Meet our Rosslea Medical Team

Our Medical Practitioners have many years’ experience and extensive knowledge between them, they are here to help you strive for the best health outcomes you can achieve.

Our Doctors

Dr Francisco 'Paco' Munoz

General Practioner

The Practice Principal at Rosslea Medical Centre, Dr Munoz has worked in several countries in a variety of roles since graduating from medicine.

Initially beginning his career as an anaesthetist in Lima, Peru and Santos, Brazil, he also worked as a missionary doctor and was Hospital Director for the Sopas Hospital in Papua New Guinea for seven years.

After arriving in Australia, Dr Munoz worked at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney alongside the late cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Victor Chang.

Dr Munoz has worked as a doctor in Queensland for more than 13 years in a variety of institutions including the Royal Flying Doctor service based in Mt Isa. He was one of the first recruits under the Queensland doctors for the bush program and was able to provide medical care to the states most rural and remote areas. He has also worked at the Mackay Base Hospital as a GP anaesthetist. In Townsville, Dr Munoz has worked with the Royal Australian Air Force as a doctor and was part of the team at Townsville Day Surgery working with Steven Fairleigh.

Dr Munoz, is an avid soccer and mixed martial arts fan and when not keeping fit, is working hard with all staff at his Rosslea Medical Centre which represents his latest chapter and a commitment to Townsville's medical needs.

Dr Angus McDonell Snr

General Practioner

MBBS(Hon) BSc(Hon) BApp(Mid) MSc MHSC GDipHNut GDip Emg med, FRACGP FACRRM, FARGP

Dr Angus C McDonell brings with him years of experience and a strong interest in Aviation Medicine, Veteran Health and Rural Health and Medicine. Dr McDonell’s understanding and compassion is ignited from 2 tours in Afghanistan and as a Peace Keeper in East Timor and Peace Monitor in Bougainville PNG. Dr McDonell completed his General Practice training in North Qld and his rural training on Palm Island. He worked as a Medical Superintendent for 3 years at the Joyce Palmer Health Service (Palm Island Hospital) and as a Senior Medical Officer at Ingham Hospital. Dr McDonell also completed a year of training in Palliative Medicine at The Townsville Hospital.

Dr Seka Kiyingi

General Practitioner

MB ChB, PhD, FRACGP

An experienced GP/Family Physician of 23 years practice in Townsville, North Queensland, Australia. Seka originally moved to Australia from Uganda, where he graduated in medicine in 1977 at the prestigious Makerere University Medical School. He pursued post-graduate studies at The University of Sydney, Australia leading to a PhD in Pharmacology. He spent 6 years in Papua New Guinea working in hospitals there as well as lecturing at the University of Papua New Guinea. He returned to Australia and settled in Townsville in 1991, where he obtained his fellowship in general practice/family medicine (FRACGP) in 1996.

Dr Seka Kiyingi has worked in several general practices around Townsville, including: Hyde Park Medical Centre, Mundingburra Medical Centre, Stuart Medical Centre(Wulguru), My Family Doctors ( Urban Quarter) before joining Rosslea Medical Centre.

Dr Seka is a full time generalist but who has a special interest in the field of Asthma. He has in the past done extensive research in the pathophysiological mechanisms of asthma as well as its rational treatment. He is also very much interested in Adolescent health, the health of the aged and that of new Migrants into Australia. He regularly performs minor surgical procedures and skin cancer excisions.

Seka’s hobbies include gardening, choral singing, riding a push bike on the odd morning for physical fitness, playing African drums and rhythms, and writing books on the history and culture of the Baganda of Uganda.

Dr Gordon Wing

General Practioner

Dr Gordon Wing is an Army Officer who has followed his dream to become a General Practitioner and now joins our team at Rosslea Medical Centre.

Dr Wings interests include all aspects of General Practice including Men’s Health, Children’s Health, Mental Health Issues and Chronic Health Conditions.

Dr Leah Pemberton

General Practioner

Dr Pemberton has been working as at GP for more than 26 years and gained her medical qualifications from the University of Queensland. She spent many years working at Family Planning Queensland, in general GP work and caring for members at Lavarack Barracks. She was a founding staff member of Fairfield Waters Medical Centre some 8 years ago and continues to enjoy providing quality care for those patients.

Dr Pemberton believes the key to providing high quality healthcare is to take the necessary time to care for her patients in a thorough and comprehensive way.

Dr Pemberton has many special interests including women’s health, and is very experienced in pap smears, contraception, breast checks (and the teaching of self breast examinations), and assistance with menopause. She also can assist with family planning and fertility, antenatal and postnatal care, and breast-feeding.

When it comes to the care of children, Dr Pemberton can assist with the diagnosis of learning and behaviour difficulties and help find the best course of treatment. If required, Dr Pemberton can facilitate Skype consultation with paediatrician, Dr Gandini, who specialises in behavioural paediatrics. Dr Pemberton loves to see children for their general health needs and developmental checks.

More broadly, Dr Pemberton is experienced with the treatment of asthma and croup, acne management, anxiety and depression including mental health care plans to access subsidised counselling, chronic health care plans (for better care of chronic conditions), and weight loss and dietary advice.

Dr Pemberton is married with four children of whom she is very proud. Due to her Scottish family heritage, she shares a love of highland dancing that spans 4 generations. She likes to sew for herself and her family in her spare time.

Dr Simon Chin

Bowen Road Skin Clinic

MB ChB

Bowen Road Skin Clinic is the practice of Dr Simon Chin, a skin cancer doctor with a special interest in skin cancer medicine and surgery. Dr Chin can perform full skin checks and offer skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. He also has the facilities to perform skin biopsy and wide local excision within Rosslea Medical Centre. Dr Chin is also an assisting surgeon at Mater Hospital Townsville and a member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia.

Dr Angus McDonell

General Practioner

Dr Angus McDonell graduated from JCU in 2014. After working at the Townsville Hospital for 3 years he found his calling in general practice. Dr Angus trained and grew up in Townsville so he is acutely aware of the local health care needs. He has a particular interest in Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Mental Health and Chronic Disease.
And yes he is the son of the other Dr Angus.

Dr Niraja Rajeevan

General Practioner

Dr Niraja Rajeevan is a mother of 2 who enjoys spending time with her family. She graduated in 2004 in Russia and practiced medicine in Sri Lanka for 6 years. DR Niraja moved to Australia in 2010. For the past 3 years she worked in the hospitals in QLD. Dr Niraja has been working as a GP for the past 6 months. Her interests include womens health, children and minor procedures.

Our Allied Health Consultants

Rebecca Johnston

Psychologist

Dr Anna Thomasen

Clinical Psychologist

Jessica Worrall

Dietician

Mayumi Ozaki

Podiatrist

Jaymie Franettovich

Exercise Physiologist

 Team Members

Rebecca Poorta

Practice Manager

May Malone

May Malone

Accounts and Payroll Assistant

Jessica Casselle

Jessica Casselle

Registered Nurse

Tara Brock

Tara Brock

Registered Nurse

Jessica Toohey

Jessica Toohey

Registered Nurse

Kelly Weir

Kelly Weir

Student Nurse

Robyn McInnes

Robyn McInnes

Registered Nurse

Susan Roberts

Susan Roberts

Reception

Jade Forster

Jade Forster

Reception

Rohini Scott

Rohini Scott

Reception

Shanda Clark

Shanda Clark

Reception

Ella Braby

Ella Braby

Business Administration Trainee

Melanie Morris

Melanie Morris

Reception