Our dedicated team are passionate about travel and have first-hand experience working and travelling within many of the destinations our patients visit. This allows us to provide travel medicine to a variety of travellers. As passionate travellers, we understand the risks and rewards associated with international travel.
Our medical team have undertaken additional training in this discipline to enable them to provide accurate and individualised advice, all relevant to your destination and itinerary.
Dr Muffet has worked in General Practice for 11 years and has travelled extensively in developing countries. Dr Muffet began with Travel Doctor in 2011 and has a keen interest in tropical medicine and the post traveller. He has expert knowledge in comprehensive medical assessments as well as occupational immunisation advice for non-travellers (eg Health and veterinary professionals).
Dr Muffet provides Travel Medicine lectures for our clinicians through small learning group sessions. He also provides training to local General Practice trainees through his involvement with a local GP training provider.
Arvind is passionate about travel medicine and helping people stay healthy throughout your journey. He has worked across South Australia including remote and rural areas in general practice as well as providing training, supervising young trainee doctors in general practice. He is currently working part-time in aged care supporting older Australians living in residential aged care facilities. Arvind is an avid traveller and enjoys travel photography and indoor sports.
Dr Lim graduated from The University of Tasmania in 2003 with first class honours. She completed her internship and hospital training at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, whereby she underwent training under the rotations of orthopaedics, emergency medicine, geriatric medicine and colorectal surgery. Dr Lim has extensive experience in acute care adult psychiatry as well as inpatient mental health treatment and has also participated in a rotation of community general practice training.
After having maternity leave with two young children, Dr Lim has decided that occupational medicine is her field of interest whereby she can utilise her skills from all previous rotations.
Dr Lim enjoys working hand in hand with the physiotherapist, occupational therapist and workplace coordinators to ensure a smooth and efficient transition back to work for workers who are injured.
Dr Kanaan is an Approved Medical Specialist (AMS) for both WorkSafe (VIC) & WorkCover (WA), authorising him to undertake impairment assessments of injured workers seeking to claim specified statutory entitlements or pursue common law action. He is also a Specialist Occupational Physician with a 17-year-experience in the field of occupational & environmental medicine, both in Australia & the UK, covering various industries: Commercial drivers, Rail Workers, Seafarers & Coastal Pilots, Civil Aviation, Ship Building, Construction, Production, Engineering, Mining, Oil & Gas, Commonwealth & Local Government e.g. the Australian Antarctic Division, Department of Home Affairs, Services Australia and the UK National Health service (NHS). Dr Kanaan is an accredited Health Professional (AHP) under Australian National Standards for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers, a Medical Inspector of Seafarers (MIS) under Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) under the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), a Government Contracted Doctor (GCD) for Disability Medical Assessment, a Panel Physician for Visa Medical Assessment, a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) and a Medical Review Officer (MRO). He is also a Registered Medical Practitioner for InjuryNET Injury Management Program (Australia) and an accredited physician for the administration of Yellow Fever Vaccination.
Tania Jarvis is a Registered Nurse and Clinic Manager. Tania has worked in both public and private sectors in a range of speciality areas of acute nursing for many years and has a particular interest in primary health care. Tania was involved in setting up the first Nursing Unit in SA, and has worked in a public hospital in Newark NYC for a time which established her interest in Travel Medicine.
Tania joined the Sonic HealthPlus team in 2002 as an RN, then Senior RN and completed a Diploma in Management. In her current role as Clinic Manager she is able to support clinical staff and is very active in providing up to date evidence based nursing practice. She has travelled extensively and is passionate about safe and healthy travel to all parts of the world.