DR DANA MOISUC
MD(Buc), FCOG (SA) FRANZCOG
Dr Dana is an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a special interest in Infertility and Reproductive Medicine / Endocrinology.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and a Fellow of the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of South Africa, with a basic medical degree of Medical School, University of Bucharest, Romania. She has been working in her field for over 20 years. Dana lives on the Coast and has two grown-up children.
Based in Buderim on the Sunshine Coast, Dr Moisuc provides obstetric and gynaecological care for her patients at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital Buderim. As a practising Gynaecologist, Dr Moisuc’s services include: – In rooms: consultations and gynaecological procedures. In Hospital: births, minor and major surgery. Dr Moisuc offers infertility assessment and management with IVF procedures serviced through IVF Sunshine Coast.
A beautiful moto Dana integrates into her daily life:
“We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give”
Our Amazing Support Team Members
Naturopath BHSc, DipHSc ANTA member
Vanessa Lamaro is an ANTA accredited Naturopath with a Bachelor of Health Science qualification. Vanessa has been in clinical practice as a Naturopath in both Melbourne and on the Sunshine Coast since 2007, assisting her clients to overcome their health challenges and optimise their vitality and wellbeing. Over that time she has treated a very broad range of health concerns and has developed a strong competency in supporting people in most areas of health and disease.
Vanessa has a special interest in working with women with gynaecological, hormonal and reproductive challenges. Some common issues Vanessa commonly works with include:
- Fertility challenges (both men and women)
- IVF support (both men and women)
- Premenstrual tension (both mental/emotional and physical symptoms)
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Fibroids and endometrial polyps
- Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation)
- Menorrhagia (heavy menstruation)
- Oligomenorrhea (irregular menstruation)
- Amenorrhea (lack of menstruation)
- Peri-menopausal symptoms (changes common in the 40s age bracket)
- Fibrocystic breast disease
- Thyroid disorders (including Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease)
- Anxiety, stress and mood related complaints
- Irritable bowel syndrome and digestive complaints
- Weight loss
Vanessa believes strongly in collaborative care and recommends utilising the best of both natural and medical expertise in her approach. Her goal is to dig deep and to look at all causative factors that may be contributing to an individual’s unique health challenge. She uses thorough case-taking strategies supported by pathology and imaging to discover the most likely causation of her clients’ complaints and from this data creates a comprehensive treatment plan. She recommends therapeutic herbal and nutritional medicines alongside coaching to create change through targeted and individualised dietary, stress-management and lifestyle strategies.
Vanessa believes that true health and wellness comes from a balance of body, mind, heart and soul. She has a passion for helping people to develop greater happiness, self-care, self-kindness and life-balance.
Vanessa offers a free half hour assessment (including in-clinic, phone, FaceTime or Skype) to any new clients wishing to discuss their unique health concerns and who want to find out more about her services.
Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Olga Moisuc has a keen interest in working with children, adolescents and families. Having obtained extensive experience working with children and teens across settings including hospitals, research institutes, kindergartens, schools and community settings, her philosophy is that every single child and adolescent has remarkable potential and unique qualities that they bring to the world.
Olga is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist and obtained her Masters in Educational and Developmental Psychology at Melbourne University in Victoria. She is proficient in conducting a range of assessments for cognitive, educational, mental health and developmental purposes. Olga specialises in utilising a range of therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution focused therapy, Play therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT), Motivational Interviewing, Behaviour Modification and Emotional Coaching. In saying this, Olga acknowledges each child and family is different and will use strategies that are best suited to your particular child and family.
Olga has experience and a keen interest in helping individuals in the following areas:
• Assessment/intervention for Learning Disorders
• Assessment/intervention Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
• Assessment/intervention Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
• Assessment/intervention for Anxiety disorders
• Assessment/intervention for Depression
• Assessment/intervention for Self-harm/Suicide risk
• Assessment/intervention Adjustment Disorders
• Grief and loss/trauma
• Women’s health (PND, relationships, self-esteem/ body image, weight management)
• Specific Phobias
• School issues (ie behaviour/acting out, school refusal social difficulties, low self-esteem, bulling/bullied, resilience, stress and issues coping)
• Early intervention and social skills training for children with developmental delays/disorders
• Parenting/Family dynamics (positive parenting
Jodie is an accredited practicing dietitian and nutritionist delivering individualised nutrition advice in a comfortable, welcoming environment. Jodie navigates her patients through the diet and lifestyle challenges associated with their personal situation, providing advice, guidance and understanding based on the most current and up-to-date evidence.
Jodie specialises in women’s health, including fertility, pre-conception nutrition, pregnancy and new mums. She also has a special interest in weight management, gestational diabetes, PCOS, endometriosis and menopause.
Jodie also studied exercise science and was a teacher for 12 years before retraining as a dietitian. This experience, together with raising two little girls, allows for a compassionate and personal approach in helping women meet their nutrition needs at every stage.
Sarah is an enthusiastic individual, committed to providing the patients of our practice with exceptional patient care and service. She has worked in Reception and Administration roles in the medical and dental industries for most of her working career, progressing into her most recent role as Practice Manager.
Sarah lives on the Sunshine Coast with her partner and enjoys cooking, cycling and time spent in nature to reset and recharge in her spare time. She also has a special interest and love for supporting women through their journey of Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum and is currently studying to become a Certified Nutrition Consultant, with a particular focus in Pregnancy and Postpartum.
“Women are often coming to see us at some of the most vulnerable times of their lives, and it’s my number one goal to make them feel warm, welcome, and cared for at every visit.”
Sarah Louise Kennedy
Sarah Louise is our Medical Receptionist. She has a passion for people and has a kind and caring approach when speaking with our patients. Sarah Louise will be there to greet you on arrival and take care of your appointment needs, from booking your appointments, taking care of our patient accounts and corresponding with you.
Although Sarah Louise is relatively new to the medical industry, she has many years of experience in Administration and Customer Service, primarily in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, having previously worked as a Flight Attendant for a well-known Australian Airline.
Sarah Louise has a love for the outdoors, whether it be hiking, climbing mountains or being in her native garden, she loves to keep active and be surrounded by nature.