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Dr Penny King

Specialties

  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Memory Care
  • Older Persons' Mental Health
  • Psychogeriatrician

Director of Older Persons Mental Health, Consultant Psychiatrist.

Dr Penny King is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychogeriatrician with a particular interest in older persons mental health and caring for people with cognitive disorders. 

Dr King has worked in both public and private sectors as a Consultant Psychiatrist since 1998. She has been an International Fellow with the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. She is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, member of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age, member of the Australian Medical Association and International Psychogeriatric Association. 

She holds the academic titles of Senior Lecturer with Griffith University School of Medicine and Honorary Adjunct Assistant Professor at Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine. 

Dr King coordinates and convenes a local collaborative interest group for medical specialists who care for older people. Dr King is the Director of Older Persons Mental Health Services at Robina Private Hospital and in that role sees patients in her private practice and hospital inpatients. 

Dr King supervises the outpatient and inpatient programs for older people at Robina Private Hospital and is continually refining and improving the programmes offered. She also visits a number of residential aged care facilities in the southern Gold Coast area. 

Dr King has expertise in the area of assessment of mental capacity for decision-making and legal matters.

Qualifications
BM , BS , FRANZCP , FPOA
Gender
F
Appointments and Referrals

Please contact Robina Private Hospital's private practice consulting suites.

Phone: 07 5665 5155
Fax: 07 5665 5198