Dr Azima Portelli
Azima was born in the UK and graduated from the University of Leicester. She is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of GPs and moved to Brisbane after completing her medical training. She is a highly experienced GP who has worked in various different specialties such as diabetes, paediatrics and emergency medicine.
She is further specialised in women’s health achieving both Diploma of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Diploma of Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. Azima is a Mater aligned maternity shared care GP, offering a range of fertility and family planning services e.g. insertion/removal of intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants.
She holds Certificates in Skin Cancer Medicine and Dermoscopy with the skin cancer college of Australasia, performing skin cancer checks and excisions.
Azima also works with Brisbane South PHN (a government initiative) as a GP advisor and clinical editor, writing guidelines and care pathways to support local GPs, reflecting her ethos of providing current and holistic care to patients.
Her other areas of interest include care of the elderly, managing complex and chronic health conditions, child health and performing minor surgery, including joint injections.
Dr Jonathan (Tzung-Shiahn) Sheen 沈医生 (国语)
Dr Jonathan Sheen gained his medial degree from the National Taiwan University in 1984. He was appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the National Taiwan University Hospital and had obtained a PhD degree in Clinical Medicine with a main interest in molecular carcinogenesis.
Dr Sheen’s additional experience includes publishing over 100 papers in well-known international medical journals (accessible through PubMed). Further he has 20 years of experience being an oncologist and ENT specialist in Taiwan and now is interested in all areas of general practise.
Since moving to Australia in 2003, Dr Sheen has worked in Redland Hospital and Mater Children’s Hospital. He then undertook his GP training in Kingaroy, Withcott, Toowoomba and gained qualification with the FRACGP.
Dr Sheen has a special interest in ear, nose and throat diseases and head and neck tumours. Dr Sheen enjoys applying a holistic approach to medicine to enhance the well being of his patients.
Dr Sheen speaks fluent Mandarin and Taiwanese.
We are excited in having Dr Sheen and his vast experience join us in January 2016. Please contact our friendly staff at Sunnybank Hills Family Practice to arrange an appointment with Dr Sheen.
Please note that Bulk-Billing is available.
Dr Lihua Andrew Bai 白医生 (国语)
Graduated from the Tianjin Medical University in 1999 in China. He came to Australia in 2005, worked initially in Royal Darwin Hospital for 4 years and moved to Queensland in 2009.
Dr Bai is a fellow of Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine. He is also a GP Anaesthetist and has special interests in Emergency Medicine and Aeromedical Retrieval medicine. He has been actively involved in the college registrar’s training program.
Dr Bai currently is still working part-time for Royal Flying Doctor Service Queensland Section as an FIFO aeromedical retrieval medical officer.
Dr Bai Speaks Fluent English and Chinese (Mandarin)
Dr Parul Agarwal
Originally from India, moved to USA and did secondary and college there, went to Ross Universiy in Dominica and did her clinical training in different hospitals in USA. Moved to Australia 10 years ago, worked mainly in Mater Adults ED and Mater Mothers. Moved onto Ipswich hospital as ED PHO and for past 3 years done multiple role as ED doctor, GP and involved in case base learning and clinical coaching for year 1&2 medical students at UQ. Now focusing mainly on GP and UQ students.
Interest is mainly in women’s health and minor ops
Outside of medicine, love to meet people from different cultures and travel the world while making difference in others lives.
Dr Andrew Chai 車君漢 醫生
Dr Chai previously worked as a pharmacist for a few years prior to commencing his studies in medicine. After completing his medical degree he worked at Logan Hospital before consulting in the Toowoomba and Highfields area. He is interested in all aspects of medicine with a special interest in Skin and preventative health.
Dr Chai Speaks: English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Dr Anjni Mistri
Dr Mistri, born in South Africa, completed secondary school education in Brisbane. She attained her medical degree on the Gold Coast before working at The Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital. She attained her RACGP qualification in 2017 after training in Toowoomba and Logan.
She has a passion for Childrens health, Womens Health and skin cancer care, as well as special interest in preventive healthcare and other minor surgical procedures.
She has further completed the True National certificate in Reproductive and Sexual health, and is currently completing the Diploma of Child health.
Outside of work she is interested in fitness, and is also trained as a professional Indian classical dancer.
Dr Tony Arcibal
Dr Tony Arcibal is a Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) with Advanced Specialty in Adult Internal Medicine. Dr Tony Arcibal has more than 13 years experience in General Adult Medicine and Sub-specialties (eg Cardiology, Endocrine and Diabetes, Obstetric Medicine, Respiratory, Renal, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology, Neurology, Medical Oncology and Haematology, and Rehabilitation Medicine) in major hospitals in Queensland (The Prince Charles Hospital, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital for Renal, Mater Adult Hospital including Obstetric Medicine, The Townsville Hospital, Ipswich Hospital, and Logan Hospital). He has also 4 years experience in combined Emergency Medicine and ICU (both medical and surgical) in The Townsville Hospital (including Paediatrics) and Mater Adult Hospital. Dr Tony also been dealing with Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mental Health and Minor Surgery.
Dr Mahmood Nekooee
Dr Nekooee has 24 years’ experience as a GP, and has special interests in chronic disease management, men’s health, paediatrics, aged care and travel health.
He is fluent in Farsi and his hobbies include bushwalking and photography.
Dr Ing chi Leon Tang
Dr Tang graduated from the University of Queensland in 2014 and worked in the hospitals in Queensland for 3 years. He later pursued his lifelong dream to become a General Practitioner. He has worked in various clinics in Queensland and Victoria for the last 3 years providing care to the communities.
Dr Tang has an interest in paediatric medicine and has completed a diploma of children’s medicine. He also has an interest in skin medicine, spending the last 3 years honing his knowledge and skills in removing skin lesions. Other than that, he has a variety of knowledge in many other areas of General practice such as mental health, antenatal care, chronic disease management(diabetes, asthma etc), aged care and Aboriginal health.
His friendly and approachable personality make people of all ages feel welcome.. His patient and understanding nature allows him to provide comprehensive and efficient care.
Dr Tang comes from Malaysia and is most fluent in English. He is able to converse reasonably in Mandarin and Bahasa Malaysia
Dr Ming Gao
Dr Ming Gao gained his medical Degree in Griffith medical school QLD. He is a fellow of a Royal Australian College of GPs. He also completed part one of the fellowship of The Australian Medical Acupuncture College. He is experienced and effective in managing pain with minimal pain medications.
He moved from Shanghai China many years ago. During early years in Australia, he had many struggles. This life experiences made him a very understanding and proficient in treating mental health conditions.
Through practices, he developed the skills to give minimal (or even no) pain in doing most procedures, e.g skin works or joint injections and so on.
Personally, he is passionately learning violin and cello player. He just completed a half marathon, if he has time, he will run the whole trip very soon. Don’t be too surprised if you see him running around the block.
Dr Gao also speaks fluent Mandarin.