GMRF GP Ambassador
Dr Phil Parker
Dr Parker works as a general practitioner at Newstead in inner Brisbane. He enlisted as an Army soldier in 1988 and has served in both full and part time roles over 27 years. In 2012, he deployed to Afghanistan as the Senior Medical Officer in the province of Uruzgan. In this role he coordinated coalition forces medical care and provided mentoring to senior Afghan military and police health staff.
Dr Parker is also an experienced and qualified educator, a role that has supported his affiliation with the GMRF. As the Foundation’s GP Ambassador, he provides advice about PTSD management within primary health care and continues to educate fellow GPs about the condition.
As a GP, Dr Parker remains committed to the care and support of veterans and their families.