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Experience

Here at Paradise Ultrasound we have sonographers who have wide and varied experience.  Our senior sonographers are all specialised in their own areas of expertise.  These specialised areas include Obstetrics, Musculoskeletal, and Echocardiograms.

All of our sonographers have being accredited by The Fetal Medicine Foundation for Nuchal Translucency, Nasal bone and Intracranial Translucency (Spina Bifida Assessment).

We encourage our sonographers to keep up to date with the latest techniques and now hold the Australian Sonographers Association branch meetings at Paradise Ultrasound.  Guest speakers come and inform sonographers from Gold Coast, Tweed and Brisbane of the latest techniques.

Our Staff

Meet the Sonographers 

The Director Anna Galea, a highly trained Sonographer completed her studies at Queensland University of Technology.  She been scanning for 31 years and specialises in Obstetrics and has vast experience in General Ultrasound. Anna has worked in the public and private sector in NSW & moved to the Gold Coast in 1988 and is now the Director and Senior Sonographer at Paradise Ultrasound Specialists. Anna was a qualified Radiographer/Sonographer and has experience in all aspects of medical imaging including CT, Mammography and interventional procedures. Anna was  the first Sonographer to obtain a license, nasal bone and pre-eclampsia, uterine arteries and ductus venosos accreditation for the NT examination from the Fetal Medicine Foundation in the Gold Coast/Tweed area. 

Julie: Julie has been working as a Sonographer for 19 years & specialises in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and has vast experience in General ultrasound. She has worked in both public hospitals and private practices in NSW & QLD. Julie has a background in radiography & was a CT specialist prior to undertaking ultrasound. Julie graduated from Newcastle University with a Diploma in Applied Science (MRT) and from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Applied Science ( MRT) . Julie obtained a Graduate Diploma of Medical Ultrasound from the University  of Sydney. Julie has spent 6 years working in Tertiary   Women’s Imaging ( Obstetric, Gynae & Breast) prior to joining Paradise Ultrasound Specialists , where she is now a Senior Sonographer. Julie is an accredited NT Sonographer and has also obtained nasal bone, uterine arteries and ductus venosos accreditation for the NT scan. Julie is an experience sonography trainer and is actively involved in the supervision, mentoring and training of sonography students, junior sonographers, doctors and medical students. 

Rebecca: Rebecca has been scanning for 7 years. Rebecca graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Science and from RMIT with a Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound. Rebecca has been working at Paradise Ultrasound Specialists for 3 years. Rebecca's interests are Obstetrics and General Ultrasound. Rebecca is an accredited NT Sonographer and has also obtained nasal bone and pre-eclampsia accreditation for the NT scan.

Hayley: Hayley has been scanning for 12 years and specialises in  General, Vascular and Muscular Skeletal Ultrasounds. Hayley has a background in Radiation Therapy and graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Applied Science  and  a Graduate Diploma of  Medical Ultrasound from QUT.  Hayley has worked in many practices around the Gold Coast and Interstate and is now a Senior Sonographer at Paradise Ultrasound Specialists. Hayley is an accredited NT Sonographer.

Angelina: Angelina has been scanning for over 9 years and qualified from QUT in 2009. Angelina has a nursing background, and graduated from James Cook University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Nursing Science. Angelina specialises in Obstetrics and General Ultrasounds, she is also an accrediated NT Sonographer. Angelina is experienced sonography trainer and is involved in the training and supervision of doctors. 

Ebony studied 1 year of Medical Science at Queensland University of Technology before being accepted into Australia's first Undergraduate Sonographer Degree. During her four years of training, she completed clinical placement at various imaging practices and hopsitals in Queensland and New South Wales. In 2014, she graduated from CQ University with a Bachelor of Medical Sonography and Graduate Diploma in Medical Sonographer. Ebony is accredited for Nasal Bone and Pre-Eclampsia for Nuchal Transluency.

Matthew: Is our Echocardiography Specialist. Matthew has a background in both the clinical and commercial aspects of the healthcare industry. Matthew has trained as a Cardiac Scientist at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. Matthew has also worked for one of the world’s largest global healthcare service providers. Matthew has a Bachelor of Science and the DMU (Cardiac). Matthew is the Managing Director / Cardiac scientist for CardioNexus.

Meet the Receptionists

Lesley is the Practice Manager and has been working in Radiology for 16 years. Lesley has been at Paradise Ultrasound since opening in 2010. 

Julie has been working in Radiology for 5 years since moving from New Zealand and has been at Paradise Ultrasound for two years.

Simone has been working in Radiology for 16 years and just recently started at Paradise Ultrasound. 

Kylie has been working in Radiology for 21 years and has been at Paradise Ultrasound for over one year. She is one of our medical typist. 

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Electronic Delivery

We are providing state of the art technology offering electronic delivery of reports and images. Patients can wait in our comfortable waiting room where images are available within 15 minutes. Our aim is to create a friendly, caring environment as well as providing the highest quality diagnostic ultrasound images using the latest state of the art GE ultrasound machines with 3D/4D capabilities.

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