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Eli Waters Medical Centre
(07) 4128 4563
Burrum Heads Medical Centre
(07) 4193 4400
Airport Doctor Surgery
(07) 4124 9988

Dr Olajide Ogunseye

MBChB, DTM&H, FRACGP, Cert Skin Cancer Surgery, VGCDT, MACAM.
Dr Ogunseye is the Practice Principal. Dr Ogunseye studied at Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. He has a vast interest in General Practice and is regularly attending courses and training to further his skill set. Dr Ogunseye has an interest in HIV Medicine, Skin Cancer Surgery, Cosmetic Medicine and Chronic Disease Management. Dr Ogunseye is an S100 prescriber for HIV. Dr Ogunseye is a QA Examiner with RACGP and has a passion for teaching. In his spare time he enjoys watching Soccer, relaxing with his family and studying.

Dr Juliana Crispin

MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Crispin has been practicing medicine for 40 years. She began specialising in General Practice in 2006 when she become a Fellow of the Royal Australian College General Practitioners. Juliana enjoys all aspects of GP work but enjoys Women’s and Child Health, Geriatric Health, Chronic Disease Management and Infectious Disease. In her spare time Juliana enjoys spending time with her family.

Dr Tokyo Moe Swe

MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Tokyo has studied medicine in Myanmar. She has gained much experience in medicine as a medical registrar in Alice Springs Hospital, Logan Hospital, Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital. She attained the diploma of child health at Sydney Children Hospital network in 2016. She has been working in Wide Bay since 2017. She enjoys learning new clinical skills, which lead her obtaining professional certificate in skin cancer medicine, skin cancer surgery and aesthetic medicine by Healthcert. She’s interested in management of chronic medical conditions as well as preventive health. She is also one of the S100 prescribers of HIV in Hervey Bay.

Dr Everest Nkire

MBBS, MPH
Dr Nkire began his studies in 1987 at University of Lagos studying Medicine. He furthered his education by completing a Masters of Public Health at School of Public Health at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa in 2012. Dr Nkire has worked across many countries including Nigeria, Zambia, Namibia and Fiji. Everest has a passion for Chronic Disease management, Public Health and Skin Surgery. He enjoys the relaxed Hervey Bay lifestyle, spending time with his family and relaxing on his days off.

Dr Nkechinyere Ibe

MBBS
Dr Enkay as she is fondly known joined our team in January 2017. Her interests lie in management of Chronic Diseases, Preventive Medicine, Women’s Health, Endocrinology and Cardio-Respiratory medicine. She likes Hervey Bay and Burrum Heads because of the peace and serenity of the beaches and the semi metropolitan nature of Hervey Bay. Dr Ibe enjoys spending time with her family and relaxing on her days off.

Dr Tobias Wade

Dr Wade completed his medical degree in 2010 at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Prior to this, he completed a Bachelor of Science in 2004 focusing on evolutionary genetics, and a Bachelor of Nursing in 2007. Dr Wade spent 3 years working in Caboolture Hospital and Hervey Bay Hospital. The vast Majority of this time was spent in the emergency department and in various surgical specialists. Dr Wade entered general practice in 2014 and has been part of the Eli Waters Medical Centre family since 2015. Dr Wade completed his Master of Medicine in Skin Cancer in 2016 and was certified as a Skin Cancer Specialist by Skin Cancer college of Australasia. He also Specialises in advanced and complicated skin cancer excisions, flaps, and skin grafts with a special focus on the head and neck. He has special interests in mental health and has received training in counselling and cognitive behavioural techniques. Dr Wade spends his free time with his wife, young son, and enjoys board games, card games, woodwork and is a Brisbane Broncos fan!

Dr Oxana Agareva

MBBS
Dr Oxana Agareva has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years, she obtained her Medical degree at the Volgograd Medical Academy, Russia.
Dr Oxana has been working in the Australian medical system since 2007 and has a wide experience in both public and private hospitals,as well as General practice. Dr Oxana likes all aspects of General practice, but her special interest is in Emergency Medicine,Women’s Health, Family planning,Antenatal care, Paediatrics, Travel Health and Mental Health

Dr Apakasimaka Dede

MBBS, DCH, FRACP Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Dede is a visiting Consultant Paediatrician. Accepting all new patients. Referral from your local GP is required. Dr Dede visits approximately every 2 months. Fee’s do apply so please speak with reception to be advised of the costs.

Dr Babatunde Salman

MBBS, H.Dip Ortho, FRCSEd, FRACS, FAOrthoA
Dr Salman is a visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in adult shoulder, hip, knee and orthopaedic sport surgery. He visits us monthly. To have a consultation with Dr Salman, a referral from your GP is required. Fees apply so please contact reception for further details.

Adedoyin Ogunseye

B.Admin, RN, VGCDT (Nursing Stream)
Adedoyin is the Practice Manager of Eli Waters, Burrum Heads and Airport. She has a degree in Business Administration and  Nursing. Adedoyin has always had a strong passion for beauty and enhancing peoples well-being. Her interests lie in General Practice nursing as well as Cosmetic Medicine.

Karen Hicks

RN
Karen qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1985 after completing training at Westmead Hospital in Sydney after working in the various wards. Later she went on to complete post graduate study at University to obtain qualifications in ‘Child and Family Health’. She finally found her niche in Nursing 16 years ago working as a Practice Nurse in a Medical Centre where she learnt new skills and worked as a valuable member of a team of Doctors and other nurses providing Primary Health Care. Karen moved to Hervey Bay in 2005 and have worked at this practice ever since! She is passionate about supporting people who have a chronic disease and helping them to improve their health and make better lifestyle choices. She loves that she get to work with babies and children as well as the very old and frail members of our community. She also enjoys her role as a mentor to nursing students from the University who come here on a clinical placement to learn about nursing in a community setting.

Ibiye Dede-George

RN
Ibiye has studied English language and literature as her first degree, then Nursing here in Hervey Bay at USQ as her second degree. Ibiye chose nursing as she has always wanted to help people get better when unwell. In her spare time, she loves to read novels, watch movies and to worship and sing in the choir at her church. She loves living in Hervey Bay as she loves the environment.

Catti Butler

RN
Catti attained her bachelor of nursing degree through the University of Southern Queensland in 2018. It was here with us as a student on clinical placement where she found her love for general practice. She is currently in the process of completing her Masters degree, specialising in mental health to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner. In her free time Catti is a professional DJ and enjoys travelling.

Emma Munro

M.Diet st., BENS
Emma studied her master of dietetic studies and Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Science at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. She has been servicing the Fraser Coast region with Fuel your Life since August 2017. She is passionate about getting results for clients in weight management, chronic disease management, heart health and sports nutrition.
She loves helping clients achieve their goals by assisting them to live their best and healthiest life. Emma spends most of her time off travelling, camping,scuba diving and taking her dog for walks.

Admin Team

Our wonderful admin team is made up of:
Practice Manager: Adedoyin
Admin officer: Donna
Senior Receptionists; Alex and Tash
Medical Receptionists; Jess, Lyn, Mandy, Riana and Melissa