Team

Naomi Eldridge

Naomi has completed both a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition) at QUT and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University, graduating in 2009. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a diverse career spanning various healthcare institutions, such as the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, the Princess Alexandra Hospital, and the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Throughout […]

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Dr Hans Seltenreich

Dr Hans Seltenreich

Hans completed his medical training and gastroenterology degree at the University of Padua (Italy) and the University of Heidelberg (Germany). Before relocating to Australia, he worked for 5 years as a consultant Gastroenterologist in Switzerland. He then moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2007 to work as a consultant gastroenterologist and director of gastroenterological services

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Felicity Hartmann

Dr Felicity Hartnell

Dr Felicity Hartnell BSc, MBBS, DPhil (Oxon.) Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Felicity graduated from medicine at the University of Queensland in 2011 and has recently completed her specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, having trained at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH), Royal Women’s and Brisbane Hospital (RBWH) and Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH). During her

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Penny

Penny Shirley

Penny has been an endorsed enrolled nurse for over 30 years having lots of hands-on nursing experience in both public and private hospitals. She also enjoyed sharing her skills in General Practice in nursing with a special interest in Type 1 diabetes and mental health. She moved to the Sunshine Coast in 1995 and eventually

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Dr Spencer Kajevu

Dr Spencer Kajevu

Dr Spencer graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2002; over the following three years he gained invaluable medical experience in the challenging environment of the Sub-Saharan region, before moving to Australia in 2005 to pursue his paediatric training. His Paediatric Gastroenterologist training was undertaken in Brisbane at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Mater Children’s Hospital

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Stephanie Buckton

Stephanie completed her nursing training and post-graduate gastroenterology degree at the Universities of: Leeds, Sheffield and Central London (UK). She completed her Nurse Practitoner training gaining a Masters of Nursing Practice at the University of Queensland. She developed a specific interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and was one of the first IBD nurse consultants

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Angela Sumby

Angela Sumby

Angela is a valuable addition to the Coastal Digestive Health team working as a practice nurse and brings with her a friendly face, coupled with a wealth of knowledge in endoscopy and general nursing. Angela graduated from a Diploma of Nursing on the Sunshine Coast in 2014 before taking on an opportunity to expand her

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Madonna Abel

Madonna joined the team at Coastal Digestive Health in August 2022 after completing a Cert III in Medical Administration looking for a career change after relocating from Toowoomba in 2020. She has a strong customer service and admin background, having worked in the banking and finance sector for 15 years, and ran her own successful

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Kirsty White

Kirsty joined the team when Coastal Digestive Health first opened in 2013, bringing with her a wide range of experience to assist in the smooth operation of the clinic. Her role encompasses a range of operational and administrative tasks, working alongside the Coastal Digestive Health team.  She has stepped back from her role as Office

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Charlotte

Charlotte Early

Charlotte joined the team at Coastal Digestive Health in January 2024 after completing her high school certificate and relocating from Bundaberg. Charlotte is starting her Bachelor of Biomedical Science in 2025 and plans to pursue a career in clinical trials. In the meantime she is expanding her knowledge as a medical receptionist as well as

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