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 Marcus Hall

MBBS (Hons)

Born and raised in Warrnambool, Marcus completed his medical degree through Monash University and has since worked in various communities across Geelong, Melbourne and Gippsland. His special interest areas include Chronic Disease Management, Digital Health and Palliative Care. Outside of medicine, Marcus enjoys all things musical.

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.

Dr Raama Armstrong

MBBS (Hons)

Raama is a new GP registrar to the practice. Moving to the region to complete her medical degree at Deakin in Geelong she fell in love with the Surfcoast and has since called the area home. She has particular interests in children’s health, mental health and women’s health.

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

Dr Emma Hoffman

MBBS (Hons)

Dr Emma has an interest in emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynaecology and rural health. Her personal interests include surfing, long drives, reading, archery and performance.

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

Practice Manager, Nurses and Support Staff


Practice Manager – Mandy Farrelly and Samia Bereiki

Practice Nurses –Glenice Hicks, Mary Guy and Kate House

Support Staff – Odette, Samia, Megan, Judy, Carna, Michelle and Melissa