How far to go back?

“Well, I guess it all started in 2010 when I saw the old “Boatshed Café’ for sale across the road from Carrum Station. The house behind the café was being sold with it. I took a walk down to the Patterson River, fell in love with the whole thing, signed away and thought, this is beautiful.
Business plan – what business plan?” – Dr Floyd Gomes, Director


Atticus Health opened its first medical clinic at 505a Station Street, Carrum on the 25th of March 2013. That clinic was opened out of sheer inspiration and enthusiasm for life.
Who are we? We are a bunch of people – Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health, Reception staff - who have dedicated our careers to making people happier in their lives by improving their health.
When you come to visit our medical clinics, we hope that your therapy begins from the moment you call our office or step inside our front door. That’s how we started, that’s how we continue.

Apart from helping the individual, we always strived to also improve the health of the communities we operate in by getting involved. From public health campaigns, to sponsorship of local groups or simply trying to publicise quality local businesses – Atticus Health wants to strengthen the fabric of local community. A strong, rich community means better health for everyone. Did you know for example that joining a local group could be as good for you as quitting smoking? Now you do ☺
One of the unique things we did from the start was give away free fruit to our patients and anyone else who wanted it for that matter. Our fruit bowls at the reception of our clinics stand for the importance of lifestyle in keeping well. They also stand for our commitment to giving back to the community and being there for everyone. We feel very happy when people walk in the door and grab a fruit, whether you make an appointment to see a Doctor or not. By eating a fruit, we know you’ve done at least one good thing that day for your health, and that makes us happy ☺


Atticus Health has grown to involve itself in the following areas:
- The care of nursing home residents
- Skin cancer medicine
- Corporate health programs
- Medical student and General Practitioner training programs
Our medical clinics continue to grow and stand humbly by our motto “Driven by Soul”.


In the future Atticus Health intends to connect more of the communities it serves, particularly across the internet. There is much that people have in common. The ideal of a happy, healthy, constructive life for the individual and the community is to be celebrated and encouraged, and Atticus sees an opportunity to help this flourish. Exactly how? Hey – I didn’t say we had all the answers, after all we’re talking about the future! But, one thing’s for sure, that we’d like to be a leader in this space. One simple way is by the establishment of the various forums you’ll find on this website – let’s all share what we know, and help each other achieve better health and happiness. That’s the flavour of the future that Atticus wishes to be a part of ☺