Village Medical Centre
Village Shopping Centre
Shop 8, 66 Highfields Road
8:00am – 7:00pm
8:00am – 5:30pm
8:00am – 5:30pm
8:00am – 7:00pm
8:00am – 5:30pm
8:00am – 12:00pm
Phone: 07 4696 8877
Fax: 07 4573 4396
Highfields Village Medical Centre
Meet the Doctor's that utilise Platinum Health Group Services
Dr Nick Meyers
PHG Chair of the Board- MSc, MBBS, FRACGP, G.Cert Sp.Med
Dr Nick Meyers graduated from UQ with a MBBS in 2002, having previously obtained a BSC from UNSW, and a MSC from U.Wollongong. He obtained his RACGP fellowship in 2006, after completing his training at Wilsonton Medical Centre and Middle Ridge Medical Centre.
Nick enjoys all aspects of medicine - looking after women, men and children. He has an interest in complete family medicine, chronic disease management, skin cancer checks and surgery, acute presentations, and sports medicine. Nick completed a Grad Cert in Sports Medicine from UQ in 2015.
Nick enjoys supervising medical students and GP registrars as they come through the practice, and is also an examiner for the RACGP Fellowship exams.
In any spare time, Nick enjoys being outside, sport and gardening.
Dr Shirley Butler
PHG Shareholder - MBBS, PhD, FRACGP
Dr Shirley Butler graduated from UQ in 1993 and is a fellow of the RACGP.
After completing her medical degree Shirley worked in both the Queensland Health Public System and in general practices around Queensland including placements in Taroom, Ipswich and Cooktown. During these placements she held positions such as Junior House Officer and Medical Superintendant.
In 2000 Dr Butler relocated to the Darling Downs area, accepting a position as an Obstetrics and Gynaecology PHO at the Toowoomba Base Hospital.
Having experienced different specialities within the public system, Dr Butler decided to re-enter General Practice in 2001, initially in Crows Nest before relocating to Toowoomba the following year.
In 2006 Shirley joined the newly opened Village Medical Centre in Highfields, where she continues to practice today and is one of the original directors of the Platinum Health Group.
Prior to her medical career Dr Butler was a qualified teacher, a vocation she still enjoys through her role as a GPTQ Registrar Supervisor and as mentor to medical students. Dr Butler’s exposure to both rural and city medicine has developed her interests in women’s and indigenous health and also, internal medicine. She enjoys the variety offered in General Practice.
Dr Roland Owen
PHG Shareholder - MBBcH, FRACGP, GAICD
Dr Roland Owen graduated from the University Of Wales College Of Medicine in 1998 and completed his RACGP training in 2005. After completing his studies in Wales he trained in Cardiff before moving on to work and train in the Midlands in England. Roland came to work in Australia spending a year in Logan followed by Melbourne before he fell in love with South East Queensland and made Toowoomba his home.
After returning to England and completing his GP training in the Bristol area, he and his soon-to-be wife immigrated permanently to Toowoomba. In 2006 Roland started working at Village Medical Centre where he continues to work today.
Dr Owen has been involved in GP registrar training over the past ten years and has enjoyed being involved with the training and personal growth of many outstanding young doctors. Roland have been involved in healthcare politics and advocacy over the last eight years helping lead the development of primary care in our region having been first drawn to this area being one of the younger GPs and seeing a need to attract and retain more younger doctors to the Toowoomba region. Dr Owen has served on the board of GP Connections (our local former division of General Practice) for a five year period and was Chair for the final two years.
Roland helped lead GP Connections to successfully partner with the Darling Downs Hospital & Health service (DDHHS) to win the competitive bid to form the new PHN in our region. He was the inaugural Chair of the Darling Downs West Moreton PHN from 2015 to 2016. Roland is passionate about improving healthcare at a regional level as well as the individual level that he works on a day to day.
Clinically, he is interested in chronic disease management and see the unique relationship that GPs have with their patient as one of the most valuable tools in healthcare today. This deep understanding is often overlooked outside of Primary Care, yet is one of the most important factors in good healthcare.
He also have a special interest in skin cancer surgery and has been honing his skills working as a surgical assistant with a General Surgeon in Toowoomba for the last ten years. Roland enjoys the breadth and depth of care that he can provide to his patients as a GP, from birth to old age, whether maintaining good health or managing the delicate balance of multiple chronic diseases.
Dr Sean McIsaac
Dr. Sean McIsaac comes from Vancouver Canada, and finished medical school at University of Sydney in 2012. He completed his residency at the Mater Hospital Brisbane before embarking on the rural training program with RACGP. His experience includes working in Murgon, Wondai and later Warwick, where he completed his Fellowship training, before joining the amazing team at Village Medical Centre.
Dr Kyle Johnston
Dr Johnston studied in Brisbane and Toowoomba, graduating from The University of Queensland in 2013. He spent his junior years working in the Toowoomba Hospital. He also has experience as a medical officer at the Oakey Hospital. In 2018 he received his fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
While undertaking his GP training and since completing his fellowship he has been working in GP clinics in Toowoomba and Oakey before joining Village Medical Centre to be closer to home and family. Dr Johnston enjoys teaching medical students and registrars. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with family, playing cello, and playing hockey.
Dr Johnston sees all patients and has a special interest in the management of chronic disease, child and adolescent health, and skin cancer medicine.
Dr David McGillivray
Dr. David McGillivray is Canadian GP registrar and has lived in Australia for the past 12 years. Completing his initial medical training in Brisbane and have spent the last 7 years working in hospitals along the Queensland Coast from Cairns to the Gold Coast before transitioning to GP training this year.
Dr. McGillivray spent 4 years training in orthopaedics and had experience in trauma and musculoskeletal conditions.