Our Doctors

  • Dr William (Bill) Sands, General Practitioner

    Dr Sands has worked as a GP in Fremantle since 1981, bringing more than 30 years of professional experience to the practice. Holding a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, a diploma of child health and a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology, Dr Sands is also involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

    Interested in all aspects of family medicine, Dr Sands has a particular passion for chronic complex disease management. He is also interested in developing local primary care and prefers not to refer patients for terminations.

    Dr Sands is available Monday to Saturday – except Thursday – when he is only available from 9:00am-12:30pm. Dr Sands speaks basic Italian.

  • Dr Ann-Sofi Pokrant, General Practitioner

    An experienced GP, Dr Pokrant’s special interests lie in women’s health and family medicine, and she’s skilled in inserting Mirena and Implanon contraceptive devices. Dr Pokrant has a long association with the Fremantle community and is also involved in undergraduate teaching at the medical centre. She also speaks Swedish.

    Dr Pokrant is available Monday, alternate Tuesdays and Thursday from 9:00am-4:45pm and Wednesdays from 9:00am-12:00pm.

  • Dr Ian McWhirter, General Practitioner

    A new GP to Canning Medical Centre, Dr McWhirter is interested in family medicine and child health. He has close links to the Fremantle community and is involved in medical education.

    Dr McWhirter is available Tuesday to Friday from 8:30am – 3:45pm.

  • Dr Samantha Maisey, General Practitioner

    Dr Maisey holds a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and is interested in all aspects of general practice medicine.

    Dr Maisey is available Tuesday, Friday and most Saturdays.

  • Dr Catherine Brooker, General Practitioner

    Dr Brooker is an experienced GP and has extra Qualifications in women’s health and Paediatrics. She is skilled at inserting Mirena and Implanon contraceptive devices and has an interest in the health care of Aboriginal People and holds a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of GP’s.

    Dr Brooker is available Monday to Thursday.

     

    Dr Anita Calalesina, General Practitioner

    She has skills in Chronic Disease, Aged Care, Women’s Health, Paediatrics and all aspects of Family Medicine.  She has extra qualifications in Travel Medicine and Tropical Diseases and  holds a fellowship with Royal Australian College of GP’s.

    Dr Calalesina is available Monday to Thursday. She also speaks Italian.