Meet Our Team

 

  

Marilyn

Clinic Cat (Diploma in Feline Behaviour)

Marilyn is the resident cat at Wide Bay Vet Surgery. During the day she can either be found assisting the nurses in reception and greeting clients, overseeing hospital operations or managing files in the office. At night she is in charge of clinic security and is on call 24/7 for gecko management. When Marilyn is not busy running the clinic she enjoys cuddles and naps on the lounge, regular brushes and monitoring her food bowl level.


Dr Peter Gillespie

Veterinarian & Practice Owner (Bachelor of Veterinary Science BVSc)

Dr Peter graduated from the University of Qld in 1984 and has gained experience and further training in private practice in various practices here in Australia and overseas. He moved back to his Hervey Bay hometown and worked in other Hervey Bay vet practices before he developed the Wide Bay Vet Surgery in 2001.

With over 30 years of veterinary surgery experience, Peter has the solutions to your pets health needs.


Rachel

Veterinary Practice Manager (Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing)

Rachel grew up on her family’s cattle property where she found her love of animals big and small. At home she has many pets but is particularly fond of her Shar Pei 'Norbit'. When Rachel is not at work she enjoys attending dog obedience and agility training, crabbing (especially in crocodile infested water) and travelling the top end of Australia. Rachel loves being a vet nurse at Wide Bay Vet Surgery but her favourite aspects of the job include emergencies, surgical operations and interaction with the patients.


Bianca Saunders

Veterinarian (BVMs)

Bianca originally hails from Tasmania and has spent time in practice in both Tasmania and Melbourne.  Graduating in 2003 from the University of Melbourne she has worked for almost 15 years in both small and mixed animal practice. Bianca and her family recently relocated to Hervey Bay after coming to the area on holidays and loving it so much.  Her furry family members include a little black pug and a very mischievous bull mastiff whom you may see out and about enjoying the walking tracks around Hervey Bay. 


Dr Megan Devlin

Veterinarian (BVSc Hons)


Emma Simon

Veterinarian (BVMS MVS)

Dr Emma grew up on the other side of the country knowing being a vet was the job for her! Apart from being an awesome vet, she is a serial ice coffee addict who loves lounging with her Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers whilst watching game of thrones on every day that ends in 'Y'! 


Dr Jon Shen

Veterinarian (BVSc MVetSci)


Jaydene

Head Nurse (Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing)

Jaydene grew up on a property in Tamborine and has always been surrounded by animals. She has been with us since 2016 and holds a Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing. She looks forward to any oportunities that get thrown her way, including cake! In her spare time you will find her out catching mud crabs, horse riding or camping somewhere near the beach or bush!


Bec

Trainee Veterinary Nurse (Studying Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing)

Our trainee nurse Bec comes all the way from Victoria! Bec's passion for nursing began as a child when she and her grandmother would care for wildlife.The key to her heart is granola and when she isnt at work she is cooking up a storm! Her nursing job is her relief and relaxation time and enjoys completing any task thrown her way! 


Rochelle

Receptionist


Sue

Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing)


Tara

Trainee Nurse (Certificate II in Animal Studies)


  
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