Dr. Thomas grew up on a farm in country Queensland where he developed a lifelong love for all animals, a strong work ethic and personal values. Thomas and his wife share their home their son, and Herbie the Bulldog who often pops out to say hello to clients and patients at reception.
After 18 years as a veterinarian, Thomas purchased the Berwick Veterinary Hospital in 2017 where he aims to bring continuous improvement and innovation to ensure our clients and their pets always receive the best possible care.
Dr. Tracy graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010 and joined the Berwick Veterinary Hospital in 2012. Tracy has always wanted to be a veterinarian and could not imagine doing anything else.
While being a veterinarian can be challenging at times, Tracy finds it extremely rewarding. She has a keen interest in surgery, particularly orthopaedics, but enjoys all aspects of the job from seeing patients, to diagnostics, treatment and aftercare. With a strong passion for continuing education, Tracy is always striving to be the best she can be. She loves challenging herself and learning new things. Recently, she commenced her acupuncture course to provide an adjunctive therapy to what we already have available for our furry friends.
Tracy has two furry children of her own – Mao, a ginger moggy who was adopted as a stray, and Savannah, a 4-year old white German Shepherd. Mao has been a true vet’s pet having been treated for eye ulcers, cat flu, a lump on the back of his throat and an overactive thyroid. While Savannah can be overexcitable she provides Tracy with lots of love and attention.
Dr. Candace joined the team in January 2017 as an Associate Veterinarian. She graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2013. After 2 years in mixed practice in south-west Victoria she returned to be closer to family and friends. She has an interest in small animal diabetes and dermatology. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her 3 horses and relaxing with her 2 cats.
Dr Susi joined the team at Berwick Veterinary Hospital in 2019. Originally from Melbourne, Susi graduated from the University of Queensland as a Veterinarian (with Honours). After graduation Susi worked in a mixed Veterinary practice in rural South Australia, before spending a number of years working at a busy 24-Hour General Practice, Emergency & Specialist Veterinary Hospital.
Susi has a keen interest in diagnostic ultrasonography, internal medicine and abdominal surgery, and has a passion for ongoing professional development and best practice Veterinary care.
In her downtime, Susi enjoys making ceramics, yoga, hiking and camping. Susi has two gorgeous big Greyhounds, Weasley and Pod who love getting their noses into everything and anything!
Isabelle is a University of Melbourne graduate and joined our team in 2019.
She shares her home with an adorable Golden Retriever, Harley and an enthusiastic Flat Coated Retriever puppy by the name of Cooper.
In her spare time, Isabelle enjoys baking, reading and running with Harley.
Dr. Amy joined our team in 2021 and has a keen interest in surgery, clinical pathology, and exotic pets. She loves meeting new clients and their fur babies and looks forward to building long lasting relationships with these families.
Amy shares her home with two adopted feline friends – Doom and Bumi. When these two are not demanding all of her attention, Amy enjoys sewing, knitting and embroidery.
Dr. Michael joins the team with a background in biomedical research, having completed a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a PhD through the University of Melbourne. He has written multiple scientific publications and book chapters, and presented his research at scientific conferences internationally.
Dr. Michael returned to the University of Melbourne and graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. He has completed a year-long Rotating Internship at Southpaws Specialty Surgery and Referral Hospital and received further training in referral practice at Melbourne Veterinary Specialist Centre (MVSC). Michael has worked as a shelter veterinarian with the Australian Animal Protection Society (AAPS), before joining the Berwick Veterinary team in 2022.
Dr. Michael has a particular interest in Internal Medicine and is a certified “Fear-Free” Professional and patient advocate, which places an emphasis on preventing and alleviating the fear, anxiety and stress his patients may experience when they attend the clinic.
Outside of work, he is a pop culture enthusiast and film buff, and shares his nerdy passions with rescued Maremma Sheepdogs, Beau and Logan.
Dr. Daniel joined the team in 2023 and has a keen interest in all aspects of veterinary medicine with a particular passion for exotic pets (rodents, birds and reptiles) and wildlife.
Daniel shares his home with Dana the adorable (and very cheeky) Staffy x Mastiff and his partner Stephanie.
In his spare time he enjoys cooking and reading.
Dr. Alix grew up in hot sunny Cairns and attended university in Townsville. Alix moved down to Melbourne in 2023 to enjoy the cooler weather.
Alix loves all aspects of being a vet with a particular interest in small animal medicine, clinical pathology, soft tissue surgeries and helping to care for sick and injured wildlife.
Alix spends most of her spare time with her big lovable Golden Retriever Ollie exploring their new home, hiking and camping, or tucked away inside with a good book.
Dr Mia graduated from Murdoch University returning home to Melbourne to join the Berwick Veterinary Hospital team.
Mia enjoys the wide variety that general practice provides as well as building on long term relationships with clients and their pets.
Mia shares her home with her partner and their rescue dog Maggie – a 40kg Bull Arab mix. She enjoys spending her free time reading and enjoying a good glass of red with her family and friends.