Richelle is originally from the Gold Coast and graduated from the University of Queensland in 2007.
After working 12 months in both general and emergency practice as a new graduate in Brisbane, she moved to a large rural practice for 2 years before heading to the United Kingdom for a long working holiday! After nearly 2 years of working on the beautiful East Sussex coast, Richelle returned to Australia to get married and to her previous rural job. After a decision to move closer to family and friends, Richelle spent 6 months as a locum around Brisbane and the Coast before joining the team at Nicklin Way.
Richelle enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery although has a keen interest in emergency medicine, in particular tick paralysis and snake envenomation.
Outside of work, Richelle is loves spending time at the beach with her husband, two children and three furkids, being close enough to visit family and friends, and sampling all of the excellent bars and restaurants the coast has to offer!