Meet Our Team

Get to know the veterinarians, vet nurses and support staff at Yarraville Vet Clinic

Our Veterinarians

Dr Ian Burns


Dr Ian has been in the practice for over 40 years. In his spare time he enjoys growing vegetables, talking to his chooks and goldfish, and being bossed about by his cats.

Dr Ann Mc Gaffin


Dr Ann is currently raising 2 children and a husband. This limits her availability at the clinic a bit, especially during school holidays.

Dr Stephanie Cumming


Dr Steph is available for consultations most afternoons after 4.00 pm. She spends most mornings performing surgery. In her spare time she looks after her menagerie of dogs and horses, and cooks up tasty treats for the staff.

Our Support Staff

Fiona Bratby


Head Nurse Fiona has been a fixture at the surgery for many years. She is also one of our groomers.

Anne Hynds


Anne is one of our Groomers as well as being a very experienced Veterinary Nurse. She has been with us since 1995, only taking time off to have a couple of children

Gillian Russom


Nurse Gill is on Monday and Tuesday mornings. She also works as a cross fit trainer in her spare time.

Ashleigh Byrne


Nurse Ash is our latest addition to our grooming team as well as being one of our valuable Veterinary Nurses.

Jessica Hope


Nurse Jess is our always cheerful nurse and always pleased to help

Christine Feehan


Christine has recently graduated as a Veterinary Nurse.
In her spare time she enjoys playing Netball and playing with her animals.

Allyse Prestinenzi


Allyse has joined us this year and is studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

When she is not here she teaching people to swim in her other job as a swimming instructor

Sarah Riley


Sarah has rejoined our team after working for several years in other fields. She spends her spare time on the family farm with the goats and ducks etc.

Sarah is on extended leave with a medical condition. We wish her a speedy recovery and look forward to her return.