Dr. Catherine Douglass


Catherine is an experienced family doctor.  She is an energetic working mother and appreciates the support of her husband John. Catherine 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.

From November, Dr Catherine is specialising in our Rainbow “sexual health” clinic.

She would like to refer her patients with other health concerns to the other doctors at Ellen Health. This is in preparation for Catherine taking a sabbatical next year. 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)