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St Andrew’s Toowoomba Medical Centre 

St Andrew’s Hospital Toowoomba Campus

Building 5, 280 North Street,

Toowoomba, 4350                                    

07 4690 7000
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St Andrew's Toowoomba Medical Centre Doctors

Dr Michelle Dahl

PHG Director

Completed her medical studies at UQ in 1989.  In 1997 she became a fellow of the R.A.C.G.P.  In 1999 she completed a Graduate Diploma in Rural GP, and became a Senior Lecturer of the UQ Rural Clinical School in 2004.  Michelle has been with the group since 1994 and has special interests in women’s health and paediatrics. 

 

Outside of work Michelle has her work cut out with 3 children, with two attending Concordia College, Toowoomba and one at Bond University.

Dr Richard Grundy

PHG Director

Dr Richard Grundy completed his medical studies at University of Queensland in 1980, has worked in the UK and attained skills in Psychiatry.  In 1991 he established his GP practice in Toowoomba, joining the Platinum Health Group in 1997. Richard has interests in Psychiatry and family medicine and is a long term Visiting Medical Officer at Baillie Henderson Hospital, Toowoomba.

Dr Robert Heffernan

PHG Director - FRACGP, FARGP, MBBS

Dr Heffernan graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Queensland in 2008. In 2009 and 2010, Dr Heffernan trained at the Cairns, Toowoomba, Dalby, Miles and Tara Hospitals in general medicine and emergency medicine. He joined Platinum in 2012.

Dr Heffernan’s special interests are chronic disease management, skin cancer, mental health & palliative care.

Dr Heffernan continues his academic affiliations at Griffith University as a Course Coordinator in the Masters of Rural Medicine and, through Queensland Rural Medical Education, provides examination preparation for registrars seeking their RACGP fellowship. He is currently completing a Masters of Clinical Education.

Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)

Fellow of the Advanced Rural General Practice (FARGP)

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) (Major – Biomedical Science)

Certificate in Sexual Health and Family Planning

Dr Bertie Huskisson

PHG Director

Dr Huskisson graduated from University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 1992.  He then worked at Port Shepstone and Tygerberg Hospitals in South Africa, prior to entering General Practice in 1994.  In 1998 Bertie was appointed Medical Superintendent at Goondiwindi Hospital, prior to moving back into General Practice at Goondiwindi. 

 

In 2000 he was appointed Medical Superintendent with practice rights at Cunnamulla and he moved to Toowoomba in 2005.  Bertie joined the PHG group in early 2008, and joined the Board in late 2008.  He has special interests in general medicine, paediatrics and skin surgery.  Outside of work he enjoys tennis, ballroom dancing and singing. 

Dr Gary Porter

PHG Director

Dr Porter graduated from the University of Queensland in 1980. He practiced at the Redcliffe Hospital for 4 years where extensive time was spent in a busy Accident and Emergency department and also worked as a registrar in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Surgery and General Medicine.

 

He moved to a solo practice at Pittsworth for 13 years, looking after patients in the Pittsworth Hospital. All ambulance emergency attendances were brought to the hospital firstly prior to any transfer to Toowoomba.

In 1998 Dr Porter moved to the newly established Grand Central Medical Centre; in 2001 to Wilsonton Medical Centre which evolved into Platinum Health with the establishment of St Andrews Medical Centre in 2008.

Dr Porter enjoys the wide variety of medicine in general practice as well as the wide variety of people encountered in general practice. In later years he was involved supervision of registrars and medical students which offered another dimension to medical practice.

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Dr Kate Craft

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.Dr Kate Craft grew up in Brisbane and graduated from The University of Queensland with MBBS (hons) in 1993. She worked at the Nambour hospital after graduation for three years before commencing her General Practitioner registrar training.  Dr Craft completed her registrar training in practices on the Gold Coast, Warwick and Toowoomba. In 1999, Dr Craft attained her Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Fellowship.

After two years at the Fiveways Medical Centre, Graceville, Brisbane, she returned to the Wilsonton Medical Centre in 2002 and has practiced at Platinum Health Group of doctors since that time.

Dr Craft is interested in chronic disease management and preventative medicine.  Her working week involves several sessions in theatre assisting Dr Donaldson (Breast /Endocrine surgeon).

Dr Sidya Raghavan

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Dr Sidya Raghavan has been in the Australian health care system since 2005. She moved to Toowoomba in 2012 to complete her Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Fellowship, which she attained in 2014.

 

Her special interests are women’s health, children health, chronic health conditions and family medicine.

 

Dr Raghavan also has a special interest as a medical teacher. Registered organisations engage Dr Raghavan as a Medical Educator to teach medical students and registrars.

Dr Sharyn Donaldson

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Graduating from Qld University in 1986 I worked as a resident at Toowoomba Base Hospital before returning to Brisbane and starting physician training. Due to family was lucky to return to Toowoomba in 1992 to live. I attained my FRACGP IN 1993 while working part time in General PRACTICE. In 1997 I set up the St Andrews Diagnostic Breast Clinic which now sees about 50 patients per week. I am Chair of Blush Breast Cancer Incorporated a local charity which raises funds to support breast cancer patients on the Downs.

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