Dr Gemma Dwyer (MBBS MPH FRACGP GDCH) (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Hobart, completing her medical degree at the University of Tasmania in 2017. She completed her post graduate years at the Royal Hobart Hospital prior to making the transition to General Practice.

Gemma has a particular interest in women’s, adolescent, and sexual health. She has completed her FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health at Family Planning Tasmania and continues to work there part-time. Gemma provides insertions of hormonal and non-hormonal IUDs, and hormonal implants. She also provides medical terminations of pregnancy.

Gemma has a passion for working with mothers and babies throughout pregnancy and the first years of life. She offers GP shared antenatal care, as well as dedicated appointments to provide breastfeeding support. She has further training in breastfeeding medicine, including previously completing NDC/Possums training.

Gemma has also completed a Master of Public Health and a Graduate Diploma in Child Health. Outside of work Gemma enjoys reading, sewing, and learning piano.

Gemma currently works Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Derwent Valley Medical Centre.