DR ANOUSHA VICTOIRE

BA(Hons), BMed, MPHTM, FRACGP

Dr Anousha Victoire graduated from the Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle in 2004. She has an interest in all areas of general practice but particularly sexual health and contraception, including IUD insertion,  skin diseases/ skin cancer, internal medicine, perinatal health, lactation and paediatrics. 

In addition to her work in general practice she works at Newcastle Sexual Assault Service, and is an associate lecturer at the University of Newcastle in General Practice, with research interests in dermatology and social determinants of health. She is particularly interested in lifecourse determinants of health and the effects of past trauma on health.

She has worked in hospitals in the Hunter New England area and in East Timor and Burkina Faso with rotations in obstetrics, paediatrics, anaesthetics and intensive care, and emergency medicine locally, before  joining aid organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres and working overseas in paediatric malnutrition. She then completed further training as a medical registrar in internal medicine, sexual health and neurology before completing the RACGP postgraduate training program. Since working in general practice she has also completed training through Family Planning in Sexual and Reproductive health and IUD insertion, and the University of Qld's Skin Cancer course, as well as forensic medicine courses and a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She also speaks fluent French.