(University of Melbourne, 2010)
Kelene grew up on Penang Island in Malaysia, she had no other ambition as a child other than to become a vet! Her studies led her to Melbourne University where she completed her degree. Kelene joined the Moorabbin Veterinary Hospital in 2015, and has a particular interest in surgery and behaviour. Kelene has previously worked in a large mixed practice hospital in country Victoria. She currently works Wednesdays only at MVH as she spends most of her time as a behavioural Vet at the RSPCA.
“Becoming a vet was a childhood dream, nothing is more fulfilling than going home knowing that you have contributed positively to an animals welfare” ~ Dr Kelene Phoa
Kelene is kept busy with her two young children, and her two pets, Truffle her English Springer Spaniel and Toshi her Lilac Burmese boy. She also loves cooking and baking in her spare time, often bringing in delicious baked goods for morning tea.
- Bachelor of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, 2010
- Surgery Distance education Course, Centre of Vet. Education, University of Sydney 2014
- Member of the Australian Veterinary Association
- Centre for Veterinary Education, Sydney 2022