Proud to offer many services
THE Lady Bjelke- Petersen Community Hospital staff are proud to able to offer the South Burnett community so many different services that the community would have otherwise have to travel for.
Director of clinical service Michael Bishop said Kingaroy and the South Burnett were lucky to have the range of services available at the hospital.
Dr Damien O’Brien is an eye surgeon and physician who visits Kingaroy on a regular basis for three days every month.
He provides cataract and pterygym surgery as well as intravitreal injections for macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion and diabetes mellitus.
He can also do YAG laser treatment for glaucoma; capsulotomy and iridotomy.
Dr Abhishek Sharma joined the hospital in April 2017 he is a visiting ophthalmic surgeon specialising in retinal conditions.
He also consults at the Queensland Eye Institute and operates at the South Bank Day Hospital, both located at South Brisbane.
He is a visiting medical officer with Queensland Health and is a senior lecturer with the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland.
Dr Iman Antoun is consultant general and laparoscopic surgeon and is a visiting specialist.
Dr Antoun visits Kingaroy once a fortnight, and will conduct fortnightly consults, surgical procedures and fortnightly upper endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures.
Dr Timothy Lyon is a GP Surgeon, Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and GESA certified Endoscopist.
He lives in Kingaroy with wife Rebecca, a local GP, and their two children.
He has a keen interest in endoscopy and regularly attends workshops and further educational meetings.
He is now pleased to provide a private service to local patients and their general practitioners.
EYE OF SERVICE: Director of clinical services Michael Bishop from Lady Bjelke- Petersen Hospital.