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Dr Alison Philpott


Dr Alison Philpott 

Alison completed her medical degree at University of Notre Dame Fremantle.

As a GP Obstetrician she enjoys all aspects of women’s health including fertility and pre-pregnancy counselling, antenatal care, intrapartum care right up to post-natal care and menopause. She is certified to insert mirena and implanon.

Prior to medicine she worked as a School Psychologist and enjoys working with children and adolescents. 

She is also interested in all areas of mental health and in particular post-natal mental health.

Dr Katherine Lambert


Dr Lambert has been part of the Armitage team for 12 months. She previously worked as a registered nurse before studying medicine and graduating from UWA.

Her interests include children's and women's health, chronic diseases and, diet and lifestyle medicine.

In her spare time Kate enjoys working on her hobby farm and horse riding.

Dr Shanela Sooben



Dr David P Day


MBBS. Dip Aust COG, FRACGP, Grad Dip Sp Med

Dr Day commenced practice in Kelmscott in 1984,  after 5 years as a solo GP in Wongan Hills, and before that , Kellerberrin, King Edward, Royal Perth and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospitals.  He has a special interest and extra training in sports medicine (he was a team doctor with the Fremantle Dockers for 13 years) and procedural medicine.  A particular pleasure of practising in Kelmscott for 30 years is that he cares for 4 generations of many families.

Dr Jacob A Adesina



Dr Adesina graduated in 1992 and worked in Africa and moved to Australia in 2002.  He has been a family physician since 2005.  Dr Adesina’s areas of interest include palliative and geriatric medicine, and minor surgeries including skin lesions.  He also supervises medical students and registrars.  His personal interests include tennis, soccer and mission work.  

Dr Garry C White



Graduated from the University of WA in 1988.  He has worked at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, KEMH and PMH.  He completed his training in general practice and obstetrics in 1984.  He has worked as a GP Obstetrician in the Gosnells and Armadale region since then.  He practices obstetrics at Armadale Kelmscott Health Service and SJOG Mt Lawley.  His other interests are musculoskeletal medicine and procedural medicine.

See Dr White's role at Origyn: 

Dr Ben F Wade



Dr Ben Wade is passionate about improving health outcomes for all of his patients with a caring, personalised patient centred approach to medical care. Dr Wade is qualified as a Pharmacist, General Practitioner and an Obstetrician. See Dr Wade's role at Origyn: 

Dr Richard Gibson


MBBCh DipObs MMed (FamMed) FRACGP

Richard graduated in South Africa, where he worked in regional hospitals until moving to Australia in 2009.  Here he has entered the world of general practice for the first time.  Richard has a particular passion for adolescent health, which has led him to post graduate studies in the field. 

Richard’s medical ethos is firmly grounded in the biopsychosocial approach of considering the whole person when assisting in the management of problems.

Dr Christina Rajanayagam



Graduated from the University of WA in 1984.  She has worked at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, PMH and Mercy Hospital.  Dr Raja completed her training in general practice in 1988.  After working at Parkwood Medical Centre for 8 years she moved to Armitage Road Medical Centre.  She enjoys all aspects of general practice and her main interests are women’s and children’s health and mental health.

Dr Cuila Gibson


FRACP, FCPaed,MMed(Paed),MBChB, Dr Gibson Paediatrician has joined our team currently working one afternoon a week.