Our Team

SPECIALIST SURGEON

Dr. Paddy Todhunter
Dr. Paddy Todhunter
BVSc, MS Dip ACVS

Dr. Paddy Todhunter is the Owner/Director of Newcastle Equine Centre and senior specialist equine surgeon. Paddy graduated from Sydney University in 1986 and then worked in mixed practice before commencing an equine internship at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) in 1991. He then undertook a Large Animal Surgical Residency and Masters Degree at Auburn University (Alabama, USA) from 1992-1995. This was followed by 12 months as a staff surgeon at Cornell University (New York State) USA. Paddy attained his specialist status via the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1997. Paddy joined our team in November 2004 after 6 years as an equine surgeon at the Scone Veterinary Hospital. Paddy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Newcastle Equine Centre.

VETERINARIANS

Dr. Morgan Weber
Dr. Morgan WeberHospital Coordinator
BVSC (Hons) MANZCVS (Equine Medicine)
Dr. Hannah Hopkins
Dr. Hannah Hopkins
BVSc
Dr. Cecilia Cortina di Favria
Dr. Cecilia Cortina di FavriaHead of Reproduction
DVM, IVAS
Dr. Lisanne Gallent
Dr. Lisanne Gallent Medicine Specialist
DVM
Dr. Sam Morley
Dr. Sam Morley
BVSc
Dr. Lorin Ascoli
Dr. Lorin Ascoli
BVSc
Dr. Hannah Mason
Dr. Hannah Mason
BVSc

VETERINARY INTERNS

Dr. Laura Kee
Dr. Laura Kee

PATHOLOGY

Dr. Kristen Todhunter
Dr. Kristen TodhunterVeterinary Pathologist, Practice Manager

VETERINARY NURSES

Natalie Edwards
Natalie EdwardsHead Nurse
Jessica Stonham
Jessica Stonham
Sarah Fuller
Sarah Fuller
Samantha Tyre
Samantha TyreTrainee Nurse
Michelle Wilton
Michelle WiltonVeterinary Assistant
Hannah Lovell
Hannah LovellVeterinary Assistant
Tia Andrews
Tia AndrewsSurgical Nurse

ADMINISTRATION

Alafair Todhunter
Alafair TodhunterMarketing Manager and Administrative Assistant

ANIMAL CARE AND MAINTENANCE

Kenny Noble
Kenny Noble
Maggie Meissner
Maggie Meissner