James st Medical welcomes Dr Abha Chikarsal to the practice

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Our Doctors

Dr. Fiona McGrath

MBBS (Monash) Dip RANZCOG

Fiona graduated from Monash University in 1984 and has had extensive experience in General Practice.

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She grew up in country Victoria, training in Melbourne and came to Noosa for a sea change and to raise her young family in the late 1990s.

Fiona enjoys getting to know people and helping them with the healthcare needs whatever the issue. She has a Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has a strong interest in women’s health including Pregnancy Care and planning, Implanon Mirena and IUD insertion, Mother and Children’s Care, Mental Health and Counselling. She is also experienced in performing iron infusions and other minor procedures and all aspects of Chronic Disease Management. She attends regular clinical conferences and updates in Australia and Internationally on various General Practice topics.

Fiona has held a number of leadership roles in Primary Care Health in Australia, including being a trainer to GP registrars. And continues as a Primary Health Network Board Director on the Sunshine Coast working with her fellow directors to improve the quality standards and access to primary medical services.

She is a keen follower of various team sports, and loves going to her weekly crossfit PT along with her friend Dr Karenne ….. and they get just a little bit competitive!!

Her favorite holidays involve walking, hiking and great food.

Dr. Nicole Twomey

MBBS FRACGP

Nicole is an experienced General Practitioner who keeps up to date and brings quality care to her patients.

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She graduated from the Uni. of QLD in 1993, trained in Paediatrics at the Mater Children’s Hospital for some years before completing speciality training in General Practice.

Nicole enjoys the broad nature of primary care.  She has a special interest in all aspects of Infant, Child and Adolescent Health, as well as Women’s Health and Antenatal Care. She  is accredited to deliver Antenatal Share Care with both the RBWH and Mater Mother’s Hospital and is trained in Implanon Insertion and Iron Infusions.

A keen traveller, Nicole has completed the Monash University Travel Medicine Master Class and can help plan your travel medicine needs.

When not working, Nicole is kept busy with her family of 3 teenage daughters and Jasper, her Cavoodle.  She likes to unwind with yoga, bushwalking, reading and going to the movies.

Dr. Ahba Chikarsal

MBBS, FRACGP

Ahba is a caring and compassionate GP who strives to do her best to provide personalised and exceptional care for her patients. 

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She enjoys seeing patients across all age groups and the challenge of discovering and managing a broad range of health issues.

Abha has developed a keen interest and patient following in women’s health and family planning over the years.  She has completed the FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health, training in IUD insertion and is accredited to provide shared antenatal care with Metro North Hospital and Health Services.

As an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Abha is committed to ongoing teaching and professional development.  She has been pursuing further training in focused psychological strategies in general practice and takes pride in the extra service she is able to provide for her patients in the area of mental health.

Abha enjoys the variety general practice has to offer including paediatrics, aged care and skin cancer medicine.

Outside of medicine, Abha is a genuine and down to earth person who loves yoga, bike riding, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.

A Trusted, Caring, Skilled Approach to Health Care

Located in Brisbane’s foremost retail and lifestyle hub, James st Medical offers quality health care servicing New Farm, Newstead, Fortitude Valley, Kangaroo Point and surrounds.  Our shared passion is to provide just the sort of care we would want any of our family and friends to have from their GP… warm and friendly… compassionate and caring… competent and efficient.

We have extensive networks and knowledge of our trusted colleagues in both the specialist medical community and allied health providers so we can help you find the right practitioner should you need to be referred to any of those services.

We love  working with and supporting each other as doctors and with our amazing receptionists and skilled practice nurse .. and of course our magical practice manager!

Supporting each other and working well together helps us help our patients.

Caring for Your Health

 

Australian trained doctors serving New Farm, Newstead, Fortitude Valley, Kangaroo Point, Bowen Hills and Spring Hill

 

 

 

Level 1, 6 James Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Parking

The surgery is located on the mezzanine floor above Priceline pharmacy, next to Baby Bunting and behind David Jones.  There is plenty of 2 hour free parking directly outside the surgery. There is also free 1 hr parking at Calile Hotel with the first hour free (enter from Wandoo St and Ada Lane).

Lift access to the surgery is available.