Dr. Peter Vanrietvelde
Dr. Peter Vanrietvelde graduated as a medical practitioner from Ghent University in Belgium, his country of origin.
He specialised as a consultant general practitioner in Dorset County, England. Moved to Australia in 2003 and worked in Broome, Western Australia before relocating to Cairns in 2008.
He joined the Cairns West Medical Centre in 2012.
He has a special interest in mental health, refugee health and skin cancer medicine. He has a special interest also in the use of technology in health care and in the research regarding the wellbeing of medical practitioners.
He is an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), teaches medical students, and serves as a Medical Director for an After Hours Medical Deputising Service, with responsibility for supervising and mentoring numerous junior doctors.
He is also a practice accreditation surveyor with QPA-GPA accreditation, ensuring general practices work to the standards set by the RACGP.
He is married and has two children.
Dr. Masayuki Terazawa
Dr Masayuki Terazawa graduated from Nihon University School of Medicine in Japan and obtained the certificate of Medical Practitioner in 1988.
He worked as a cardiovascular specialist in hospitals until 2002. He carried out echocardiograms, catheter operations for ischaemic heart diseases, and myocardial biopsy for cardiomyopathy and myocarditis.
After that, he took over his father's practice and was working as a general practitioner and paediatrician for 12 years. He has accumulated medical knowledge and skills by running his own practice in Japan. He has a good knowledge of oriental medicine too.
He moved to Australia with his wife and two sons in October of 2014, studied hard again and obtained medical registration from the Australian Medical Board, starting his practice here in 2019.
Dr. Manuela Barthe