Homebush NSW 02 9758 8666 250 Parramatta Rd Homebush, NSW, 2140 250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush, NSW, 2140

02 9758 8666

Baulkham Hills NSW 02 9639 7744 19 Old Northern Rd Baulkham Hills, NSW, 2153 19 Old Northern Rd
Baulkham Hills, NSW, 2153

02 9639 7744

Gosford NSW 02 4323 3886 U3, 401 Manns Rd West Gosford, NSW, 2250 U3, 401 Manns Rd
West Gosford, NSW, 2250

02 4323 3886

Canberra ACT 02 6280 6344 2 Yallourn St Fyshwick, ACT, 2609 2 Yallourn St
Fyshwick, ACT, 2609

02 6280 6344

Brisbane QLD 07 3172 0593 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd Sinnamon Park, QLD, 4073 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd
Sinnamon Park, QLD, 4073

07 3172 0593

Essendon VIC 03 9379 0700 72 Hargrave Ave Essendon Fields, VIC, 3041 72 Hargrave Ave
Essendon Fields, VIC, 3041

03 9379 0700

Point Cook VIC 03 8368 7400 6 Wallace Ave Point Cook, VIC, 3030 6 Wallace Ave
Point Cook, VIC, 3030

03 8368 7400

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Homebush NSW
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush
NSW 2140

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02 9758 8666

Baulkham Hills NSW
19 Old Northern Rd
Baulkham Hills
NSW 2153

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02 9639 7744

Gosford NSW
U3, 401 Manns Rd
West Gosford
NSW 2250

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02 4323 3886

Canberra ACT
2 Yallourn St
Fyshwick
ACT 2609

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02 6280 6344

Brisbane QLD
532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd
Sinnamon Park
QLD 4073

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07 3172 0593

Essendon VIC
72 Hargrave Ave
Essendon Fields
VIC 3041

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03 9379 0700

Point Cook VIC
6 Wallace Ave
Point Cook
VIC 3030

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03 8368 7400
Dr. Sonya Yu
Dr. Sonya Yu

Dr. Sonya Yu, Oncology Resident

BVSc MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine, ECC)

 

Sonya graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004. She joined ARH in 2007 as a small animal medicine intern and worked with the emergency service once she completed her internship. She joined the oncology team early 2015.

Sonya completed her membership exams in the small animal medicine as well as anaesthetic emergency and critical care chapters of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists.

In her spare time she fosters orphaned or sick and injured wildlife.

 

 

 

 


 

Dr Maurine Thomson, Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and Surgical Oncology

BVSc, FACVSc (Small Animal Surgery).

Maurine graduated from the University of QLD in 1987, and has spent time in wildlife, dairy cattle practice in Victoria and NSW, and travelling overseas. In 1993 was the first intern at QLD veterinary Specialists, followed by a surgical residency at Murdoch University. She completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Colorado State University, and since returning to Australia in 1998 has run an oncology referral practice in Brisbane. She will join ARH Brisbane as a founding partner, covering all aspects of oncology and reconstructive surgery.

Maurine and her husband also look after 4 cats and a Cavalier, and 2 teenagers.

Maurine operates in our Brisbane location

 


 

Dr Kathleen O'Connell, Registered Specialist Small Animal Oncology

BVSc(Hons) FANZCVS(Oncology) MANZCVS (Small Animal Medicine) BBiomedSc (Hons) (Microbiology)

Kathleen has been dedicated to the field of oncology since working on the human melanoma vaccine trial at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2001 as a researcher. She credits her background in immunology research and publication of a thesis on tumour cell metastasis with piquing her interest in the specialty of oncology. After a number of years in cancer research she completed a bachelor of veterinary science, graduating from the University of Queensland in 2006 with first class honours. Following graduation, she worked in general practice in Brisbane before commencing training as a resident in Veterinary Oncology in 2008.

In 2010 she attained MANZCVS in Small Animal Medicine and then in 2013 attained FANZCVS and became a registered specialist in Veterinary Oncology. Her main areas of interest include haematological cancers, melanoma and mast cell tumours. She has recently worked in her own referral oncology service and is excited to become a founding partner of the new Animal Referral Hospital, a specialist clinic opening in Sinnamon Park, Brisbane, early in 2017.

Kathleen is also kept busy with a beautiful 21 month old boy, wonderful husband and two very old Siberian Husky’s.

Kathleen operates in our Brisbane location

 


 

Dr. David Lurie, Diplomate, A.C.V.I.M. (Oncology); Diplomate, A.C.V.R. (Radiation Oncology)

BVSc, University of Pretoria, South Africa 2000

Dr. Lurie completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery with an emphasis in Medical Oncology at the University of Illinois in 2001. He subsequently completed residencies in Medical and Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Davis in 2003 and 2005 respectfully. Dr. Lurie then went on to take a faculty position at the University of Florida where he was a founding member of the Oncology Program. He served in this capacity between 2005-2009. He has been in private practice from 2009-present, serving as the head of oncology at both Miami Veterinary Specialists and Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Lurie is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Radiology.

David operates in our Homebush location

 


 

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