Dr Phare is the Practice Principal of the clinic.
A fully trained General Practitioner with an additional degree in Medical Biochemistry, Dr Phare has also undertaken extensive studies in Skin Cancer obtaining a Master of Medicine Skin Cancer degree from the University of Queensland.
Pursue on-going medical education to keep up to date with new developments in Medicine and Professional Guidelines
Several have science degrees or pharmacy degrees in addition to their Medical degrees.
Live in the community they serve and are committed to the Gippsland Region
Are Vocationally Registered ( ie have three years additional specialist General Practice training after graduating as doctors )
Are Fellows of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Dr Gilbert has additional training in Women’s Health and Emergency Medicine, and has undertaken Skin Cancer training with the Skin & Cancer Foundation in Melbourne.
Dr Gilbert is now focusing on expanding her training in Skin Cancer Medicine, whilst continuing to work as a General Practitioner.
Ruth has a Master of Counselling degree and also has degrees in Science and Psychological Studies as well as Graduate Diplomas in teaching and couples counselling.
Ruth uses Inter-personal Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy frameworks to address client issues such as stress, depression, anxiety, loss and grief, relationship problems, and alcohol and other drug dependencies.