Dr Mark Churcher has over 20 years of general practice experience, and is interested in all areas of general practice. Dr Churcher has a special interest, and additional qualifications, in obesity management. Whilst he practices from the Doveton Street Centre, he also runs an obesity clinic from the Bridge Mall UFS Medical Centre each Thursday morning. This service provides co-ordinated care for patients struggling with obesity, providing support and advice and referring on to other health professionals where appropriate, such as dietitians, pharmacists, diabetes educators and obesity surgeons. To book an appointment for the Obesity Clinic, phone 5327 0420.
Dr Churcher is married with three active boys, and two active dogs. He spends his spare time contributing to hockey in Ballarat and walking his dogs in the nearby state forests.
Dr Colin Crook graduated from Monash University in 1978. He started his medical training at the Ballarat Base Hospital in 1979 and completed two enjoyable years there. He then completed two further years training in General Practice in Gippsland, Colac and Melbourne. Dr Crook was always keen to return to Ballarat and started in private general practice in Gillies Street, Wendouree in 1983 and worked there for twenty eight years. He is now very happy to work at UFS Medical - Doveton Street. Since 2001 Dr Crook has worked part-time as the GP Advisor to the Ballarat and District Division of General Practice. Dr Crook has four children and his interests include time with his family, cycling, snow skiing, kayaking on Lake Wendouree, visiting art galleries and most importantly, the Sydney Swans!
Dr Phil Dover graduated from Monash University in 1979. Dr Dover has experince in rural and critical care, and a keen interest in skin cancer surgery, general medicine, minor procedures and manipulative spinal treatment. Dr Dover works 8 sessions per week.
Emily graduated from Monash University in 2012. She then completed 3 years of training at the Ballarat Base Hospital in a variety of departments, in particular medical specialties such as oncology, palliative care and general medicine. Interest areas include travel medicine, general medicine and chronic disease management.
She has spent the past couple of years working all around Australia and has settled back in her home town of Ballarat. In her spare time she is kept busy taking her dog for lots of walks.
Dr Dawn Le is originally from Adelaide and enjoys the diversity of general practice and teaching medical students. She is married and has 3 children and 2 super cute dogs. She works part-time and barracks for the Adelaide Crows.
Dr Tu Le graduated from Adelaide University and has an interest in all aspects of general practice, especially men's health. Dr Le has three children and two dogs and enjoys cycling, tennis and cooking. Dr Le works Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at UFS Medical – Doveton Street.
Dr Neil Livingston has had over 30 years experience in general practice. He qualified from Monash University in 1979 and worked overseas on two occasions (in the UK and Dubai). His areas of interest are family medicine, men's health, palliative care and adolescent health.
Dr David Llewellyn relocated from Ballan in 2019 and is now seeing patients at UFS Medical Doveton Street. Call 5364 9100 to book your appointment.
Adam graduated with an MBBS at Deakin University in 2012. He's interested in all aspects of general practice and enjoys working in rural and regional settings.
Dr Andrew Webster relocated from Scotland with his young family in May 2014. Dr Webster has a special interest in sports medicine, diabetes and occupational health and is available for consultations Monday to Friday at Doveton Street. Dr Webster is a mad supporter of Carlton and Liverpool.