Dr Ken Treichel graduated from the University of Queensland and worked in remote Queensland locations including Thursday Island, Bamaga, Normanton, Ayre and with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Mt Isa.
In 1989-1993 he sailed around the world in his boat “Ketchup II” and developed a knack for finding trouble on the way, eg civil wars in Yemen, Sudan and the first Gulf War.
Since then he has spent a more peaceful existence working on the Sunshine Coast and Caboolture until 2004. A planned sojourn in Hervey Bay has turned into a lifetime commitment with the purchase and development of Murphy Street Medical Centre.
I Trained and Graduated from Edinburgh University in 1996, and subsequently completed General Practitioner training in the Borders of Scotland in 2000. I Moved to Australia in August 2000, and worked for 7 years within the Hervey Bay and Maryborough public hospitals doing predominantly A&E work, and general medicine. During this time he completed the FRACGP examination, and was awarded the Mary Mahoney Prize in 2005. GP at Murphy Street Medical since Feb 2006, with an interest in Cardiology, Respiratory, Diabetes, Dermatology and Paediatrics.
Dr James does Skin checks and skin cancer removals. Dr James is not a gynaecologist or Psychiatrist and is happy to defer and refer to my more learned colleagues for the management of these patients. I enjoy looking after people who are prepared to put the effort into leading a healthy lifestyle with regards to diet, nutrition and exercise.
Dr Lewis Gray is a 5th generation New Zealander recently emigrated to Australia for a 2 year working holiday but now loves it so much he is reluctant to return home. Lewis is a rural GP with specialist qualifications in both Australia and New Zealand. He is experienced in just about anything that happens in community medicine but his special interest is in cosmetic and cancer skin surgery.
However, he is also an excellent communicator, diagnostician and is a vigorous advocate for his patient’s best interests in the public system. Come along and say “Kia Ora”
(Myanmar) in 2006 and worked as a resident medical doctor in Royal Darwin Hospital over last 3 years. He obtained Diploma in child health in 2013 (Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, Westmead). He is interested in family medicine and chronic disease management.
Qualified as a Medical Graduate from the University of Ceylon. Surgical training completed in Sri Lanka, England and Australia.Doctor of Surgery, Mackay Base Hospital from 1979 – 1995;
Private Surgical and Endoscopic Practice in Mackay based in Mater hospital, Mackay 1996 – 2011;
Now semi retired and consulting part time (Tuesday & Thursday mornings) at Murphy Street Medical Centre carrying out minor procedures such as: skin cancer/vasectomy/circumcision/carpel tunnel/trigger finger.
Carol Gray – Nurse Practitioner – Born Queenslander – 26 years in New Zealand – returned to Hervey bay in 2012 permanently. My work history consists of: Nursing Degree 2000, 10 years Paramedic, 2 years Advanced Nursing Rural Health working as a Rural Nurse Specialist West Coast New Zealand with no Doctor. Nurse Practitioner Masters completed 2016 and endorsed at University of Queensland. My forte is Primary Practice – I now run my own Nurse Practitioner business from 32 Murphy Street, Point Vernon practicing Monday to Friday – new patients welcome.
Allied Health Workers
Exercise Physiology & Dietitian
Brady Schulz is a Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist of Healthy Lifestyles Australia’. A company dedicated to improving the health of Australians. He is currently operating out of Murphy Street Medical Centre on a monthly basis.
Brady and his company provide Dietitian and Exercise Physiology services to assist in the prevention and management of chronic disease such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, obesity, cancer and osteoporosis. Both dietary and exercise consultation is available through 39 clinics in QLD. He also enjoys working in the areas of food intolerance/allergy, sports nutrition and exercise performance.
Brady’s experience in the field of health extends over a wide array of modalities in both the private and public sectors for Dietetics and Exercise Physiology. He has gained experience in:
• QLDs largest tertiary mental health facility
• Weight loss studios in Brisbane and the Gold Coast
• Sports nutrition and performance departments of the QLD Academy of Sport, Australian Institute of Sport, and elite sporting teams
• Consultant Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist to more than 20 centers/clinics in QLD throughout his career
Appointments can be made by phoning:- 0432 468 548
Bachelor of Podiatry at La Trobe University, graduated 2009. My scope of practice is varied including general foot, skin, and nail care, diabetes education, sports podiatry, footwear prescription and advice. Recently I have taken course in dry needling & adjunctive physical therapy treatments focusing on ways to target myofasical pain which has significant potential to reduce pain and restore pain free movement. Podiatry isn’t just for the elderly. It can help people of all ages. I am available for new patients under chronic disease care plans, DVA and private consultations. I look forward to providing you with holistic health care.
Common Treatment Modalities
• Diabetic foot risk assessment and education
• Diabetic foot care such as toenail cutting, filing and ulcerations
• Any type of pain involving the bones of the lower legs, ankles, or feet
• Soft tissue pain such as heel, calf, shin & arch pain
• Different types of arthritic problems
• Deformities such as hammertoe
• Management of corns, calluses, plantar warts, and bunions
• Evaluation and removal of ingrown toenails
• Care and treatment of toenail fungus
• Advise as to proper footwear
• Orthotic prescription/foot posture correction
• Young children who show unusual walking patterns
• People suffering foot problems arising from structural dysfunction in their feet and/or lower limbs
• Occupational-related disorders and work cover rehabilitation
• Elderly suffering from conditions associated with a lifetime of wearing ill-fitting or unsuitable footwear
• Recreational sports people and athletes
• Plantar pressure reduction to reduce the incidence of foot ulcerations
• Dry needling (western acupuncture technique)