Veterinarians

  • Dr. Alison Taylor
    BVSc (Hons)

    Dr. Alison is one of the partners here at Kippax Veterinary Hospital. She began her career in mixed animal practice in Gerringong before moving to England. She worked there in small animal practice for four years and also managed to see some of the worlds during this time.

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  • Dr. Michael Archinal
    BVSc, IVAS(Cert), PTC(Hons)

    Michael is a Senior Small Animal Partner in the practice. He graduated from Sydney University in 1987 and after five years in country practice, started the Bateman's Bay Veterinary Hospital.

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  • Dr. Trent Bastock
    BVSc (Hons)

    Trent graduated from the University of Queensland in 2005 and then spent his first 5 years of practice working in a mixed animal practice in Inverell, northern NSW.

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  • Dr.
    Kanchan Iyer
    BVSc, BSc, ASAVA

    Upon the completion of her studies at the University of Sydney, Kanchan made the move to Canberra in 2013 to commence her career working with small animals. In 2014 Kanchan joined the team here at KVH.

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    Tim McNamara
    BVSc

    Tim grew up on a farm, deciding from an early age that he wanted to be a vet and graduated from the University of QLD in 2006. He spent the next few years working in Brisbane before heading off to the UK to work, travel and enjoy the British weather.

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  • Dr.
    Carla Foreman
    BVSc

    Carla joined Kippax Veterinary Hospital from Adelaide at the end of 2016. She is passionate about reptiles and owns several geckos, a blue tongue lizard, a couple bearded dragons, a turtle and a snake.

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  • Dr.
    Louise Hales BVSc

    Louise joined Kippax Veterinary Hospital from the UK where she met her Australian husband. They are back in the country with their two young children and also brought their 2 dogs, Tippy ( a whippet ) and Panda (a jack Russell cross), over from England too.

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  • Dr.
    Vincent Donnadieu BVSc

    Vincent moved to Canberra from South Sydney in 2019 to join the Kippax Veterinary Hospital team.  He studied at the University of Sydney where he developed an interest in exotics, particularly amphibians.

    After graduating, Vincent spent some time volunteering at the Bird and Exotics Vet in Sydney.  He is also a keen athlete, spending his free time training for middle distance athletics.


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    Roxanne Fraser BVSc

    Graduating from James Cook University 2011, Roxanne enjoys all aspects of small animal general practice. She has been with Kippax Veterinary Hospital since 2018. Roxanne has two human children and two miniature dachshunds.  

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    Saraih Werry BVSc (Hons)

    Saraih has joined us from Central West NSW where she spent 10 years in mixed practice.  She enjoys all aspects of medicine and caring for her patients and their owners.  When not at work you will find her with her two crazy labradors or riding her sometimes naughty horse Ruben.

  • Dr.
    Steven Kijlstra BVSc (Hons)

    Steven graduated from the University of Queensland in 2014 where he developed a keen interest in small animal medicine. He recently has adopted a Koolie puppy of his own. In his spare time is renovating his home, and training his dog.

  • Dr.
    Courtney Streeter
    BVSc

    Courtney started working with us in 2020. Courtney graduated from James Cook University in 2018. Following graduation, she worked in a mixed animal practice in western NSW. Courtney loves all things oodles and has a strong interest in surgery.

    In her spare time, Courtney can be found hiking, walking her dog, and discovering local cafes and restaurants. Courtney lives with her cavoodle, Ollie, and her domestic medium hair, Barney.

  • Dr.
    Emily Suthern
    BVSc (hons)

    Emily grew up in Canberra surrounded by lots of pets, with a love of animals from a young age. After graduating from the University of Queensland, she returned to Canberra to start work as a Veterinarian in 2018.  

    Emily enjoys all aspects of medicine, but has a special interest in small animal surgery and feline medicine. When not at work she enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with her family and pets. At home Emily has two Devon Rex cats and a turtle

  • Dr.
    Vicki Brown
    BVSc (hons)

    Vicki graduated from Sydney University and began her vet career in Canberra. She then moved to the Blue mountains where she had her two beautiful children. After a decade she has made her way back to Canberra to be closer to extended family. She lives with her hubby, two kids, a bearded dragon called Marshmallow, a Cat called Shadow, 6 fancy pants chooks and a cheeky pup called Orla. She has a special interest in wildlife and has completed post graduate studies in wildlife health. She is also a qualified veterinary acupuncturist. Vicki started working at Kippax in late 2020 and is looking forward to meeting you and your furry, scaley or feathered friends.

  • Dr.
    Gillian Lynch
    BVSc MVS (Small Animal Practice)

    Gillian moved to Canberra after graduating from the University of Sydney in 1999 and has worked at several different small animal veterinary clinics both in Canberra and abroad. 

    In 2017 she completed a Masters of Veterinary Studies through Murdoch University and recently she has been busy completing further qualifications in veterinary dermatology through the University of Liverpool in the UK. 

    Gillian is passionate about dermatology and would love to help you if your animal has skin or ear problems. 

    When not at work Gillian can be found bushwalking with her dog ‘Rue’, listening to music and enjoying family life with her husband and two children. She also loves bears – check out ‘Bears about the house’ on channel 9. See if you can spot Gill in action with the Free the Bears team in Laos.  https://www.9now.com.au/bears-about-the-house

  • Dr.
    Simone Rowe

    Coming soon!

  • Dr. Emma Camilleri
    BVSc

    Dr. Emma graduated from Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga in July of 2021 and joined the Kippax Vet Team as a new graduate in August 2021. 

    Emma grew up in East Kurrajong and has always been surrounded by animals. Emma Has interests in both small animal medicine and surgery and is extremely passionate about building strong relationships with clients and her patients. 

    outside of work, Emma love spending time with her family, cooking, reading and relaxing. Emma enjoys the outdoors and often holidays around Australia with her family camping, fishing and exploring.  

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