GP West was founded by Dr. Kiran Puttappa in 2014, as practicing GP with great passion to general practice. He brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience to the company.
He has a number of years experience as a General Physician at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, as a Clinical lecturer at UWA, and as a previous Board member of RACGP (W.A) faculty. His high level of expertise and understanding of General Practice ensures that all of the Medical Centres remain current and up-to-date with the latest in healthcare. He also actively seeks AGPAL accreditation for all his Centres.
With Dr. Puttappa’s vast clinical experience as a Registrar in various Public Hospitals, including Perth and the Gold Coast, as well as being a current senior examiner to RACGP and clinical lecturer at UWA, he understands the work environment and recruitment process necessary for becoming a GP extremely well. His knowledge is valuable and first hand experience with employing overseas GP’s is highly regarded and well sought after. All this is helpful and made much easier for doctors who are looking for new opportunities with GP West.He has also recently served as Board Member of RACGP ( WA Faculty) and currently sits as a Panel Member of AHPRA.
Currently, GP West Centres are serving the medical needs of the local community throughout Perth metropolitan area with 13 Medical Centres operating. GP West employ over 100 medical and non medical staffs who help to deliver the needs of the community in an efficient way.
Dr Puttappa is also a co-owner of the PK dental group