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Our Team

Our medical team at Sonic HealthPlus Gladstone have worked at the clinic for over 3 years and has extensive medical experience and knowledge within their field. Our team works together to deliver a combined passion for quality healthcare.

Dr Umair Siddiqui

General Practitioner, Grad Dip OccEnvMed

Dr Siddiqui joined Sonic HealthPlus Gladstone in January 2018, having worked in General Practice for over 13 years. Dr Siddiqui holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (2005) and Master’s Degree in Public health (2010). He is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (2015).

Dr Siddiqui has worked across Australia in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland since arriving from Africa in 2013. His areas of special interest are occupational health, skin cancer treatment, mental health and emergency medicine.

Debbi MacInnes

Medical Screener

Debbi, a Gladstone local, has a background of 32 years in pathology where she worked as a laboratory technician in the biochemistry, haematology and microbiology departments. She has many years' experience performing onsite drug and alcohol testing and is also certified in phlebotomy.

As a medical screener, Debbi conducts the initial collection of general patient information, alongside other assessments, to assist the doctors prior to each patient’s medical assessments.

Administration Team

Our frontline administration team consists of three Gladstone locals – Rachel, Courtney and Taylor who have over 14 years administration experience combined. As dedicated administrators of general practice and occupational health, our administration team will be able to assist with any queries you may have, or point you in the right direction. Our administration team works closely with clinical staff to ensure the smooth running of all aspects in the clinic.

Joan Bjerring

Practice Manager

Joan has worked in Healthcare Management, both in NZ and Australia for over 20 years. She enjoys working with a team, inspiring people to do their best and providing a high level of customer service. Joan is proud of her team at Sonic HealthPlus Gladstone and endeavours to provide a professional, happy and friendly experience during your visit to the clinic.

Karen Ngo

Exercise Physiologist

Karen began work with Sonic HealthPlus in mid 2018 at various Melbourne clinics, then moved to Gladstone for a permanent position in late 2018. Karen has completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Victoria University and has been working in the health and fitness industry since 2015, as a sport trainer, first aid officer and now exercise physiologist. Karen lives a very active lifestyle, she trains 4-5 times a week at the gyn and enjoys being in the outdoors.

Gertrude (Trudy)

Registered Nurse

Trudy is a Registered Nurse with over 20 year’s experience. She has an Operating Theatre background. She specialised in anaesthetics and recovery room nursing in a various public hospitals, private hospitals and day surgeries in NSW.

Since relocating to Gladstone in 2014 she has worked as an Occupational Health Nurse. She joined the Sonic HealthPlus team in 2019 as a Practice Nurse/OHN assisting the GP with skin excisions, wound management and vaccinations, also continuing to work in the capacity of an OHN conducting spirometry, audiometry and drug and alcohol testing as well as other various assessments.