Dr Kerrie Taylor
Her special interests include Antenatal Shared Care, with affiliations at the Mercy & Northern Hospitals, Women’s Health, Child and Maternal Health, Childhood immunisations, Diabetic Health and minor procedures
Dr Diana Baylis
Dr Diana Baylis graduated from Melbourne University and completed her general practice training over 5 years, as well as completing a Diploma of Obstetrics in 1990.
Dr Diana Baylis has continued her interest in obstetrics, maternal and child health and is accredited in shared care.
Dr Diana Baylis works in continued participation with educational activities via the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Special Interests: Shared Care, Child health, Women’s health, Travel Medicine
Dr Paulina Alhucema – Paediatician
Paulina has practiced in metropolitan and rural settings working in Warrnambool and Ballarat and is currently working at Austin Health, DPV Health and Private Clinics.
Paulina also volunteers as an instructor in Advanced Paediatric Life Support throughout Australia.
Paulina loves spending time with her husband and 2 young children and enjoys swimming, snorkelling, dancing, and movies.
Clinical Specialties: Allergies, Hayfever, Eczema. Eating disorders and Haematology
For an appointment with Paulina please call reception.
A current referral is required to receive a medicare rebate.
Dr Susan Zachariah
Prior to that, she has worked in Emergency medicine in Victorian hospitals including Monash Medical Center, Dandenong and Frankston Hospital.
She has a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Susan’s areas of interest include Mental Health, Children’s health and minor surgery.
She works at the practice on Thursdays and Fridays
Dr Marita Long
MBBS (honours), B.Med Sci., FRACGP, DCH , Cert S and RH
She became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice in 2013 and has a Diploma of Child Health and a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Marita has worked in a diverse range of general practice settings in Tasmania including Family Planning Tasmania and Pulse Youth Health Service. She has a strong interest in women’s health and broader sexual and reproductive health matters. She is also qualified to insert implanons and IUDs.
Marita is a member of the Australia and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society, the Australian Menopause Society and the Australian Society of Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynaecology which keep her up to date with the current best evidence based approach to Womens Health.
Marita also enjoys working in the area of children’s health and also a strong commitment to providing a high level of primary health care across all the ages and stages of life.
Marita worked as a medical educator for General Practice Training Tasmania , Eastern Victorian General Practice Training and as a clinical GP educator for Dementia Training Australia.
Over the last few years Marita has been a regular guest on ABC radio Hobart on Monday evenings providing medical information to listeners covering a range of topics primarily associated with women’s health. Here are some links to Marita talking on radio:
Dr Patrick Doube – Paediatician
MBBS (Hons) FRACP
Patrick has experience in neonatology, developmental and behavioural paediatrics and neurology and endocrinology.
Patrick is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Patrick is a member of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia, the Australian ADHD Professionals Association, the Australian Medical Association.
Areas of Specialty
From infancy to 19, our paediatrician is here for examination, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing wellness for your children. General paediatrics comprises comprehensive care throughout childhood across a broad range of acute and chronic issues. Paediatricians liaise with other health professionals and preschool or school, and can advocate for your child and coordinate care.
Special interests include:
• Paediatric and newborn growth and development
• Unsettled infant and child sleep difficulties
• Feeding difficulties
• Bed wetting
• Eczema, asthma and wheeze
• Learning and attentional concerns
• Challenging behaviours
• Abdominal pain
• Adolescent medicine
For an appointment with Dr Patrick Doube please call reception.
A GP referral is required to receive a Medicare rebate.
The members of our support team are seldom seen but always busy. It is they who manage the logistics and day-to-day operations of a general practice this size.
Kirstin Lyons CEO
BSc, MBA, GAICD
Clinical Care Manager RN, CHN
Group HR Manager
Louise Karen Borg
Group Finance Manager
Management Support Administrator
Possessing formidable medical knowledge and experience, our team of RNs are a central part of our medical practice.