Vets

Dr Alistair Murray

BVSc(Hons) MS
Partner
Dr Alistair graduated with a BVSc (hons) 1986 from Melbourne Uni then a Masters from James Cook Uni in 1997. Dr Alistair started here in 1998 and took up a business partnership in 2000. He is interested in all things cattle and especially reproduction.

Dr Keith Fletcher

MVB
Partner
Dr Keith became a business partner in 2002. He is a Dublin Graduate of 1987. He is a genuine all rounder, treating large and small animals and is our go to man for birds and wildlife medicine and surgery! He presents Cups On Cups Off and Healthy Calf workshops for NCDEA.

Dr Mitch Crawford

BVSc
Partner
Dr Mitch is a Queensland Uni graduate from 1996 and has been a partner in the business since 2005. He enjoys cattle work and has an interest in herd reproduction and genomics.

Dr Narelle Sullivan

BVSc
Associate Veterinarian
Dr Narelle has been working with us since 2005. Although Dr Narelle used to do large animal work as well, she now works with only small animals on Tuesdays, Fridays, and on Saturday mornings. Continued Professional Development: Australian Veterinary Association Conference (Tasmania), Australian Veterinary Association Conference (Melbourne), Continued Veterinary Education Course - Back yard Chickens, Continued Veterinary Education Course - Dermatology, Continued Veterinary Education Course - Canine Abdominal Ultrasound, Continued Veterinary Education Course - Diabetes Management in Dogs and Cats, Continued Veterinary Education Course - Rabbits and Rodents,

Dr Merryn Lourensz Murray

BVSc
Associate Veterinarian
Dr Merryn graduated in 2005 from Melbourne Uni. Dr Merryn has been at RVP since 2006 and has a special interest in bull testing and small animal surgery. Dr Merryn currently works Wednesdays. Continued Professional Development: APAV accreditation, Animal Disease Investigation Course, Count Down Down Under Advisory Course, Australian Veterinary Association Conference 2012 (Uluru), Australian Cattle Veterinarians BullCheck Accreditation, Australian Veterinary Association Conference- Behaviour (Swan Hill), Continued Veterinary Education Course - Bone Plating, Continued Veterinary Education Course - Clinical Pathology, Continued Veterinary Education Course - Dermatology - Ears, VetPrac Wound Management Workshop,

Dr Ash Phipps

BVSc(HonsI) GradCertVPH(EAD) MVS MVSc(Clinical) FANZCVS (Dairy Cattle Medicine and Management)
Registered Specialist Veterinarian (Dairy Cattle Medicine)
Ash graduated in 2011 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, first class honours. He has worked at Rochester Veterinary Practice since graduation. Continued Professional Development: APAV accreditation 2012, AQIS Accreditation 2012, Australian Cattle Veterinarians Conference 2012 (Hunter Valley), Animal Disease Investigation Course 2013, Dairy Australia Transition Cow management Advisor 2013, Count Down Down Under Mastitis Advisor 2014, Australian Cattle Veterinarians World Buriatics Congress Conference 2014 (Cairns), Dairy Medicine year residency (2013-2016) with the University of Melbourne (2013-2016), Graduate certificate in Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Diseases) (2015), Master of Veterinary Science (Clinical) (2016), Master of Veterinary Studies (2016), Member by examination of Australia and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientist in 2015 (Dairy Cattle Medicine), Australian Cattle Veterinarians WelfareCheck Accreditation 2017, Australian Cattle Veterinarians BullCheck Accreditation 2017, Australian Cattle Veterinarians BioCheck Accreditation 2017, Australian Cattle Veterinarians BullCheck Accreditation Examiner 2018, Fellow by examination of Australia and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientist in 2020 (Dairy Cattle Medicine), Clinical (Lecturer) within Veterinary Clinical Sciences University of Melbourne 2021-2024,

Dr Claire Rhodes

BSc DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Claire graduated in 2017 from the University of Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Claire is joining the practice in a mixed vet role. Claire has an interest in sheep production and medicine. Continued Professional Development: Animal Disease Investigation Course 2018, Australian Cattle Veterinarians Conference 2018, Vet Prac Surgical Workshop 2019, Count Down Down Under Mastitis Advisor 2020,

Dr Sam Duck

BSc DVM
Associate Veterinarian
Sam graduated from the University of Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Sam has joined the practice in a mixed vet role. Sam has an interest in cattle medicine and surgery. Continued Professional Development: Animal Disease Investigation Course 2018, Australian Cattle Veterinarians Conference 2018, Australian Veterinary Association Conference 2019, Count Down Down Under Mastitis Advisor 2020,

Dr Evelien Van Der Geest

BVSc
Associate Veterinarian
Dr Evelien (Eve) is from a dairy farm near Foster, Victoria. She graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011 and has been working in northern Victoria in mixed practice. She has also spent 12 months locuming in the UK. Dr Eve has an interest in cattle practice. Outside of practice Dr Evelien enjoys playing squash and baking. Continued Professional Development: Animal Disease Investigation Course 2013, Veterinary Official Controls Qualifications- Essential Skills 2015 (England), Veterinary Official Controls Qualifications- Tuberculin Testing 2015 (England), Australian Veterinary Association Conference 2018 (Hobart), Count Down Down Under Mastitis Advisor 2017-2018, Bayer Advanced Bovine Reproduction 2018 (Argentina and Chile) Dairy Australia Repro Right Advisor Course 2018-2019, Foot and Mouth Disease Training Course 2019 (Nepal)

Dr Nisa Moore

BVSc
Associate Veterinarian
Dr Nisa joined the vet team in early 2019 after graduating from the University of Queensland in late 2018. Dr Nisa enjoys both small animal and large animal practice! Continued Professional Development: Australian Cattle Veterinarians Conference 2019, Animal Disease Investigation Course 2019, Improve International Introduction to Small Animal Ultrasound Course 2020

Dr Carly Brownlow

BVetBiol/BVetSc
Associate Veterinarian
Dr Carly graduated from Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga in 2018. She worked in mixed practice in Cohuna and Kerang prior to moving to Rochester. Dr Carly has an interest in dairy cattle medicine and surgery. Continued Professional Development: Continued Veterinary Education Course- Trauma Patient Management 2019, Australian Cattle Veterinarians Conference 2019, Australian Cattle Veterinarians Conference 2020, Animal Disease Investigation Course 2020,

Frankie Collett

B. Sc (Veterinary bioscience), DVM
Veterinarian
Dr Frankie Collett graduated from Adelaide Uni in 2017 and has been working in mixed practice since. Frankie has an interest in production animals in particular sheep. Continued professional development: Member of Australian Cattle Veterinarian Group, member of Sheep, Goat, Camelid Veterinarian Group (have attended 2020 and 2021 conferences), Continued Vet Education: Endocrine emergencies 2020, webinar member. Continued Veterinary Education: Clinical Pathology (Cytology)2018, Goat Medicine and Husbandry 2021. 2021 Animal Disease Investigation course through Agriculture Victoria