Dr Paco Munoz
Dr Munoz works between Bamford Medical and Rosslea Medical Centre. He has worked in several countries in a variety of roles since graduating from medicine.
Initially beginning his career as an anaesthetist in Lima, Peru and Santos, Brazil. He also worked as a missionary doctor and was Hospital Director for the Sopas Hospital in Papua New Guinea for 7 years.
After arriving in Australia, Dr Munoz worked at St Vincent Hospital in Sydney alongside the late Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Dr Victor Chang. Dr Munoz has worked as a doctor in Queensland for more than 15 years, in a variety of institutions including the Royal Flying Doctor service based in Mt Isa. He was one of the first recruits under the Queensland “Doctors for the Bush” program and was able to provide medical care to the states most rural and remote areas. He has also worked at the Mackay Base Hospital and as a doctor for the RAAF and Army.
Dr Munoz is an avid soccer and mixed martial arts fan, and when not keeping fit he is working hard with the staff at Bamford Medical and Rosslea Medical Centre to provide the highest standard of medical care.
Dr Alan Nelson
Dr Nelson joined Bamford Medical in July 2008. He graduated with an MBBS from the University of Queensland in 2002.
His previous work experience includes working with the ATO before studying medicine. He then worked as an anaesthetic registrar and intensive care doctor before commencing general practice. He enjoys all areas of general practice with an interest in skin cancer and treatment, including minor surgical procedures, chronic disease management and children’s health.
Dr Nelson has many and varied outside interest including restoring motor vehicles, camping with his young family, ball room dancing, and sailing, cycling and general outdoor activities.
Dr Shahead Chowdhury
Dr Shahead Chowdhury admits he pursued medicine by accident, he wanted to be a Physicist, but he was awarded and accepted a place at one of the top ranked medical schools and the oldest medical institute in Bangladesh and it was a decision he is pleased he made.
He completed further studies in Japan and then relocated to Townsville 10 years ago with his family (wife and two daughters).
Dr Chowdhury has a keen interest in Diabetes and completed his PHD (Type 1 Diabetes) at Kobe University School of Medicine in Japan and also has experience in paediatrics, women’s health, indigenous health and Veteran Affairs Health.
Dr Reuben Scott
Dr Reuben Scott is a specialist GP who is great with kids and families. Dr Scott has a broad experience caring for patients of all ages and stages. He has experience in children's health, Mens and Women's health, aged care, skin, musculoskeletal injuries, chronic pain/fibromyalgia (non-opiate management), and palliative care. Reuben is married to Esther and they have 3 children. He graduated from James Cook University and has been practicing in the Townsville region ever since, also earning a Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine at The Townsville Hospital. During his GP training he has also worked at various practice's in Townsville, Charters Towers, Ayr, and Home Hill.
Reuben loves to spend time with his family, fish (but not often enough), watch movies, and being part of his Church.
Dr Sarah Willard.
Dr Sarah Willard has been working at Bamford Medical Centre since January 2017. She completed her undergraduate medical degree at James Cook University in 2013. Dr Willard is originally from South Africa and immigrated to Australia with her family eleven years ago.
During her time working at The Townsville Hospital she spent time in multiple medical specialities include Emergency, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Renal Medicine. She loves the diversity that General Practice offers as every day has a new challenge. It is a great privilege to treat not only the patient but often their whole family. Her main interests includes women’s and children’s health. She also enjoys family planning as well as minor procedural skills including implanon insertions and removals.
Dr Willard enjoys spending time with her family and playing a game of squash.