Our Doctors & Nurses

Dr Monica Wagenaar: Adult Endocrinologist

Dr Monica Wagenaar (MBBS, FRACP) is an Adult Endocrinologist with an interest in all aspects of General Endocrinology. Dr Wagenaar graduated in Medicine at the University of Queensland in 1993. She subsequently completed her Physician and Endocrine training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians gaining her Fellowship in 2001. Dr Wagenaar worked in various Brisbane hospitals during her training and since then she has taught medical students, participated in research and continued to strive to gain knowledge in her Field.

Dr Wagenaar has a special interest in Cystic Fibrosis related endocrinology and has a position as VMO for the Cystic Fibrosis Adult Centre at The Prince Charles Hospital. since 2016 she has worked closely with Obesity (Bariatric) Surgeons and specialist dieticians in assisting patients to lose weight.

Dr Terri-Lynne South: Medical Practitioner

Dr Terri-Lynne South is a highly experienced medical practitioner, who has a specific interest in obesity management in all of its forms. She has been practising as a healthcare practitioner for over 28 years, helping patients achieve their weight loss goals and improve their overall health. Dr South graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. She then completed her fellowship at the Royal Australasian College of General Practice. Her approach to patient care is centred around understanding each individual’s unique concerns and challenges. Dr South takes a holistic viewpoint and believes in the power of a well-functioning multidisciplinary team.

Christine Egan: Registered Nurse

Christine is a highly skilled, specialist surgical clinic nurse who has dedicated her career to providing exceptional support and treatment to patients undergoing various general surgical procedures. She is known for her empathetic approach and her comprehensive understanding of surgical procedures, patient management, and
recovery processes.

Chris’ expertise extends to include bariatric surgery patients, ensuring they receive the highest level of care and support at every stage of their journey. Her career has been defined by a commitment to improving the lives of patients living with obesity and related health issues.

Christine is a proud member of the Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS) and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). She frequents conferences and workshops hosted by these organisations, staying updated with the latest advancements and best practices in bariatric medicine.