Dr. Clem Bonney
Dr Clem Bonney is a General Practitioner and Occupational Physician who has developed an interest in men’s health while completing his studies as an Occupational Physician.
It became apparent, when completing pre-employment medicals, injury management and fitness for duty assessments, there was a lack of care and importance that men placed on their own health.
Dr Clem Bonney now works with men to help them develop an understanding of the importance of taking care of themselves, by developing supportive social structures, engaging in health work, exploring good relationships and managing their own health care.
Dr Bonney can support men who are experiencing:
- Erectile dysfunction, via diagnosis of cause and assisting with treatment options, including medication, lifestyle changes and, where require referral for surgical intervention.
- Male pattern baldness, assisting with developing an understanding of the cause, medications where required, psychological support and referral for interventions such as hair transplant if requested.
- Prostate cancer, screening for cancer, and ongoing support of those diagnosed, both with treatment and referral to other health professionals as needed.
- Testosterone replacement, when appropriate under the guidelines and referral to sexual health or endocrinologists when indicated. Education and intervention for those using testosterone.
Dr Clem Bonney commenced his working life as an electrician. He worked in the sugar refining industry completing an electrical apprenticeship as a heavy industrial electrician.
He completed his initial degree in nursing and then a MBBS at the University of Queensland. Following being awarded a Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Dr Bonney completed a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Rehabilitation, University of New South Wales and then a Masters of Workplace Health and Safety at the University of Newcastle.
Dr Clem Bonney was then granted Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational and Environmental as part of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.