Medika

Medika is a beautiful name that means flower or blossom. It's a name given to water lily's native to Australia. The name, Medika, is believed to have its origins in South Australia amongst the indigenous people of Australia.

Medika Health is partnered with a specialist plant-based medication supplier. Their plant-based medicine is developed under the supervision of Medika Health's practitioners. It's constantly being refined using patient feedback, treatment outcomes, and linked health data.

Providing better pain relief through improved plant-based medicine form part of Medika's innovative approach to achieving better healthcare for patients.

About Us

Medika Health Clinic is a contemporary and innovative healthcare provider. As an integrative clinic, Medika provides patients and their family members the choice to work with:

- General Medical Practitioners (GP's)
- Allied Health Practitioners
- Complimentary Health Practitioners

Either individually or as part of a multi-disciplinary care team. This enables Medika to ensure better healthcare for our patients.

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Meet Your Healthcare Practitioners

Dr. Stephen Chalk

Dr. Chalk is one of the co-founders and Principal GP's at Medika Health Clinic.

His special interests are in pain, addiction, chronic disease, and preventative health.

Dr. Chalk is one of the leading Authorised Prescribers of medicinal cannabis in WA and is experienced in treating the full range of indications in all age groups.

Dr. Chalk is an active cannabis educator and holds the position of Medical Director at Cannaponics Ltd.

He has a non-judgemental and empathetic approach to collaborative healthcare.

Dr. Patrick Bushe

Dr. Bushe is one of the co-founders and Principal GP's at Medika Health Clinic.

He completed his medical training in Leicester, UK in 1998.

Dr. Bushe invested 3 years working in Paediatrics before starting work as a General Practitioner.

Dr. Bushe moved to Australia in 2011, where he ran his own practice for 3 years before his children were born.

He aims to create an integrative medical and healthcare practice that takes a modern approach to healthcare.

Practitioners at Medika Health have a wide range of sub-specialties that seek to create a long term relationship with patients as a means to ensure wellness.

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Our Practitioners

Medika medical practitioners are also thought leaders in the West Australia medical community. They work actively to legitimise complementary and alternative treatments – including the use of medical cannabis – and the practitioners that use them as a tool in patient care.

By enabling practitioner collaboration and patient choice in addition to the highest standard general practice care, Medika empowers patients to have better health and social outcomes.

Encompassing general medical practice, allied health practice or complimentary health practice, Medika health care providers and practitioners have a wide range of sub-specialties and seek to create long term relationships with patients as a means to ensure wellness.

Executive Clinicians

Clinicians Dr Patrick Bushe and Dr Stephen Chalk want to offer better care to patients, and better ways of managing chronic and acute pain. Pam our Naturopathic Clinician and Complementary Medicine Director helps people live better, healthier, empowered lives with education and information.

Medika clinicians growing team provide integrated care and support the use of plant-based pain relief. Medika is a contemporary and innovative health care provider.
Dr. Stephen Chalk
MA (oxon) MBBS FRACGP
One of Medika Health’s founders and Principle GPs, Dr. Steve has a non-judgemental and empathetic approach to collaborative healthcare. He has special interests in pain, addiction, chronic disease and preventative health. He has diploma qualifications in skin checks and advanced skin cancer surgery. His background training includes rural General Practice and Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Steve’s passion and calling is Cannabinoid medicine. He is one of the leading Authorised Prescribers in the State and is experienced in treating the full range of indications in all age groups. He is an active Cannabis educator and holds position of Medical Director for Cannaponics Ltd.   Please book in to see Dr. Steve to discuss Cannabis, addiction, or skin cancer treatments, or any general medical or mental health concerns. Please see here for Dr. Steve’s library of educational videos and blogs.
Pam Zakostelsky
Integrative Naturopath, Product Innovation
A qualified naturopathic professional of 20 years, Deveopler of TGA registered Miss Vitality Skin Supplement range as founder, Educational trainer nationally and internationally. International Keynote Speaker on Complementary medicine, Professional Health and Wellness.Pam has a special interest in Chronic Stress and Menopause, for those that have combined Fatigue and Gut issues and that have not been helped by traditional medicine. Pam runs a program called THRIVE for women wanting to switch from Survival mode to Thriving in Life. Pam uses an erray of functional testing techniques to gain scope for treating the whole person, she believes if we change our habits we change our lives.
Dr. Patrick Bushe
General Practitioner (GP)
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Dr. Stephen Chalk
MA (oxon) MBBS FRACGP
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One of Medika Health’s founders and Principle GPs, Dr. Steve has a non-judgemental and empathetic approach to collaborative healthcare. He has special interests in pain, addiction, chronic disease and preventative health. He has diploma qualifications in skin checks and advanced skin cancer surgery. His background training includes rural General Practice and Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Steve’s passion and calling is Cannabinoid medicine. He is one of the leading Authorised Prescribers in the State and is experienced in treating the full range of indications in all age groups. He is an active Cannabis educator and holds position of Medical Director for Cannaponics Ltd.   Please book in to see Dr. Steve to discuss Cannabis, addiction, or skin cancer treatments, or any general medical or mental health concerns. Please see here for Dr. Steve’s library of educational videos and blogs.
Dr. Patrick Bushe
GP (General Practitioner)
Pam Zakostelsky
Integrative Naturopath, Product Innovation
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Dr. Stephen Chalk
MA (oxon) MBBS FRACGP
Pam Zakostelsky
Integrative Naturopath, Product Innovation
Dr. Patrick Bushe
General Practitioner (GP)