Dr Francisco 'Paco' Munoz - GP
The Practice Principal at Rosslea Medical Centre, Dr Munoz has worked in several countries in a variety of roles since graduating from medicine.
Initially beginning his career as an anaesthetist in Lima, Peru and Santos, Brazil, he also worked as a missionary doctor and was Hospital Director for the Sopas Hospital in Papua New Guinea for seven years.
After arriving in Australia, Dr Munoz worked at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney alongside the late cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Victor Chang.
Dr Munoz has worked as a doctor in Queensland for more than 13 years in a variety of institutions including the Royal Flying Doctor service based in Mt Isa. He was one of the first recruits under the Queensland doctors for the bush program and was able to provide medical care to the states most rural and remote areas. He has also worked at the Mackay Base Hospital as a GP anaesthetist. In Townsville, Dr Munoz has worked with the Royal Australian Air Force as a doctor and was part of the team at Townsville Day Surgery working with Steven Fairleigh.
Dr Munoz, is an avid soccer and mixed martial arts fan and when not keeping fit, is working hard with all staff at his Rosslea Medical Centre which represents his latest chapter and a commitment to Townsville's medical needs.