Serving our community for over 30 years.

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1/211 Barries Rd Melton West VIC 3337
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Dr Kate Van Nugteren

After graduation, Dr Kate Van Nugteren worked at the Northern Hospital and Eastern Health until she started General Practice in 2020. Kate joined Westcare Family Medical Centre in February 2021 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) in June 2023.

Dr Van Nugteren's special interests include family care, cardiovascular risk assessment, diabetes care and chronic disease management.

In her spare time, Kate enjoys swimming, reading, indoor plants and catching up with friends and family.

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
  • Bachelor of Science - 2011, University of Melbourne
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) - 2014, University of Melbourne
Special Interests
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Chronic disease management
  • Diabetes care
  • Family health
Languages Spoken
  • English

After Hours

In a medical emergency, please call 000 and ask for an ambulance.

If you require medical assistance, our closest hospital is Sunshine Hospital located at 176 Furlong Road, St Albans. Phone number (03) 8345 1333.

For out of hours medical services, please call Doctor Doctor on 13 26 60 or visit

For out of hours medical advice, please call the After Hours GP Helpline on 1800 022 222 or visit