About the President

Contact Details

Dr Bill Boyd


Dr Chris Zappala

Born in Scotland and with a medical degree from Dundee University, Dr Boyd came to Australia in 1982, before working in general practice in Weipa. He completed obstetric training in Adelaide and moved to Mackay in 1986, initially to work at Mackay Base Hospital. In 1989, Dr Boyd entered private practice, based at the Mater Misericordiae hospital in Mackay and has provided outreach services to the Mackay hinterland for the past 30 years. Dr Boyd ceased delivering babies in 2004 and now offers a full-time gynaecology service.  He has just served a second year as AMA Queensland Chair and has completed a company director’s course run by the Australian institute of Company Directors.

“It is my intention as Vice President to assist our President, Dr Chris Zappala, in the performance of his duties. I will support and uphold AMA Queensland, its standards and activities, and will work on behalf of the members towards achieving the goals of the association.”

Dr Boydcan be contacted for media enquiries through the Communications Department on (07) 3872 2209.