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 7 Doctors and 3 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 Anthony Best

MBBS FRACGP Dip OBST RACOG Dip Anaesthetics Dip Rural Health

Dr Tony Best commenced at our practice (formerly Kent Street Surgery) in October 1994.
His special interests are anaesthetics and sports medicine. Tony sees many patients resulting from his interest and involvement in the Ironman triathlon event.

Dr Sarah Podmore


Dr Sarah Podmore commenced at our surgery in 2014 as a GP Registrar. She has now completed her fellowship and works with us fulltime. 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 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 to 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 Sian Meyer


Dr Sian Meyer has been living and working in the South West with her young family since 2012, after graduating from UWA in 2008.
She has advanced training in Internal Medicine and loves Geriatrics. Sian also works part time on the ward at the hospital.
Her other interests include:
Breastfeeding and Babies; Child Health; Sexual Health - PrEP prescriber and trained to prescribe hepatitis B and C treatment; Adolescent Health - Sian previously worked as GP within Headspace, Youth Friendly Doctor; Aboriginal Health.

Dr Lucas Cresswell


Dr Lucas Cresswell moved to Busselton in 2010 to complete his fellowship training. Lucky for us, on completion he decided to stay.
Lucas 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.
He now works as a general practitioner caring for all age groups. Lucas has obtained Professional and Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and is available for skin checks and minor procedures including skin cancer removals that are performed onsite in our procedure room.

Dr Erin Smith


Dr Erin Smith completed her secondary school in Busselton.
She joined us in 2013 as a GP Registrar working towards her fellowship.
Erin is a young mum and enjoys all aspects of medicine.




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Busselton Surgery ~ 82 Bussell Highway