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Forrestfield Veterinary Hospital
313 Hale Road
Wattle Grove
WA 6107

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Phone:
08 9453 1290

High Wycombe Veterinary Hospital
548 Kalamunda Road
High Wycombe
WA 6057

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Phone:
08 9454 6915

Because we operate both the Forrestfield and High Wycombe Vet Hospitals, all of our Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses work at both hospitals on a rostered basis.

  • Dr Neville Hoes
    Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Manager

    Dr Neville Hoes has been associated with Forrestfield Veterinary Hospital for over 30 years and has been an owner/partner of the practice since 1989. With pride, he has seen the practice grow from its early small beginnings as a mainly horse practice in a semi-rural area, to the entirely small animal, multi-vet modern facility it is today.

    Although interested in all aspects of dog and cat veterinary work, Neville's particular interest is in small animal surgery and orthopaedics. He is a highly experienced and competent surgeon who regularly performs complex procedures. Married with two daughters, Neville's family also includes Shih Tzu dog, Martha, and 2 moggie cats, Garfield and Polly, who were both strays from the hospital.

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  • Dr Gavin Davison
    Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Manager

    Originally from South Africa, Gavin worked extensively as a vet in the United Kingdom, as well as in South Africa, before moving to Perth. In 2002, he joined Forrestfield Veterinary Hospital. As an owner/partner of the practice since 2004, Gavin’s dedication and veterinary skill has made a huge contribution to the growth and development of the practice, making it into what it is today.

    Gavin prides himself on his thorough approach to cases and communication skills. He is an excellent surgeon and he enjoys all types of surgery, especially the more complex soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures that are regularly performed at our two hospitals. Gavin’s family include his wife, 2 young sons and their rabbit, Lilly.

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  • Dr Kathryn Starling
    Veterinary Surgeon

    Kathryn is warm natured and has been a part Forrestfield Veterinary Hospital spaning over 20 years since starting as a senior associate vet in 1994. Despite taking an extended break to raise her 2 boys, Kathryn returned to the practice in 2008 and has become established, once again, as a valued member of the veterinary staff.

    Now with over 25 years experience, Kathryn’s interests lie in all aspects of medicine, in particular dermatology. She enjoys thorough medical diagnostic work-up and regularly attends continuing veterinary education courses in her spare time. At home, Kathryn takes care of her husband, 2 sons, a Jack Russell Terrier and chooks, who all keep her very busy.

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  • Dr Nyssa Reardon
    Veterinary Surgeon

    Nyssa is a great communicator with a bright and positive attitude that is well known to our hospital clients. Her skills as an outstanding student while at university, graduating near the top of her class, has translated well into private veterinary practice. Nyssa has a reputation amongst the staff for her amazing veterinary knowledge base and recall.

    Her particular interests lie in medicine as she enjoys the challenge of working up a medical case. Specific interests also include dermatology and ophthalmology. A self-professed "geek", Nyssa and her husband have “fur-babies", Theodore and Matilda, who are both strays from our hospital as well as their (human) little one, Emma.

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  • Dr Simon Lau
    Veterinary Surgeon

    Simon has developed quite a following of clients and patients alike, thanks to his big smile and gentle nature. Growing up on a farm in New Zealand initially sparked Simon's interest in animals before moving to Perth as a teenager.

    Interested in all aspects of veterinary medicine, Simon particularly enjoys the challenge of new surgical techniques. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and is an avid rugby and football fan. Pet wise, Simon has a Pug and enjoys looking after his koi fish.

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  • Dr Chelsea Melvin
    Veterinary Surgeon

    Chelsea is our sports nut! Although she is a Swans supporter, we don't hold that against her. She is an upbeat, friendly vet, who is constantly improving her skills and knowledge by reading and researching. Chelsea enjoys the medicine side of Veterinary work and is striving towards being our "dental queen" by gaining all the experience she can get in the hospital.

    She loves a good chat and a cuddle with our patients which we are sure her dogs, Bradman, the Border Collie x Kelpie and Max, the Kelpie, may not appreciate.

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