Doctors at Iona

Dr Jim Ingram

Graduated M.B.Ch.B in 1971 from Aberdeen University. He is vocationally trained in General Practice and is a Fellow of the R.A.C.G.P. and A.C.R.R.M. He also has a Diploma in Obstetrics. He has worked in several locations in Australia and overseas and is interested in all aspects of family medicine.

Dr Daniel Rouhead

Graduated M.B.B.S. in 1997 from University of Queensland and is a fellow of R.A.C.G.P. He has worked in a wide range of settings and locations including Redcliffe, Gympie, Weipa and Hervey Bay.  He has a special interest in women’s health and the care of chronic illness.

Dr Allan Wong

Was born in Bundaberg and completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland in 2004. He has been in Toowoomba since graduating and has interests in musculoskeletal medicine, skin cancer medicine and all aspects of general practice.

Dr Clinton Dowling

Graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006 and obtained his Fellowship of RACGP in 2011. He has worked in Brisbane and rural Queensland. He completed a Bachelor of Nursing in 1997 working in Rockhampton, rural Queensland, London (UK) and Brisbane. He is interested in all aspects of family medicine, obstetrics and family planning.

Dr Megan Poppi

Graduated M.B.B.S, BSc from the University of Queensland in 2004 and is a fellow of R.A.C.G.P. She spent several years training in the public hospital system in areas including anaesthetics, intensive care, paediatrics and palliative care. She was a General Practitioner in Kingaroy before relocating to Toowoomba. She is passionate about women’s health and a strong professional interest in palliative care, critical care and mental health issues.

Dr Tony Ferris

Graduated from the University of Queensland in 1976 and then worked for three years at the Mater Hospital Brisbane and one year at the Princess Alexandra Hospital before commencing in general practice in Toowoomba. From 1981 to 2006 Dr Ferris was the Toowoomba City Council Medical Officer of Health. More recently Dr Ferris has become involved in Remote Indigenous Health and practices in Aboriginal Communities in the Northern Territory whenever possible.

Dr Valerie Chua

Graduated from the University of London in 2007 and also holds a Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney. She has trained in a wide range of specialities including emergency medicine, cardiology and paediatrics in hospitals in London and Brisbane. She has particular interests in sexual health, obstetrics and gynaecology, breastfeeding, paediatrics, and the use of nutrition and exercise as tools to improve health, diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

Dr Ria Pai

Dr Ria Pai is an experienced GP and moved to Australia from the UK. She was awarded the Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners in February 2009 and is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). She has a broad range of clinical experience in Sexual Health, Paediatrics, Chronic Disease Management, Antenatal care, Mental Health, Adult Health, Skin Medicine and Palliative Medicine. She also performs Coil insertion and removal (including Mirena, Kyleena and Copper coil), Implanon insertion & removal, certain types of skin procedures and Iron infusions. She welcomes new patients seeking a family Doctor to provide non-judgemental advice and treatment. Her qualifications include MBBS FRACGP MRCGP DFSRH DRANZCOG Outside medicine, She enjoys travelling and cooking.

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