Our Doctors

All of our Doctors are currently taking on new patients!

Dr Paul Hyam

Dr Paul Hyam was born and bred in Adelaide.  His medical degree was gained from Flinders University of South Australia. Dr Paul worked in the major public hospitals in Adelaide for 4 years, including the Adelaide Children’s Hospital.

After completing GP training he worked in a semi-rural area south of Adelaide for six years, then bought and ran his own practice in one of the southern suburbs of Adelaide for almost twenty-five years.

Paul moved to Bunbury in 2019.  He has a special interest in men’s health, skin cancer and chronic disease management.

Languages Spoken: English

 

Dr Yulia Bazay

Dr Yulia Bazay graduated from Siberian Medical University in Russia at the Faculty of General Practice in 2004. Dr Bazay is a General Practitioner with special interest in dermatology and sexual health (both men and women).

Previously, Yulia was working as a Dermatology Specialist and seeing patients of all ages with different skin conditions.  Dr Yulia would love to see patients for skin health and skin checks, as she believe skin checks can save lifes! Dr Yulia can also assist with management of chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, lichen, atopic dermatitis and scalp conditions as well as pathological conditions of nails and nail beds. Yulia has a huge interest in Aesthetic medicine and Medical Laser procedures e.g.  ablation, removal of benign skin lesions, acne and rosacea.

Yulia can offer care and advice regarding contraception and perform cervical tests, breast checks and Implanon insertions

Languages Spoken: English, Russian

 

Dr Nay Yee Thwin

Dr Nay Yee Thwin graduated from the University of Medicine in Myanmar in 2004. Since then she has been working as a GP in her home country and here in WA since 2013. Dr Nay’s special interests include family medicine, women’s health, paediatrics.

Languages Spoken: English, Burmese

 

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 Sam Maurice

Dr Sam Maurice graduated in 2000 and has been working as a GP for more than 14 years. He has an extensive experience working in different remote areas in WA. His special interests include mental health, skin surgery, chronic diseases management and paediatrics. Dr Sam will be working in both our Bunbury and Eaton Clinics.

Languages Spoken: English and Arabic

 

 

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 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 Hajime Yamauchi

hajime-crop-2Dr 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

 

 

Dr Russell Wallis

russell-wallisDr 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

 

 

 

Dr Sudha Arunkumar

img_0377Dr.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

 

Dr Jude D’Cruz

judeDr 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

 

 

 

Dr 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. Dr Ale is also trained in cosmetic injectables and laser treatments ( including gynaecology laser treatments).

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

 

 

 

Dr Sanet du Plessis

sanet-copyDr 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

 

 

 

Dr Christopher (Topher) Redgment

topher-copyDr 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

 

 

Dr Neil Benson

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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 (Nerie) Pecache

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.

Please call 9791 8133 to book an appointment or book online.