About Us

Robert Williams

Dr. Robert Williams

B. Vet. Med. M.A.C.V.S. (Emergency and Critical Care)

Managing our team here at Companion Care is Robert who has worked and lived on the Gold Coast for the past thirteen years. Robert has over twenty years experience in General Practice & Emergency Centres. As innovator of the surgical, intensive care, diagnostic imaging, and medical areas, he continues to strive for the best quality care for his patients and their owners.

Dr. Claire Doyle


Dr Claire joined us in April 2017 and is widely experienced in both General Practice and Emergency work. She is looking forward to working with all our high tech diagnostic modalities sharing Dr Robert's interest in Emergency work.

Dr. Jessica Norman

B.V.Sc (Honours)

Dr Jessica joined our team in 2015 when she obtained her honours degree at Queensland University. Jessica is a local girl from Molendinar and divides her time between our Arundel and Ormeau surgeries. She brings with her a love of birds, reptiles and wildlife and her vivacious personality has made her  very popular with staff, clients and their pets. She enjoys spending time with her dog and, cat ‘Toothless’.

Dr. Charlene Koh


Dr. Charlene joined us in May 2017 having worked in small animal practice in Brisbane.
She has a passion for medicine and surgery and relishes the opportunity to use our advanced facilities aiding the treatment of animals in her care.

Louisa Woodgate

Head Nurse

Louisa joined us in 2013 and , early in 2014 was promoted to Head nurse of both Arundel and Ormeau surgeries. Louisa is vastly experienced in all aspects of veterinary nursing and ensures that both surgeries are run efficiently to the benefit of patients, clients and staff.

Vanessa Joseph

Cert IV Nurse

We welcomed Vanessa Joseph to our teams at Arundel and Ormeau in June 2017. She is a very experienced nurse having worked with Dr Robert for a number of years in an Emergency centre.
Vanessa is ideally suited to the amount of intensive care and high end diagnostic work we perform and, is proving a valuable addition to both clinics.

Ayana Tsujino

Senior Nurse

Ayana joined us mid-way through 2016 and has quickly earned the trust and respect of all staff, clients and their pets. Ayana has taken on the role of senior nurse at Ormeau and, has quickly embraced the added responsibility and challenges of the position.

Karen Barney

Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing

Karen has been associated with Ormeau since 1997. She has an interest in critical care and anaesthesia aiming to provide the most up to date surgical nursing for your pet. Karen also maintains her passion for wild life and bird care management.

Suzanna Kafoa

Suzanna joined us in May 2017 and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of Veterinary nursing. She will be working mostly at Arundel but has already done shifts at Ormeau. Sue has already become popular with many of our clients and their pets.