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Dr James Turner  




James has been pursuing his interest in dermatology and skin cancer medicine over the past 12 years that he has been a GP at Pioneer Health. He is a WAGPET supervisor and is involved in training GPs, particularly in the field of primary care dermatology. James is trained in dermoscopy.

Dr John Rowlands 


MBBS/BA, FRACCGP, IDD, Dip. Skin Cancer Med/Surg (SCCA)​


John has a particular interest in dermatology problems and skin cancer management. He has completed the Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine with the Skin Cancer College Australasia, and the International Diploma of Dermoscopy with the Medical University of Graz, Austria. He regularly performs a range of GP surgeries. John is a WAGPET supervisor and teaches registrars in dermatology topics. John is also pleased to advise that within our practice, he is Skin Cancer College Accredited. This means that he has successfully completed high level training with the Skin Cancer College Australasia and has proven skills and knowledge in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer.

Dr David Tadj




David is a Queensland medical graduate. He has trained in Obstetrics (including caesarean sections) and has a special interest in this area. His other areas of interest include preventative medicine, mental health, chronic fatigue and skin cancer surgery. He is also able to do vasectomy procedures, which he does at Albany Health Campus.

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Dr JJ Kriek

MBChB, FRACGP, PGDFM, Australian Dermatology Diploma, Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy


JJ completed his primary medical degree and a postgraduate diploma in family medicine in South Africa before moving to Australia in 2008.  He started his Australian journey in Broome Hospital, where he worked as a District Medical Officer before moving to Albany in 2011. He has completed his RACGP fellowship and postgraduate diplomas in dermatology and dermoscopy and is currently busy with his Master of Medicine (MMed) degree in Skin Cancer at the University of Queensland. His special interests include family medicine, chronic disease management, dermatology, skin checks, skin cancer surveillance following skin cancer and primary skin cancer surgery. He enjoys the outdoors, gardening, running and spending time with his family.

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Dr Sourabh Joshi



Sourabh graduated from UWA medical school in 2012. He completed part of his intern year in Albany and worked in hospital before returning to Perth to gain experience in various specialties. He has worked in Fiona Stanley Hospital and more recently at King Edward Memorial Hospital focusing on obstetrics, antenatal care and perinatal mental health. He has completed a post-graduate diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DRANZCOG) and is currently undertaking study in children's health through the Sydney Child Health Program. In his spare time, Sourabh enjoys swing dancing, rock climbing and scuba diving.

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Nicola Chambers RN

Bachelor of Science (Nursing) | Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables | Laser Safety Officer | Member of The Aesthetic and Beauty Industry Council | Medik8 Professional Certificate


Nicola began nursing in 1995 and after some time in hospitals and aged care, she joined the team at Pioneer Health in 2012. Here Nicola has spent much of her time working alongside the Skin Clinic GPs, assisting with skin biopsies and developing a keen interest in all things skin, "It's amazing what's under the surface!"

Nicola is excited to combine her love of nursing and skin care to provide a range of aesthetic services to the Albany Community, in consultation with our Skin Clinic GPs.

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