Meet the doctors and staff at Kings Meadows Medical
Dr Gardner was raised and trained in Queensland, and spent a number of years working in rural Qld before relocating to Launceston in 2006 to raise his young family. He enjoys and works across all areas of Medicine, and is actively involved in the training and examining of young doctors at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. He holds a part-time appointment with UTAS where he is involved in teaching Emergency Medicine, and outside work enjoys the wine, food and events that are unique to Tasmania.
Originally from Western Australia where he completed his medical degree at the University of Western Australia, Dr Kirk moved to Tasmania in 2018. Outside of his work as a GP, he enjoys spending time with his family, running and playing cricket.
She completed her RACGP fellowship in 2018. She has a special interest in antenatal care, women’s health and paediatrics, mental health, but loves looking after everyone and is friendly in her approach, loves to have a chat and enjoys being able to see and get to know the family. Amanda is a mum to 2 young children and is often at the beach with them, her husband and family dog.
Originally from Egypt, he worked as a GP in Abu Dhabi for many years before emigrating to Australia with his wife. He has a broad interest in all areas of General Practice including chronic disease management, procedural skills and emergency medicine, and will also be working at Newstead Medical.
Dr Fyfe is currently on maternity leave.
On return she’ll be working Mondays and Fridays at Newstead Medical and every Tuesday at our Kings Meadows Medical Centre. Karinna has an interest in paediatrics, women’s health, and is a keen runner, who races at an elite level.
Dr Pearson also has extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, and worked for the RFDS in Western Australia and Tasmania, the NT Aerial Medical Service, and with the QLD Air Ambulance Service.
He is a keen bushwalker, pack rafter, white water kayaker, and mountain biker. A lover of the natural world, Dr Pearson is a keen conservationist and has been active in climate change education for sixteen years.
Jane has been a registered nurse since 1988 and moved to Tasmania from England to raise her family and enjoy the wonderful lifestyle here. When not at work Jane enjoys exercise at a local gym and is often found reading. From her initial training Jane has been consistently studying and this has led to her Nurse Immuniser studies and then becoming a Nurse Practitioner
Jane is married to Paul and they love family time as well as their boisterous 2 dogs.
Jane is passionate about equal access to health care and this is evident as she has developed a clinic for the homeless at City Mission in collaboration with UTAS
Tamara prides herself on her attention to detail and her ability to support her team on a daily basis.
When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family, horses and spending time in the garden.