Dr Robyn Nagel  MB, BS, PhD, GAICD, FRACP

Dr Nagel graduated in medicine at Melbourne University in 1977 and completed her specialist physician qualifications in 1984. She spent 5 years in post-graduate study in England, the first two in Shrewsbury, Shropshire in a general Gastroenterology Unit. The following three years were spent researching liver disease at the King’s College Liver Unit, London.

Robyn was awarded her PhD from the University of Queensland in March 2016 (her thesis was entitled “Are Blastocystic species clinically relevant to humans”). She is an Associate Professor with the School of Medicine at Griffith University and a recent graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Robyn is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA), the Crohn’s and Colitis Association and the Continence Foundation of Australia. She is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and has represented the Downs Region on the Queensland College of Physicians Committee, the Queensland Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the educational committee of GESA. Robyn has worked with Queensland Health at the Royal Brisbane Hospital Gastroenterology Unit in 1990 and Toowoomba Base Hospital from 1992-2002 and has been engaged in private practice in Toowoomba since 1992.

Her areas of special interest include inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence and medical and corporate ethics. Dr Nagel is accredited with the Gastroenterology Society of Australia for the following endoscopic procedures:

  • Upper and lower endoscopy (1988)
  • Capsule endoscopy (2003)

Mrs Ellen Jenson 

Practice Manager

Ellen is Dr Nagel’s practice manager and has been her chief medical receptionist since joining Dr Nagel’s staff in 2002. It is Ellen’s friendly voice that greets you when you ring the clinic and her smiling face you first see when you enter our doors. Prior to taking up this position Ellen worked in general practice for 15 years and brings a wealth of experience as a medical receptionist/office manager.

Miss Sarah Wiemers

Medical Secretary

Sarah commenced working as medical secretary for Toowoomba Gastroenterology Clinic in May 2022. Previously she was a medical typist/receptionist for Queensland X-ray. She also has experience as a pharmacy dispensary technician.  Her bright and bubbly personality is an asset to our practice.