Staff

Dr Raj Gopal
BVMS (Hon's), PhD, Veterinary Surgeon

Raj graduated from Murdoch University with first class honour. He also holds a PhD degree in Veterinary Clinical Science from Massey University, New Zealand. Before Raj started at Atwell-Aubin Vet, he was working at Murdoch University Pet Emergency Centre, Malibu Veterinary Hospital, South Street Veterinary Clinic and Willetton Vet. His interests include Emergency medicine & critical care, surgery and internal medicine. Raj has ongoing commitment to continuing education. He has recently completed one year course in Small animal Surgery from Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, University of Sydney.
He is one of the few Vets in Western Australia, who has been accredited by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) for export of pets overseas.
He is very happy to see you and your pets and provide them with the best care possible. His interests outside work includes gardening, internet surfing, web page design, watching cricket and spending time with his family.

Dr Micah Chiang
BSc, BVMS (Murdoch), Veterinary Surgeon

Micah was born in Singapore and migrated with his family to Perth in the 1980's. After attending Applecross Senior High School, he graduated from Murdoch University Vet School in 2004. Micah started practicing in Hong Kong for 9 years before coming back to Perth to get married and settle down. He has worked in many practices across Perth and Mandurah as a locum Veterinarian then worked full time for years in Mandurah before joining Atwell Aubin Grove Vet part time to serve the local community and achieve a greater work life balance.

Micah believes in honest and straight forward communication, outstanding service and best practice Veterinary care custom made to each individual patient needs and situation. Outside of work, he spends most of his time with his wife and young daughter and loves to travel, eat and laugh.


Nial Urquhart
Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Nial has been working at Atwell Vet since the first year of opening and is our current practice manager. She has completed her certificate II and III in animal studies and has also completed her certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Bentley Campus. She has always had a passion to work with animals and loves being a part of the Veterinary industry.
She has a family Labrador named Jet and her own Dobermann named Myla. Nial also has a love for reptiles and has a South West Carpet Python named Henry.
Nial enjoys the hands-on work and the different experiences that occur every day and wishes to continue studying in the veterinary nursing area to broaden her knowledge. She loves working at Atwell Aubin Grove Vet and hopes to be here for a long time.

Courtney Hard
Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Courtney has a cert IV in Veterinary Nursing at the Bentley Campus and has also completed her cert II in Companion Animal Services. She has a strong love for animals.
She owns a 5 year old mastiff cross named Koby, a 4 year old English Staffy named Bruce and a rescue cat called Amy.
Courtney loves working in the veterinary industry and enjoys assisting with surgeries. She enjoys working with all types of animals and hopes to continue her work in the veterinary industry for years to come.

Jodie Burcham
Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Jodie completed her cert IV in Veterinary Nursing at Bentley Tafe in 2019, and completed her prac with us throughout her veterinary studies.
She has a German Shepherd named Oscar and a DSH cat named Milly.
Jodie has always had a love of animals and is excited to be a part of the team at Atwell-Aubin Grove Vet and hopes to continue her work in the veterinary industry for years to come.

Occasionally, you may see other support staff and veterinary students.