Another Doctor (plus one) for Macleay Medical Medical Centre

Dr Carl Rotkirch

Dr Rotkirch is an Australian citizen born in Finland, completing his Primary and Secondary Medical Degrees in Switzerland.

He trained in Finland, Sweden and Australia across all medical disciplines. Musculoskeletal medicine and Orthopedic Surgery in Finland, Australia, New Zealand and United Arab Emirates.

His areas of Special Interest are:
  • General Practice
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Military Medicine
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Paediatric Life Support
  • RACGP Fellowship Specialist
  • Family Medicine
  • Dr.Med (PhD)
  • A.E.C.
  • Laill.Laak (Finland, 1978)
  • Med.Prakt (University of Berne, Switzerland, 1977)

General Practice, Literature, History, Music, Walking and Languages where he is multi lingual in English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, French and Greek.

Additionally, Dr Rotkirch’s wife and partner, Kerri Lawler-Rotkirch will be joining the MIMC team:


Kerri Lawler-Rotkirch (Social Worker and Mental Health Practitioner)

Kerri has been working in rural and remote areas of Australia including external territories for 20 years. Her work as a clinical Social Worker and Mental Health Practitioner has been predominantly within Medical Centers and Hospitals, where she provided an extensive range of services for a broad patient base across all age groups.

She has a passion for the use of pets for therapy, generalist counseling, crisis intervention and rapid response support.

Her areas of Special Interest are:
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Individual, couple and family counseling
  • Parenting difficult child behaviors
  • Psychological well-being
  • Anxiety, depression
  • Generalist counseling
  • BSw
  • Grad Dip Child Psychotherapy
  • MA Psychoanalytic Studies
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