Dr Eberhard Mandishona ‘’Ebe’’ – MBChB, FRACGP (Fellow of the Australian College of general Practice] and DRANZCOG (Australian Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology), PGCME
Dr Mandishona trained and worked in Zimbabwe, before moving to England (UK) where he worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and then as a GP in the East Midlands from 2005. He has been working as a GP in Geraldton since April 2014.
Dr Mandishona has special interests in Obstetrics, Gynaecology, reproductive health, fertility medicine, sexual health, men and women’s health, contraception, chronic disease management, substance misuse treatment (C-POP provider), mental health, minor surgery (small skin excision and removal of lesions) and medical education. He is a former GP tutor at the Graduate Entry Medical School of the University of Nottingham in Derby UK.
Dr Yollanda Chikari “Yollanda” – MBChB, DRANZCOG [Australian Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology], FRACGP[Fellow of the Australian College of General Practice] (FRACGP)
Dr Chikari trained and worked in Zimbabwe, before moving to England to continue her training in Psychiatry and later on in General Practice. Yollanda moved to Geraldton in 2014 to join her husband and enjoys working in Mental health and general practice.
Dr Chikari’s special interests are sexual health, reproductive health, women’s health, contraception, chronic disease management and mental health. She is currently credentialed to work in Psychiatry[Mental Health] as a Visiting Medical Officer at the Regional Hospital.
Dr Shawn Powell “Shawn” – BSc, MBChB, FACRRM, DCH
Prior to Australia Dr Powell has lived in Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa, where in 1986 graduated from the University of Cape Town beginning his life as a doctor, this has taken him through mission hospitals, Groote Schuur and the Red Cross Children’s Hospital. In 1999 he went into solus private practice in a small town until moving to Australia in 2011. In 2013 his Fellowship in Family Practice was awarded. In Geraldton he has worked in private practice, WACHS Emergency Department, and most recently Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service indigenous health.
Dr Powell’s interests include; chronic disease care, including diabetes also mental illness, both support and counselling. In managing chronic pain, aspects including both pharmaceuticals and additional supportive therapies are offered. Using dermatoscopy detection of skin cancers at an early stage to offer full excision, having trained through the Australasian Skin Cancer College. The spectrum of allergic diseases, including asthma, hay-fever, sinusitis their complications and management. Finally sports medicine and occupational health.
Apart from being a doctor, he and his wife are members of the Pilbara Wildlife Carers Association.
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