Dr Ruge completed his 3 years of subspecialty Basic Physician Training in 2016. He then continued on to obtain Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2018. Dr Ruge's philosophy in General Practice is seated in making sure every patient feels listened to and empowered, and that the health journey continues long after you have left the consultation room.
In General Practice, his expertise is with patients with complex medical conditions who require regular care. His networking throughout the local medical community means addressing your complex medical issues with the best care is made easy. With his training and experience he empowers patients who require care for diabetes, respiratory, renal, hormone, and heart health issues. He relishes helping patients tackle issues with mental health, sexual health, and helping travellers prepare for the rigours of any journey.
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Dr Keyoren Fernandes is an Australian-trained GP with special interests in Travel Medicine and Diving & Underwater Medicine. He has significant experience in providing mental health consults, having completed 3 years of specialist training in Psychiatry and worked in several mental health services around Australia before going into General Practice. He is an accredited provider of Dive Medicals and is experienced in treating traumatic injuries and chronic wounds, as well as performing minor procedures in the clinic. Although English is his first language, Dr Fernandes also has a basic working vocabulary of medical Spanish.
Dr Fernandes completed his medical degree in 2009 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2020. He enjoys keeping active, scuba diving and travelling.
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Originally from Tasmania, Emma studied medicine at UNSW in Sydney, graduating with first class honours in 2011. She later competed her General Practice training in Hobart.
Emma enjoys all areas of general practice but is particularly interested in women’s health including antenatal shared care. She is trained in the insertion and removal of implanons and mirenas.
She also enjoys paediatrics and has completed a diploma of child health through the University of Sydney.
Emma’s clinical style focuses on evidence-based, patient-centred medicine. She enjoys providing preventative healthcare and health education.
Emma welcomed her first child in 2019 so when she isn’t working, she spends her time singing endless rounds of Little Peter Rabbit and trying to convince her baby to sleep through the night. She otherwise can be found baking, hiking or drinking tea.
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Dr Ash has been practicing medicine for over 30 years, originally completing his training in Birmingham, England in 1986. Dr Ash has a longstanding special interest in Skin Cancer Diagnosis and management as well as the management of acne.
We are currently seeking a VR General Practitioner to join our team.
Victor has worked extensively in musculosketal private practice in New Zealand, Canada, and Australia. His special interests include tendinopathies, sporting injuries particularly shoulders and knees.
He is rugby mad and enjoys the odd game of golf. Victor also runs his own podcast interviewing the world's top young entrepreneurs which keep him busy outside of Physiotherapy.
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Madeline is passionate about assisting people to enhance their well being. She works with both adults and adolescentsadults who are experiencing a range of challenges. She is approachable, compassionate and really cares about her clients.
Jingal has a special interest in working with trauma related disorders in adults.
She usues an eclectic mix of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and insight-oriented therapies to provide a customised approach for each client. She also provide Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment for PTSD. Jingal is passionate about working collaboratively with her clients to help create meaningful and lasting change.
Jingal is passionate about working collaboratively with her clients to help create meaningful and lasting change.
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Cathy is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 20 years of experience working in the public and private sector. She completed a Bachelor of Science at University of Queensland, a Graduate Diploma of Nutrition & Dietetics at QUT, a Masters in Public Health (UQ) & Sports Nutrition studies in Melbourne.
Cathy assisted those who are acutely ill in hospital across a range of medical & surgical specialities. She visited people in their homes & worked with community organisations while working in Community Health.
In a 12-month project, Cathy worked with persons with diabetes, their carers & health care providers to improve health & provide extra services & support to the local community. Cathy has provided nutrition services to residential & aged care facilities; clients of the Dept of Veteran Affairs & clients of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.