Our veterinary staff strive to provide you with the best comprehensive and preventative health care. Our staff are chosen for their knowledge, compassion and care for the animals they look after. 

Why Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital?

Dr Julia Crawford is a general practitioner veterinarian with a broad range of interests including medicine, soft tissue surgery, behavioural medicine, exotics and radiology. She is a past president of the Australian Veterinary Association.

Dr Ray Chan is a skilled and compassionate general practice vet.  He has a wide range of interests including surgery, medicine, exotics (particularly rabbits) radiology and behavioural medicine.

Dr. Julia Crawford and Dr. Ray Chan are AQIS-accredited veterinarians with many years of experience with animal exports.

“ The joy of being in a veterinary general practice, particularly in Bondi Junction is that we see everything, all types of pets, wildlife and all manner of people. Every day brings something different, different problems to solve, interesting medical and surgical cases. Every animal is an individual and that is what makes it special ”

Dr Julia Crawford, BVSc

Our Veterinarians

Julia Crawford BVSc

Dr Julia graduated in 1979 and arrived at the Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital in 1983. She has raised a family while working full time and been part of the local community particularly in relation to public education.  She is a past President of the Australian Veterinary Association and has won multiple awards for service to the local and veterinary community. 

She loves veterinary conferences and keeping up to date. 

Her special interests include medicine, soft tissue surgery, exotics and radiology.

She has a 7 year old  cross Cavalier Pomeranian called “Tippi” who keeps her on her toes. “Tippi” wakes her up, keeps her fit and gives all of us here lots of cuddles. She will do anything for food!

Ray Chan BVSc

Dr Ray Chan is in partnership with Julia, following Tony’s retirement. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 2008 and has spent some time working in North-Western Sydney before moving to the eastern suburbs. Ray has a particular interest in soft-tissue surgery and animal welfare.

If Ray isn’t at the vet hospital you are likely to find him knocking down pins at a bowling alley nearby.

Ray has an Eclectus Parrot named Horus, who is getting very close to speaking his first words and two Axolotls Alfred and Kiera.

Tina Levy BVSc

Tina has a long history here at Bondi Junction Vet. Tina first came here as a child with her family pets. 

Tina enrolled at Sydney University to study Veterinary Science because of the interest engendered by the family Shar Pei.  When she wasn’t studying she spent her weekends and holidays working with us as a receptionist. 

As a recent   graduate she was offered a job and has been with us ever since. She knows the ins and outs of the hospital and from client to vet there isn’t anything she hasn’t done here.

 She has been working with us part time for the last 18 years as she now has three amazing children, an absolutely gorgeous old Labrador, two cats and now a horse! 

Francesca Fung BSc DVM

 Francesca is our recent graduate from the University of Sydney and we first met her when she arrived as a final year vet student intern last year.  

 Hailing originally from Hong Kong Her first degree is from Harvard and she worked in veterinary hospitals in Boston prior to commencing her DVM program in Sydney.  

 She is really excited to begin her career here and finding her special areas of interest. 

Chris Brown BVSc (Hons)

Chris is a familiar face to many, being the star of the TV series, “The Bondi Vet”, “The Living Room” and “I’m a Celebrity”. Chris graduated from the University of Sydney in 2001 and started working here a couple of years later.

He travels a lot for his TV shows, hence is not regularly rostered on at Bondi Junction Vet Hospital. He lets us know when he is home and when he feels like being a general practice vet again and comes in and does some shifts. We always enjoy having him back.

Our Vet Nurses

Neil Coy

Degree in Applied Zoology, Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing, Veterinary Technician

After training and working at BJVH for 20 years, Senior Veterinary Nurse and Practice Manager Neil is known for his experience with and compassion for animals.

He has a Science Degree in Applied Zoology that he completed when he lived in the UK. Currently Neil is especially interested in the areas of Animal Behaviour and Veterinary Dentistry.

Neil runs the puppy school here at the clinic each week with Dr. Pam Tinsley (Veterinarian and Animal Behaviourist). Neil owns three rescued cats.

Gardening is what you’ll find him doing during his free time as he greatly enjoys growing his own fruits and vegetables.

Liesl Chan de Weyer

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

Liesl has worked at BJVH since 2008. She is  An obvious animal lover, she houses a menagerie of animals at home including a bearded dragon, snake, fish, two rabbits, two catsand a parrot.

Liesl has a special interest in surgery and pathology which is why you might not see her at reception all too often.

Outside of her love of animals Liesl is a big fan of musicals and adventure sports, she also runs Girl Guides every week.

She is a big Doctor Who fan so if you fancy yourself a ‘Whovian’ feel free to quiz her next time you visit the clinic.