Practice Manager: Aileen Lance
Co-Located Doctor Team: Dr Michael Mears, Dr Toby Pearn, Dr Jono Mbangani, Dr Louise Pearn, Dr Jue Wang, Dr Lillian Barrymore, Dr Rachel Van Zetten
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Dr Mike Mears
ABN: 66 090 685 277
MBBS (Lond) DA DRCOG MRCGP FRACGP Dr Mike Mears graduated from London Hospital Medical College in 1985 and worked in London, Bristol and Bath before spending 18/12 in Far North Queensland and Tasmania. Returned to the Lake District of England to complete GP training and then came to Kalgoorlie in 1995 to spend 3 years as a Flying Doctor. Worked on Vancouver Island for 2/12 before moving to Esperance in 1999. Currently working part time for University of Western Australia and Notre Dame University Rural Clinical School and practising in General Practice as well as admitting rights to Esperance Hospital with interests in Obstetrics and Emergency Medicine. My family has thrived in Esperance with our sons schooled at Esperance Primary and ESHS, now at UWA. We feel privileged to have been part of the Esperance community and have enjoyed active involvement in many of the multitude of sports available including squash, running, soccer, hockey, sailing, frisbee and have enjoyed the beautiful natural environment with boating camping and fishing. My commitment to medicine in Esperance remains strong and my vision is to grow rural procedural practice in Esperance with locally trained graduates.
Dr Toby Pearn
ABN: 59 694 326 113
MBChB FACRRM MRCP (UK) DRANZCOG (Adv) Dr Toby Pearn graduated from Liverpool Medical school (UK) with honours in 2001. He worked in many specialities in the UK including adult general medicine, emergency medicine, paediatrics, aged care and intensive care, and gained membership of the Royal College of Physicians UK. Feeling the need to live somewhere with better surf than London, he came to work in Western Australia and spent a few years doing emergency work in Bunbury, Albany and Port Hedland, then trained in Obstetrics including cesarean section at King Edwards memorial hospital in Perth. He moved to Esperance in 2011 with his wife and 2 young children and enjoys the varied general practice work, obstetrics and a clinical lead role at the Esperance emergency department. He also provides a weekly visit to the excellent Esperance aged care facility, and home visits for local elderly patients who would otherwise find it difficult to attend the surgery.
Dr Louise Pearn
ABN: 48 182 007 618
MBChB, MRCP(UK), FACRRM, DTM&H, VGDWH Dr Louise Pearn grew up in rural England. She qualified from Liverpool University in 2001, and arrived in Australia in 2007, working in various rural locations in WA. She has a particular interest in internal and emergency medicine. Louise teaches for the rural clinical school and enjoys the variety of clinical work in Esperance. She enjoys all things outdoors and active, especially kitesurfing, camping and travel.
Dr Jono Mbangani
ABN: 61 161 716 534
MBChB, FRACGP, FACRRM, DRANZCOG, JCCA Dr Jono Mbangani graduated from University of Zimbabwe in 1998. He worked in Zimbabwe for a few years before moving to Australia in 2005. He first worked at Katherine Hospital in NT before moving to Kununurra in WA in 2008. He then moved to Wagga Wagga in 2009 to do some training in anaesthetics before moving back to Katherine in 2010. At the beginning of 2013, he left Katherine for Biloela Hospital in QLD. He enjoys the skill mix in general practice. His main areas of interest are in general medicine, obstetrics and anaesthetics. He is married to Eva and they have 4 children. He enjoys playing tennis, golf and skiing.
Dr Jue Wang
ABN: 62 415 071 622
MBBS, DRANZCOG Dr Jue Wang graduated in China 2010 and obtained Master’s degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2012. She moved to Perth in 2018 and commenced working at SJOG Murdoch Hospital. She was trained in Obstetrics at King Edward Memorial Hospital and worked at Joondalup Health Campus and Fiona Stanley Hospital maternity ward in 2021. She has an interest in Women’s Health, General Medicine and Medical procedures. She enjoys reading and gardening in her spare time. She is also an active volunteer of Melville cares.
Dr Lillian Barrymore
ABN: 88 141 203 060
MBBS, BSc (Sport Science, Exercise & Health) Dr Lilly Barrymore grew up in Perth, graduating from Medicine at the University of Notre Dame in 2016. Ever since living in Esperance in 2014 as a student of the Rural Clinical School she has looked forward to one day returning the beautiful beachside town. She trained in metropolitan hospitals including a term at Esperance Hospital, before returning to Perth to gain further qualifications in obstetrics and emergency medicine. She is excited to join the Esperance community as a GP Registrar in 2019. Lilly has an interest in women’s health, obstetrics and family medicine. She enjoys spending her spare time in the outdoors gardening, camping, surfing and planning her next travel destination.
Dr Rachel Van Zetten
MBBS (Hons), EMCert (ACEM) Born and raised in Victoria, Dr Rachel Van Zetten graduated from Monash University, Melbourne in 2018 after having completed student placements across rural and regional Victoria. Rachel worked at Bendigo Hospital for three years gaining extensive experience in multiple departments but particularly paediatrics, women’s health and emergency, in which she has completed further training. In 2022 Rachel and her WA born husband made the exciting decision to relocate to Esperance and she looks forward to starting as a GP registrar at Recherche. Outside of work Rachel enjoys taking her two dachshunds to the beach, musical theatre and drinking good coffee!
NP Erin Fisher
NP Erin Fisher has been a Emergency Nurse for 12 years, 6 of these years at Esperance Emergency Department. Erin has post graduate specialisations in Emergency and Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She also holds a Masters Degree as a Nurse Practitioner.
Erin see’s more ‘urgent care’ type patients that require same day appointment services. Her additional training allows her to prescribe medication, issue scripts, pathology, medical imaging and diagnose a range of illnesses in both adults and children.
Erin lives here with her husband, Damian, and their 5 children. On her days off she love swimming, camping and being with her family.