Team Members

Endocrinologists

Clinical Professor Bronwyn Stuckey BA MBBS FRACP

Consulting hours:    Wednesday 9:00am – 4:00pm | Thursday 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Professor Stuckey took over as medical director at the Keogh Institute in 1996. She is a clinical professor at UWA and Consultant at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Her areas of interest are thyroid dysfunction, polycystic ovary syndrome. She also manages conditions focusing on hormonal conditions and fertility in men and women. Professor Stuckey is also lead investigator on most of our research trials.

Clinical Professor John Walsh MBBS FRACP PhD

Consulting hours:    Monday 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Professor Walsh is a clinical professor at UWA and consults as an endocrinologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. He is recognised internationally for his research into thyroid disease. He also specialises in Pagets disease of bone, calcium disorders and pituitary and adrenal disease.

Dr Nely Shrestha Khatri
Consulting hours:    Tuesday 8:00am – 11:00am

Dr Rhonda Maguire MBBS FRACP FRCPA
Consulting hours:    Wednesday 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Dr Maguire has dual qualifications in endocrinology and clinical biochemistry. She is interested in calcium metabolism and osteoporosis, thyroid disease and pituitary disorders.

Dr Jennifer Ng MBBS FRACP
Consulting hours:    Thursday 9:00am – 12:00pm

Dr Ng is an endocrinologist who also works at a private practice in Nedlands. Dr Ng has additional training in obstetric medicine and clinical biochemistry.

Dr Nicole Opie BSc MBBS FRACP
Consulting hours:    Monday 9:00am – 4:30pm | Wednesday 9:00-4:30

Dr Opie is a consultant endocrinologist. She undertook her endocrinology advanced training in Canberra and Sydney, with additional experience in androgen excess disorders (including PCOS) in Athens, Greece. She enjoys all aspects of general endocrinology including metabolic bone disorders, diabetes, thyroid health, pituitary and adrenal disease. She is also interested in women’s health, PCOS, infertility and endocrine disorders in pregnancy.

Dr Melissa Tanner
Consulting hours:    Tuesday 8:30am – 12:30pm

Dr Tanner has dual qualifications in Endocrinology and Clinical Biochemistry. She is interested in PCOS, thyroid disease, calcium and bone health, pituitary and adrenal disorders.

Dr Kalani Kahapola Arachchige   MBBS FRACP FRCPA MAACB
Consulting hours: Tuesday 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Dr Karen Rothacker
Consulting hours:   Friday 8:30am – 12:30pm


 Men’s Health

Dr John Caldow MBBS

Consulting hours:  Tuesday 8:30am – 12:00pm

Formerly from Busselton, Dr Caldow is interested in all aspects of men’s health and is particularly dedicated to the continuance of male health via our ‘well men’s checks’. Dr Caldow is also a co-investigator on our diabetes clinical trials.


Dr Peter Burke MBBS FRACGP DTM&H FACTM CIME FECSM

Consulting hours:       Thursday 8:30am – 12:00pm

Dr Peter Burke has wide experience in general practice in rural WA and metropolitan Perth. His particular interests are travel medicine, occupational health and men’s health. He has been involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. He has been central to preparing medical students for overseas electives and has been an examiner for the College of General Practice. In 2016 he was admitted as a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine. Dr Burke is also a published author of historical fiction.


Women’s Health

Dr Peta McGrade MBBS

Consulting hours:      Wednesday 8:30 – 12:00


Dr Natasha Kowal MBBS

Consulting hours:     Friday 9:00 – 11:30

Dr Kowal is experienced in women’s health and is particularly interested in women’s sexual health. She is also committed to meeting the special requirements of women with disabilities and runs one of the only dedicated clinics for this in Perth.


Dr Lesley Ramage MBChB

Consulting hours:    Monday 8:30 – 12:00


Clinic Staff

Peta Redfern RN

A very experienced nurse, Peta is dedicated to the well being of all our clients. Peta performs injections, takes blood samples and is closely involved with our fertility clients.


Janette Middleton

Our receptionist Jeanette has been a friendly face on the front desk for many years.


Patsy Wyndham RN


Counsellor

Michelle Stuckey BA(Hons) MClinPsych

Michelle is our RTC approved counsellor and Clinical Psychologist (Registrar). She is available for counselling relating to all aspects of fertility treatment (e.g. donor conception, sperm donation, surrogacy and fertility preservation before gender transition). Michelle’s other interests and experience include peri and post-natal, infant and child mental health.


Research Staff

Lee Ann Mahoney RN Midwife

Lee is a registered nurse and midwife. She has a special interest in women’s gynaecological health and has been working in the research area since 1999. Lee has completed trials into all aspects of women’s health ranging from polycystic ovarian syndrome, non hormonal treatments for menopausal hot flushes and treatments for problematic menstrual bleeding. She is currently running trials into premature ejaculation and pre-diabetes (insulin resistance).


Smilja Dragovic B Psych

Smilja is a psychologist who has been working in research since 2001. She is currently running trials on human growth hormone deficiency and diabetes.


Accounts

Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 11:00 – 3:00