Huonville practice

Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm | Saturday: 9am - 2pm | Sunday: Closed


Interests: Women's and children's health, mental health

Qualifications: MBBS(Hons), BMedSci, DCH (Westmead), CertWH, Level 2 Mental Health training, FRACGP

Dr Alexandra Seidel

Managing Director

On maternity leave

Interests: Complex chronic medical conditions, palliative care, aged care

Qualifications: MBBS, PhD, MACHI, Level 2 Mental Health training, MRCGP, FRACGP

Prof. Bastian Seidel


Interests: Emergency medicine, Aboriginal health

Qualifications: MBBS(Hons), BMedSci, FRACGP

Dr Phillip Pullinger

GP Relief

Interests: Skin cancer medicine, dermoscopy and women’s health

Qualifications: MBBChBAO, MRCSI, DRANZCOG, FRACGP, FARGP, Professional Certificate in Dermoscopy (UQ), Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Surgery (Bond)

Dr Dora von Conrady

Interests: Emergency medicine, Veterans' health, men’s health, palliative care, aged care

Qualifications: MBBS(Hons), BMedSci, FRACGP

Dr Gary Heathcote

Clinical Lead: Aged and Subacute Care

Interests: Education & training, women's health, Aboriginal health

Qualifications: MBBS(Hons), BMedSci, FRACGP, GradDipRuralGP, DRANZCOG

Dr Louise Butler

Principal Supervisor

Qualifications: MBChB, FRACGP

Dr Petrina Back

Qualifications: MBBS(Hons), BMedSci(Hons), DRANZCOG FME, FRACGP

Dr Vanessa Hewson

Qualifications: MBBS

Dr Emma Mortyn

Qualifications: MBBS

Dr John Oxford

GP Registrar

Interests: Women's health and family planning

Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Jessica Shill

Clinical Director

Interests: the full breadth of general practice, children’s health, women’s health and family planning

Qualifications: BMBS(Hons), BSc, DCH, FRACGP

Dr Tara Kurrajong

Qualifications: MBBS, BMedSci, Adv DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Dr Erin Bryce

On maternity leave

Interests: Diabetes, chronic disease, women's and children's health

Qualifications: Master of Nursing Science, MPH&TM, Registered Midwife, Women's, Child and Family Health Nurse

Gayle Rusher

Nurse Practitioner and Diabetes Educator

Intern doctor rotated from the Royal Hobart Hospital

Qualifications: MBBS

Dr Sara McKenzie


Dr Hannah Meyer

Dr Janina Anderst


Qualifications: Bachelor of Nursing, Grad Cert Emergency Nursing

Deirdre McGowan

Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Catherine Grey

Registered Nurse

Ruth Taylor

Registered Nurse

Deb Croft

Registered Nurse

Jo Mahar

Registered Nurse

Sally Brunton

Registered Nurse

Allied Health Professionals

Research and Audit Coordinator, Home Medicine Reviews

Qualifications: BPharm, Grad DipPharm, MPS, AACP Accredited

Andrew Ridge

Clinical Pharmacist

Interests: depression & anxiety, suicide prevention, trauma, chronic pain, pregnancy support, family violence. Patients 15 and over only.

Qualifications: BScPsych(Hons)

Tina Hale

Registered Psychologist


GP Services

General medical consultations
Preventative medicine
Women's health (including cervical cancer screening)
Adult and childhood vaccinations
Skin cancer checks
Skin cancer removal procedures
Driver's licence medicals
Travel medicine and vaccinations - including Yellow Fever (Huonville only)
Sexual Health and Family Planning
IUD insertions - Mirena and copper IUDs (Huonville only)
Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Huonville only)
Diving medicals
Pre-employment medicals
DVA health
Ear syringing

Nursing Services

Childhood vaccinations
Adult vaccinations
Lung function testing
24 hour ECG Holter monitoring
24 hour blood pressure monitoring
Wound care
INR testing

Corporate Health Services

Diving medicals
Pre-employment medicals
Workplace health surveillance medicals
Driver licence medicals
Workplace injuries and workers compensation
Workplace vaccinations (including influenza and hepatitis)

Allied Health Services

Clinical Pharmacist (including Home Medicine Reviews)
Exercise Physiologist (Andrea Peattie)


Blood collection facility
INR testing
HbA1C testing
Urine drug screening

Chronic Disease Management

The Huon Valley Health Centre can help you to manage your health, including heart problems, diabetes, asthma and COPD. Talk to your GP about a GP Management Plan to support you to manage your condition.

Health Complaints Commission: 1800 001 170


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85 Main Street, Huonville, Tasmania, Australia