Our Vets

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Frankston Heights Veterinary Centre
231 Frankston-Flinders Rd
VIC 3199

03 5971 4888
03 5971 4887
  • Lucy White

    Lucy White graduated from Edinburgh University in 1981. After four years in mixed practice in the UK, Lucy traveled through Asia to Australia for a working holiday and never left! 

    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.


  • Will Gartrell

    Will moved from Britain to Australia in 1998 to study Veterinary Science at UQ in Brisbane. He graduated in 2002 and moved to South Gippsland to work in a predominantly dairy practice where he met and married his wife.

    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.







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  • Amanda Fischmann

    Amanda studied veterinary science at the University of Melbourne where she met her husband who is also a veterinarian on the Mornington Peninsula. She graduated with honours in 2005 and worked in small animal practice in south - east Melbourne before relocating to Frankston Heights in January 2008.

    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.


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  • Isabella Gartrell

    Isabella graduated from Melbourne University in 1999 and after 5 years of large animal work in Leongatha, spent 3 years doing locum work in the UK.

    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.


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  • Clara McMahon


    Clara has recently graduated from University college Dublin in 2014 with honours.
    She moved to Melbourne after graduation where she embarked on a year of Emergency/ICU medicine in specialist referral hospitals.

    Clara has a keen interest in small animal surgery and is studying to sit for her surgical membership exams.
    Clara is hoping her Staffy, Cine, will be able to join her here in Melbourne in the New Year.
  • Jeremy Stanek

    Jeremy studied Veterinary Science at Melbourne University, and after graduating with honours in 2009 he moved to the Hunter Valley and worked for a year in a small animal practice.

    Afterwards he returned to Victoria and started working at Frankston Heights Veterinary Centre.

    In 2015 Jeremy married Emily (also a vet) and they spent the following few months travelling. 

    We are delighted Jeremy has returned to Frankston Heights in a part time  capacity as our lead orthopaedic surgeon.



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