Dr Colbridge was born in the North East of England and trained at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Initially training in adult acute hospital medicine and then in adult infectious diseases ,tropical medicine and HIV he then changed to specialise in family medicine and general practice.
After several years of working at Cairns Base hospital and globetrotting he was a principal partner in a practice in Newcastle (uk) before settling in Port Douglas as a principal partner. He has a wife Karri and 3 children Murray, Daisy and Ruby.
Dr Colbridge specialises in all aspects of family medicine and general practice. He is accredited to perform AMSA, occupational and recreational dive medicals as well as other work related medical examinations.