Our Team:

Our doctors have years of experience in all aspects of family medicine and are all accredited by the Australian Health Practioners Regulation Agency as specialist General Practioners.

Most of our doctors are Fellows of the RACGP and are GP Training Supervisors. Many of our doctors have also qualified in specialist areas that increase the services available to our patients.

Doctors:

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Dr Kandiah Sritharan

MBBS, DRCOG, LRCP, MRCS, Dip Anaes

Has over 42 years General Practice experience with a broad base of General Practice interests including:

  • Child Health
  • Maternity Care
  • Family Medicine
  • Minor Surgery
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Dr Adrian Jameson

MBBS (UWA), Dip Anaes, DRANZCOG Advanced

Has been working at Kelvale since 1988 and has admitting privileges at Armadale Kelmscott Hospital.

His interests include:

  • Maternity Care, Ultrasound & Delivery
  • Colposcopy (management of abnormal pap smears)
  • Gynaecology & minor gynaecological procedures
  • Anaesthetics
  • Management of tongue tie
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Dr Edward Collinson

MBBChir, MRCGP, DRCOG

A Fellow of the RACGP he is ex-Royal Navy and worked as a solo practitioner locally for 5 years before joining the group in 1994. He is a GP Training Supervisor.

His interests include:

  • Minor Surgery
  • Aged Care
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Sports Medicine including the use of soft tissue ultrasound
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Dr Jane Potter

BSc, MBBS, MRCGP, Dip Child Health, Cert in Occupational Medicine

Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has admitting privileges at Armadale Hospital and is a GP Training Supervisor. She joined Kelvale in 1993 and practices all aspects of family medicine with specific interests in:

  • Occupational Medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Child Health
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Dr Leif Thonell

FRACGP, Dip Anaes, MBBCh, DTM&H, MFamMed

Has been working in General Practice since 1995 and joined Kelvale in 2004. He holds a Masters’ degree in Family Medicine, as well as the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Leif is also a GP Training Supervisor. His interests include:

  • Travel and Tropical Medicine
  • Men’s Health
  • Dermoscopy (skin cancer checks)
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Dr Robert Perry

B.Pharm, MBBS, DAME, FRACGP, DRANZCOG

Rob has admitting rights at Armadale Hospital, where his interest lies in maternity care. Drawing on his experience in the Australian Defence Force, he is also credentialed to conduct CASA aviation medicals and SCUBA diving medical examinations. Rob is also a GP Training Supervisor.

Interests include:

  • Women's Health and Obstetrics
  • Aviation Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
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Dr Samuel Blaxell

BSc, DipEd, MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Blaxell's interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Minor Surgery (including insertion and removal of implanons and mirenas and removal of skin lesions
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Dr Michelle Skellern

MBBCH, FRACGP

Dr Skellern’s interests lie in:

  • Family Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Child Health
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Dr Deby Rori

MBBS, FRACGP, MSc (Infectious Diseases), Grad Dip Women’s Health

Her Interests lie in:

  • Family Medicine
  • Women’s Health and Maternity Care
  • Dermatology including skin cancer medicine (Cert in Primary Care Dermatology and Cert in Skin Cancer medicine)
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Dr Zhuo Yang

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Yang’s interests lie in:

  • General Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Child Health
  • Chronic Disease Management
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Dr Stuart Burton

MBBS, FRACGP, DRCOG

Stuart has been working at Kelvale since 1988. He is a Director of GP Services at Armadale Hospital. He is also a GP Training Supervisor.

Stuart's interests include:

  • Palliative Care
  • Menopause Management
  • Underwater Medicine

He also provides anaesthetic services for local specialists.

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Dr Peter Lim

MBBS

Has over 40 years General Practice experience in the South Perth Hills area.

His skills include:

  • Musculo-skeletal manipulation
  • Surgery (including circumcision)
  • Aged Care
  • Family Medicine
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Dr Colin Stevens

MBBS

Has wide experience in country general and surgical practice and has been with Kelvale for more than 20 years.

His interests are:

  • Family Medicine
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Vasectomy
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
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Dr Liza Fowler

MB, ChB (Stellenbosch), MMed(O&G), FRANZCOG

Liza is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with 14 years of experience in the private and public sectors in South Africa and in Australia. She is a RANZCOG training supervisor and adjunct senior lecturer at ECU.

Liza has admission rights at SJOG Murdoch and Mt Lawley.

Her interests are high risk pregnancy, Colposcopy for abnormal Pap smears, management of hormonal imbalances and treatment of abnormal bleeding in women.

Mr Marcelo Fragapane

BSc (Pod) DipAppSc (Pod) Podiatrist

Podiatrist

Marcelo graduated from Curtin University in 1990. He has lived in the district, and worked at Kelvale since 1994, so is well known and respected.

He is a very experienced practitioner in all aspects of general podiatry. He has a particular interest in biomechanics, sports podiatry and dealing with children’s foot problems.

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Mr Boris Kazakov

B.App.Sc, Grad.Dip.Dietetics, APD, APN, ASD

Dietician

Boris Kazakov is a qualified Accredited Practicing Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian with over 25 years experience.

He has been in private practice for 15 years and consults to individuals, businesses, corporate groups, coaches, athletes and sporting teams.

Nurses:

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Shelley

CN, Primary Health Nurse

Shelley attained her Bachelor of Nursing through the University of Notre Dame and completed her Graduate Program at Armadale Health Service achieving her Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing.

She has wide experience in general medicine and adult mental health with particular interests in chronic disease management.

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Shanty

RN, Treatment Room Nurse

Shanty graduated as a Registered Nurse in India in 2002. She has worked in medical, surgical and paediatric specialities and more recently was Senior Nurse-in-Charge of running a busy Accident & Emergency Department.

She obtained her Australian Nursing Qualification in May 2013 while working at the Mount Hospital in Perth.

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Heather

RN, Primary Health Nurse

Heather is a qualified registered nurse who trained in the UK.

She has worked in hospitals in both the UK and Australia and has worked as a practice nurse at Kelvale since 2007.

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Bindu

RN, Treatment Room Nurse

Bindu graduated in Nursing and midwifery in India in 1996. She achieved her Bachelor of Nursing from Curtin University in 2011. She worked for 2 years in RPH and has now been working with Kelvale since 2013.

Bindu has a positive and enthusiastic attitude and is a hardworking and respected member of the Kelvale nursing team.

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Wendy

RN, Primary Health Nurse

As a registered nurse Wendy has had 12 years experience in aged care in a nursing home setting.

She is now practicing as a Primary Health Nurse at Kelvale conducting the over 75 yrs health assessments and mental health care plans.

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Juliet

RN, Treatment Room Nurse

Juliet trained as a Registered nurse in the UK, graduating in 1989. In 1993 Juliet and her family migrated to Australia where she has worked in hospitals and for the Red Cross. More recently she has worked in a Travel Clinic.

Juliet comes to Kelvale with a wealth of experience and is proving to be a valuable addition to our team.

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Fiona

EN, Treatment Room Nurse

Fiona graduated in 1986 from the Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital School of nursing and commenced work at Kelvale in April 2007.

She has 16 years’ experience in practice nursing and enjoys all aspects of working in general practice.

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Coralie

RN, Treatment Room Nurse

Since graduating in 1986, Coralie has supported the community in her role as a Registered Nurse. She has a positive attitude and is a sincere and hardworking team member of the practice.

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Tina Pollock

DipPractMgt MAAPM

Tina has extensive knowledge of practice management and manages the staff and organization of the day to day functioning of the practice.

She takes particular pride in achieving very high standards for Kelvale in the accreditation process.

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Supervisor
Matilda Wagenaar

Matilda has been part of the Kelvale team since 2012. She is friendly and committed to Kelvale. She is actively involved in all aspects of running the front desk.

Kelvale Reception Staff:

Sylvia, Joan, Liz, Heather, Paula, Sue, Kerrie, Jennie, Marysia, Gemma, Tammy