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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 Kemi Adu

Dr Adu, Practice Principal, is a fellow of the RACGP with many years of experience in General Practice.  She believes in putting excellence into family practice and has a particular interest in womens and childrens health, preventive medicine, sexual and mental health and chronic disease management.

Dr Tokyo Moe Swe

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 HIV S100 prescribers of Hervey Bay.

Dr Everest Nkire

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

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 Oxana Agareva

Dr Oxana 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 interests are in Emergency medicine, Women’s health, Family planning, Antenatal care, Paediatrics, Travel health and Mental health.

Dr Ahmos Aziz Youssef

MBBS, AMC MRCP, Dip. of Paediatrics
Dr Ahmos has been practicing medicine for 30 years, bringing a wide experience in general medicine and chronic disease management to our practice. Dr Ahmos’ area of special interest has been the diagnostics and management of complex medical conditions. Dr Ahmos has been certified by the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, holds a Diploma of Paediatrics, and is certified in Family, Reproductive Health and Contraception. He enjoys many types of sporting pursuits, but particularly soccer, table tennis and badminton.

Dr Jacob Adesina

Dr Adesina graduated in 1992 and worked in Africa, moving to Australia in 2002.  He has been a family physician since 2005.  Dr Adesina’s areas of interest include palliative and geriatric medicine, and minor surgeries including skin lesions.  He also supervises medical students and registrars.  His personal interests include tennis, soccer and mission work.
Dr Adesina is available for telephone appointments for existing patients. Please visit our bookings page, use the HotDoc app or call reception on 07 4128 4563 to make a booking.

Dr Bukunmi Olubodun

Dr Bukunmi is available for telephone appointments for existing patients. Please visit our booking page, use the HotDoc app or call reception on 07 4128 4563 to make an appointment.

Dr Jennifer Ludwig

Dr Ludwig completed her medical degree at James Cook University in 2008. She then spent the next 2 years working at the Townsville Hospital gaining general medical experience. Her passion for Women’s health drove her to complete the Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2010. The following year Dr Ludwig relocated to South-East Queensland to work at the Royal Children’s Hospital. As her interest in paediatrics increased, she enrolled in the Diploma in Child Health through Westmead Children’s Hospital, which she completed in 2011. While training in General Practice, Dr Ludwig completed the Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health through Family Planning Australia.

Dr Ludwig enjoys the lifelong learning that comes with General Practice and the spectrum of conditions that walk through the door, and aims to work together with her patients in a caring way to enable them to achieve optimal health.

With the epidemic of chronic disease in the community, Jenny is passionate about assisting her patients with lifestyle modification to prevent or better manage their medical condition.

Special Interests: Women’s health, Antenatal/Postnatal care, Contraception, Sexual Health & Family Planning, Child Health/Paediatrics, Mental Health, Travel Health, Lifestyle modification in the management of chronic diseases.

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. Fees 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. To have a consultation with Dr Salman, a referral from your GP is required. Fees apply so please contact reception for further details.

Adedoyin (Ade) Ogunseye

B.Admin, RN, VGCDT (Nursing Stream)
Adedoyin is the Practice Manager of Eli Waters, Burrum Heads and Airport Doctor Surgery. She has a degree in Business Administration, BSC Nursing, Post-Graduate Diploma in cosmetic Nursing and  is a PSR Provider. Adedoyin has always had a strong passion for  enhancing people’s well-being and aging. Her interests lies in General Practice nursing as well as Cosmetic Medicine. Ade has a wealth of knowledge and experience in Management, Primary Health and Cosmetic Nursing.

Karen Hicks

Karen qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1985 after completing training at Westmead Hospital, Sydney. Later she went on to complete post graduate study at University to obtain qualifications in Child and Family Health. She found her niche in nursing working as a Practice Nurse in a medical centre, where she learnt new skills and worked as a valuable member of a clinical team providing primary health care. Karen moved to Hervey Bay in 2005 and has worked at this practice ever since! She is passionate about supporting people who have a chronic disease, 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

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.

Jane Ariko

Jane joined our team in 2019, bringing with her a great passion for the nursing profession and the diverse pursuits her career offers. Her career in the health sector began in 2011, moving to registered nurse in 2015. Jane’s particular passions in nursing are women’s health and holistic care, which fuel her further studies across a broad range of topics. Jane is a registered pap smear provider and the only RN on our team able to assist our GPs with iron infusions. Outside of the practices, Jane immerses herself in her family, adventurous cooking, faith-focused activities, movies and reading.

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Louise Riches

Louise is a credentialled Diabetes  Educator hailing from Diabetes Direction, who specialises in Type 2, Type 1, Gestational and Pre Diabetes. As a registered nurse with 10 years of experience nursing diabetes patients, Louise’s goal is to educate, motivate and inspire patients to better self manage their diabetes and reduce diabetes related complications within our community.
Please see your GP for a referral to Louise.

Alana Morrissy

Alana is a Dietician from Healthy Lifestyles Australia, who consults at our Eli Waters practice on a weekly basis.

Alana graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Exercise Science and a Master of Dietetics. She has previously worked on the Darling Downs, and until recently, for HLA in the Brisbane and Ipswich regions.
Alana has an acute awareness of the impact lifestyle has on an individual’s nutrition and quality of life. She is a believer in empowering healthy behaviours and is passionate about supporting people and talking about food and nutrition. She is skilled in (but not limited to) chronic disease prevention and management (including T2DM and cardiovascular disease), developing and maintaining healthy relationships with food and eating behaviours, gastrointestinal disorders (such as IBS, diverticular disease, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis etc), fussy eating in children, and eating disorders.
Please book an appointment with your GP for a referral to Alana.

Daniel McKay

We are very pleased to welcome Dan, a visiting physiotherapist from Complete Physio and Rehab, to our team!
Daniel obtained his Bachelor of Exercise Science and Masters of Physiotherapy from Griffith University on the Gold Coast. He has a wide range of experience including private practice, disability, post-operative, ergonomics as well as acute rehabilitation and return to work planning.
Daniel has an absolute drive to achieve the best outcomes for all patients regardless of diagnosis or presentation. Working together with each individual to provide evidence based, patient centred care is his mantra. Daniel utilizes a wide range of therapeutic approaches, tailoring each session to your needs and goals. After managing a large multidisciplinary team, he understands the importance of clear communication and direction to achieve great results.

Administration & Reception Team

Our wonderful administration/reception team is made up of:
Practice Manager: Mrs Ade Ogunseye
Administration Staff: Donna and Kym
Senior Receptionists: Tash and Julie
Medical Receptionists: Lyn, Mandy, Riana, Jess, Donna, Lisa and Linda