Dr Barbara Panitz

Dr Barbara Panitz

General Practitioner


Dr Barbara Panitz is an experienced GP trained in Queensland. She has lived and worked in Gladstone since 1998. Dr Barb's broad clinical skills are complemented by excellent communication and listening skills which are appreciated by her patients. As well as her rural GP qualifications, she holds an Advanced Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and is pursuing further qualifications in nutritional and environmental medicine with the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental medicine.

Dr Barbara has incorporated nutritional and environmental medicine in her general practice for some years now, and has recently started a nutritional and environmental medicine clinic (see below).

Unfortunately with the closure of the Gladstone Mater Hospital Maternity service, Dr Barbara no longer offers intrapartum obstetric care

Special interests (general practice) includes but is not limited to:

  • Antenatal care
  • Infant feeding problems including management of tongue-tie
  • Women's health including Mirena and Implanon insertions and removal
  • Minor skin excisions including subcuticular closure
  • Infant circumcision (male, less than 14 days old, must have antenatal consultation for opportunity for proper discussion)
  • Mentor for medical students
  • Nutritional and environmental medicine-please book with the NEM clinic for this service