Dr. Reza Kamgarpour

Dr. Reza Kamgarpour
BVSc, DVM, PgDipVetSci, PhD
Veterinarian

Dr. Reza graduated from Queensland University with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, postgraduate diploma and PhD in Veterinary Medicine and Reproduction. After working in a variety of practices throughout southeast Queensland, Dr. Reza opened his own practice, Parkinson Veterinary Surgery on July 25th, 2007.

Dr. Reza’s main interests are orthopaedic surgery, dermatology, and feline medicine.

Dr. Chris Oakley
BVSc, MACVSc
Veterinarian

Dr. Chris graduated from Sydney University with a BVSc in 1981. After graduating, he worked for 2 years in mixed practice in NSW, then as a locum in mixed practice in England for 5 years. He then worked in Sydney for 1 year before joining a small animal practice in Southport, Qld, where he stayed for 13 years.

Subsequently, he studied and gained membership of the Australian Veterinary College in small animal medicine. Since then he has done locum work in small animal practices in the Gold Coast/Brisbane area.

Dr. Chris is particularly interested in small animal medicine and surgery and enjoys attending and keeping up to date on new trends in small animal practice.

Dr. Jenny Ji
BVSc (Hons)
Veterinarian

Dr. Jenny is Korean-born but grew up in Brisbane with her family and has always had a great affection towards animals. After graduating from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons), she has worked in small animal practices in Brisbane where she loves to work in all aspects of veterinary care and services.

Dr. Jenny has special interests in dentistry and internal medicine but also loves to do small animal surgery. Outside of veterinary work, Dr. Jenny loves playing the piano, does church bands on Sundays and also loves going out for hiking and travelling.

Dr. Chun-han Lin
BVSc (Hons)
Veterinarian

In 2012, Dr. Chewy became an associate of Parkinson Vet during his student years. Dr. Chewy has since graduate from the University of Queensland and has returned to the clinic as a veterinarian. Since graduating, Dr. Chewy has had the opportunity to work all around Australia as a small animal and field veterinarian. He has also participated in research studies into budgerigar welfare and aquatic health management.

Dr. Chewy is bilingual and can speak both Mandarin Chinese and English. He has a special interest in exotic pets including birds and guinea pigs and even fish! In his spare time, Dr. Chewy enjoys tennis and entertaining his fellow canine companion, Mochi.

Dr. Emily Boshammer
BVSc (Hons)
Veterinarian

Dr. Emily graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons) in 2020. She has always had a love for animals (especially cats) and has wanted to be a vet since 4 years of age having grown up with a diabetic cat.

Dr. Emily has a strong interest for small animal surgery and medicine especially feline medicine. Outside of work, Emily loves to binge-read books, explore new places and spend time with her family and friends.

Claire
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Claire is a fully qualified veterinary nurse who joined the Parkinson Vet team in 2016. Since then, Claire has excelled in her profession and has plans to expand on her veterinary education in the near future. Claire also has an Advanced Diploma in Photography and when she’s not working or taking photos, she is kept busy by her two oversized fur babies Rebus and Rex.

Simone
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Simone has been a veterinary nurse for about 4 years. Before pursuing nursing, Simone was a chef so loves to cook and eat. Her real passion however lies with animals. She has 3 rescue dogs named Kya, the Rottweiler x Cattle dog; Kaos, the German Shepherd x Kelpie; and lastly Kassy, the Whippet x Kelpie. Simone loves caring for animals and seeing the pleasure they bring to others as she believes the joy and unconditional love we get from our pets is irreplaceable.

Besides animals, Simone’s interests include swimming and hydrotherapy, wildlife, and sewing. Future plans include adding a kitty cat and an aviary to her furry family.

Tyler
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Tyler started at Parkinson Vet as a trainee nurse before graduating with her qualification in 2019. She is determined to provide the best care to her patients by showering them with love and reassurance. Tyler particularly enjoys surgical and supportive care nursing, especially seeing patient’s return to good health after treatment. She has a special interest in wildlife after volunteering at the RSPCA wildlife hospital prior to joining our team. When not at work, Tyler is spending time with her two naughty Devon Rex’s, Meekah and Ollie.

Kiralee
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Kirralee is one of the newest team members at Parkinson Veterinary Clinic. Kirralee works as a trainee nurse and will graduate with her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in July 2020. Kirralee has always possessed a great passion for animals and she has spent countless hours volunteering with both the RSPCA and Animal Welfare League over the years. If she is not looking after the patients at the clinic, Kirralee is at home spending time with her best friend, Millie (Australian Terrier).

Morika
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Nurse

Morika graduated with a Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and has been a valuable member of Parkinson Vet. Morika passion for animals stems from her early childhood days. She has a keen eye for details and enjoys giving animals her best care.

Vivian 
Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Vivian has been volunteering for Parkinson since the very beginning. Her passion and dedication to the health and wellbeing of animals has given her the drive to come and help us every second Saturday.

Vivian has a full-time government job where she has developed excellent social skills which she uses in liaison with our pet’s parents especially in difficult or sad situations. With these skills and the experience and confidence Vivian has gained from volunteering she intends to one day change to a career in the animal industry.

Lisa
Groomer

If you need to have your pet groomed, you’ll be happy to know that Lisa is an exceptional groomer who loves her job! Lisa drops in to groom pets here in our clinic, on Wednesdays, as she grooms full time in an elite Paddington puppy parlour. Lisa has the capacity to perform many grooms, from poodles to schnauzers and many more. When you book in with the friendly team to see Lisa, you can trust her to pamper your pet from head to toe, provide plenty of hugs and kisses for your precious pooches, and provide service with a smile.

Sandy 
Practice Manager

Sandy has a degree in Information Technology and as Reza’s wife, helped Reza build this practice. Sandy is great with computer technicalities, customer relations, advertising, general office procedures and her expertise in these areas facilitates to the overall smooth running of the clinic.

Sandy also has a creative flair which she uses to create beautiful flower arrangements which are often on display in the clinic.