Dr Michael Natale FACEM
Located on Buderim Private Hospital Campus
Dr Michael Natale moved from Canada to Australia to undertake his medical training and graduated from the University of Sydney. Dr Natale obtained his Fellowship with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine while working in the busy tertiary Emergency Department at the Canberra Hospital.
After holding positions with the Capital Region Retrieval Service and the Canberra Hospital, he undertook new challenges moving to Queensland to become the Director at the Nambour General Hospital.
Dr Natale is the inaugural Medical Director of the Buderim Emergency Centre who’s leadership qualities have also seen him and his team commission the new tertiary level Sunshine Coast University Hospital Emergency Department as the Clinical Director. A self-confessed workaholic with a proven ability to think outside the square, Dr Natale has found his niche in building teams to overcome complex problems. His passion lies in pre-hospital retrieval and emergency medicine and finds great satisfaction in making order from chaos.
Dr Natale has been recognised by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine winning a Leadership Scholarship and has since undertaken advanced development to hone his skills. He has a proven track record in any challenge he has undertaken. His easy going and fun-loving approach is reflected in his genuine love for excellence in patient care.