Dr Brad McKay is a passionate GP in the Inner Suburbs of Melbourne. He was accepted into Medicine at Monash University when he was 16 years old and was qualified as a Doctor by the age of 21. He completed his Internship and Residency at Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital and La Trobe Regional Hospital.
Dr Brad’s training and experience as a Junior Doctor included General Medicine, General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Coronary Care, Endocrinology, Emergency Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Renal Medicine and Urology.
Dr Brad lived and worked overseas as an Emergency Registrar in Ireland before returning to work in Australia with Aboriginal Communities on the Central Coast of New South Wales.
He regularly interviews students applying for Medicine at Monash University and has worked at the Medical Faculty as a Teacher of ‘Clinical and Communication Skills’.
He commenced General Practice training in 2005 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2008. He has trained in Sexual Health, HIV Medicine and Mental Health since completing his Fellowship.
He is enthusiastic about all aspects of Healthy Living, but especially interested in Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Mental Health, Sexual Health and Sports Medicine.
Dr Brad has trained in Improvisational Theatre and has performed with Impro Melbourne. He connects with his audience through twitter @DrBradMcKay and spends his spare time writing for Medical Magazines, learning photography, creatively painting on canvas and playing with his cat ‘Wookie’.