New Patients

New Patients

Assist Prof McEntee is happy to see patients with all disorders of the spine as private patients, under WorkCover Queensland, under other workers’ compensation schemes, and through the Department of Veterans Affairs Gold/White Card programs.


If you are a patient coming for your first appointment with Assist Prof McEntee, please call our friendly staff on 1 300 281 979 or drop in to see us at Gold Coast Spine.  Please remember to bring with you:

  1.  The referral letter from your doctor;
  2.  The original films of any recent radiology (last 2 years) relating to your condition (not reports or CD ROM’s – Assist Prof McEntee  needs to see the films); AND
  3.  Details of your workers’ compensation or other insurance claim (if applicable).  We need the following details:
    • Claim Number
    • Name of Claims Officer
    • Name, address, and contact details for the insurer

You will be given an initial appointment to see Dr McEntee and we may need you to have some investigations performed before your appointment. 

Please note that, if you wish to be seen as a public patient within the public hospital system, Assist Prof McEntee does not work at a public hospital.  He works solely in private practice and is unable to see or treat patients within the public hospital system.

If you are not local to the Gold Coast please refer to the information relating to Travelling Patients.

If you have any general questions about appointments with a surgeon at Gold Coast Spine please go to Frequently Asked Questions.  Also you may wish to review Assist Prof McEntee’s consulting fees.