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The Partners

Dr Cameron Fairbrother  |  Dr Andrew Chow  |  Dr Timothy Slattery

Dr Kate Carison  |  Dr Jenna Dwyer

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Cambourne Clinic

Doctors

Available for all general practitioner needs with additional areas of interest as specified below.

Doctors are listed in alphabetical order, by surname.

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Dr Rachelle Bassett

currently on long service leave

Paediatrics
General Medicine
Chronic disease management.

Rachelle completed her medical degree at Monash University in 2002. She then worked as a resident for several years in Melbourne, Darwin and Cairns hospitals before completing her GP training in Melbourne in 2010. Since then she has worked in community health in Brunswick before relocating with her family to Warrnambool in 2015.

Rachelle has additional training in sexual health and children's health, and is a senior lecturer at Deakin University medical school.

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Dr Daniel Bennett

General Medicine
Acute Medicine
Men’s Health

Daniel commenced practice at Cambourne Clinic in February 2018. He completed M.B.B.S with honours at University of Melbourne in 2009. Following graduation he worked at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for several years and then went on to train in General Surgery at Western Hospital before relocating to Warrnambool to complete training in General Practice (FRACGP).

Daniel has obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy at University of Melbourne, Diploma of Child Health through Westmead Children’s Hospital & University of Sydney and Certificate in Emergency Medicine through the Australian College of Emergency Medicine.

In addition to work at Cambourne Clinic Daniel works at SWHC Emergency Department supervising and educating junior doctors.

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Dr Kate Carison

Paediatrics
Preventative Medicine
Mental Health
Sexual Health

Kate completed her MBBS at Melbourne University in 2004 with an honours year (B Med Sci) in Adolescent Psychiatry through Orygen, formerly MH SKY. After graduating from Medicine she worked at the University Hospital Geelong, The Royal Children's Hospital and the Monash Medical Centre. Kate moved to the Warrnambool practice in 2009. 

 

Kate has since done extra studies in sexual health completing a diploma of family planning and sexual health through Family Planning Victoria, and Focussed Psychological Skills training through the RACGP. She has enjoyed teaching medical students and has been a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Deakin University and continues to have an active supervision role of General Practice Registrars. Kate is also a member of the Australian Professional Association of Transgender Health. 

 

When not working she enjoys spending time with her young family and exploring Warrnambool's beautiful scenery. 

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Dr Roberta Castorani

Women's Health

Paediatrcis

Mental Health

Roberta completed her medical degree at University of Insubria in Italy in 2011.

In 2012 she moved to Western Australia where she worked in general practice in Permberton.

Roberta then worked as a resident North Queensland and  SWHC  before relocating back to Warrnambool in 2020.

Roberta has obtained a certificate in sexual and reproductive health through Family Planning and a Diploma in Child’s Health through Sydney University in 2016.

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Dr Matthew Chenoweth

General medicine

Local boy, grew up in Warrnambool before leaving for study. Graduated UoMelbourne 2016 (MD), Bachelor of biomed sci - Monash (prior).

Internship and residency SWHC Warrnambool.

Matthew then worked in ED whilst exploring other interests such as hiking and travelling abroad (pre-pandemic). Other interests include photography, bonsai and yelling 'fore' a lot as I make my way around the golf course.

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Dr Andrew Chow

General medicine

Chronic Disease Management

Skin Cancer Detection & Management
Cosmetic Injectables

Andrew completed his medical degree at Melbourne University in 1991. Following this he did 2 years of surgical training at St Vincent's, Melbourne, before working as a resident at SWHC and then completing his GP training at Timboon and The Cambourne Clinic.

He completed his FRACGP in 1996, and has subsequently also completed a Certificate in Primary Skin Cancer Medicine.

Andrew is an accredited supervisor for the Royal Australian College of General Practice.

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Dr Marlo Dunkley

Women's Health

Mental Health

Marlo graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1994. Following graduation she worked for several years at the Geelong Hospital. As well as receiving general training there, she worked in the specialty area of obstetrics and gynaecology for nine months, completing a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1998. She also spent several months in the specialty of Psychiatry.

She relocated to Warrnambool in the latter half of 1998 and commenced her General Practice training in the Warrnambool region. Marlo commenced working at Cambourne Clinic towards the end of 1999 and completed her General Practice training whilst working there, receiving her FRACGP in 2000.

She continues to work as a General Practitioner at Cambourne Clinic, as well as a Senior Clinical Lecturer for Deakin University.

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Dr Jenna Dwyer

Women's Health
Paediatrics
Mental Health
Chronic Disease Management

Jenna has had a long association with the south-west region since childhood – growing up on the family farm just outside Warrnambool.

 

She completed her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery at Monash University in 2008 and undertook her internship and medical residency years at The Alfred before advancing her experience in women’s and children’s health at Sandringham Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Jenna completed the University of Sydney / Westmead Diploma of Child Health in 2012 and became a fellow of the RACGP in 2014. Jenna really enjoys practicing holistic and preventive medicine. She maintains particular interests in general medicine, chronic disease management, women’s health, paediatrics and mental health. Jenna completed Focussed Psychological Skills Training with RACGP in 2021.

Akin to her valued colleagues at Cambourne Clinic, Jenna is committed to evidence-based care and has an ongoing role as a medical educator with Murray City Country Coast GP Training & Deakin University. Beyond work, Jenna loves being active, in nature and spending time with her family & friends. 

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Dr Cameron Fairbrother

General Medicine
Acute Medicine

Cameron started at the practice in 2011. Cameron initially studied a Bachelor of Veterinary Science at Melbourne University, graduating in 1996, before going on to also complete his M.B.,B.S at Melbourne University, graduating in 2005.

Since graduating from medical school Cameron has worked at St Vincent's Hospital and at SWHC emergency department. He completed his FRACGP in Warrnambool.

In addition to general practice and veterinary work, Cameron also teaches other GPs in Rural Emergency Skills Training through ACCRM, and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Deakin University Warrnambool Campus.

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Dr Clare Finnigan

Women's Health
Sexual Health
General Medicine
Palliative Care

Clare commenced practice at Cambourne Clinic in February 2016. She completed her M.B.,B.S. at Monash University in 2011, before commencing her intern year at Northern Hospital in Melbourne and her residency at University Hospital, Geelong and Bendigo Hospital.

Clare has obtained a Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2016, a Certificate in Emergency Medicine in 2015 through Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health through Family Planning Victoria in 2014.

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Dr Mohan Shrestha

General Medicine

Preventative Health

Paediatrics

Mohan completed his MBBS at Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital (Kathmandu University) in Nepal. He graduated in 2011 before relocating to Australia in 2012. He studied a Masters in Public Health at the University of Western Sydney in 2013 and then due to a strong interest in Paediatrics he completed the Sydney Child Health Program (previously the Diploma of Child Health) in 2020. 

 

Mohan worked for several years at the Launceston General Hospital in Tasmania, working in emergency, intensive care and women's and children's health. He and his young family now call Warrnambool home. He worked as the Paediatrics Registrar at Southwest Health Care Warrnambool before starting at the Cambourne Clinic in 2021. In addition to English, Mohan speaks fluent Nepalese and Hindi. 

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Dr Timothy Slattery

General Medicine
Geriatrics

Tim completed his M.B.,B.S at Melbourne University, graduating in 1992. He initially worked at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, before completing his GP training in the Warrnambool region.

Tim started at the Cambourne Clinic in 1998 and has played an active role in training many registrars and junior doctors since this time. Tim is an accredited supervisor for the Royal Australian College of General Practice.

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Dr Jane Song

Children's Health
Women’s Health
General Medicine

Jane completed her medical degree at Monash University in 2015. She initially worked at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney, completing her internship and general residency. She then relocated to Warrnambool to work at South West Healthcare for a year, before commencing her General Practice training at the Cambourne Clinic.

Jane has obtained Diploma of Child Health in 2017 through Westmead Children’s Hospital and University of Sydney. 

Jane’s spoken language other than English includes Korean.

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Dr Sharni Wilkes

Paediatrics

Preventative Health

General Medicine

Sharni completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 2017, before moving down to Warrnambool to complete her Internship and Residency years at South West Healthcare Warrnambool.

 

She has spent the last year working in Geelong at Barwon Health as a GP Paediatrics Registrar, before moving back to Warrnambool to commence her General Practice training in the Southwest. Sharni also works one day a week out at Portland District Health in the Paediatrics Outpatient Department, maintaining her Paediatrics skills.

Originally hailing from Western Australia, outside of work she can be found getting back to her roots exploring Warrnambool's beautiful beaches and hiking with her rescue dog.

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