Our Doctors

 All of our Doctors are currently taking on new patients!

                      Dr Sonia Ferrero

Dr Sonia Ferrero graduated from University Degli Studi di Torino in Italy in 2001. Dr Ferrero has vast experience in the medical field from her extensive placements in the hospital system in Italy with Geriatric Medicine, General Medicine, Emergency and trauma, skin ulcers, Mental health, Women’s health including sexual health, family planning, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics.
Before moving to Bunbury this year Dr Ferrero worked in a surgery in Perth, Dr Ferrero’s special interests are General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Chronic illness, Women’s health and skin ulcers.

Languages Spoken: English and Italian

 

Dr Farhan Aizaz

Dr Farhan Aizaz graduated from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan in 2002.

Dr Farhan has worked for 4 years in various Medical specialties including General Medicine, Geriatrics, Respiratory Medicine , Endocrinology and Neurology as Medical Registrar in various hospitals of Perth like Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Joondalup Health Campus, Hollywood Private Hospital and Swan District Hospital . He then proceeded to the Pilbara and worked in the Emergency Department in Hedland Health Campus for 4 years and concurrently worked as General Practitioner in Port Hedland.

He has interest in all areas of General Practice including General Medicine, Chronic Disease Management, Mental health, Paediatrics and is equipped with In Practice Procedural Skills. Dr Farhan works in our Eaton and Bunbury surgeries.

Languages Spoken: English, Urdu/Hindu fluently and minimal Arabic

 

Dr Elizabeth Vernon

Dr Liz Vernon completed her medical degree in the UK in 2010, and worked there for 3 years before making the move to Western Australia. She worked in Emergency Medicine, General Medicine and Aged Care, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology in various hospitals in Perth, before spending 12 months in General Practice in Albany.

Dr Vernon’s special interests include Women’s Health, General Medicine, preventative health and chronic disease management.

Languages Spoken: English

Dr Aisling Ni Bhroin

Dr Aisling Ni Bhroin trained in Ireland, Initially Dr Aisling  did a degree in French and Spanish languages as these are a great passion of hers and then after these she went on and studied medicine in Dublin. Dr Aisling has been in Australia for 4 years working as a doctor. Dr Aisling has special interests in obstetrics/gynaecology as well as paediatrics. Dr Aisling is a sports enthusiast and enjoys running, cycling and swimming.

Languages Spoken: English, Irish, French and Spanish

 

Dr Thet (Tim) Htwe

Dr Thet Htwe graduated from the medical university in Myanmar in 2009. Before coming to Bunbury, he worked as a resident medical officer at Rockhampton Base Hospital in Central Queensland and as a GP in Newcastle, New South Wales for about 3 years. His special interests include general medicine, aged care and men’s health.

Languages Spoken: English and Burmese

 

Dr Emily Hill

Dr Emily Hill graduated from medical school in the UK in 2010 and worked in the NHS for two years before moving to WA in 2012. Since then she has worked in many of the teaching hospitals in Perth in specialties including general medicine, geriatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology. Her special interests include general medicine, aged care, women’s health and child health.

Languages Spoken: English

 

Dr Vanessa Orsi

Dr Orsi received her MBBS at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Minas Gerais in 2005 and has been working as a General Practitioner in Brazil for the last 7 years. She has a special interest in Women’s Health, Adolescent Health, and Mental Health.

Dr Orsi is working in our Eaton surgery.

Languages Spoken: English, Portugese and French

 

hajime-crop-2Dr Hajime Yamauchi

Dr Yamauchi graduated from Okinawa in Japan. After he moved to Australia he has been working in Bunbury Regional Hospital and Peel Health Campus for 8 years.

His special interests are general medicine, nutrition medicine and palliative care.

Languages Spoken: English and Japanese

 

img_0419Dr Lwin Han – currently on maternity leave

Dr Han graduated in 2007 in Myanmar and worked back home for 4 years before moving to Australia in 2012. She worked in Albany and Mandurah where she worked across emergency, general medicine, paediatrics, geriateric and surgery. Dr Han has been working as a GP in Busselton for the last year.

Dr Han’s special interest are general medicine and women’s health.

Languages Spoken: English and Burmese

 

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Dr Swagat Shrestha

Dr Swagat Shrestha is a medical graduate from Kathmandu University (2002/. Dr Shrestha has worked as a psychiatry registrar at Royal  Perth Hospital in 2009 and as a medical registrar for 6 years in general medicine, geriatric medicine and various clinical specialties including neurology, gastroenterology, cardiology, rheumatology, nephrology, respiratory medicine, oncology at various hospitals including Royal Perth, Fiona Stanley, Bentley, Armadale and Kalgoorlie. Dr Shrestha has also worked in Emergency at Armadale hospital for 6 months before moving to Bunbury in 2016.

Dr Shrestha’s special interests are in all areas of general  practice, including men’s health, mental health, General medicine and chronic disease management.

Languages Spoken: English, Nepalese and some Hindi

dr-michelle-watson-copyDr Michelle Watson

Dr Michelle Watson is a medical graduate from the University of Tasmania. Dr Watson moved to Bunbury in 2011 after finishing an internship and residency at Joondalup HC, Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital and King Edward Memorial Hospital. Dr Watson began GP training in 2011 in Bunbury and is interested in General Practice, particularly Nutrition, Adolescent Health, Mental Health, Paediatrics, Women’s health, especially antenatal/post-natal care.

Spoken Languages: English

 

russell-wallisDr Russell Wallis

Dr Russell Wallis is a born and bred Bunbury boy who studied at The University of WA in Perth and graduated in 2009. Dr Wallis has worked at Bunbury Regional Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital and Kalgoorlie Hospital. Dr Wallis special interests are general medicine and occupational health.

Languages Spoken: English

 

img_0377Dr Sudha Arunkumar

Dr.Sudha Arunkumar is a medical graduate from India who went to Ireland for Paediatrics training. She trained there for 2 years and obtained her Diploma in Child Health from the Royal College of Physicians and Child Health, UK. Dr.Arunkumar then moved to Australia with her family in 2007. She has worked in Paediatrics in various hospitals in Australia, including the King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, The Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.  She has also worked in Bunbury Regional hospital from October 2014 to June 2015.  Dr.Arunkumar’s special interests are Paediatrics and women’s health.

Spoken Languages: English, Tamil fluently and some Hindi

judeDr Jude D’ Cruz

Dr Jude D’Cruz studied at Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, University of London and qualified in 1982. Dr D’Cruz has special interests in gastroenterology, mental health and paediatrics. Dr D’ Cruz has been doing general practice in Australia now for three years .

Languages Spoken: English

 

alejandra-copyDr Alejandra Olgiati

Dr Alejandra Olgiati graduated in 2002 from El Salvador University of Buenos Aires Argentina. Dr Olgiati has special interests in Women’s health, antenatal care ( not deliveries) and children’s health.

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

 

 

sanet-copyDr Sanet du Plessis

Dr Sanet du Plessis obtained her medical degree in South Africa. Dr du Plessis has been living and working in Southwest hospitals for 8 years and has decided to graduate general practice. Dr du Plessis has a wide variety of interests within general practice.

Languages Spoken: English and Africaans

 

topher-copyDr Christopher Redgment

Dr Christopher Redgment has worked in the UK, Africa and Asia. With qualifications including obs/gynae, occ health, family planning and emergency medicine his experience has ranged from IVF in London to offshore oil and gas in Borneo. For the last ten years, he has worked in General Practice.

Languages Spoken: English

 

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Dr Neil Benson

Dr Neil Benson is an experienced GP having worked in Canada and New Zealand, before coming to Western Australia in 2012. He was trained in British Columbia, Canada ( this explains his funny Canadian accent) Medically he has a special interest in nutrition and allergies.

Languages Spoken: English

Dr Iryna Oleshko

Dr Iryna Oleshko graduated from Medical University in Ukraine.
Dr Oleshko worked as a General Practitioner in Ukraine and Africa from 2001 and in 2010 moved permanently to Australia to continue her practice.
Dr Oleshko is interested in women’s and paediatric health, general health care and chronic disease management.

Languages Spoken: English, Russian and Ukrainian

 

Dr Nerissa Pecache (Nerie)

Trained in Manila Philippines and graduated as a fellow of the pediatric society in 1987, Dr Pecache spent 3 years practicing as a pediatrician in the Philippines and then moved to Australia in 1996. Dr Pecache began working in Melbourne and then moved to Perth in 1999 to work in Princess Margaret and King Edwards Hospital, she has been working in Bunbury since 2013 at the Bunbury Regional Hospital. Dr Pecache’s special interests are pediatrics, new born’s and women’s health.

Languages Spoken: English, Filipino and Tagalog

 

Brecken Health Care’s doctors provider the highest quality of care.

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