Staff Profiles

Dr Deborah Heng

Deborah studied medicine at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 2005, and commenced working as a doctor in hospitals in Melbourne, Darwin and smaller centres in the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Deborah completed her Fellowship for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2014 and is now settled comfortably along the Surf Coast with a young family.

Deborah enjoys seeing patients for all kinds of health issues, but has special interests in non-directive early pregnancy counselling, family planning, sexual health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare.

Dr David Corbet

David completed his medical degree at the Australian National University having undertaken a bachelor degree in Arts and Music and The University of Melbourne and worked in the performing arts as a musician, composer and dancer.

He spent time at the Royal Melbourne Hospital as a junior doctor and moved to live on the Surfcoast with his family in 2013. He has an interest in indigenous health, minor surgical procedures and palliative care, and thoroughly enjoys the diversity of general practice. Following his FRACGP fellowship he completed a rural FARGP fellowship and has commenced training in the use of Point of Care Ultrasound to provide a comprehensive service to his community. He is a registered pharmacotherapy provider.

David is a member of Giving What We Can and is interested in effective altruism as a way to reduce poverty and health inequity around the world. He is also the founder of The Sound Doctor Presents, a group of Surfcoast music lovers passionate about bringing established artists to perform in an intimate venue in Anglesea, Victoria.

Dr Skye Hueneke

Skye Hueneke was born in Mt Gambier, South Australia and moved to Newcastle to study Medicine in 1999. After graduating in 2003 she moved to Sydney to complete her internship at Bankstown Hospital. Skye moved back down south and completed her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Geelong before starting her GP training in Camperdown. She then finished her training on the Surf Coast and now works at our Anglesea practice. Skye has also completed a Diploma in Skin Cancer Medicine.

Skye enjoys the diversity of general practice with a special interest in women and children’s health. She provides holistic family planning care including IUD and Implanon insertions, pre-pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy counselling and enjoys providing shared obstetric care with the Geelong Hospital.

Outside of the clinic Skye can be found surfing, bike riding or travelling.

Dr Stuart Jones

Stuart, originally from Canada, completed his medical degree at Flinders University in South Australia.

During his general practice training in South Australia, he completed a Diploma of Child Health and a specialty year of paediatrics at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide.

Prior to moving to the Surfcoast with his wife and 2 daughters, he worked in rural general practice in Port Augusta and Mannum in South Australia, where he provided on call care for a rural emergency department and hospital ward in addition to his general practice work.

He sees a wide range of general practice presentations including men’s health, women’s health and aged care with an interest in skin cancer and paediatrics.

Outside of the clinic he enjoys a wide range of sport including running, swimming, soccer and now surfing!

Dr Lucy Dobson

Lucy grew up in Shepparton and spent each summer on the Surf Coast with her family. It was a natural decision to study for her Medical Degree at Deakin University Geelong. undertaking her clinical years of training in Warrnambool and graduating in 2014. Prior to this Lucy studied Orthoptic and Ophthalmic Science at Latrobe University which gave her many opportunities for rural and remote travel and health care.

Lucy commenced her medical career at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne and then pursued her passion for Indigenous Health and Rural and Remote health in Western Australia. Lucy spent a year doing outreach medicine on the Lions Outback Vision Van, providing ophthalmology care.

Victoria called her back where she spent time at Geelong Hospital and completed GP training in Geelong in March 2020.

Lucy enjoys all aspects of General Practice, with specific interest in Indigenous health, women’s health, sexual health and transgender health.

In her spare time, Lucy enjoys exploring new walking trails, tending to her small vegetable patch, crafting something on the sewing machine and spending time with her family.

Sally Locke - Registered Nurse

Sally completed her nursing degree at Aquinas College (Australian Catholic University) Ballarat in 1991. Following this, Sally worked at the Geelong Hospital before heading to London for 3 years working in various nursing fields including both district and practice nursing along with emergency, infectious diseases and general surgical.

On her return to Australia in 1998, Sally moved to Torquay where she spent twelve years working at the Geelong Hospital specialising in vascular, thoracic and plastics nursing. For several of these years, Sally was an Associate Nurse Unit Manager.

Sally has been working in Anglesea since 2010 and is also an Accredited Nurse Immuniser. Working in the community setting Sally is passionate about preventative health and chronic disease management – particularly diabetes management and heart disease. She continues to work at Anglesea Medical and also as an immuniser for the local shire.

Yvette O'Kane - Registered Nurse

Yvette gained her Bachelor of Nursing at Deakin University Geelong, in 1994 and has since worked in a wide variety of nursing roles including Accident & Emergency, Theatre, General surgical, Paediatrics, Theatre, Oncology & Geriatrics. She has been a Practice Nurse since 2007 when she joined a large, rural practice in the Wimmera.

Yvette relocated to the Geelong region with her family in 2015, where she joined us and has become an integral and valued member of the team in Anglesea.

Amy McElgunn - Registered Nurse

Amy completed her Bachelor of Nursing at Australian Catholic University, Ballarat in 2006, with her Graduate year at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. An interest in rural health saw her move to Swan Hill for a few years, working in the Emergency, Medical/Surgical and High dependency departments. Amy then moved to London and nursed in a range of areas, mainly in Oncology and Interventional Radiology. On return to Australia, a move to Melbourne saw her continue to work in Interventional Radiology specialising in Breast Care.
In 2015 Amy’s interest in preventative health drove her to complete the Nurse Immuniser Course and make the transition to Primary Health Care as a Practice Nurse in Geelong. Further training in Cervical Screening and Sexual Health has strengthened Amy’s passion for practice nursing and she has now been at Anglesea Medical since March 2020.

Samantha Virgona - Practice Manager

We wish to welcome the newest member of our team, Sam. Born and bred in Geelong and the Surfcoast she would never dream of moving anywhere else. Sam describes the beach to be her 'happy place', and you will often find her strolling down there with her husband and two cheeky pugs enjoying the sand and serenity.

Sam's introduction to the medical industry began in 2007, she has since gained an exceptional level of knowledge through GP and specialist experience. She has completed a Certificate IV in Medical Administration and describes her interactions with patients to be the favourite aspect of her role. She feels both the staff and patients are what really make a practice, and looks forward to meeting you all and providing an exceptional patient experience.

If you have any concerns or queries please call Sam any time, she will be happy to help 🙂

Bianca Brannigan

Meet Bianca, who grew up in the coastal town of Apollo Bay. Bianca enjoys walking her two boisterous golden retrievers and doing pilates. Bianca first started working as a medical receptionist on her 21st birthday!

Bianca thrives in chaos and prides herself in staying calm in emergency situations.

Deb Myers - Receptionist

Deb brings to the team a wealth of knowledge, with 20 years experience in medical practices as a receptionist and practice manager. Deb loves to walk and ride horses through the bush, and also enjoys gentle mountain bike rides. She will tell you "The best times are spent with my grandchildren".

Cheryl Laredo - Receptionist

Cheryl has worked in Medical Administration for 14 years and loves meeting new people. She shifted to the SurfCoast in 2017 and is loving working casually. When not at work she will be walking her two Labradoodles or pottering and painting in the garage.

Providing comprehensive General Practice services to Anglesea and the Surf Coast