Dr Adam Ebringer

MBBS, B.A. (hons), FRACGP

Dr Adam’s hot health tip: Eat fresh vegetables!

Education & training
Adam has worked in general practice for five years. He graduated from the University of Queensland in 2012, spent three years of hospital training at the Ipswich Hospital working mainly in the emergency department, and then completed GP training in Hervey Bay.

Special interests
Adam loves all aspects of general practice and is happy to see any health concern. He is particularly interested in the management of:

Adam believes that a healthy lifestyle is the best medical intervention, and promotes nutritious eating and regular exercise. He does not believe in the use of opioids for chronic pain and does not prescribe these.

What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?
Thoroughness. Expect that all your preventative health issues will be covered, and your medication list optimised. Adam prides himself on being up-to-date, and that you are receiving best-practice evidence-based medicine. He feels it is important that patients are in control of their own care, and that his job is to explain options and let the patient choose.

What is the most important factor in a doctor-patient relationship and why?
Good rapport. Patients should feel well cared for!

What hobbies or activities do you enjoy when you are not working?
Composing and playing music. 

What would you be doing if you weren’t a doctor?
Itinerant musician.