Dr Edward Or
Dr Edward Or completed his medical degree in Guanzhou, PR China in 1984.
He completed his second medical degree in Australia in 2006, and received fellowships with both the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.
At New England Skin & Medical Clinic Dr Edward Or consults with patients for general consultation, he is a qualified GP Surgeon and performs a regular Endoscopic theater list in Inverell for patients in the outlaying rural areas. He is highly qualified and has a special interest in melanoma and skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. He performs minor cosmetic procedures for patients who use injectable wrinkle treatments and fillers.
Dr Edward Or commenced practicing medicine in Melbourne before relocating to the New England area in 2006 to undertake his surgical registrar training at Armidale hospital. He enjoyed the country lifestyle so much that he decided to stay in the area and settle in Tamworth in 2011 when he opened his current private practice at Northgate Medical Centre complex.
The practice is situated right next door to L'Or Cosmetics and Tamworth Medical Imaging.
Dr Edward Or is an enthusiastic and very keen badminton player. He regularly plays at the Tamworth DOME.
Vivienne commenced employment with New England Skin & Medical Clinic in 2009 as the Practice Manager and completed the Diploma of Practice Management (Medical) in 2010, for which she also won the Practice Manager of the Year Award with the Australian Association of Practice Managers in the same year.
In 2012 Vivienne completed the Diploma of Business Administration, Workplace Training and Assessment Certificate IV (2014) and in 2015 completed the Human Resources Certificate IV with the Tamworth Community College. She became a Certified Practice Manager (AAPM), and commenced studies for a Masters of Business Administration with the Australian Institute of Business, Adelaide (on foot). Vivienne is currently studying to obtain the Beauty Diploma and looks forward to completing this shortly. From January 2017, she received her qualifications to perform Cosmetic and Paramedical Tattooing and especially enjoys this aspect of her employment because it allows her artistic nature to come to the fore.
In her free time Vivienne enjoys gardening, music and reading.
Kristen is the Practice Nurse at New England Skin & Medical Clinic, she has been working as a nurse for over six years. Kristen started her nursing career as an Assistant Nurse (AIN) in 2011, continuing her university studies she obtained her graduate Diploma in Nursing in 2012 then completed her Bachelor of Nursing in 2013, graduating as a Registered Nurse. She worked as an RN at Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital for a period of four years before commencing employment at New England Skin & Medical Clinic in 2015. Kristen's roles at the practice include general practice nursing care and she has a particular interest in skin cancer and women's health. Kristen assists Dr Or with skin operations at the clinic and has undergone studies enableing her to pefom PAP smears on our female patients at the practice. In 2016 Kristen extended her roles in the clinic working as a Laser Technician and has completed training in Injectable Wrinkle Treatments and received her certificate. In her spare time Kristen loves spending time with her family and pooches, she loves camping, and on weekends in a North Tamworth bowling WAG.
Nicole commenced her employment with New England Skin & Medical Clinic in July 2016 as our Assistant in Nursing. Nicole is currently in the process of commencing studies to become an Endorsed Enrolled Nurse.
Nicole came to us from the Gold Coast where she was previously employed with the Queensland Medical Laboratory, where she put to use her Certificate III in Phlebotomy. Nicole also worked in the aged care and retirement setting prior to QML.
Nicole is a true Tamworth resident, she was born in Tamworth many moons ago.
Meg started her employment at New England Skin & Medical Clinic in May 2016 as a full time Medical Receptionist. Meg had previously been employed at a smaller medical practice located in her home town of Quirindi for almost two years. Since working at New England Skin & Medical Clinic Meg has completed a Traineeship in certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) as well as participating in many training courses to better herself in her job role. Meg enjoys working in a fast paced medical environment and looks forward to continue her studies in the future. In her spare time, Meg enjoys social outings with friends and visiting her family.