The team at Sonic HealthPlus Perth CBD are highly trained within their medical discipline. We have doctors from both general practice and occupational healthcare backgrounds. This means our treating doctors are skilled and passionate in the medical service they provide their patients, whether this is family medicine or occupational medicine.
Supporting our doctors are our friendly and knowledgeable clinical and administration team. We embrace teamwork at our practice and all work together to provide an accurate service our patients can rely on.
Dr John Bateman is an experienced doctor who has a career dedicated to improving health outcomes for his patients. Dr Bateman is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and since completion of his training, has worked as an accredited Obstetrician and Gynecologist; and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Bateman has worked extensively in the field of occupational health and has a special interest in the accreditation of US visa medicals and aviation medicals. Dr Bateman works tirelessly to build and maintain therapeutic relationships with his general practice cohort.
Dr Anne Durack is an experienced occupational health doctor who is constantly looking to improve health outcomes through preventative health. She studied at the University of Western Australia and since spent much of her career working in occupational health practices, helping businesses and workers meet their best health outcomes. Dr Durack has a special interest in both Rail and Seafarer Medicals, having acted in training and oversight positions for both.
Dr Kasan Monks has always been a big believer in prevention is better than cure. He studied at the University of Western Australia and spent several years training at Royal Perth Hospital, Fremantle Hospital and Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital. Dr Monks decided to embark on a career in general practice as this enabled him to practice and apply all the medical knowledge he gained throughout his training. Occupational medicine was also a passion for him as it provides a way to screen for health conditions in a population of people who might otherwise not have a regular GP. Dr Monks has worked in the area of occupational health for over a decade and is very experienced with all types of pre-employment medicals. He also provides consultations for general practice issues, workers’ compensation cases, and travel vaccinations.
Dr Catherine Nixon graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1995 and became a Fellow of the College of General Practitioners in 2001. Dr Nixon originally worked as an urban GP and has worked in forensic medicine, sexual health and teenage mental health before finally working as a locum in rural and remote areas in Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Dr Nixon moved to Perth in 2013 and has been with the Sonic HealthPlus team since her move.
Dr Nixon thoroughly enjoys occupational medicine, in particular performing workers compensation and fitness for work assessments. Her experience living in rural areas and working within rural hospitals is an asset to the work she now performs. Dr Nixon’s particular passion is acute injuries and she has experienced the issues inherent in managing work related injury and illness in rural or remote areas.
Dr Nixon is committed to providing evidenced based medical care in a manner that enables a meaningful return to work for employees.
Sam graduated from the Army School of Health in 2003 and continued on with advance training in 2005. Having commenced his medical career in the military, Sam took a change of pace in 2008 and joined Sonic HealthPlus. He has worked in roles as diverse as nursing, occupational health technician, quality assurance manager, and was appointed Clinic Manager of Sonic HealthPlus Perth CBD in November of 2014.
Ben’s role as exercise physiologist branches over many areas of the clinic including performing executive health evaluations, musculoskeletal and fitness testing, as well as occupational health screening. Ben joined Sonic HealthPlus in 2009 after completing an exercise and sports science degree at Edith Cowan University, and has worked at numerous clinics before settling in the Sonic HealthPlus Perth CBD clinic in 2011.