Diploma of Medical Science, University of St Andrews, Scotland
Masters of Science (in pharmacology by research and thesis), University of Adelaide
Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Fellow of the Australasian College of Aerospace Medicine
Dr Michael is highly experienced general practitioner with a diverse background in occupational medicine, aviation medicine, pathology, dentistry and general practice.
Prior to undertaking his medical training Michael had worked as a medical research scientist, hospital scientist, dental surgeon and university clinical academic. He joined the Australian Army through the medical scheme where he subsequently qualified in numerous specialist and regimental ADF courses including underwater and aviation medicine. Throughout his service, Michael gain considerable experience in both aviation medicine and aero medical evacuation at both the RAAF Tindal and RAAF Darwin.
Michael served in East Timor with the 5th Aviation Regiment as the AME MO in 2003, for which he was award the Australian Active Service Medal. He later deployed with OP Resolute on full time service during Nov 06 to Jan 07 serving on HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Perth as the ships medical officer. His most recent deployment and military service involved 10 weeks at sea serving on border protection duties with RAN and Border Force vessels.
Upon returning to Adelaide from Darwin Michael was contracted as a clinical aviation medical officer at the RAAF Institute of Aviation Medicine in RAAF Edinburg, as well as returning to community general practice in suburban Adelaide.
Michael joined Globe Medical in mid-2016, where he quickly developed a strong following of general practice patients, in conjunction with establishing himself as a key member of Globe Medical’s corporate and occupational medicine team.
Michael is a CASA Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) for CASA aviation medicals and renewals. He is also accredited to conduct both Recreational and Commercial Dive Medicals.
Special Clinical Interests
Presentation in Occupational medicine at the Internal Medicine Journal of the RACP Congress 2011 Darwin NT. ”Heat illness: the ADF response”
Paper in peer reviewed journal Foldes A and Stacey “The metabolism of exogenous histamine by aortic tissues”. AJEBK 55 (Pt 4) 441-451 (1977)
Foldes, Stacey and De La Lande. (1976) Evidence for the extra neuronal localisation of histamine in the rabbit aorta. Proc of the Aust Physiol and Pharmacol Soc , 7, 147 P
Stacey, Foldes and De La Lande (1976) Localisation of histamine in rabbit central ear artery (1976) ASCEP proceedings.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Australasian College of Aerospace Medicine
Civil Aviation Safety Authority