We are pleased to announce the addition of a new member to the team of onsite General Physicians at St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital, with the commencement of Dr Alon Barnes on 1 June, 2020.

Establishing his new private practice from the medical suites of Queensland Specialist Physicians with General Physician Dr Luke Gaffney, Dr Barnes comes to St Andrew’s from Brisbane, where he undertook his Science and Medical Degrees.

Dr Barnes also completed his Basic Physician Training in Brisbane at The Prince Charles Hospital and part of his Advanced Physician Training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. He then moved to the Darling Downs with his wife and children to complete his Specialist Training at the Toowoomba Hospital.

With a wide range of clinical interests centred primarily in General Medicine, Dr Barnes is passionate about holistic patient-centred care and has special interest in:

• the investigation of undifferentiated abdominal complaints;
• the management of functional bowel disorders;
• preoperative medical assessment and perioperative medical care.

In addition, Dr Barnes can also offer patients procedural services including:

• Gastroscopies;
• Colonoscopies;
• Ultrasound guided pleural interventions.

Dr Barnes is focused on building a busy, robust private practice and is happy to accommodate urgent appointments.

Dr Barnes can be contacted at Queensland Specialist Physicians onsite at St Andrew’s Hospital at the following location.

Suite 31
Ph: 4646 3237
Fax: 4646 2670
Email: admin@qsptoowoomba.com.au

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