Meet the Team

Meet the Team

The team at Mount Isa Medical Centre are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to all our patients. With a group of experienced medical practitioners, all with a wide range of expertise and skills, we can provide quality medical care for any issue from your basic health check, through to all general practitioner procedures. Make your next doctor’s appointment online with our fantastic Mount Isa medical team here.

Dr Mbaogu

Dr Michael Mbaogu has a keen interest in rural health, and is focused on bettering the health outcomes for people living in North West Queensland. He trained as a GP in the United Kingdom, and practised there and in Canada, before moving to Australia

He holds fellowships in General Practice in all 3 countries. Since moving to Australia in 2008 Dr Mbaogu has worked as a General Practitioner in Outer Metropolitan, Regional, Rural and Remote Medical Centres.

Dr Mojisola Fakiyesi worked at the Mount Isa Hospital and  GP Practices in Port Douglas and Mossman prior to joining the Mount Isa Medical Centre. She has an interest in Women's Health. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, DRANZCOG. She also holds  a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney/Wesley Hospital, DCH. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, FRACGP. 

Dr Moji is married  and has two beautiful girls. She loves Running, Cooking and watching Netflix. She is a person of Faith.

Dr Bibhusana Borthakur graduated from The University of Calgary, Canada with BSc. Biology and The University of Queensland with Doctor of Medicine, MD.
 
Dr Borthakur worked at The Rockhampton Base Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital prior to moving up to Mount Isa. She has a Special interest in Emergency Medicine.
 
She is a volunteer for RSPCA Australia. She speaks English and Hindi.

Dr Kanwalpreet Singh moved to Mount Isa from Townsville in 2020. He loves Rural General Practice. He is married with Two Children. He loves everything Cricket - Test Cricket, One Day Cricket , The Twenty-Twenty and the Indian Premier League.

Dr Singh is very organised and conscientious. He has a strong work ethic. He is attentive, Patient and Professional.

Dr Brianna Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BScN fromThe University of Alberta, Canada. She later studied Medicine and Surgery at The James Cook University, Queensland graduating with MBBS. She also holds a Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, MPHTM.

She has an interest in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Rural Health. She is Canadian and Australian.

Dr Brianna Smith is Bilingual, she speaks English and French

Julius Sufficiencia is a Registered Nurse. He relocated to Mount Isa from the Sunshine Coast in 2021.  He loves the Outback. He is also a talented Ukulele player.

He is married with Children. Julius has a good sense of humour

He speaks English, Tagalog

Larene Chalmers is an Enrolled and Registered Nurse, RN. She  has been working at the Medical Centre since 2019. She has lived in Mount Isa for over Twenty years, so she is almost a local. 

Larene is caring with an empathetic disposition.

Dr Ahmed Abouelela qualified as a Medical Doctor in 2004. He holds a Master of Medicine Degree. He is also a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners ( International). He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney/Wesley Hospital, DCH. He has practiced as a Family Physician in Egypt and Saudi Arabia prior to moving to Australia. He is married and has three Children

Dr Winnie Yum graduated from University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS. She worked at the Mount Isa Hospital prior to joining The Mount Isa Medical Centre. 

She has a particular interest in Family Planning and Sexual Health. She holds an Advanced Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.  Adv. DRANZCOG and an Emergency Medicine Certificate from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine EMC.

Dr Winnie enjoys rock climbing and playing Chess. She speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Dr Anna Cunningham started working at the Practice in 2014. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, FRACGP, and a Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice, FARCGP. She has a Special interest in Mental Health and holds A Masters Degree in Psychiatry.  Dr Anna Cunningham is available for Telehealth consultations

Dr Muhammad Rashid is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, FRACGP. He moved to Mount Isa from Hervey Bay in 2018.

He is married with Children. He loves Cricket.

Dr Rashid speaks English and Urdu.

Dr Andrew Cahoon Obtained a Bachelor of Science, BSc degree in Biological Science from the University of Alberta, Canada. He then went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS from the James Cook University in Townsville Queensland.

Dr Andrew Cahoon is married with Children. He speaks English and Italian. 

He has an interest in Emergency Medicine and Rural Health.