It is a feature of the Practice that the majority of our Doctors have been at the centre for a number of years.
Lynn is a senior receptionist at Mandurah Medical Centre and has been here since 1994. She loves helping people and seeing them smile. Lynn is also a keen sporting enthusiast, being involved at various sports in varying capacities for a number of years. Lynn has recently welcomed her first grandson!
Marisa has lived in Mandurah for 25 years and been at Mandurah Medical Centre since 1994. She is a senior receptionist with us.
Bev has worked for Mandurah Medical Centre since 2005 as a medical receptionist. She enjoys reading, going out for long lunches, walking and spending time with family, especially with the grandkids.
Bec qualified as a registered nurse in 2003 and has worked in rural hospitals in WA and Queensland before settling into general practice nursing in 2011.
Bec enjoys going to the beach with her young family and has a secret passion for musicals.
Eve has more than 19 years’ experience working in the health industry to our practice. She enjoys travelling, dancing and spending time with her family.
Tracee has lived in Mandurah for 34 years and qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1994. She has gained experience in both emergency nursing, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Tracee has been with us since January 2018 and really enjoys the variety of general practice and helping people improve their lives through our Practice clinics.
Mel has lived in the Mandurah area since 1989. Since 1998 she has worked in General Practice Nursing & loves the variety it brings. Mel is so happy to be working with such a lovely, friendly team at MCC.
She started her career in Microbiology at Royal Perth Hospital for 3 yrs as a laboratory assistant & then went on to serve in the Australian Army as a medic in 1996.
Since leaving the Army, Mel has worked in orthopaedic trauma, medical & surgical wards as well as the Aged Care sector.
She has 5 years experience working for Child & Adolescent Community Health in 0-4 year old’s immunisation clinics & the School Based Immunisation Team.
Mel has a strong interest in working with returned service men & women & currently assists running the MMC’s DVA Clinic Program.
Socially she enjoys crabbing, fishing & camping with her 2 children & teaching them about the simple things in life. Mel feels very lucky to be living in ‘the best place on earth’ – Mandurah
Dr Joe Buters
Dr Joe Buters, is a Western Australian trained GP who has lived and worked locally for over 25 years. His interests include skin cancer detection, care of the older patient and mature onset diabetes.
Dr Malcolm Broom
Dr Malcolm Broom, initially trained at UWA, graduating in 1988, and spent the following 2 years working at Royal Perth Hospital in various specialty departments. Travelling to New Zealand with his wife, Mal worked in various hospitals and completed his Diploma of Obstetrics. He also traveled to the UK undertaking specific General Practice training before successfully passing the Royal College of General Practice Practitioners exams. Upon returning home, Mal worked in Albany, Mt Barker, Port Hedland and Perth, before joining Mandurah Medical Centre in 1995. Mal and his wife have had the pleasure of raising their family here and watching Mandurah grow from a small country town into the vibrant and dynamic city is now is.
Dr Samuel Komakech
Sam moved to Australia with his wife and 2 children in 2007, after completing his medical training in Beijing. Sam has completed a MSC in biomedical Science – majoring in infectious diseases (Curtin University). He has worked in various hospitals around the state and moved into rural general practice in 2015 to forge a career as a GP. Sam enjoys all aspects of general practice with a special interest in skin cancer and minor procedures. He also speaks fluent Mandarin and Luo as a second language.
Dr Leah Geonzon
Dr Leah Geonzon, is a fellow of the RACGP and has worked full time at Mandurah Medical Centre since 2006. She emigrated from the Philippines where she worked a s a specialist physician for 10 years. Leah is interested in all aspects of medicine, but especially adult medicine and chronic disease management.
Dr Huan Nguyen
Dr Huan Nguyen, grew up in Perth and graduated with his medical degree from UWA in 1999. He has worked in various hospitals in Perth including Sir Charles Gairdner, Hollywood, Joondalup Health Campus and King Edward Memorial Hospital. He worked in Narrogin before moving to Mandurah to complete his specialist qualifications in General Practice. Huan has been at Mandurah Medical Centre since 2003. Interests include, type 2 diabetes, travel medicine, antenatal care, occupational medicine and depression. Outside of work Huan uses every opportunity to travel and enjoys photography and hiking.
Dr Clare Devine
Dr Clare Devine, is from the UK where she completed all her medical training. Clare qualified in 2000 and was a well-established GP with her own practice before moving to Australia with her husband and children. Clare has been at Mandurah Medical Centre since 2012. Her main interests are women’s health, child health and chronic disease management. Dr Devine works full time and offers appointments Monday – Thursday (early appointments available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s from 7:30am) and regularly on Saturday mornings.
Dr John Buckley
Dr John Buckley has been working as a GP in Mandurah since moving here from Ireland with his family in 1992. He ran his own practice for almost 20 years, moving to Mandurah Medical Centre in July 2012. John is widely experienced and enjoys all aspects of family practice and intends to continue for many years to come. Apart from his work in General Practice, one of John’s ambitions is to be present at the MCG when the Fremantle Dockers win a Grand Final!!
Dr Patricia Too
Dr Patricia Too, came to Australia from Canada in 2006, and has been with Mandurah Medical Centre since 2014. Patricia has a keen interest in Skin Cancer diagnosis and care, as well as all aspects of general practice.
Dr Mike Forster
Dr Forster was in the first Graduation from Flinders University Medical School. After graduating he worked for 5 years at a Medical Officer in the RAAF, mainly situated in Malaysia treating families.
He has trained in Women’s Health & spent 22 years as a GP & Obstetrician in Rural Victoria.
After 30 years as a Rural GP with interests in Palliative Care & Drug & Alcohol treatment, he moved to Rural & Remote Practice.
Dr Forster then spent 7 years in Tom Price & the next 5 years in Emergency & Remote area work across Australia (including 2 years with the Royal Flying Doctor Service).
Current special interests include Mental Health, Skin Disease and Skin Cancer.
Dr Stanton Smith-Cazaly
Dr Stanton Smith-Cazaly graduated from Flinders University Medical School in 2010. Although born in the US he considers himself Australian and has been in WA for over 30 years. He grew up in the Peel region and finished high school at Pinjarra SHS.
His particular interests are Emergency Medicine, Mental Health, Palliative Care, Suicide Prevention and pretty much anything that makes it difficult to be a human being.
He is supported at home by two children, a very tolerant wife, and a less tolerant cat.
Dr Jennice Choong
Dr Choong graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2015.
Since then, she gained further experience at Royal Perth Hospital and multiple hospitals in Perth.
Her special interests include Chronic disease management, Dermatology, Diabetes Care and Paediatrics.
Dr Choong is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay.
Ria has been with Mandurah Medical Centre since 2005 and Practice Manager since 2012. Ria has extensive experience with more than 35 years previously as practice manager in Kwinana. Ria loves reading and spending time with her grandchildren.
Christine has lived in Mandurah for 10 years, working in the medical field for all that time, first in administration then management. Christine has gained a Diploma in Practice Management and enjoys the complexity of being with a large and very successful practice. She enjoys travel, locally and overseas, and especially enjoys time with her family.
Tash has lived within the Rockingham region since 2000. She started her career into nursing as an AIN with an Aboriginal Community Health Outreach Organisation & went on to study & graduate as an Enrolled Nurse in 1999. Tash gained employment with Fremantle Hospital & worked within the specialty areas of Urology, Gynaecology, Plastics, Orthopaedics, Mental Health and Multi Trauma.
Following on from this, she moved into the Operating Theatres, where she was employed as an Anaesthetic Technician.
Tash completed her Bachelor of Nursing Degree from Murdoch University in 2018 and has since gained employment with Mandurah Medical Centre in 2020 within the areas of Practice Nursing and Primary Health Care.
Tash enjoys the variety and challenges that she is faced with, within the Practice setting and loves working within such a close knit team of health professionals.
Fiona is a country girl at heart. She moved to Mandurah with her family from the Midwest joining the team at MMC in 2020. Fiona work in rehab and acute settings of RPH before taking a break to have kids and run the family farm. Fiona enjoys helping people manage the health care system and getting to know the loyal patients at MMC 😊
Pauline moved to Mandurah from Ireland with her husband and children in 1992. She is a registered nurse and Midwife and has worked in General Practice for the past 24 years. Pauline joined Mandurah Medical Centre in 2014 and enjoys working in our Health Assessment Clinics.
Currently on Maternity Leave……
In 2004 I completed my Enrolled nursing certificate and was employed at Peel Health Campus in Jan 2005 in the day surgery unit, surgical, paediatric, medical, and emergency departments and currently still working in the outpatient’s gynecology clinics.
In 2012, I completed Bachelor of Nursing at Murdoch University and continued working at Peel as a Registered nurse. In 2015, I began working at Shalom medical Centre as a practice nurse.In 2019, I was employed at Mandurah Medical Centre as a Practice nurse and enjoy the friendly environment and the wonderful team of staff that I work with part – time.
Michelle has lived in Mandurah since the 1980’s & has worked in the Medical/ Reception industry since 2008. Her role and passion since 2011 has been dedicated to Chronic Disease Management & Preventative Health within General Practice. She enjoys family time, socialising, gardening & loves animals.
Jo has lived in Mandurah for 27 years & previously worked in Administration. She enjoys interacting with patients and loves the friendly atmosphere at Mandurah Medical Centre.
Yaz has worked in the Medical Reception field since 2012. She is married with 2 children. Her favourite season is summer as she loves spending time at the beach, BBQ’s and caravanning with family and friends.