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Our Staff


Dr Genevieve Hopkins - GP

Geneveive HopkinsGenevieve is a very experienced General Practitioner who has been practicing in Brisbane for over 20 years. Genevieve has a special interest in eating disorders and appetite suppressants.

As our family of patients continues to grow, we welcome Genevieve's knowledge and support with lap banding adjustments.

Rachel Moore - Dietitian

Rachel MooreRachel has a Bachelor of Applied Science, Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics and a Masters of Health Science (all from Queensland University of Technology QUT). Rachel has experience in Weight Management as well as specific dietary advice regarding gastric banding.

She is also an associate member of Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand OSSANZ and a member of the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity ASSO.  She provides a pre-operative assessment service, educational service as well as regular post-operative visits to re-educate patients regarding eating habits in the years following gastric banding. she also offers state of the art Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis to monitor body composition changes.

Margie Brooke - Dietitian

Margaret BrookeMargie is a highly experienced dietitian.  She has worked in a wide range of clinical specialties with adults, adolescents and children in both Australia and the UK.  She has nutritional expertise in all weight loss surgeries and will help you to achieve positive outcomes.  Margie is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) and has Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) status.  Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Queensland (1992) and a Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics from the Queensland University of Technology (1994).

Rachel Myhill - Program Dietitian

Rachel MyhillRachel is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia and is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). She has a great passion for dietetics with a particular interest in weight management and gastric banding. Rachel provides a pre-operative weight loss service for those in the lead up to surgery as well as ongoing education and post-operative eating advice following surgery.

Michele Van Vuuren - Psychologist

Michele Van VuurenMichele Van Vuuren is a fully registered Psychologist in private practice. She specializes in the area of Bariatric surgery and obesity, and is the Primary Psychologist at the Obesity Surgery Brisbane Clinic. Michele provides Psychological Assessment, Intervention and Psycho education both pre and post operatively for Bariatric surgery patients.  She has worked with patients to address a range of difficulties, including weight loss, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, life style transition problems and trauma. Michele is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and an Associate member of the Educational and Developmental College and an Associate member of the Obesity Surgery Society of Australian and New Zealand.

Contact Us

Chermside Medical Complex
Level 2, Suite 11
956 Gympie Road,
Chermside Qld 4032.

Tel: (07) 3861 4677
Fax: (07) 3256 3516

Email: reception@osb.net.au