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OUR TEAM

Dr Michael Donohue

Dr Michael Donohue graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978 and has a Post-Graduate Diploma from the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist. He is also a Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

Dr Donohue joined the Yeppoon Family Practice as a Practice Partner in 1986 and has provided care for the Capricorn Coast community for over 30 years.

Dr Donohue has held numerous medical appointments over his general practice career, including Lecturer for the University of Queensland – Rural Clinical school and is currently a Queensland Government Medical Officer.

He has shared his wealth of general practice knowledge and skills as an educator and supervisor for medical students and Registrars since 1986.

Whilst enjoying every aspect of general practice, Dr Donohue has a particular interest in men’s health, geriatrics, cardiovascular disease, as well as sports and musculo-skeletal medicine.

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Dr Debbie Ibbotson

Dr Debbie Ibbotson graduated medicine from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1997 and obtained her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practice in 2010.

She worked in her own private practice in Africa before making the decision to move to Australia with her family in 2008.

Dr Ibbotson has practiced medicine in Emu Park since 2008. She enjoys all facets of general practice with a special interest in women’s health and treatment of skin conditions.

Outside of work, Dr Ibbotson is a very busy wife and mother and enjoys outdoor activities, running and spending time with family.

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Dr Dean Slawson

Dr Dean Slawson graduated from the University of Queensland in 2010. He completed his resident training on the Sunshine Coast including 2 years as a surgical registrar in General Surgery, Urology and Vascular Surgery. After 6 months of travel, he settled in Central Queensland in 2016 to complete General Practice training. He joined The Family Practice (Emu Park) in 2017 and obtained fellowship of the RACGP later that year. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a particular interest in skin cancer medicine, men’s health, chronic disease management and preventive Health care.

Outside of work he enjoys travel, music, surfing and spending time with his family. He has tried to get into fishing since moving to the Capricorn Coast, even buying a boat, but seems to lack the necessary skills to do well. Any tips from patients are welcome.

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Dr Donna McClymont

Dr Donna McClymont graduated from the University of Queensland in 1976 and has practiced in and around Rockhampton since then.

Dr McClymont is now enjoying the sea change at Emu Park. She works at The Family Practice Emu Park a few days a week and her special interest is women’s health.

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