Melton Veterinary Clinic

03 9743 4413

18 Alexandra Street, Melton Vic 3337
After Hours : 03 9743 4413

Meet Our Team

  

Dr David Hang

Practice Owner (BVSc)

A familiar face for many clients, David achieved one of his career ambitions by purchasing the clinic in 2007.
David has continued to focus on high level patient care and customer service, whilst also helping with his two young children. Along with his kids David shares his home with wife Nancy and dog "Curly"

 


Dr Silvia Sugiyama

Veterinarian (BVSc)

Silvia was born in Slovakia and graduated from University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice in 2000.

She moved down under after she fell in love with Australia while on holidays here.

Silvia started as a small animal vet in Adelaide. She moved to Melbourne at the beginning of 2014 and became a member of the Melton Veterinary team. Her main interest is internal medicine and ultrasonography and she loves working up more complicated medical cases.

If not working she is busy looking after her two young kids and 4 cats. She loves spending time at the skating rink practicing figure skating.


Dr Henry Pang

Veterinarian (BBiomed DVM)

Dr Henry Pang

Veterinarian (BBiomed DVM)

Henry is a small animal veterinarian who recently joined the team at Melton Veterinary Clinic. Born and raised in Melbourne, he finished high school and started tertiary education in Biomedical Science at Victoria University before transferring and completing Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne. From there he was accepted into and completed the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the same institution. He is a 2015 graduate. A strong passion and interest in dairy cattle medicine during the DVM program led him to begin his career in mixed animal practice as a dairy cattle veterinarian. There he spent a lot of time on farm assisting farmers and their dairy herds to help treat sick cattle. After 2 years out in the country, he made the decision to return back to Melbourne to be closer to family and friends and focus on small animal work, starting at Melton Veterinary Clinic in February 2018


Dr Misato Yamada

Veterinarian


  

Deborah

Veterinary Nurse (Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Nursing)

Senior Veterinary Nurse
Full time

Deb is one of the original members of staff starting at Melton Veterinary Clinic with the previous owner Dianne Pakes back in 1988, she did leave for a short period to Ballarat returning to the clinic in 2008 to work with David.

She completed her Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill Tafe, graduating in 1990.

She is also an authorized microchip implanter and a member of Australian Veterinary Nurses Journal.

Deb's duties include micro – chipping, our instrument and machine maintenance, emails, general nursing, pathology, reception and junior staff training.

Deb enjoys spending time with family and friends, dinner and weekends away, motorbike riding and wood craft.

At home, Deb and her family enjoy the company of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and three cats, as well as a fish pond full of fish.


Suzanne

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing)

Senior Veterinary Nurse

Full time

Suzanne joined Melton Veterinary Clinic in 2003, leaving for a short period returning in 2008, you may also see her working at Lort Smith Animal Hospital from time to time.

She has completed Certificate IV qualifications in both Animal Technology and Veterinary Nursing, graduating in 2004.

She has a keen interest in surgery and animal massage.

Suzanne duties include drug ordering, inventory maintenance, patient histories and junior staff training.

At home, Suzanne has many pets including a Samoyed, three cats, "Maverick" the cheeky Cockatiel and "Shifty" the Indian Ring Neck.

Her dream one day is to work with Dolphins.


Kimberley

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing)

Senior Veterinary Nurse & Work Experience Coordinator

Full time

Kim joined the team here at the Melton Veterinary Clinic in December 2012.

She has over 15 years experience in nursing and is a registered microchip implanter. She has a special interest in canine reproduction, pathology, radiology and pet nutrition.

Kim's duties include Reception, Administration, Radiology maintenance, Work Experience/placements, patient histories and junior staff training.

At home Kim has two young children, two cats and a Rainbow Lorikeet.

Every Year Kim organises a Raffle for the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal. 

Her interests outside the clinic include Camping, fishing, gold detecting and of course animals.


Stephanie

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV)

Full Time

 

Stephanie joined our team in December 2015 and has completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in June 2017.


Daniel

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV)

Full time

Daniel joined our team after impressing us during the completion of his work experience in May 2012.

Daniel is now fully qualified with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Daniels interests include emergency and critical care management.

At home Daniel has a Rotti x dog called Nugget.

 


Tanelle

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV)

Full Time

Tanelle joined our team in mid-2015 and is now fully qualified with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Tanelle is very passionate about animals.


Kaelyn

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse)

Part Time

 


Ebony

Trainee Nurse (Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse)

Part time

Ebony is the newest member of our Team joining us in January 2019 after completing several work placements with us.

Eb completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nurse in November 2017 and also has a Certificate III in Human Pathology collection.

He hobbies include drawning and animals and bring with her family is the most import thing to her.


  

Mamma Cat

Head Nurse (Clinic Pet)

You may have noticed when visiting our clinic the two 'clinic cats', Mamma Cat and Sir Richard.
Both of whom were abandoned and brought to the clinic.

Mamma Cat was brought in as an injured stray cat who was also heavily pregnant.
Initial diagnostics revealed a broken Femoral Head requiring surgery, which unfortunately could not be performed until she had given birth.
Mamma gave birth at the clinic to four healthy kittens which were re-homed to very good clients.
A Femoral Head and Neck Excision was performed then and upon recovery we discovered that Mamma had become a valuable and much loved member of the clinic.


Sir Richard

Nurse Manager (Clinic Pet)

Sir Richard was brought to the clinic as a stray, six week old kitten, which had been dumped in a plastic bag on the side of the highway.
He was covered in dirt and mud but the only injury evident was a small corneal ulcer.
This quickly healed with medication and love and then he was promptly adopted by Mamma Cat


  
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