OUR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Rory Dowdall – Optometrist
Optometrist BSc., BVisSci, MOptom Rory originally graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Science in 2012 and commenced working as a Sleep Scientist prior to his admission into the School of Optometry at QUT in 2014. He graduated with distinction for both the Bachelor of Vision Science & Masters in Optometry, was the President of the Optometry Student Society in QLD, and a student member of the Optometry Board of QLD and NT in 2018. His interests within Optometry include Paediatric Optometry, Myopia Control and the management and treatment of Dry Eye Disease. Rory is also part of the Paediatric Optometry Alignment Program from Children’s Hospital Queensland (Lady Cilento Hospital), and is currently part of the Cornea & Contact Lens Society of Australia’s QLD Committee.
Areas of Interest
- Therapeutic management of Red Eyes
- Dry Eye
Alfonso Que – Podiatrist
Alfonso is our podiatrist who works at our Hamilton Clinic. Alfonso is a passionate experienced podiatrist who graduated from QUT in Brisbane in 2006. He has a focus on client care and provides professional services to meet patient expectations. He thinks that client satisfaction is a gauge of performance and motivation of achievement.
Sara Tang – Podiatrist
Sara is our female Podiatrist practicing at Hamilton
Madonna Steinohrt – Psychologist
Madonna is our Psychologist and currently practicing at our Hamilton Practice.
Sharon Clark – B.A.(Hons) (Qld), M.Clin.Psych(Qld)
Sharon is our clinical psychologist and currently practice at our Springfield Central Practice.
Kiah Paetz – Dietitian/Founder of Plant Nutrition and Wellness
Kiah Paetz is our Hamilton Practice Dietitian. Kiah graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with Honours and is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia. She is passionate about improving patient health outcomes, prevention of chronic disease and educating patients in health and nutrition. All medicare and DVA claimable consultations with Kiah will be bulk billed through Medicare meaning no out of pocket expenses for her patients.
Annette Pinto – Dietitian
Annette is an Accredited Practising Dietitian based here at My Medical and Dental Centre Springfield Orion. She completed her Bachelors in Food Science and Nutrition, followed by a Masters in Dietetics, from Monash University in Melbourne. Her interest in nutrition sparked from her love for food, health and the effect food has on the body.
Annette strongly believes in a holistic approach to health, and her consultations aim to provide her clients with personalised and practical strategies to help them achieve their health goals. She has a special interest in weight loss, vegan/vegetarian nutrition, creating meal plans and managing various chronic conditions through food and nutrition, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and gut related disorders.
Annette will be in clinic on Tuesday mornings from 8 to 12pm and Thursday afternoons from 1:30 to 6pm. Before/after hours available by arrangement. Private health insurance and GP medicare rebates available.
Dr Uwe Schwiersch – Doctor of Physiotherapy
Uwe believes his biggest and most successful asset is his comprehensive knowledge ad the ability to thoroughly assess a patient to get to the core of the problem. In addition to his analytical mind he also uses techniques that are second to none.
His knowledge in Shockwave Therapy is comprehensive. He is a member of the International Society for Medical Shockwave Therapy, with over 8 years experience in the treatment of Shockwave Therapy for an extensive variety of injuries and health injuries. He is an excellent therapist, highly knowledgeable, intuitive and always works with a comprehensive approach.
Dr Uwe (Physiotherapist) has worked nationally and internationally in leading position. His knowledge is sought after in Europe particularly in Germany, Switzerland, Iceland as well.