ABOUT US

  

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At The Northside Veterinary Centre, we believe in a team based approach for the care of your pets.  All medical and surgical cases are discussed by the vets each day, so every patient gets the benefit of five minds, not just one! We strive to deliver a compassionate service for both our patients and their owners.  In addition to the vets, our dedicated reception and nursing teams love working together to make every visit as comfortable as possible, for both owners and pets.
Dr. Sasha Novitski

Dr. Sasha Novitski

BVSc (Hons)

Sasha graduated from the University of Queensland in 2008 and started in mixed animal practice before transitioning to small animals.  She has worked in Bundagerg, Brisbane and the Gold Coast in a variety of clinics and fields, including shelter work and emergency.

She moved to the UK in 2012 and worked in a busy clinic in Essex before returning back to Australia in 2014.  She decided to settle in her hometown of Canberra and started at NVC in August 2014 where she has been ever since.

Her interests include medicine, ultrasound and emergency/critical care.  She also has a soft spot for wildlife medicine.  Sasha is currently doing further study in Surgery.  She enjoys travelling and being outdoors.  Her current menagerie includes three beautiful cats.

Dr. Alex Holdsworth

Dr. Alex Holdsworth

BVSc (Merit) MAgric BHlthSc

Alex grew up in the NSW Southern Highlands where she developed a love and respect for animals on her families property.  She started a career in clinical Dietetics and Nutrition before following her love for animals and becoming a Veterinarian. 

After graduating from Sydney University, Alex worked mainly on horses and large animals in Canberra.  She moved to England for a few years where she worked as a locum in small animal practices.  Back home in 2013, alex was employed at a small animal practice on the South Coast of NSW, developing a keen interest in ophthalmology, surgery, diagnostic imaging and emergency medicine.  In 2017 she locumed at various general and emergency practices in Melbourne before returning to Canberra. 

Alex joined Northside Veterinary Centre in 2018, quickly gaining a love of the surrounding area and enjoying the bike commute, coffee and her backyard vegetable patch.  She can regularly be found at a dog park with her border collie Manfred or at the local coffee shop.  Alex is presently completing further studies in thoracic and musculoskeletal imaging.

Dr. Emma Lee

Dr. Emma Lee

BVBiol/BVSc(Hons I)

Emma grew up on a beef and sheep property on the Far South Coast of NSW, and graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2016. She worked in a mixed practice in Wagga Wagga for 12 months, before joining the team at Northside in September 2017.

Emma has a particular interest in physical therapy and working with our geriatric patients. You may find her hanging out at our puppy classes too – who could resist a bit of puppy therapy to end the day!

Outside of work, Emma plays soccer for Belconnen South, is teaching herself to speak Norwegian, and loves spending time with her beloved three-legged kitty “Skip”.

 
 

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

CALL (02) 6182 0111
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 6.00pm
Saturdays: 8.30am – 4.00pm
Northside Veterinary Centre
2/51 Mort Street
Braddon ACT 2612