Education & training
MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG
Dr Bateman is an experienced, former rural ‘cradle to the grave’ family GP and has delivered over 800 babies in country practice. He has special interests in paediatrics, young families, shared care obstetrics, skin cancer, men’s health and travel medicine.
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.