Meet the Team


Dr David Mullen


Dr. Mullen in office. LCH_2015 163MB, BAO, BCh, FRACGP, MICGP, DRCOG

Dr Mullen is a vocationally trained General Practitioner. He hails from Galway on the west coast of Ireland. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate training in Dublin. His areas of interest are Minor Injuries, Acute Medicine, Chronic Disease Management and Dermatology.

Dr Peter Atkinson

Dr Peter AtkinsonDr Peter Atkinson, MB.BS, FRACGP, is an experienced vocationally registered GP who after graduating from Melbourne University worked at RMH, RCH, RWH, Fairfield Hospital & Royal Park, before becoming a partner in a group practice in North Balwyn for 40 years. He has always holidayed in Lorne from childhood, & had a holiday house here since 1970, & is now semi retired & living in Lorne. His interests encompass the entire “cradle to grave” span of family medical practice. He is an honorary life associate member of Lorne SLSC, & is also a member of the Lorne Football/Netball Club & the Lorne Mens Shed.



Dr Jo Yorke


Jo has strong ties to the SurfCoast, having been born and raised in the area and currently lives in Aireys Inlet with her family. Jo studied Medicine at Deakin University and also holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree. She has an interest in addiction medicine, mental health, paediatrics and obstetric care.

“My community is the backbone of my life, and I am committed to giving back to this beautiful region as a rural GP”

Dr Amy Harper


Amy grew up in Northern Victoria, completing her Medical Degree through Monash University, and has worked and studied in a range of metropolitan and rural centres before settling on the Surf Coast. She has a particular interest in adolescent health, mental health, and women’s health. 

To make an appointment, contact our reception staff on 5289 4333.

Dr Ann Jacob

MChD, BMedSc (Hons)

Ann studied Medicine at the Australian National University in Canberra, and has worked as a doctor in Canberra and parts of Melbourne.  She has an interest in Paediatrics and Women’s Health.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her young family, travelling and trying new foods.  

To make an appointment, contact our reception staff on 5289 4333.

Dr Mary Barson

MBBS, BSci(hons), Dip Pal Med, Dip Child Health

Mary is a Bellbrae local with a long standing commitment to this area. She loves working and living in this beautiful and dynamic community. With additional training in Palliative Medicine, Mental Health, Hypnotherapy, Acupuncture and Paediatrics, Mary has a broad range of medical interests.  She enjoys the variety and challenge of General Practice. She is committed to holistic care, while grounded in Western Medicine; she is deeply respectful of complementary treatments and different paths to health and wellness. “Where ever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” – Hippocrates

To make an appointment, contact our reception staff on 5289 4333.

Practice Manager, Nurses and Support Staff


Practice Manager – Mandy Farrelly

Practice Nurses – Jane Maatman and Sharon Hille

Support Staff – Megan, Judy, Carna, Joy, Samia and Trudi