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Dr Jo-an Aguirre Dovaston


Dr. Jo-an obtained her Medical Degree from University of Santo Tomas - Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Philippines in 2004. She practiced as a rural GP in the remote islands of Aklan and Romblon in the Philippines after she qualified as a doctor. She then migrated to the United Kingdom in 2011 and worked there as a doctor. She completed her Speciality Training in General Practice in 2017 under Royal College of General Practitioners - East of England Deanery. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners granted her Fellowship in 2017 as well.

She is a well-rounded, compassionate GP who has been practising in Australia since 2018. She previously worked as a GP in Rockingham Medical Centre. She also worked as a medical staff for WA Health in 2020 as a Quarantine GP. In 2021 she was employed by Top End Health to work for Northern Territory's Centre for Disease Control as Head of Tuberculosis Department.

In January 2022, she re-opened the Manjimup General Practice. She has special interest in minor surgery and skin cancer as she worked as a Fellow in Plastic Surgery at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, England from 2013 to 2014. She also has special interest in Transgender Health. She has experiences in both Adult Medicine and Paediatric Medicine, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Urology, Cardiology, Oncology, Haematology, Infectious Disease, General Surgery and Trauma. She was also involved in provision of health services for Aboriginal patients in Darwin.