Our Staff - Inner West


Dr. Angela Phillips


Dr. Angela Phillips is Emergency Medicine and joint proprietor at Sydney Animal Hospitals Inner West. She graduated from the University of Melbourne 1990 with BVSc MVS MACVSc as a Veterinary Surgeon.

Angela practiced for a short time in small animal practice before returning to university to complete a residency in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. During this period she completed her Masters of Veterinary Studies. Angela also holds certification for AQIS, (Australian Quarantine).

Her main interests are in emergency medicine, internal medicine and critical care. Angela and her partner share their life with their Labradoodle Ellie May and gorgeous Brumese cat Geoffrey.

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Dr. Anne Fawcett



Dr Anne Fawcett BA (Hons), BSc (Vet)(Hons), BVSc (Hons), MVetStud, GradCertEdStud(Higher Ed) MANZVCS (Animal Welfare) DipCAWBM (AWSEL) is a veterinarian at with additional qualifications in the field of animal welfare, based at Sydney Animal Hospitals Inner West.

Anne is interested in all aspects of small animal health, particularly animal welfare. She loves treating dogs and cats as well as the more unusual pets – from backyard chickens to reptiles to guinea pigs, ferrets, rats and mice. Her AQIS certification enablers her to prepare and certify animals for overseas travel.

In addition to her routine veterinary work, Anne lectures at the University of Sydney and regularly contributes to News Local, the Veterinarian magazine, and iCatCare and the journal of the International Society for Feline Medicine. She is the co-author of Veterinary Ethics: Navigating Tough Cases, along with Dr Siobhan Mullan. She is on the NSW Executive Committee of the Australian Veterinary Association. In her spare time she volunteers with Pets in the Park, Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) and other organisations that promote animal welfare. She enjoys taking photos of animals, Anne currently shares her home with two guinea pigs, two cats (one of whom is three legged), three budgies and a dog.


Dr. May-Chin Oh BSc. BVMS. MVS.



Dr. May-Chin graduated from Murdoch University in 2001.

Since working in small animal practice on the Central Coast NSW as well as a variety of practices and a major animal shelter in Sydney. She completed her Master of Veterinary Studies in 2012. Her special interests include all aspects of small animal medicine, ultrasound, dentistry, dermatology, and geriatric care.

Dr May-Chin joined the Sydney Animal Hospitals team in 2008 and is kept busy by 3 active little humans, a 13 year old Maltese cross and a 10 year old Domestic Short Hair.


Dr. Esther Tarszisz



Dr. Esther Tarszisz is a veterinarian with dual interests in small animal medicine & surgery as well as being a sometimes wildlife veterinarian.

She has attended continuing education courses on diverse interests such as abdominal ultrasound, emergency surgery and wound management. She also has a Masters degree in wildlife health and a PhD in ecology, more specifically pertaining to the interaction of wild Bornean orangutans with their environment. She has spent the last two summer seasons in Antarctica, anaesthetizing southern elephant seals for the Sydney Institute of Marine Science as part of a large multi-national oceanographic monitoring project.

When at home, she is owned by a very timid and super sweet kitty named Beanie and volunteers for Sydney’s homeless charity Pets in the park.

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