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Our Doctors

Dr Sharyn Dimmick
Sharyn was born in RBH in 1952. She grew up on Gold

Coast and in Noosa (Hastings St) before returning to Brisbane for school years at St Pascel’s, Wavell Heights, Aspley

East State School, Aspley & Kedron State High. She graduated from University of Qld in Dec 1976 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. She did her intern year at RBH with a country terms at Gladstone Base Hospital and the Gympie Base Hospital. Sharyn then spent 5 years as Radiology Registrar at the Mater Hospital and Toowoomba Base Hospital. She spent two years in General Practice and then time at the RBH before her son Julian was born. Since then she has worked in General Practice in the Logan Area with interests in women’s issues, especially Domestic Violence, mood disorders and gender issues

In 1988 she commenced an Art Degree Part Time. Her Hobbies are Sailing & Gardening and her favourite past time is consuming Great Food and Booze in the company of Good Friends. Sharyn lives in Parkinson with 2 dogs, 1cat, 1 crazy parrot and an understanding hubbie called John.

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Dr Azima Portelli

Graduated from the University of Leicester, UK in 2007 and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Azima was born in the UK and completed her medical training there, working in various different specialties such as diabetes, paediatrics and emergency medicine before completing her GP training. While in the UK, she undertook further specialisation and achieved both Diploma of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Diploma of Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare.

She moved to Australia in late 2012 and has worked as a GP in Rochedale South for 2.5 years until she joined our practice. In addition to this she holds Certificates in Skin Cancer Medicine and Dermoscopy with the skin cancer college of Australasia.

Azima also works with Greater Metrosouth medicare local as a GP Reviewer to help produce guidelines and care pathways for fellow GPs.

She has a special interest in women’s health and is a Mater aligned maternity shared care GP.  She offers a range of family planning services including insertion and removal of intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants.

Her other areas of interest includes skin cancer checks, care of the elderly, managing chronic health conditions, child health and performing minor surgery, including joint injections and skin cancer excisions.

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Dr Jonathan (Tzung-Shiahn) Sheen

Dr Jonathan Sheen gained his medial degree from the National Taiwan University in 1984. He was appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the National Taiwan University Hospital and had obtained a PhD degree in Clinical Medicine with a main interest in molecular carcinogenesis.

Dr Sheen’s additional experience includes publishing over 100 papers in well-known international medical journals (accessible through PubMed). Further he has 20 years of experience being an oncologist and ENT specialist in Taiwan and now is interested in all areas of general practise.

Since moving to Australia in 2003, Dr Sheen has worked in Redland Hospital and Mater Children’s Hospital. He then undertook his GP training in Kingaroy, Withcott, Toowoomba and gained qualification with the FRACGP.

Dr Sheen has a special interest in ear, nose and throat diseases and head and neck tumours. Dr Sheen enjoys applying a holistic approach to medicine to enhance the well being of his patients.

Dr Sheen speaks fluent Mandarin and Taiwanese.

We are excited in having Dr Sheen and his vast experience join us in January 2016. Please contact our friendly staff at Sunnybank Hills Family Practice to arrange an appointment with Dr Sheen.

Please note that Bulk-Billing is available.

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Dr Lihua Andrew Bai

Graduated from the Tianjin Medical University in 1999 in China. He came to Australia in 2005, worked initially in Royal Darwin Hospital for 4 years and moved to Queensland in 2009.

Dr Bai is a fellow of Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine. He is also a GP Anaesthetist and has special interests in Emergency Medicine and Aeromedical Retrieval medicine. He has been actively involved in the college registrar’s training program.

Dr Bai currently is still working part-time for Royal Flying Doctor Service Queensland Section as an FIFO aeromedical retrieval medical officer.

Dr Bai Speaks Fluent English and Chinese (Mandarin)

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Dr Parul Agarwal

Originally from India, moved to USA and did secondary and college there, went to Ross Universiy in Dominica and did her clinical training in different hospitals in USA. Moved to Australia 10 years ago, worked mainly in Mater Adults ED and Mater Mothers. Moved onto Ipswich hospital as ED PHO and for past 3 years done multiple role as ED doctor, GP and involved in case base learning and clinical coaching for year 1&2 medical students at UQ. Now focusing mainly on GP and UQ students.

Interest is mainly in women’s health and minor ops

Outside of medicine, love to meet people from different cultures and travel the world while making difference in others lives.

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Dr Aneesa Taylor

Aneesa was born in country New South Wales but moved to Brisbane for secondary school. She attained her medical degree at the University of Queensland before relocating to Cairns to complete her General Practice Fellowship.

Aneesa has a special interest in children’s, women’s and Indigenous health – having previously worked with True Relationships and Reproductive Health (formerly Family Planning Queensland) and Aboriginal Medical Services in North Queensland. In keeping with her interests, she has completed additional training including the National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health, Diploma of Child Health at the University of Sydney and Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine. She is also certified to insert/remove intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants.

Outside of medicine Aneesa enjoys the cinema, good food and travel.

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Dr Benny Chan

Dr Benny Chan was originally from Hong Kong, but grew up locally in Brisbane. He obtained his medical degree at the Gold Coast and worked in Gold Coast Hospital and Robina Hospital prior to becoming a GP.


He has a special interest in preventative health, cancer screening, and minor procedures. He offers a range of services including implanon insertion/removal, skin excisions, ingrown toenail excisions and iron infusions.

Dr Chan is aligned and registered for GP Pregnancy Shared Care, and has also completed additional training including Diploma of Child Health.

Dr Chan speaks: English, Cantonese, Basic Mandarin.

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Dr Stephan Lorenz

Dr. Stephan is a Fellow of the Australian College Of General Practitioners.

Originally he is from Germany and has completed his University degrees in the United Kingdom, where he lived the past 20 years. In 2006 he graduated from Leicester Medical School. He then began surgical training and became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons. In 2011 he changed the direction of his interests and enrolled in GP training which he achieved in 2014.

Dr. Stephan has a well-rounded generalist approach to General practice. He is hoping to pursue further education in skin cancer management and shared antenatal care.