Dr Mohammad Javadi FRACGP, MD
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Dr Javadi has a special interest and expertise in skin cancer medicine and is Skin Cancer College Accredited. This means that he has successfully completed high level training with the Skin Cancer College Australasia and has proven skills and knowledge in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer.
Dr Javadi has the following qualifications:
- Doctorate of Medicine (MD)
- Advanced Clinical Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery – Skin Cancer College Australasia
- Advanced Clinical Certificate of of Dermoscopy – Skin Cancer College Australasia
- Certificate of Local Flaps and Skin Grafts - British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
- ACD Certificate of Practical Dermoscopy – Australasian College of Dermatologists
- Certificate of Benign and Precancerous Lesions - Australasian College of Dermatologists
- Membership Certificate – Australasian College of Dermatology
- Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery – Skin Cancer College Australasia
- Certificate of Dermoscopy – Skin Cancer College Australasia
- AMC Certificate – Australian Medical Council
Dr Javadi's professional memberships include:
- Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
- Skin Cancer College Australasia
- Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials Group
- International Dermoscopy Society
- Australian Institute of Dermatology
Dr Gabrielle Caswell BSc (NTU), BSc (ECU), MBBS (UQ), BA (UNE) Dip. Practical Dermatology (Cardiff, Wales). Master of Medicine (Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine) (UQ)
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Dr Gabrielle Caswell is a Cosmetic Physician with a number of clinics in NSW operating under the Eyra brand see Eyra Medical website (Eyra is the Viking goddess of medicine and beauty).
In addition, she maintains her therapeutic skills for skin cancer medicine and general practice. Dr Caswell was introduced to injectable cosmetic medicine by a colleague and began to research the growing medical aesthetic profession. This led to an interest in laser technology and other tools that modern medicine uses for the remediation of sun-damaged skin.
Dr Caswell developed Eyra Care, in partnership with facial plastic surgeon Dr George Marcells. Eyra Care is a therapeutic skin care range available through their Eyra Medical clinics. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr Caswell serves as the elected Public Relations Officer (2007-2009) for the Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia. And then as the President until 2015. She was responsible for the transition of the society to the not for profit Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia in 2015 and was the organization’s founding president.
Dr Caswell was a member of the Federal government working party investigating and advising on the legislative requirements for cosmetic laser operators.
Dr Caswell lobbied for the scheduling of 5-ALA (used for PDT treatments) and for the outlawing of Canesma (Black Salve) which claimed to be a natural skin cancer treatment.
Also see related research into Black Salve by the UQ School of Medicine.
Dr Caswell is the only non-college doctor to conduct treatments for the DVA for veterans.
Dr Caswell attends, and lectures at international conferences, including the American Dermatology Society, Non-Surgical Symposium and IMCAS (France), she has trained in Paris, France with renowned injectable expert Dr Sandrine Sebban, making her able to deliver truly international standard treatments.
In 2008, Dr Caswell was the first doctor in the world to offer Pearl Fractional, fractional theramolysis walk in walk out laser resurfacing treatment. In 2009 Dr Caswell added Pearl®, LimeLight®, and Pearl Fusion treatments to treat sun-damaged skin. Dr Caswell was voted Vogue Australia's (August 2009) as Australia's top doctor to visit for injectable and laser treatments. She also conducts Picosure® Tattoo removal.
In 2010 Dr Caswell was awarded her Master of Medicine (Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine) (UQ) by the University of Queensland.
Dr Caswell also holds the position of Associate Professor at Griffith University.
Dr Caswell holds a number of fellowships including the FRACGP, FACAM and CPCA. She is a foundation member of the RACGP Specific Interests Dermatology Network. She is awaiting fellowship of the ACRRM.
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Dr Sarah Hunt is a General Practitioner with a special interest in Skin Cancer medicine. She holds a Professional Certificate in Dermoscopy and a Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery. Dr Sarah completed her Medical training at Griffith University in 2011, and achieved Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2018. She is committed to providing thorough skin examinations in a caring and professional manner. Dr Sarah has spent most of her life on the Gold Coast and enjoys spending time at the beach with her family.
Dr Roger Halliwell MBChB, BHB, FRACGP, Dip A&E Med, MBA, GAICD
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Dr Halliwell is an experienced GP who has worked on the Gold Coast since 1996. He graduated from the University of Auckland in 1987 and completed his formal training as a GP in in 1995. After a year working in London he and his wife moved to the Gold Coast and in 1997 completed the exam and assessment process to become a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP).
His clinical interests are in managing patients with complex or chronic health conditions, and in the co-management of patients with a significant cancer diagnosis. He also has a special interest in skin cancer medicine/surgery with more than 20 years of experience in this field.
For many years Dr Halliwell has been involved in the teaching of GP registrars mentoring 18 to full fellowship.
Outside his clinical work, Roger is a director of two significant not-for-profit organisations that provides innovative health care solutions for patients who require additional support beyond the traditional models of care, see CheckUP and Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) formerly Healthy GC.
Nicky has over 18 years experience in administration within the medical services sector. She joined the team at Skin HQ in 2004 as a receptionist and progressed to head receptionist prior to being appointed as Skin HQ's practice manager in 2013.
Nicky graduated with a Diploma of Practice Management from the University of New England and has also completed the Wesley Advanced Medical Receptionist Course.
Nicky performs a myriad of different day-to-day tasks that are required to keep the Skin HQ office humming along smoothly. She regularly attends numerous health industry seminars and workshops to maintain the highest standards of customer service and administrative excellence.
Nicky considers the patients and staff of the Skin HQ medical practice as part of her family. She thrives on the camaraderie at Skin HQ and has immense pride in her work.
When not working Nicky enjoys her time with her family including husband of 21 years Matt and their three children and one adorable grandchild.
Kim Starr - BN, RN
Kim Starr has worked as a registered nurse since graduating from The University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Nursing in 1993. She began her career working with children doing developmental assessments before taking on advanced clinical roles in aged care following her move to Queensland. A transition into general practice nursing has allowed Kim to focus on chronic disease management, care planning, and health assessments for all ages, as well as travel health. She has completed further studies to become a Workplace Health & Safety Officer, Workplace Assessor & Trainer, Continence Assessment Officer, and Nurse Immuniser. Kim has a special interest in providing cosmetic skin treatments, and has undertaken further training in IPL (intense pulsed light) and laser therapies.
Margie Goodwin - RN
Margie Goodwin is a registered nurse and midwife. She did her general nursing training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and her midwifery training at the Mater Mothers' Hospital in Brisbane. Margie grew up in Papua New Guinea, and after her training, she spent 20 years in western Queensland working both in hospitals and the in the community as a rural and remote area nurse. Her sea change to the Gold Coast has lead to an interest in travel health and in general practice nursing including working in a skin cancer clinic, which allows her to use her vast experience to provide great care for her patients.
Emily Meikle - BN, RN
Emily Meikle was born and bred on the Gold Coast and graduated from Griffith University Gold Coast with a Bachelor of Nursing in the top 5% of her year.
Health HQ is honoured to have her on our team.
Emily was also selected to undertake the Graduate Nurse Program for Practice Nurses (Gold Coast Medicare Local) which is the first of its kind in Australia. She brings a high level of competence in every area of nursing that she works in at Health HQ. Emily also maintains a link with academia through her position at Griffith University updating and maintaining equipment and technology used to teach student nurses of the future.
Emily Meikle has also discovered a keen interest in wound care management and skin cancer for which the Skin HQ team are very excited.
Marilyn Vickery - BN, RN
Marilyn joins us after completing her Bachelor of Nursing in 2015.
Skin HQ receptionists are Heidi, Dorothy, Leanne and Emma.