Our Team

Dr Warren Doidge BVSc

Practice Owner

Dr. Warren is the Practice Owner and Manager at Battery Hill Veterinary Clinic. He is a family man, passionate sports supporter and loves everything outdoors. In the practice he is responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the practice and supporting the other vets as well as consulting on more complex surgical and medical cases.

Associate Veterinarian

Dr Karen Smith BVSc

Dr Karen is an experienced vet that has come from NSW originally. She has experience and strong interests in Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Geriatric Medicine. She is a down to earth and very likable member of the team that takes time and care with her patients and is a confident individual that communicates well with her clients.

Dr. Mark joined our team in late 2019, after making the move to Australia from New Zealand with his wife and daughter, along their dogs and cats. Mark is a kind, knowledgable vet with 30 years experience. Mark has worked in both small and large animal practice and spent some time in the UK as a veterinarian. He has experience and a strong interest in orthopaedic and complex surgical cases. Always with a smiling face and a caring nature, Mark has been warmly welcomed by our clients and patients. 

Dr Mark McGinley BVSc

Associate Veterinarian

Rhiannan Lynch

Rhiannan has been with the clinic since December 2016 and has completed a Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing. Rhiannan has a strong interest in patient care and customer service. She is an energetic and passionate team member and holds a strong relationship with our regular clients and patients. Outside of the clinic Rhiannan is a wildlife carer, undertaking the rehab and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. She is also kept busy with her two dogs Immy and Bruiser and four birds Jimi, Dusty, Polly and Franklin. 

Veterinary Nurse

Lisa King

Veterinary Nurse

Lisa has been with the Battery Hill team since September 2015 and has completed both a Certificate 2 in Animal Studies and Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing during her time with us.
Lisa's kind and down to earth nature is a great asset to our clinic, with both clients and patients finding her very welcoming. Lisa has a strong interest in orthopaedic surgery and caesareans.
In her spare time, Lisa enjoys motorbike riding, camping and spending time with her family. At home, she's kept busy keeping up with her staffy puppy Saidee! 

Kara Tappin

Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Nurse

Kara is a Certificate 4 Veterinary Nurse that joined our team in 2019, with a background in specialist surgery. Kara is friendly, motivated and carries a positive attitude everywhere she goes. She has an interest in surgical nursing, critical care and all things cats! Her interests outside of work include travel, live music and spending time with her two cats Macie and Randle. 

Michelle McGinley

Veterinary Nurse

Michelle is an experienced Veterinary Nurse that joined our team in late 2019, all the way from New Zealand! She has completed a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and has worked in a range of practices, with both small and large animals. Michelle brings confidence, knowledge and a can-do attitude to our team. She has experience in grooming and has a keen interest in anaesthesia and critical care. 
In her spare time, Michelle enjoys painting and spending time at the beach with her daughter Sofia and dogs Frankie & Stella. 

Battery Hill Veterinary Clinic

07 5492 6001

5/30 Buderim Street
Battery Hill QLD 4551