Scarborough Veterinary Surgery

  Meet Our Team at Scarborough Vet Surgery

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Dr Maris Eastgate

Dr Maris Eastgate BVMS (Hons), BSc (Veterinary Biology)

Principal Veterinarian

Dr. Maris grew up in Brisbane surrounded by horses, dogs and cats. She studied at Murdoch University, attaining a Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Biology) in 1994 and Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (first class merit honours) in 1996. She took over Scarborough Vet Surgery in 2003.

Dr Maris enjoys spending time at the beach or sharpening her golf skills.

Dr. Maris loves all aspects of working at Scarborough Vet Surgery and is especially happy in the consult room or in the surgery/dentistry area. She is available for consultations and surgeries Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Dr Julia Chou

Dr Julia Chou BVSc (Hons)


Dr Julia was born in Taiwan and moved to Australia for her high school studies. She has always been passionate about animals and aspired to become a veterinarian since she was 7 years old.

Dr Julia completed her Bachelor of Veterinary Science with Honours in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery with a special interest in small animal surgery and small animal dentistry, and hopes to develop her interests in veterinary acupuncture in the future.

Dr Julia is a fluent speaker of both Mandarin and English.

In addition to veterinary medicine, Dr Julia’s interests include walking her dog at the beach, drawing and computers.

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Dr Melanie Fedrick

Dr Melanie Fedrick BVSc


Dr. Melanie is a big animal lover, with a special place in her heart for her senior patients. She graduated the University of Queensland in 1998 and then went on to own and manage a successful mixed animal practise in a small country town. She brings to Scarborough Vet Surgery a vast amount of experience in many areas including large animals and small animals.

When Dr. Melanie is not at work she is actively involved in her local pony club and looking after her menagerie of pets.

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Dr Chantelle

Dr Chantelle BVSc (Hons)


Dr Chantelle is the newest member of the veterinary team, having graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) in January 2020.

Chantelle enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, with a particular interest in soft tissue surgery, dentistry and endocrinology.

In her downtime, Chantelle enjoys playing video games, taking her dog Chi Chi for walks and playing Pokemon Go in the local community.

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Nurse Brooke


Veterinary Nurse

Vet Nurse (VN) Brooke is another of our happy, sunny personalities at Scarborough Vet Surgery. Pets of all kinds have always been a big part of her life. She completed Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2017. When VN Brooke’s not at work you can find her with her beautiful animals, including two dogs, a cat,  three goats, as well as her chickens and ducks. Brooke is a fear free technician.


Veterinary Nurse

VN Bec Vet Nurse Bec has lived on the peninsula most of her life and is a Redcliffe girl through and through. Her affinity with animals was evident from a very young age and she always aspired to be a veterinary nurse. In her teenage years, Bec spent her weekends volunteering in the cattery at the Peninsula Animal Aid and undertook work placement at Scarborough Veterinary Surgery.

After having her family, Bec reignited her passion and commenced her vet nursing studies, returning to Scarborough Vet Surgery as a trainee and has completed Certificate IV in Vet Nursing. She has a very peaceful and gentle way about her when caring for your pets, and loves nothing more than caring for our elderly patients with frosted faces. Bec is a fear free technician.

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Nurse Brittany


Veterinary Nurse

Vet Nurse (VN) Brittany brings her bright and happy personality into work everyday. She started at the Scarborough vet surgery in 2018 as a trainee and completed Certificate IV in Vet Nursing in 2020. She has had a passion and love for animals from a very young age. VN Brittany has a special interest in all things puppies and kittens and runs our puppy preschool program. When she’s not at work you can find her with her family including her nephews, her three spoilt little kitties and her two dogs. She also loves to go horseback riding or curl up with a good book.

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Nurse Brittany


Veterinary Nurse

VN Kambe is another one of our bright, dedicated and humorous team members. Kambe grew up on a dairy farm in the north east of Tasmania, and was looking after animals from an early age. She started her Veterinary Nursing career in 2000 and moved to sunny Queensland in 2021. Her career began working with large animals, but she has since found her passion with dogs and cats.

When not chasing after her husband and two teenage girls, she is frequently found riding her bike around the peninsula.

Scarborough Veterinary Clinic - Our Staff - Nurse Brittany


Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Meet Caitlin our newest trainee to the clinic! She is currently completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. From a young age, Caitlin’s dream was to help and care for animals. So after a few years travelling around Europe and South East Asia, it was time to chase that dream.

On her days off, you will find Caitlin in a café sipping coffee, or off camping with her Border Collie to the beach or the bush!

Scarborough Vet - The Team at SVS

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Find us at: 534 Oxley Ave, Recliffe North, QLD, 4020