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 less built-up areas. 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 Sidari

Dr Saba Zubair started her medical education in Pakistan. She moved to Mount Isa in 2011 and has worked both at the Mount Isa Base Hospital and General Practice in Mount Isa.

She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney (Westmead Hospital) and Diploma of the Australian and New Zealand  College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRANZCOG). She has a special interest in Women's Health and Child Health.

She speaks Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and English.  She is married and has Two Children

 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 Anna Cunningham is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She studied at the University of Sydney Medical School, graduating in 2007. She has worked in Sydney, Rural NSW and Melbourne before moving to Mount Isa in 2014 with her family, where she completed her GP Fellowship. Her major interests are Mental health, Women’s Health, Child and Adolescent Health and Skin Cancer Medicine.  Actually she loves every aspect of General Practice.
Anna is a Registered provider for Focussed Psychological Strategies, Mirena and Implanon insertion, and has an Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine. She is currently finishing a Masters of Psychiatry through the University of Melbourne and a Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine through Queensland University. She is an Associate Lecturer at James Cook University and involved in Teaching and Supervising Medical students who come to Mount Isa for their Rural rotations. 
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

Dr Ahmos Youssef is a highly experienced Medical Practitioner. He holds a Masters Degree in Medicine, Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health, Membership of The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He has Practiced Medicine in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia prior to immigrating to Australia. He has worked in various Hospitals in Australia in both Metropolitan and Regional areas. He has a keen interest in Chronic Medical conditions and Rural Practice. He first moved to Mount Isa in January 2016 but relocated to Toowoomba, Queensland in July 2017 due to Family reasons. His love for Mount Isa drew him back here in August 2018 and he is now in Mount Isa for good.

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 has practiced as a Family Physician in Egypt and Saudi Arabia prior to moving to Australia. He is married and has two 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 .

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.