General Practitioners

Active Health Portland have a variety of both Full time and Part time General Practitioners available each day.

Active Health Portland is a teaching clinic and regulalry have both Medical Students and Registrars working alongside our senior General Practioners.

 

Dr Margaret Garde

Dr Margaret Garde arrived in Portland to commence work at what was then "Portland Medical Group" in Otway St in December 1984. Since then she has filled roles in Emergency Medicine, Hospital care, Family Planning, Public Health, Indigenous Health, Chronic Disease Management and more recently has achieved qualifications and experience in Medical Education.

At Active Health she runs continuing education for all health staff and teaches the two medical students who are attached to the clinic.

 

Dr Ann Dunbar

Dr Dunbar holds a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (Edin), a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery St Andrews. She has had extensive experience working as a GP in both Scotland and Australia.

Her special medical interests include Women’s Health, Cardiovascular medicine, Travel Medicine and Migraines.

 

Dr Vishnu Sangangari

Dr Vishnu trained in India. He completed some of his study in Melbourne and worked in Bendigo hospital from 2008 – 2010. Dr    Vishnu completed his GP training in Mount Gambier and he has special medical interests in Dermatology, Medical Research and Teaching.   

 

Dr Debbie Carrington

Dr Debbie Carrington is returning to Active Health in January 2018.

Dr Carrington holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) and a Bachelor of Medical Science from the University of Melbourne in 2008. In 2016 she completed her Diploma of Child Health with the University of Sydney and was also awarded the Richard Clinton Gutch Medal for receiving the highest marks in Victoria in her RACGP Fellowship Examinations. She is currently completing further formal qualifications in breastfeeding management with Australasian Lactation Courses. She completed her Internship and Hospital Residency at Eastern Health in Melbourne and joined Active Health Portland in 2014. In 2018 she will also be working part time as a Registrar Medical Educator for MCCC.

Her special medical interests include Postnatal health and Breastfeeding support, Infant sleep and settling, Women’s health, Paediatrics and Medical Education.

 

Dr Alex Pun

Dr Alex Pun holds a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery from Monash University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy from the University of Melbourne.

He completed his internship and residency at Monash Health in Melbourne and joined the General Practice training program in 2016.

Alex is also currently completing a Masters of Medicine (Pain Management) through University of Sydney.

His special medical interests are minor procedures and Men's Health

Dr Margaret Garde

Dr Ann Dunbar

Dr Vishnu Sangangari

Dr Debbie Carrington

Dr Alex Pun