Dr. Emily MacDonald

Dr. Emily MacDonald has spent the last 3 years working in Melbourne where she was the Clinical Lead at a GP clinic in Fitzroy, working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the long lockdowns of 2020 and 2021.

Needless to say, she is very happy to be coming home to Fremantle and back to Ellen Health where she worked for 7 years before heading over east.

Dr Emily undertook her medical training in London, UK and graduated from University College London in 2003. After qualifying she travelled extensively working and volunteering in South India.

She then spent 2 years in Melbourne where she trained in Emergency Medicine at The Austin Hospital.

Dr MacDonald returned to the UK in 2007 to train as a GP and migrated to Australia in 2013 with her family.

She has been involved with teaching students both here and overseas and feels very lucky to have had the chance to work and experience medicine in such diverse and extraordinary places.

Dr MacDonald enjoys all aspects of General Practice with special interests in Women’s Health (including Implanon and Mirena Insertion) Children’s Health, Minor Surgery, Dermatology and Skin Checks.

Dr Joseph Murphy

Joe graduated from UWA, before completing his hospital training at Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospital. He has a keen interest in preventative medicine and chronic disease.

Joe is a keen athlete and has been part of the medical team for a number of sporting teams and events, including The Tour Down Under and Ironman Western Australia.

More recently he has been working with patients with chronic or terminal illnesses by prescribing medical cannabis. He believes these natural products can effectively compliment traditional approaches.

Joe has a young family and enjoys paediatric medicine and spending time with his own children at the beach swimming.

Special Interests:

  • Child and adolescent health
  • Medical Cannabis 
  • Lifestyle and preventative medicine
  • Sports Medicine 


Following graduating from the University of Western Australia, Joe has worked at Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospital.

Dr Josh Lumby

Josh graduated UWA in 2014, and has been enjoying sunny Broome for the past 5 years whilst completing his GP training. During this time he thoroughly enjoyed working in rural hospitals and the remote indigenous communities of WA.

He has recently moved to Fremantle with his young family and enjoys a vast array of sports and outdoor activities.

Special interests:

  • Mens health
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Child and adolescent health
  • Rural health
  • Preventative health
  • Mental health


  • Bsc (psychology)

Dr Alicia Kaczmark

Alicia is a motivated and attentive General Practitioner.

She enjoys practicing preventative medicine at every opportunity. She is doing further study in public health medicine. She strives to make her patients experts in their own health. She has an interest in weight loss medicine, early antenatal care, mental health, women’s and children’s health



Dr Ann-Sofie Pokrant

An experienced GP, Dr Pokrant’s special interests lie in women’s health and family medicine, and she’s skilled in inserting Mirena and Implanon contraceptive devices. Dr Pokrant has a long association with the Fremantle community and is also involved in undergraduate teaching at the medical centre. She also speaks Swedish.

Dr Elena Vysotskaya

I enjoy general practice in all areas and aspects, but since graduation I always have had a special interest in women’s health. Born and raised in Russia where I worked as a medical doctor, researcher and a teacher in a tertiary medical school. My work includes adolescent menstrual issues, family planning, contraception (all types of IUDs and Implanon insertions/removals), pregnancy support, sexual health and menopause issues among other areas, and always do my best to provide holistic care to women of all ages and stages of life. 

Since I started to practice in Australia in 2014, I gradually developed a special interest in skin cancer detection and treatment. I have completed several additional courses, including Diploma in Dermoscopy and Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Therapeutics along with Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine, in addition to being a fellow of RACGP. 

My credentials include MD, FRACGP, PhD (Rus), AMC, Dip Dermoscopy, Certificate of Sexual and Reproductive Health, and an upcoming Professional Certificate of Medical Nutrition Management

Outside of work, I love knitting and crocheting and really enjoy spending time by traveling with my husband and two kids. 

Dr Hoda Hall

Dr Hall has recently joined Ellen Health and practices on Thursdays and Fridays. She is looking forward to building trusting relationships with patients and their families in delivering excellent care.

Outside of work Dr Hall enjoys spending time with her 3 younger children and participating in community building activities in her neighbourhood.


Dr Hall has an interest in women’s health (including antenatal care), sexual health (including insertion and removal of implants, not intrauterine devices) and paediatrics. She also performs iron infusions when indicated for iron deficiency/anaemia and manages chronic diseases as part of whole person care.


She has completed her medical training at Notre Dame Fremantle in 2012, and has experience in a number of leading hospitals. Dr Hall has completed a Diploma in Child Health and the Sexual Health Certificate.


Dr. Jemma Dalrymple

Jemma grew up in Perth and graduated from the University of Western Australia, but lived and worked in Sydney for 12 years before returning to Perth in 2021 to be closer to her family.

Jemma has worked in General Practice for ten years and loves her job! She has particular expertise in women’s health, including antenatal care and insertion and management of IUDs (copper and hormonal) and contraceptive implants. She also enjoys caring for new parents and young families, and has experience in paediatrics, sexual health, preventive health, mental health and care across the broad spectrum of general practice.

When not at work, Jemma keeps busy chasing her two young children; when she has any free time she likes to run, sing and bake.

Dr. Nancy Yiin

Cert. Skin Cancer Medicine, Cert. Skin Cancer Surgery
Cert. Women’s Health

Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. Nancy graduated from The University of New South Wales in 2007. She subsequently completed her specialist training in 2012 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Nancy works full time in skin cancer medicine and has completed her advanced post graduate training in skin cancer medicine and skin cancer surgery.

She offers comprehensive full body skin cancer checks to her patients. She performs onsite skin lesions biopsy & excisions of skin cancers including basal cell cancers/ squamous cell cancers / melanoma. Dr Nancy is also able to provided non-surgical skin cancer treatment including topical and photodynamic therapy where appropriate.

Dr Nancy believes in the importance of early detection of skin cancer resulting in optimal outcome for the patient. She is dedicated to providing the best possible care for her patients. She speaks both English and Mandarin. When she is not at work she is kept fit by her 2 energetic boys and enjoys acrylic painting.

Dr. Catherine Douglass

On sabbatical from March 2022

Catherine is an experienced family doctor.  She embraces the variety of general practice and building relationships with patients and their extended families. She enjoys networking and building a supportive and multi-disciplinary team environment at Ellen Health.
Hobbies include yoga, gym, music and cooking.

Dr Catherine is specializing in our Rainbow “sexual health” clinic. Learn more about our Rainbow Clinic

Qualifications & Memberships


  • MBBS Uni of Western Australia, class of 1988
  • Diploma Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians, 1993
  • Fellow Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 1995
  • Fellow Australian College of Remote & Rural Medicine, 2000
  • Certificate of Sexual & Reproductive Health, 2001
  • Investigator, Perinatal and Infant Mortality Committee of WA, 2000-2010
  • Research in obstetrics, 2000-2012
  • Dr YES – Youth Friendly AMA Training 2011
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Notre Dame University 2014-present
  • Clinical Lecturer, The University of Western Australia, 2013-present
  • Supervisor of GP Trainees in the WA GP Education and Training scheme (WAGPET), 2009 – Present
  • Maintains a variety of continuing medical education activities for ACRRM accreditation
  • Rotary International volunteer obstetrics educator, trips to India in 2017 and 2018
  • Professional memberships: AMA, ACRRM, DEA, RANZCOG, International Society for Sexual Medicine
  • Member: Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, 100 Women (WA),
  • Supporter: Fremantle Foundation; Ellen Health Community Fund (named fund)