Dr. Peter Sargeant is a GP Obstetrician who graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996. He underwent post graduate training in Rural General Practice and Obstetrics in the Northern Territory between 1997 and 2002. He has since spent time working in rural Victoria (including Mt Beauty and Falls Creek ski resort), and NSW. He joined the Mt Barker practice in 2009.
His special interest areas include Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and he is able to offer complete antenatal care and delivery at Mt Barker hospital. He can also facilitate shared care with a Specialist Obstetrician or Tertiary Centre for high risk pregnancies unable to deliver at Mt Barker. Dr. Sargeant can also act as the GP Obstetric specialist for shared care with non-procedural GP obstetricians. He cares for post-natal women and their babies, including immunisation, and breast feeding problems. He is able to perform Mirena intrauterine device insertion and Implanon insertion in the rooms.
His other special interest area is skin cancer medicine and surgery, including advanced excisions, in-growing toenail surgery, and he also enjoys the full range of family medicine that rural practice has to offer.