Dr Trish Moloney MBBS FRACGP

Dr Trish Moloney is an experienced General Practitioner. Trish started practicing in Samford in 1986 after moving to the area. Previously Trish worked in Redcliffe.

In 1990 she became Principle of Samford Valley Medical Centre, since that time the practice has grown from a small solo General Practice to a multi-doctor practice - whilst still keeping a 'family doctor approach'.

Trish is interested in all aspects of General Practice and has for 25 enjoyed her other role as a surgical assistant.

Trish lives in the Samford community and is grateful for the extensive support she has received over the years. Outside of work Trish enjoys gardening and cooking. 

Dr Carol McPhail

Carol graduated form Adelaide University in 1985 and undertook specialist training for 4 years at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children in Sydney from 1987 - 1990. She then left hospital work and joined a paediatric primary care practice in Western Sydney where she worked for 10 years.

Carol moved to Brisbane in late 1999 and started work at Samford Valley Medical Centre where she initially worked as a general GP. Carol developed her special interest in mental health counselling from 2003 and has worked exclusively in this capacity for almost 10 years. 

Carol has training in Solution Focussed Therapy and Mindfulness - based Acceptance Commitment Therapy which she uses to work with clients with a wide range of issued including anxiety, depression, relationships issues, trauma, domestic violence, grief and loss, addictions, weight loss and parenting. She is comfortable working with a wide range of ages from children to adults. 

Her interests include travelling the world and perpetual study. She recently graduated from QUT with a law degree which she hopes to put to good use. 

Clients may be self-referred or referred from other GP's and she is able to initiate treatment under a Mental Health Care Plan if necessary. Carol is committed to free access for all to high quality health care without significant financial burden. 

Dr David O’Regan BSc MBBS FRACGP

David graduated from the University of Queensland in 2010.

Prior to working at Samford he spent a number of years training at Nambour and Princess Alexandra Hospitals. He has additional training in Rural and Emergency medicine and has worked in regional hospitals across three States.

David can manage all aspects of family medicine but particular areas of interest include: Sports Medicine, Paediatric & Adolescent Health, Antenatal Care and Minor Ops e.g. skin excisions, implanon, cyst removal, fracture casting, toenail procedures.

David is also currently the team doctor for Redcliffe Dolphins Rugby League Club.

Outside interests include travel, sports and renovating his home.

Dr Amy Chambers MBBS, FRACGP, DCH

Dr Amy Chambers completed her medical degree at Monash University in 2008. Amy started her first two years of training in Bendigo before moving to Brisbane to complete her GP training. She successfully completed her specialist examinations in 2014.

Amy is interested in all aspects of family medicine. She has undergone further qualifications in paediatrics and also has a special interest in women’s health, family planning and pregnancy care. Amy is Mater Hospital Aligned and able to offer shared antenatal care.

Outside of work Amy enjoys travelling, gardening and cooking. 

 

  

Dr Ammara Chaudhry

Dr Ammara arrived in Australia in 1999, went through Australian Medical Council exam and worked as a GP registrar for 3 years with CSQT Consortium, getting her fellowship through the training pathway in 2007.

Special interests: women’s health, adolescent health, general medicine, teaching both IMG doctors and general practice registrars through GP links and training providers in Queensland. Before moving to Brisbane Ammara was involved in teaching medical students and registrars 12 years experience in general practice, 6 of those years in Australia.

 
 
 
 
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Dr Ben McCullough

Originally from Northern Ireland, Ben completed his medical degree at Queens University Belfast in 2011. He worked in England for 2 years before making the move over to Australia and gained experience in emergency medicine and intensive care in a number of hospitals around Brisbane. 

One of the newest members to the team, Ben is interested in all aspects of family medicine but particular areas of interest include mens health, travel medicine and paediatrics. 

Outside of work, Ben is passionate about sports particularly rugby and football.

 

Dr Masoud Absalan (Dr Max)

Graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1998. He worked as a GP in Iran for 10 years before emigrating to Australia with his wife and daughter. He worked as a GP in the outback from beginning of 2012 to 2016, Western Queensland, town of Roma, exposed to a diverse array of challenging medical presentations and mastering skills to perform various procedures routinely done in general practice in Australia. He speaks both English and Persian languages. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Masoud's fields of interest include but are not limited to: skin checks and excision of skin cancer, minor surgeries, children's health (paediatrics), elderly health, diabetes, chronic disease management, pain management and veterans. He believes in the holistic approach to health care, and continuity of care. He enjoys playing his classical guitar, listening to music, playing table tennis at the local club, and spending time with his family.

 

Dr Michelle Ledbury BM MRCP FRACGP

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Michelle joins Samford Valley Medical Centre having previously practiced in Samford since 2016. Michelle is a UK trained doctor who graduated with Bachelor of Medicine (BM 2005) from the University of Southhampton on the south coast of England, before completing her post graduate physician training in London (MRCP 2009). Since moving to Brisbane in 2011, she has worked in the hospital, community and general practice settings with special interest in chronic disease management, diabetes, aged care and palliative care. Michelle visits a local nursing home once a week and also holds a clinical diploma (ClinDipPallMed 2013) in palliative medicine. Michelle is interested in the holistic aspects of general practice and as a mother of two young children appreciates the importance of continuity and getting to know the whole family through all ages and stages. Michelle loves spending time with her young family outside of work but also enjoys the gym, running, trekking and travelling when the opportunity arises!