Dr. Campbell graduated from Adelaide University in 1978 and embarked on “a journey of discovery”, working in five states of Australia over the next five years to gain the skills necessary for rural medicine.
Dr Ian Broom spent his formative years in Manchester, England before moving up to Scotland in 1977, graduating with a Science degree in Anatomy and Experimental Pathology from the University of St Andrews in 1981.Wondering what on earth he would do with this, he decided to pursue a degree in Medicine and trundled all the way down to Cardiff to graduate from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1984.
Dr Greg Hayes has been working with CAMC as a locum for over eight years. Before that he had a private practice in Beaumaris for twenty years. When his four children became “independent” and his wife, Lynda, returned to nursing after Managing his Practice, Greg decided it was time for a seachange of sorts.Over the eight years CAMC has shared Greg’s expertise and unique sense of humour with many outback NSW and NT communities. Greg has been a Locum at Tallangatta, Mallacoota and Kintore to name a few.
Dr Bodenstein was born in South Africa in a small mission hospital where her father was the only doctor, so it is not surprising that she always aspired to a career in medicine. However, she first did a BA degree, went on to study towards a diploma, then completed an Honours degree in Journalism.Her first job was as assistant editor of a computer magazine, which somehow led to a lateral career move to become a COBOL computer programmer.
Dr Tadrous graduated from medical school in Egypt in 2005. In 2007 he finished his internship and started working as a rural GP in Egypt until early 2009. In January 2009, he moved to Australia and a job opportunity in Mount Gambier, South Ausralia. He worked as a GP for 5 and 1/2 years. He moved to Gippsland as his wife was offered the role of Medical Officer in Bairnsdale and they are loving the move to the area. Together they are raising a girl in our wonderful seaside town. Dr Tadrous' special interest in medecine is 'General prevnentative medicine', 'palliative care' and 'sports medicine'. His interests in life is swimming, soccer and travelling and he wants to learn fishing, so please give him some tips next time you're in to see him.
Dr Ghaith graduated from Baghdad Medical University 2006. After this, he moved to Duhok (Kurdistan of Iraq), where he worked for five years, completing his internship and Diploma of Family Medicine. In 2011, Dr Ghaith and his wife moved to Tasmania, where she completed her studies in Biomedical Science. Whilst she was studying, Dr Ghaith completed his Australian Medical Exam, so he could work as an Australian Doctor. Dr Ghaith has worked in numerous emergency departments, such as Ballarat, Bendigo and Bairnsdale Hospital ED.
After making the move to Bairnsdale in 2015, he has fallen in love with Gippsland. Especially having the opportunity to do all what he loves, which is outdoor activities from Kayaking to MTB riding to motorcycle riding.
Dr Maryam has begun working at CAMC and Dr Jane’s Place as of February 2021. She is currently enrolled in ACRRM Fellowship Training. Her main interests include; internal medicine, paediatrics, women’s health and some dermatology. Dr Maryam completed Medical School in Iraq, in 2009. She then completed a two year internship, in Kurdistan/Iraq. Dr Maryam moved to Australia with her husband in 2011 and studied her Masters of Biomedical Science in Tasmania, until 2014. After having her first child, they made the move to Bairnsdale, and she began working at the Bairnsdale Regional Hospital, Emergency Department, from 2017 -2021.
Fiona was born and raised in a small diamond mining town in Botswana, Africa. She left her country for the first time to travel to Australia for Medical School and graduated from Melbourne University in 2012. She has been working in Melbourne Hospitals for the last 7 years doing Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Surgery, and Internal Medicine.
She was loving them all but was unsure what to pick! She discovered that General Practice would offer her the best of all worlds and that is what has brought her here to Lakes. She, her husband and her greyhound Tank are looking forward to calling Lakes Entrance their second home.