Dr Lucy White
Lucy is the co-owner of Frankston Heights Veterinary Centre and has a special interest in Dermatology – including otitis (ear infections) and allergic skin disease – and in behaviour management and internal medicine.
She is also the co-founder of the West Arnhem and Daly Dog Health Programme, which has been providing health care to dogs in remote communities in the Top End for the last 12 years.
Locally she is lead vet for Pets in the Park Frankston – a monthly pop up clinic providing veterinary care to the pets of those who are homeless or at severe risk of homelessness.
Dr Will Gartrell
Will moved back to Britain in 2004 working in both mixed and small animal practices – gaining valuable experience. After almost 4 years, Will and his wife returned to Victoria, settling on the Mornington Peninsula with their three small children.
Will’s professional interests include internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. After a year of post graduate study in 2010, Will heads up our imaging department, in particular ultrasonography.
In 2015 Will became a co-director of Frankston Heights Veterinary Centre.
Dr Amanda Fischmann
She lives locally with her husband, 2 daughters and 2 Russian Blue cats and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Alice.
Amanda’s veterinary interests include dentistry, clinical pathology and feline medicine.
In 2009 Amanda completed a year’s post graduate study in Feline medicine, and more recently, has attended workshops and seminars expanding her knowledge and skills in advanced dental techniques.
Dr Isabella Gartrell
She returned to settle on the Mornington Peninsula with her husband Will and their 3 children.
In 2010 Isabella successfully completed a year of postgraduate study in Internal medicine. She continued her studies and and recently gained her Membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Medicine.
Although she is interested in both medicine and soft tissue surgery, Isabella, together with Lucy is the go to vet for medical dilemmas.
Dr Martika Gustavson
We’re sure our wonderful clients will help us make her feel welcome.
Our Vet Nurses & Support Staff
Jodie is married with 3 children, 2 dogs and 2 cats.
She worked in a mixed practice in NZ for 4 years before heading off overseas to Ireland. She spent almost a year locum-nursing at the Dublin Universtity Vet Hospital, mainly in the equine department.
Emma has been at Frankston Heights since August 2010 and is our Senior Nurse, responsible for our Surgical, Endoscopy and Laboratory facilities.
Emma has a crazy kitten Kermit.
She has worked in both small and large animal clinics and has a keen interest in dental and surgical nursing.
Meagan lives with her partner and their fur babies Milla, Floyd and Truman.
She has recently returned from maternity leave to help run our Puppy School classes.
It’s great to have her back!
Steph is our trainee veterinary nurse, and started at Frankston Heights Veterinary Centre in early 2018 to fulfil her in-clinic placement.