Monday & Friday:  8:30am to 5.30pm

Saturday:  8.30am to 12.30pm

 

Open 6 days a week

FULLY BULK BILLING DOCTORS

Our Staff

Registered Nurse

 

Amy has been the principal registered nurse at Grand Medical Centre since April 2016. Prior to practice nursing,  Amy previously worked as a medical/surgical nurse for six years at both Logan Hospital and Sunnybank Private. Our registered nurse assists in triage and emergencies, ECGs, wound care management and minor procedures (such as skin excisions, biopsies and ingrown toenails), ear syringing, papsmears, mirena, implanon, childhood and adult immunisations, travel vaccines, B12 and hormone Injections, health assessments (such as 4 year health checks, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people health checks, over 75 years annual health assessments and chronic disease management. Amy is also on hand to provide advice about women’s contraception options and is available each Monday and Friday.

Practice Manager

 

Ms Ashika McCandless is our Practice Manager and assists with the day to day running of the Practice. Ashika comes from a very multicultural background including emigrating from Fiji. She has extensive experience in General Practice and has a fine sense of humor. She enjoys interacting with people of all ages and is very friendly and helpful.

Admin Team

 

The successful operation of a medical centre requires commitment from an abundance of people. We are proud to have a highly experienced and dedicated admin team at Grand Medical Centre who ensure that you receive the best possible care. If you have any questions about your appointment or fees, you can speak to our capable and friendly administration team. They have extensive knowledge of the local specialists in the area and are always happy to help with any of your queries.

Allied Health Services

Dietitians

Michelle Tong

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE)

BHlthSc Nutr&Diet (Hons), GradCertDiabEdM

As a trilingual Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Michelle has worked in both the private and public sectors, as well as tertiary teaching, dietetic mentorship and student supervisions.  She is enthusiastic and committed to helping people eat well and lead healthy lifestyles.

 

Although Michelle has years of experience in supporting individuals with their weight, cholesterol, IBS, allergies, etc., throughout her career she has developed a passion in the area of diabetes, and has furthered her knowledge in this field by becoming a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE).

 

With more than 7 years of experience working with a broad spectrum of clients in the areas of diabetes, expanding across Type 1, Type 2, Gestational, LADA and MODY, Michelle is equipped with a wealth of knowledge and expertise to successfully support people living with diabetes.

 

Besides English, Michelle also speaks fluently in Cantonese and Mandarin.

 

"Eat food, not too much, mostly plants" - Michael Pollan

Angeline Yeoh is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist who graduated with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

She is the founder of Back To Basics Dietetics (www.bbdiet.com.au) with a special interest in diabetes, heart disease, weight management, cancer and plant-based nutrition.

Angeline Yeoh

Consultant Dietitian Nutritionist

BSc (Microb), MNutrDiet (PHN)

Psychologists

Liz Anderson

 

Our psychologist Liz Anderson, has been a fully qualified practitioner for the last 18yrs working in both the government and private sectors. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

 

She has worked with people of varying ages from all walks of life in areas such as relationship issues, couples counselling, anxiety, depression, stress, anger and pain management, grief and loss, work place issues, bipolar, schizophrenia and injury adjustment. Liz takes an integrative approach to her therapy utilising techniques from a range of evidence based therapies to help create positive changes in your life.

 

On a personal note she is the mum to 2 young energetic children and a cheeky cat.

Kathleen Ballantyne

 

 

Kathy is an experienced Psychologist and Hypnotherapist.  She has worked with people from pre-school age up to Adults in their 80s.

 

She has worked with people for many issues:

 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Negative Beliefs
  • Self Esteem
  • Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Anger Issues
  • Bullying
  • Grief
  • Eating disorders
  • Relationships Issues
  • Counselling for Couples
  • Divorcing
  • Sexual Issues
  • Career Issues
  • Managing Disability
  • Gender Issues
  • Hypnosis
  • Parenting
  • LGBTI Support
  • Medico-legal assessments
  • Psychosis
  • Behavioural Challenges
  • Addiction
  • Personality Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Pain Management
  • Life Transitions
  • Worry
  • Adjustment to injury
  • Adjustment to Medical Conditions
  • Communications Skills
  • Panic Attacks
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Burnout
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Interpersonal Issues
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Physiotherapist

Nelson Kwan has a Bachlor's Degreee in Physiotherapy and practices as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. He has 10 years experience as a Physiotherapist in private practice and public hospitals as well as teaching and mentoring Physiotherapy students.

 

Nelson combines state of the art Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy knowledge with his extensive Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation experience to provide one on one treatment and personalised rehabilitation programs at Recover Physio and Massage. He has a special interest in the management of chronic joint and muscular conditions, as well as exercise rehabilitation.

Nelson Kwan

 

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