Doctors

Dr. Cathryn Milligan | FRACGP, FACRRM, DRACOG and Dip Anaes ( UK)

Cathy commenced with the surgery in 1996. She is involved in General Consultation, Anaesthetics and Obstetrics. Cathy’s special interest includes Women’s Health and Aviation being a qualified Aviation Medical Examiner.


Dr. Raymond Clarke | MBBS Dip RACOG

Ray has been with the surgery since its commencement in 1985. He practices all aspects of rural medicine. These include General Medicine, Minor Surgery, Anaesthetic and he has a special interest in the treatment of skin cancers.


Dr. Graham Velterop | MBBS Dip Tropical Medicine

Graham covers all aspects of family practice including General Consulting. He has been with this practice since 1993 and has a special interest in Travel Medicine including vaccinations and health risks associated with overseas travel.


Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ Bucat | MBBS Dip Ch

Bob commenced with the surgery in January 2002. He is a General Practitioner with a Diploma in Children’s Health. He has worked for many years in other areas of medicine, including volunteer work overseas


Dr. Adam Bancroft | MBBS Dip Ch

Adam commenced with the practice in July 2007. He is particularly interested in Anaesthetics and Emergency medicine with a Diploma in Children’s Health. He covers all aspects of General Medicine and has travelled extensively overseas volunteering his medical expertise.


Dr. Kirstie Macgregor | MBBCH (UK) Dip Tropical Medicine

Kirstie is of British origin, graduating from the University of Cardiff England. She comes to us after being based at Bunbury Regional Hospital working in the Emergency Department, and also has a diploma in Tropical Medicine. Kirstie is available for all general consultations and commenced with the practice in July 2012.


Dr. Gerhard Erasmus | BMedSC MBChB

I left South Africa in 2007 and had brief spells in New Zealand and Queensland before settling in WA. I moved to Margaret River at the beginning of 2016 for the unbeatable lifestyle and myriad of opportunities for the whole family, after spending 5 years up north in Carnarvon.

I have an interest in all aspects of general medicine and chronic disease management, both adult and paediatric.


Dr. Rebecca Vernon | MBBS DRANZCOG FRACGP

Rebecca joined our practice July 2016, originally from Collie “Bec” has relocated from Perth back to the country where she has a desire to practice rural medicine in a rural setting. Bec is involved with women’s health, general consultation and obstetrics.


Dr. Christopher Thexton | MBBS DRANZCOG

Christopher commenced July 2017 and is obstetric trained, originally from Glasgow, practices all aspects of general medicine with a special interest in obstetrics.


Dr. Jaimie Drysdale | FRACGP MBBS. Grad Cert Emergency Medicine. Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine & Skin Cancer Surgery

Jaimie a female GP joined our practice in January 2018, Jaimie comes to us with extensive ED experience.

She recently moved to a farm in the Margaret River region with her husband and two children.

Her special interest are emergency medicine, primary health, women’s health and paediatrics. Her passion for skin is a priority to help with skin cancer prevention in our community.


Dr. Kelsey Sweeney | MBBS

Kelsey returns to us after successfully completing a 12 month advanced specialised training program in General Practice Anaesthesia.

Kelsey is experienced in emergency medicine, anaesthesia and covers all aspects of rural general medicine.

As with many Doctors in the South West Kelsey has a passion for surfing and the great outdoors.


Dr. Simon Clough | MBBS

Simon achieved his qualifications at the university of Southampton England , he has a special interest in emergency medicine, preventative medicine and health promotion.

Personal interests include surfing, kite surfing and gardening.


Dr. Rebecca Pike | MBBS

Rebecca has returned to the South-West region with her growing family, having grown up in Northcliffe. Rebecca has an interest in women’s health and anaesthetics and has several years’ experience in emergency medicine.


Dr. Ian McKellow MBBS FACRRM JCCA

Ian joined our practice in May 2021, after returning to Australia from the UK and settling in Margaret River with his family. He has a special interest in GP anaesthetics and works in the Emergency Department at the local Hospital and Busselton and Bunbury Health Campus. Ian practices all aspects of general medicine in the rural health setting.


Dr. Christopher Thexton

Qualifications please add in the word Advanced DRANZCOG and amend his profile note to the following, Christopher commenced with us in July 2017 and is obstetric trained. Chris practices all aspects of general medicine with a special interest in obstetrics.


Dr. Mike Frood | BA, MA, MBBS. FACRRM (EM). Grad Cert Emergency Medicine

Mike returned home to the South West in 2018 after a 3 year stint at the Katherine District Hospital, Northern Territory. A qualified Rural Generalist, Mike enjoys all areas of General Practice and has advanced training in Emergency Medicine. Mike loves his family time, surfing and mountain-biking. He is a longstanding member of the Surfing Doctors Association, regularly volunteering as a medical officer at Grajagan, Indonesia.