Staff Profiles – Meet the Team
Owner and Principle Podiatrist, B.App.Sci.(Pod), M.A.Pod.A., Grad. Cert. Sports Medicine
Paul has a special interest in sports and biomechanics, having recently completed post-graduate studies in this area and a holistic approach to your foot care. Paul brings 20 years of experience and a commitment to evidence based practice. In his spare time, Paul enjoys running, having completed over 20 half marathons and cricket. Growing up in Bundaberg, Paul has a genuine commitment to giving back to the Bundaberg community, through sponsorship of local sporting groups including netball and cricket in addition to Guide Dogs Qld, PCYC and other children’s charity events.
Co-Director and Principle Podiatrist, B.Hlth.Sci.(Pod), Grad.Cert.Therapeutics, M.A.Pod.A.
Alex has a commitment to public health including prevention, education, empowering people to make good health decisions and reducing the burden of chronic disease. Alex is a clinical educator at CQU and is currently completing a post graduate degree in sports medicine. Alex has in interest in netball and has many years’ experience managing netball related injuries.
Podiatrist, B.Hlth.Sci.(Pod)(Hons), M.A.Pod.A.
Gina graduated from QUT in 2011 when she moved from Rockhampton to Bundaberg. She is a member of the APodA, Sports Medicine Australia and Diabetes Australia. Her key areas of interest are wound management, in-grown toenail management, diabetic care and biomechanics. She has a strong focus on empowering patients with the relevant knowledge to get the best outcomes.
Ysa (pronounced like Lisa but with no L) is a Bundaberg local who has always lived in the region, with the exception of the time studying podiatry at CQU in Rockhampton. Ysa graduated from a Bachelor of Podiatry Practice (Honours) in 2020). Ysa is passionate about improving pain management and has a special interest in the long term management painful nail pathologies. Outside of work, Ysa enjoys spending time with family, pets and a variety of hobbies.
Kerry graduated from a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) from QUT in 2015. She has spent her first years as a podiatrist in various clinics in Brisbane and doing podiatry work in aged care. She recently moved from Brisbane to Bundaberg and is loving the slower pace of the country lifestyle. Kerry is passionate about diabetic care and helping patients to feel their best. In her spare time she likes to work on creative projects, sew and spend time with her cute cat.
Podiatrist. B.Pod (Hons). M.A.Pod.A
Roberto graduated from a Bachelor of Podaitry (honors) in 2021 from CQ University Sydney Campus where he lived and studied. He recently moved to Bundaberg from Sydney, NSW. Roberto has a passion for Falls Risk, and integration of technology in chronic disease management. He is a member of the APodA. When not at work Roberto loves to explore cooking and our beautiful beaches.
Podiatrist. B.Sc (Hons) – Podiatry
Originally from the UK Abigail moved to Australia with her family in 2014. She has a passion for helping people, whether that be by assisting with general foot care or alleviating pain through various treatment modalities such as orthotics, shockwave, dry needling etc. Nail and wart surgeries are her favourite sub-specialities, offering a final resolution, under local anaesthetic. “I love being able to assist in ridding people of pain”.
Graeme has an MBA and brings with him 10 years of Management experience in Health Industry. His focus is on ensuring the entire team has the systems, information and equipment they need to provide an efficient, safe and customer focused service that exceeds expectation.
Kaye has spent years in management and customer support services and brings this experience to our team. Kaye is the ultimate team player, an accomplished sportswoman and is a valuable addition to our team.
Donna brings to the team extensive experience in the health and fitness industry as well as a strong background in administration. Donna has energy, drive and is committed to helping her community.
Natalie joined the team in 2014 and is responsible for data entry and infection control procedures.
Communications Officer and a part of the Hinkler Podiatry team since its inception, Ros continues to play a vital role in the daily operation of the clinic.
The youngest member of our team, Mikaela is our pocket rocket and expertly juggles the needs of patients and podiatrists alike. Mikaela is friendly, dynamic and enjoys looking after our clients.