Our Doctors

MEET OUR DOCTORS

Dr Colin Dicks – Radiation Oncologist

Colin has been a well-known and respected Radiation Oncologist on the Sunshine Coast since 2004.

He is extremely qualified, completing his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1990 along with a Master of Medicine (Radiation Oncology) in 1998.  Following this, Colin continued his studies in New Zealand and gained the Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR) qualification and Diploma in Palliative Medicine (Cardiff).

With an additional passion for palliative care, Colin has recently launched an online community and rewritten a book jointly titled Dying to Understand, both dedicated to providing resources and education to support those with a terminal illness, as well as their family and friends.

With the belief that things can always be done better, Colin is constantly striving to improve the overall patient experience to achieve the best possible outcome.

Colin consults from each of our clinic locations.

Dr Helmut Schaider – Skin Cancer Dermatologist

Helmut is a highly established dermatologist and researcher specialising in skin cancer and non-surgical treatment of skin cancer who as of early 2022, is offering skin cancer dermatology consults, including skin checks, from our Maroochydore clinic.

Helmut received his Bachelor of Medicine from the Medical University of Graz, Austria in 1989. After working in Cancer Research, he completed his Dermatology training in Graz, which included working as a Postdoctoral Researcher with The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia.

In 2013 Dr Schaider relocated to Brisbane to pursue research on drug resistance and melanoma prevention with the University of Queensland, achieving some outstanding results.

Helmut consults from our Maroochydore clinic on Monday’s and Tuesday’s.

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