GET TO KNOW US
DR. ROSIE GERAGHTY
M.B.B.S (QLD) (Hons), F.A.C.R.R.M, F.R.A.C.G.P
Rosie is an experienced General Practitioner and a medical educator for James Cook University Generalist Medical Training. She supervises GP Registrars and Medical Students.
Di has worked for Maranoa Medical as the Practice Manager for 10 years. Originally brought up on the land, she then lived in Adelaide before returning to Roma. As a practice manager her endeavour is to encourage doctors to come to our town and provide our patients with a high level of care.
DR ALWYN RAPATSA
Dr Phutiane Alwyn Rapatsa originates from South Africa. He has been associated with the Maranoa Medical Centre since 2013. Apart from general practice, he has a special interest in Men's health and care of the elderly.
Christy is the longest serving member of the reception team. Even though she only works part time she will always will always have a smile for you.
DR ELLIE FARZANFAR
Dr Ellie joined Maranoa Medical Centre over 5 years ago and has a special interest in internal medicine.
Kellie has lived in Roma for over 7 years coming from Amby originally. She has recently been promoted to head receptionist.
DR ALEXANDRA GILLIE
Alex is originally from Tasmania and has worked in Townsville and Inglewood before becoming a valued General Practitioner at MMC. She enjoys looking after people of all ages and has a particular interest in mental health and women's health.
Amie is a new member of the reception team. Born and lived in Roma for 21 years and is particuarly interested in the health industry.
DR RUPALI KAMBLE
Rupali has worked in Roma for two years and has a special interest in paediatrics.
Ros has been at Maranoa Medical Centre since January 2016 having moved from Charleville. She says moving here was bit of a learning curve but she is getting the hang of it now.
DR TOORAJ TAHERI
Dr Tooraj has been part of the MMC team for nearly two years and his special interest is neurology.
Dana is a part time receptionist who has worked for Maranoa Medical Centre since 2017.
DR DANIEL COOKSLEY
Dr Daniel completed his medical training in Townsville and Cains, graduating in 2013. He then worked in Cains for 4 years before moving to Roma to escape the heat (which might have been a mistake!) He enjoys the breadth of general practice.
Kylie lives in Injune and will be found behind reception on a Saturday Morning.
DR RAMA VANGALA
Dr Rama has a long experience working in both major metropolitan hospitals and rural general practice. He enjoys all aspects of general medicine however, has a strong interest in skin health.
HELEN JOHNSTONE AND MAREE HUNTER
Helen has a wealth in experience in the nursing industry in both community and hospital settings.
Maree joined our team 12 months ago from Rockhampton. She brings valuable nursing experience to our team.
Mental Health Nurse
Megan is a registered nurse who has joined our team as the social and emotional mental health support coordinator.
Dietitian and Care Plan Coordinator
Rhiannon is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of the Dietitians' Association of Australia. Originally from Roma, Rhiannon's understanding of rural lifestyles aids her to support patients in achieving their long-term nutrition goals. Rhiannon's key areas of interest include chronic disease prevention and management including Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and cardiovascular disease, healthy ageing and health promotion/education.
Yoie is a registered nurse and midwife who works behind the scenes and is responsible for the reminder letters.
Maddy has recently joined our team in 2018 as an admin support member for the social and emotional mental health department.