma Street Medical 


Dr Matt Kritzinger

Alma Street Medical was established in December 2008 with Dr Matt Kritzinger at the helm. For the past 15 years, the practice has provided primary healthcare services to the Rockhampton community and surrounds.

Having been a general practitioner for the past 45 years, Dr Matt holds special qualifications in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, as well as having an interest in Diabetes. Dr Matt is also a GP Training Registrar Supervisor and provides hands-on training and coaching to registrars and medical students. 

Dr Matt is available for appointments from Mondays to Thursdays. 

To book an appointment, please call the surgery on 07 4922 3300.

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Dr Bernard van Heerden


Dr Bernie has over 25 years of general practice experience and has been serving the Rockhampton community for the last 15 years. He enjoys all aspects of general practice, especially, preventative health, dermatology and diabetes.

Dr Bernie will be returning in the New Year.

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Dr Cecelia Cawley-Woods

Dr Cecelia Cawley-Woods has worked in General Practice for over 25 years.

Dr Woods graduated from the University of Qld and worked at various hospitals and practices before relocating to Rockhampton in 2000.

Dr Woods enjoys all aspects of GP work.As well as being a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), Dr Woods has done further training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRANZCOG).She has also completed a Graduate Certificate of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine.

Dr Woods is available for appointments Monday to Friday. 


Dr Manel Perera 


Dr Manel joined Alma Street Medical in 2019. Dr Manel is a fully registered General Practitioner, having worked in New Zealand for many years before relocating to Australia in 2016. Dr Manel enjoys working in general practice and has a special interest in women's health, children's health, sexual health and contraception, chronic disease management, mental health and minor procedures. Dr Manel is also available to coach and mentor medical students and GP Registrars. 

Dr Manel is available for appointments Mondays to Fridays.

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Dr K-John Cheung

Dr K-John started at Alma Street Medical in 2021. Dr K-John is a graduate of UQ Medical School and spent a majority of his postgraduate time in a the emergency department prior to general practice. He has a special interest in the use of cortisone injections for musculoskeletal pain (eg. arthritis, tendonitis/bursitis such as shoulder rotator cuff injury, tennis/golf elbows, and trigger fingers, planter fascitis, carpel tunnel syndrome, and muscle spasms), hypertrophic scars/keloids and certain types of headache. 

Dr K-John will be returning at Alma Street Medical on the 23rd January 2023 and will be available for appointments on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

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Dr Malika Samaraweera Meegallage

Dr Malika has started working at Alma Street Medical in 2022, with previously worked in the Hospital for many years. Her special interests include, Paediatrics, Women's Health and Geriatrics.

Dr Malika is available for appointments from Mondays to Fridays.

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Dr Svetlana Krasnova

Dr Lana has a special interest in population health, immunisation, environmental health and communicable diseases. She has been working as a General Practitioner in East Europe and has been involved in clinical research. Dr Lana has been working in the healthcare for 10 years at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital before relocating to Rockhampton in 2020.

Dr Lana will be available for appointments from the 20th February 2023.

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Dr Alex Hutchinson

Dr Alex will be starting with Alma Street Medical from the 6th February 2023  and will be available for appointments Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays.


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