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

 Heather White is a psychologist with general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.  Heather has been providing psychology services in and around Mount Isa for the past 10 years. 
 Heather’s main areas of interest include working with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, and adjustment difficulties

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.

Caitlin Gibson

Caitlin Gibson is the founder and principal psychologist of Caitlin Gibson Psychology.

She is a Generalist Psychologist, registered with the Psychology Board of Australia, and has been studying and working in the field of psychology for 14 years.

Her particular areas of interest include management of depression, anxiety, and stress conditions, adjustment disorders, parenting enhancement, and professional supervision.

Laura Copelin

Dr Hebatullah Gaafer qualified as a Medical Doctor in 2005 and she has been working in General Practice since 2007. She holds the  Membership of The Royal College of General Practitioners [International] and the Fellowship in Family medicine from the Egyptian Boards of Family medicine. She has Practiced Medicine in Egypt and Saudi Arabia prior to moving to Australia. She has a special interest in Women's Health and Child Health

She  moved to Mount Isa in December 2019 with her husband (a vet doctor) and 2 children. she loves travelling and Crocheting

Frances Joy Barlaan was born in the country with 7,107 islands known with their culture of hospitality, generosity and helpfulness. She obtained her Registration in nursing from Melbourne, Victoria. She was a Registered nurse in Singapore in the medical surgical ward before coming to Australia February 2020. She is married and has a son. She loves reading and movie marathons. She loves going to the beach and playing the piano. She loves Thai and Indian dishes.

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 Kazi Rahman originates from Bangladesh, he qualified as a Medical Practitioner in 2003. He moved to Australia in 2014 and was living in Adelaide prior to relocating to Mount ISA . He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney/Wesley Hospital, DCH. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Australia College of General Practitioners, FRACGP

When not saving lives Dr Rahman is a prolific writer. He has written several published stories and some of his publications have been adapted for Television series. He loves his Cricket. He is fluent in English, Bengali, Hindi and Urdu. He is married and has a son.