Our Team

Our team at Travel Doctor-TMVC Perth are passionate about travel and have first-hand experience working and travelling within many of the destinations our patients visit. This allows us to provide travel medicine to a variety of travellers. As passionate travellers, we understand the risks and rewards associated with international travel.

Our medical team have undertaken additional training in this discipline to enable them to provide accurate and individualised advice, all relevant to your destination and itinerary.

We have five experienced travel medicine practitioners, three trained nurses and three enthusiastic administrative professionals who work together to provide a professional service to all patients.

Dr Dunne

Travel Medicine Doctor

Dr Dunne is a graduate of UWA Medical school, and spent three years working in the hospital system in Western Australia before travelling to the USA, where she worked for two years undertaking molecular biology research at the Mayo Clinic.

On her return to Australia, General Practice seemed an obvious choice for a mother of young children, and she worked for the following 23 years as a part-time general practitioner, initially in Subiaco, and then at Student Health Services, Edith Cowan University.

The Travel Medicine consultations she encountered at ECU reinforced her interests in travel medicine, and she left general practice to join the Travel Doctor-TMVC team in 2013.

Since 2005 Dr Dunne also works as a senior lecturer in the Medical school at UWA, tutoring in General Practice, Clinical Skills, and Case Enhanced Learning.

Her opportunities for international travel have been limited as a parent, but more recently has accompanied her husband to developing countries throughout Asia.

Dr Sisson

Travel Medicine Doctor, Travel Doctor-TMVC Chief Medical Officer

Dr Sisson began working in Travel Medicine in 1997 alongside practicing General Practice medicine (FRACGP), throughout Perth, WA. In 2007 Dr Sisson completed a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at James Cook University in Townsville. She joined Travel Doctor-TMVC as a Medical Director in April 2007, and is currently Travel Doctor-TMVC’s Chief Medical Officer. In 2010 she became a Fellow of the Australian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM).

Passionate and experienced in what she does, Dr Sisson regularly presents for General Practitioners and school organisations. She has co-authored a paper on intradermal rabies in the Journal of Travel Medicine, and Fever in the Returned Traveller in Australian Prescriber in 2012. She is the past chair of the Faculty of Travel Medicine and is regularly asked to present at conferences throughout Australia.

Her areas of special interest include complex travel medicine cases, post travel illness, diving, corporate and offshore medicine.

Dr Rynn

Travel Medicine Doctor

Dr Rynn has been working as a travel medicine advisor in Perth since 2007. He is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine, the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society, and the Wilderness Medicine Society.

Dr Rynn has undertaken postgraduate training in diving medicine, tropical medicine, travel medicine, and wilderness medicine. His passion has seen him complete expedition and wilderness medicine training in the USA, Canada, Namibia, Costa Rica, Antarctica, Argentina, Indonesia and New Zealand. His love of travelling has seen him explore six continents. He has a particular affection for jungle and mountain environments, and loves trekking, scuba-diving and mountaineering.

Dr Rivera

Travel Medicine Doctor

Dr Rivera is a General Practitioner with a special interest in Travel Medicine. He has a fellowship in the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and has been working for Travel Doctor-TMVC since 2014. Since graduating from The University Of Western Australia in 2006 (MBBS) Dr Rivera has worked in many aspects of medicine ranging from Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Women’s Health, Internal Medicine and Surgery.

Dr Rivera now splits his time between Travel Medicine and General Practice. He enjoys travelling to new places and interacting with different cultures, trying new languages, eating the local food and seeing historical sites all over the world. Travel has been less in recent years with his young family but he looks forward to showing the world to his children in the near future.

Rebecca Hultink

Clinic Manager

Rebecca has worked as Clinic Manager for the Travel Doctor–TMVC Perth since 2014. Rebecca has over ten years' experience in the medical industry and seven years' experience in Clinic Manager roles, completing her Diploma of Management with Swinburne University.

As a passionate traveller, Rebecca has travelled throughout Europe and South East Asia and hopes to see much more of the world in future years.

Jay Lawn

2IC

Jay has been with the Travel Doctor-TMVC team since 2011, stepping up the 2IC role in 2014. with a short stint as acting Practice Manager.

Jay has always enjoyed Travelling overseas and has been to various countries but gets the most enjoyment from living in Perth and spending time with family and friends glamping!

Angela

Registered Nurse

Hailing from England, Angela emigrated to Australia in 2001. Angela has been a Registered General Nurse for over 25 years and with over 10 years travel medicine experience. Ange is a passionate traveller, having travelled through much of South East Asia, Central America, India, China, USA and Europe. Experienced in backpacker travel for lengthy periods and also travelling with children Ange is an expert in travel medicine, she literally lives to travel!

Tamsin

Registered Nurse

Since qualifying as a Registered Nurse, Tamsin has worked predominantly in operating theatres in both Melbourne and Perth.

She has travelled extensively and most recently spent six years living with her family in Brazil, England and Qatar.

On her return to Perth Tamsin gained her immunisation certificate and commenced community based nursing, undertaking Corporate Health Checks and Immunisation Clinics. With a passion for travel Tamsin joined the Travel Doctor team in 2014.

Natalie

Clinic Administration Officer

Natalie has been part of the TMVC team since 2012. Natalie has recently returned to the clinic after starting a family.  As an avid traveller, she has seen much of the world and lived in a variety of countries. With an active toddler, travel plans are on hold for the moment but Natalie will always possess a keen interest in discovering the natural wonders of the world.

Rebecca

Registered Nurse

As a Registered Nurse for 17 years Bec is extremely experienced, having worked predominantly in hospitals on the children’s ward.  She believes strongly in immunization and completed her vaccination certification before joining the Travel Doctor team.  Bec has visted several countries in Asia, but enjoys nothing more than taking off in her caravan with her family and Schnauzers and exploring our state.

 

Phone
08 6467 0900
Fax
08 9218 9140
Email
perth@traveldoctor.com.au
Perth