Education & training
MBBS, FRACGP, FAChAM, PGDipAlcDrugAbStud
Special Qualifications and Interests: Mental Health, Addiction Medicine, patient education and patient-centred care. Professor of Community Medicine, Edith Cowan University. Clinical Adjunct, University of Western Australia. Medical Consultant. Other languages: Italian, French, German and Spanish.
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.