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Surgery 82 Family GP Busselton

Surgery 82, formally Kent Street Surgery started in 1992 and has been providing a caring service to the people of Busselton and surrounding areas during this time. The GP's at our Surgery are continuously keeping up with medical advancements to remain comitted to your care. Surgery 82 is an autonomous practice consisting of 8 Doctors and 2 Registrars, we also supervise UWA and Notre Dame Medical Students with the patients permission. We have a comprehensive treatment room managed by our friendly highly trained nurses performing a varied range of up to date medical treatments. Our caring Administration staff endeavor to offer you an appointment with your regular doctor when available or alternatively with another doctor. Patient confidentiality is a high priority at Surgery 82.


Dr Lucas Cresswell


Dr Lucas Cresswell moved to Busselton in 2010 to complete his fellowship training. On completion he decided to stay here and is now the practice principal. Luke is originally from Tasmania and studied in Hobart at the University of Tasmania. After graduation he moved to the UK from 2003-2007 where he worked in emergency medicine all over the UK. He now works as a general practitioner caring for all age groups and has an interest in men's health, mental health and skin cancer. He has obtained a Professional and Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and is available for skin checks and skin cancer removals.

Dr Jessica Price


Dr Jessica Price completed her medical degree in Dublin, Ireland. Since arriving in Australia in 2016, she has worked in several Perth hospitals in areas such as general medicine, gynaecology, paediatrics and addiction medicine. She moved to the South West in early 2021 to work in general practice.

Dr Sarah Podmore


Dr Sarah Podmore commenced at our surgery in 2014 as a GP Registrar. She completed her Fellowship in 2015 and works with us part-time now on Wednesdays and Fridays. Her interests include skin cancer detection and removals and cosmetic injectables. Sarah also consults a variety of issues including women’s health. For cosmetic appointments please phone the surgery.

Dr Samantha McDonald


Dr Samantha McDonald has moved back to Busselton after completing her medical degree at the University of Western Australia in 2014 and GP fellowship in 2019. Samantha is a GP Obstetrician and her special interests includes women’s, paediatric and sexual health.

Dr Alan Lim


Dr Alan Lim recently moved to Busselton in 2020 to pursue a career in general practice. Alan is originally from Malaysia and completed his studies at the University of New South Wales. After graduating Alan has worked regionally in North Queensland and most recently Fiona Stanley Hospital. Alan has a special interest in child health and has completed the Sydney Child Health Program. He works full time and is available for consultation from Monday to Friday.

Dr Heather Brand


Dr Heather Brand is a GP Obstetrician, who graduated from the University of Western Australia. She has particular interest and experience in women's and children's health. This includes contraception (including insertion and removal of Mirena IUDs and Implanon), sexual health, menopause, pregnancy and care including delivery of your baby and follow up care. Dr Brand is a youth friendly doctor and happy to provide care for children and teenagers. Dr Brand is available for consultation Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr Gavin Riches


Dr Gavin Riches commenced at our practice in 1999 when we were still known as Kent street Surgery.
Gavin performs anaesthetics for several Bunbury specialists.
Gavin is known for his interest in family medicine and his kind and caring approach especially with young children.
Gavin works part-time at Surgery 82.

Dr Imke van der Merwe


Dr Imke van der Merwe is a female GP at Surgery 82. She completed her medical studies in Germany and has been working in the South West since 2014. Imke loves consulting in different areas of General Practice. She has a special interest in Skin cancer Medicine, having worked in a specialized skin cancer clinic in Perth. She holds the Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine. She is available for Full Skin Checks and Skin Cancer Removals as well as General Consultations on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays.

Dr Emma Kempster


Dr Emma Kempster Works Part Time at Surgery 82. Emma completed her medical degree in Leeds, England and has been working in South West Australia since 2014. Emma consults on a wide variety of medical issues including women's health and paediatrics. Emma consults all day Tuesday and Thursday.

Busselton Surgery ~ 82 Bussell Highway