About us

Prospect Medical Centre is an accredited practice with Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL), and is committed to ongoing development and improvement. 

 

Prospect Medical Centre is committed to providing its patients with the highest quality of health care, with professionalism and sensitivity.  Our aim is ensuring excellence in all aspects of our practice where the patient comes first.  The practice provides patients with the best and most current treatments, methods, materials and equipment along with preventative care measures to ensure a high quality of service.

 

Prospect Medical Centre prides itself in providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, our seven day a week care, range of services and experienced General practitioners combine to give our patients the best possible medical care.  Patients can feel confident that the healthcare they receive is patient centred and provided in a manner that reflects the respect and value that we hold for all patients.  Our friendly professional reception team ensure your needs are met and can assist you to make appointments with our General Practitioners, Allied health professionals and for our skin clinic.

The practice welcomes new and existing patients.

Doctors

All Doctors at Prospect Medical Centre are Vocationally Registered General Practitioners.  They have a commitment to continuing professional education and to provide the best possible medical care for their patients.

dr. frank brunacci

B.Med.Sc, MBBS

 

Holds a medical degree from the University of Tasmania.  He started Prospect Medical Centre in 1981.

He is interested in all aspects of primary health care

 

dr. john ballantyne

B.Med.Sc, MBBS

An experienced general practitioner who is interested in all aspects of family medicine including;

  • general medicine,
  • paediatrics,
  • minor surgery,
  • women's health, and
  • men's health

 

dr. matthew fassett

B.Med.Sc, MBBS (Hons), B.Infosys (Hons)

Dr Fassett graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with first class honours.  He received the Keith Millichan and AMA prizes.  He also holds a degree with honours in Information Systems.

He is committed to providing a high standard of primary health care. 

 


dr. Sujata Kohli

MBBS, DCH, RACGP

Dr Kohli has been working at Prospect Medical Centre since 2012 and has over 10 years experience as a general practitioner. 

She has a Diploma in Child Health from Women's and Children's Hospital in Adelaide.  She was awarded the Tasmanian Faculty Medal in the RACGP Fellowship exams.

She has an interest in all fields of family medicine.

  

dr. simon morris

MB.ChB, DCH, DRACOG

Dr Morris moved to Launceston in 2012 after working in general practice on the North West Coast for 23 years.  Prior to that he worked in various hospitals in the UK and Australia gaining post graduate diplomas in both Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

 

dr. Natalie hopley

B.Med.Sc, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP

Dr Hopley holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with honours from the University of Tasmania, and a Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. 

She is interested in all aspects of family medicine with a special interest in:

  • paediatrics,
  • obstetric care, and
  • women's health.

DR Gerry Vanderslink

B.MedSc, MBBS, DRACOG, D.P. Prac Derm

Dr Vanderslink has a medical degree from the University of Tasmania. He has returned to the practcie after working in Medical Parctices in rural Western Australia.  He is interested in all aspects of family medicine. He has study dermatology (skin diseases) through the University of Wales (UK). Dr Vanderslink is available for appointments Tuesday to Friday.  He does speak some Dutch.

DR josh anand

MBBS, DRANZCOG

Dr Anand grew up Launceston before moving to Melbourne to study Medicine at Monash University.  He then worked at the Launceston General Hospital for three years before starting at Prospect Medical Centre in 2016.  Dr Anand has an interest in all areas of General Practice.

DR Amanda James

 MBBS (Hons), FRACGP

Dr Amanda James holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Monash University Melbourne. She was admitted to be a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2005. Dr James moved with her family to Tasmania in 2015. She is interested in all aspects of family medicine.


dr. caroline tinston

MB, ChB, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Tinston has over 15 years experience in general practice working in England, New Zealand and Tasmania. 

She enjoys all aspects of general practice and welcomes old and new patients.

 

DR susan basson

MBBS, FRACGP, DDSc (UK)

Dr Susan Basson is a general practitioner specialising in skin.  She has additional training in dermatology and can offer treatment and advice on skin cancer and general dermatology including:

  • eczema,
  • Psoriasis, and
  • Acne,

Dr Basson offers detailed skin checks using Dermdoc and full body photography of moles for annual comparison.

Surgical and non-surgical treatment of skin cancers is available at the practice.

Photodynamic therapy and glycolic peels are also available.

 

DR Kathryn ogden

MBBS (Hons), MPH, FRACGP

Dr Ogden graduated from Monash University with honours in 1989.  She trained with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and worked at various practices in Melbourne before moving to Tasmania in 2006.  Dr Ogden has an interest in research and public health.  In addition to her general practice work Dr Ogden also works at the University of Tasmania where she conducts research and is involved in the teaching of 5th and 6th year medical students.