Our Veterinarians

Alphington & Fairfield Vet

Getting to know you and your pets is one of our favourite things about working at Alphington & Fairfield Vet. And it’s only fair you get to know a little about us, too.

Dr Cameron Wilson

Lead Veterinarian 

Cam joined the team in 2017, having just moved back to Melbourne after working in the UK. He then spent a few years working at our sister clinic Hawthorn East Vets, before coming back to Alphington & Fairfield as the Lead Veterinarian. Cam dosn’t have pets of his own at the moment so loves to shower his furry patients with pats and cuddles. Cam has a great interest in medical cases and diagnostics, particularly in dogs and cats suffering from gastrointestinal issues. He is also passionate about pet weight management and the impact of carrying a few extra pounds can have on your pet’s health. While not at work Cam revels outdoors hiking, canyoning, and skiing, or catching up with friends for some unusual board games and beers. 

Dr Stacy Tay


Stacy joined our team in 2020 and comes with a wealth of experience over the last 9 years having worked across Melbourne in a number of clinics, including large animal shelter hospitals.  Stacy has a special interest in all things cat related and is currently completing a two year post graduate course through the University of Sydney in Feline Medicine. She has achieved her Fear Free accreditation so all of her patients enjoy a stress-free visit. 

Dr Tina Knight


Tina loves dogs and cats but has always had a special interest in those animals feathered, scaly and the other small furries. She has spent the last 15 years working in small animal practice in North Queensland, Sydney and over 10 years at the University of Melbourne. Tina has been lucky enough to get to play with and treat a diverse array of animals from cockatoos and chickens to rabbits, seals, snakes, turtles, and even a crocodile. She is a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Surgeons in small animal medicine and has completed further studies in avian medicine and has achieved her Fear Free certification. She  She spends her time away from work wrangling 2 small children, a lovely elderly mastiff cross and a crazy eclectus parrot.

Dr Holly Lambert


Holly grew up on a farm in the Macedon Ranges where her love for animals began. She pursued veterinary science and graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2018. Holly loves the diversity in the veterinary industry and has worked with small animals, horses and in a rural mixed practice. Holly is passionate about animal welfare, she has worked in shelter medicine and currently sits on an Animal Ethics Committee. When she isn’t working, Holly loves long distance running and can be seen hitting up the local tracks and trails with her fun loving kelpie, Clyde.

Dr Jessica Regan

Veterinarian (On leave)

Jessica graduated from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 2018. Jess has spent the last few years working in a mixed animal clinic, giving her experience with a wide variety of species. Jess has always loved animals and enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine; she is particularly passionate about animal welfare and education. Originally from Victoria, Jess is keen to get back into horse riding and catch up with her friends and family. She has a beautiful dog Dusty and an old cat Misty, who take up most of her spare time going for walks and having new adventures.

Our Vet Nurses and Support Team

Alphington & Fairfield Vet


Lead Veterinary Nurse

Victoria joined the team in early 2024, coming from our sister clinic Kew Vet. She began as lead nurse in 2021 equipped with over 16 years of vet nursing experience in and around Melbourne, as well in the UK and her native New Zealand. She loves a laugh with her fellow team members and enjoys mentoring/leading the dedicated nurse unit, as well as developing relationships with local clients.

Victoria also has a keen interest in animal nutrition and dog behaviour training. She has her own American Bulldog named Dio. You might even see him wagging his curly tail around the practice from time to time. 

Outside of work, Victoria loves travelling, experiencing the great outdoors and baking.


Veterinary Nurse

Rachel joined our clinic at the beginning of 2023 and brings a wealth of experience with her. She has been nursing for 9 years and worked most recently as a specialist surgery nurse, where she obtained further certifications in anaesthesia and analgesia.
She has a passion for high quality anaesthetics and gold standard patient care, with a soft spot for our senior patients (especially Terriers!!).

In her spare time she is often reading, keeping up with the latest TV shows or relaxing with her dog Chico.



Veterinary Nurse




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Mel adores all things cats and has previously enjoyed 6 years working in animal welfare with these intricate and rewarding creatures.

Following that, Mel worked in the pet grooming industry where she found that developing a close bond with regular clients was just as fulfilling as spending time with their fur kids.  Mel joined our team in March 2021.
Mel’s spare time is kept busy with a menagerie of pets; 2 cats, a dog, two canaries and last but absolutely not least, two goldfish.





Since she was young, Laura has loved all animals from cats to cows. She has recently completed a degree in Agriculture and is currently studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Laura has a particular interest in improving welfare and health outcomes in both companion and production animals. 
At Alphington and Fairfield Vet, she hopes to develop her technical skills and knowledge to provide the best care for future patients. In her spare time, Laura enjoys travelling, playing tennis and spending time with her senior dog, Roxy.

Dr Mark Matthews

Practice Principal/Veterinarian 

Mark has 25 years experience in veterinary practice, initially in New Zealand (or New Ziland as he pronounces it!) followed by a number of years in a busy practice in London. 

In recent years Mark has stepped back from veterinary clinical work to focus on managing the team and business. Mark is committed to ensuring our clinics provide the best care possible for our patients and the best experience for our pet owners.   Mark understands the key to this is our amazing people and is passionate about team wellness, team development and culture.

When Mark’s not at work, the fitness fan(atic) can be usually be found running, at the gym or pottering in his garden.  At home, Mark and his partner Ant are at the beck and call of their very spoilt cat, Luke. 


People, Culture, & Customer Care Manager

Kelley started her career in the veterinary industry way back in 1995. First working as a veterinary nurse for 17 years before diversifying into client services and then HR.

Kelley joined the team in 2021 as People, Culture & Customer Care Manager and loves nothing more than making sure our staff and clients are happy. In her spare time, Kelley can be found relaxing with her family at their cabin on the lake, or surrounded by her menagerie of feathered & fur babies.


Business Operations Manager

Sarah has a background in project management and operations, before managing a multi site vet clinic in Canada. Since returning to Australia Sarah was working as a qualified veterinary nurse in an animal emergency setting before joining the team in 2022.

Sarah loves making sure everything runs smoothly for our fantastic clinics so they can provide the best care for your pet. Outside of work you would find her hanging out with friends and family, cuddling with her cat Chip, or trying to tire out her puppy Tandy. 

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Alphington & Fairfield Vet

Our team of professionals are here to help make pet care easy. If you have any questions or concerns about your pet's health, don’t hesitate to get in touch. We love talking about animals and we’re more than happy to help! If you would like to make an appointment you can book online or give us a call to arrange a suitable time.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed


138 Wingrove Street, Fairfield VIC 3078

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