Our Team

Dr Louise Sterling

Louise is a GP Obstetrician who has been working in West Gippsland since 2004. After completing her undergraduate medical training at Monash University she undertook her internship and residency at Penninsula Health before moving to Gippsland for post-graduate specialist training in General Practice. Along with her clinical work in general practice and women's health, including antenatal and intrapartum pregnancy care, Louise works as a medical educator and is invovled with committees for both the Victorian Department of Health and the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Dr Patrick Ruane

Born and raised in the Latrobe Valley, Patrick returned to Gippsland in 2010 to work as a GP Obstetrician. He studied medicine at The University of Melbourne, graduating in 2007. Following this he completed an internship and residency at Western Health before undertaking an advanced diploma in obstetrics and women’s health. As well as consulting at Gladstone Street, Patrick is part of the maternity team at West Gippsland hospital providing care for women during pregnancy and birth.

He is also a member of the Gippsland Primary Health Network Clinical Advisory Council.