Arana Hills Medical Centre

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Arana Hills Plaza

5-11 Patricks Rd.
Arana Hills, QLD, 4054

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Mon-Fri   8:00am - 6:30pm
Sat          8:30am - 12:30pm
Sun          9:00am - 4:00pm

AGPAL accredited General Practice - your guarantee of quality care

Call 1300 4663 37  for medical care any time through the night for Bulk billed Home Visits
Comfortable waiting room - Paging Devices available to allow you to shop instead.

Providing excellence in medical services to the Hills District for over 37 years

Pain management and Musculoskeletal Medicine are our specialties

Protect your child - Immunise. We aim for best practice in vaccine management

Female doctors who understand motherhood.

Modern Waiting Room - Paging devices available to allow shopping in the Arana Hills Plaza
Our new logo - reflecting our beautiful Hills
Easy to find at the centre of Arana Hills Plaza Shopping Centre next to KMart
Dedicated Medical Centre parking drop-off point and Ambulance Bay
Quality Pathology Services co-located on site
Working together, playing together - teamwork!
Now you can find us easily!
Come into the Arana Hills Plaza to see us.
Roll up your sleeve!
All of us dedicated to helping you.

Not always work, some time to play

The Doctors

 Dr. Neil A. Hearnden  - Practice Principal

Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine University of Qld. 

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Practitioners

Neil is a Queensland graduate who has attained postgraduate diploma qualifications in the area of Musculoskeletal Medicine. As such, he is involved as a Teacher of Musculoskeletal Medicine in Queensland contributing to the knowledge of other doctors in this area of medicine. He is a past representative of Australian General Practitioners on Arthritis Australia as well as the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee of Osteoporosis Australia.

He was a founding member of the Brisbane North Division of General Practice and was actively involved on the board as Vice President; he also served as a council member on the Queensland branch of the AMA and has represented the Royal Australian College of GPs on the National Immunisation Committee.

Neil is currently pursuing extra skills in skin cancer medicine, via the Master of Medicine studies at the University of Queensland. He has now completed the Graduate Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine as part of this Master's degree.

When relaxing, he spends time on his beloved Grand Piano

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Dr Michael Yelland

Associate Professor, School of Medicine Griffith University and Past-President of the Australasian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Practitioners

General and Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner

Convenor of the Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine for the Australasian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Michael is a highly experienced professional not only in General Practice but in the area of musculoskeletal medicine and pain management. Manual therapy, prolotherapy and other regenerative injection treatments, epidurals, and near-nerve injection treatments are in his bag of tools to help those in pain.  He has held an academic post with Griffith University for many years and was closely involved in the Medical School. He is the convenor of a certificate program training GPs in managing musculoskeletal pain. Michael has a passion for early music instruments including various recorders, the cornetto, and the serpent.

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Dr. Lauren-Phoebe "LP" Nielsen   

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Practitioners

Diploma of Child Health- offering special care to the Women and Children in our practice

FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health

Dr. Nielsen is a Queensland graduate from JCU University in Townsville. Following this, she gained valuable experience in Emergency Medicine. Having now completed her advanced training in General Practice, she has become an important member of our team. Dr. Lauren-Phoebe has already completed her Diploma of Child Health and Family Planning Certificate and is keen to care for our little ones as well as offering special care in Women's Health.  Her enthusiastic and friendly attitude is sure to impress.

She is keen to promote the health of women in our community and offers complete advice on contraception and family planning including the fitting of implantable low dose progesterone devices as well as the LARC intrauterine device.  Iron deficiency is common and preventable. She is keen to offer nutritional advice as well as iron infusion therapy to minimise fatigue.

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Dr. Michelle Parry - Family focussed GP with expertise in allergic disorders.

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Practitioners

Dr. Parry has recently joined the practice on a part-time basis. As a mother of young children, she is well acquainted with the challenges of balancing family and career. She has been functioning as a lecturer in the medical school as well as working for many years in the field of allergic disorders.

Currently, she works on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Each year, the practice participates in training new general practitioners (called Registrars) after they have completed their hospital training. Fresh with the latest knowledge, they help keep the practice treatments up to date while gaining practical experience from the long term practice doctors.

Dr. Ross Bourne - General Practice Registrar

Dr. Bourne is working with us full time in 2019. He is keen to meet new patients in the practice and his friendly manner will allow easy communication. He has special interests in Sexual Health Medicine and also consults at the Sexual Health Clinic in his "spare" time. He is able to offer advice regarding emergency PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) and PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis - just one tablet a day could prevent a life of insecurity)

Ross spent 2 years working in Royal Brisbane Hospital and 1 year at Redcliffe Hospital
Interests - LGBTQ health issues, Sexual Health, Obstetrics, and Gynaecology, Paediatrics
Languages - English, French, Japanese
Other interests - spending hours in the Garden

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