The Doctors in Balnarring; proudly serving our community since 1979.
FRACGP MBBS OAM
Dr Graham Cato is a very experienced GP who established the Balnarring Medical Centre in 1979. He lives in Balnarring and is well-known and well-loved in the community.
Graham was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his work in community health and life saving, including being a founding member of the Australian Association of Developmental Disability Medicine, running a weekly clinic at a residential home for the intellectually disabled for the past 34 years and helping develop Victoria’s Westpac Helicopter Rescue Service.
Dr Sarah Romilly joined Balnarring Medical Centre in 2012, and has practiced as a GP on the Mornington Peninsula for over 16 years.
Sarah lives in Balnarring and enjoys being involved with the local community of Balnarring and Somers. She sees a wide variety of patients including children and women’s health.
Sarah originally trained at Kings College, London, UK before hospital rotations, and completed a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (UK) and a Diploma of Family Planning (UK) in 1994. She finished her General Practice training in Kent in 1995.
Arriving in Australia in 1997 after meeting her future husband, Sarah worked in Melbourne, the Kimberleys and Gippsland before settling on the Mornington Peninsula. Over the last few years Sarah has enjoyed the challenge of becoming a GP Supervisor to GP training registrars.
FRACGP MBBS Dip Obstets
Dr Paul Muirden is a family GP who has been working at the Balnarring Village Medical Centre for over 20 years.
Paul enjoys working all aspects of family medicine and specialises in diseases of the skin, travel medicine, and general medicine.
Paul originally trained at Melbourne University, completing hospital rotations at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Eye and Ear Hospital, and The Royal Childrens Hospital, where he met his wife, Vanessa, who also works at the Balnarring Medical Centre.
Paul obtained his Diploma of Obstetrics in Gippsland.
He is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and has also recently completed his Certificate in Post Graduate Dermatology.
Paul lives locally with his wife and two sons.
Dr Jane Offor started working in Balnarring as a locum for several months in 2019 and we are happy that she decided to join us on an ongoing basis as a regular GP in 2020.
Jane is a very experienced doctor having originally trained at Monash University. She has had her own practice on the Mornington Peninsula for many years before joining us in Balnarring.
Jane consults on the full range of general practice issues and has a particular interest in sexual health and menopausal medicine. Jane also has her own practice for sexual health and menopausal medicine in Mornington. For more details please visit her website: www.drjaneoffor.com.au.
Jane lives locally and in her spare time enjoys playing music (fiddle and Celtic harp), as well as hiking, skiing, cycling and gardening.
Jane works Monday to Wednesday, and some Thursdays.
Dr Alex Terris is the newest general practitioner at Balnarring Medical Centre, starting in July 2020. Alex has lived and practiced medicine on the Mornington Peninsula for almost 10 years. He joins the practice part time and will also continue to practice medicine in regional Victoria.
Alex gained his medical degree in London, before moving to New Zealand in 2001 and then Australia in 2008. He has a special interest in sports/musculoskeletal medicine and diabetes. Alex has been the Team Doctor for Northern Nights and also worked with the AFL Essendon Club’s doctor for two years.
Alex married a Kiwi and in his spare time runs around after his three active children. He also enjoys cycling, golf and hockey, and supports the Essendon Bombers.
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