Dr W O Pye MBE commenced the practice in Scone in March 1934. Dr Pye was born at Parramatta in 1905, the great-great grandson of two convicts who arrived on the Third Fleet in 1791. He was educated at Kings School at Parramatta and from there went to the University of Sydney, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1928. In 1930 he went to Edinburgh, Scotland, where he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1931. After a few years study in England he returned to Australia and married his cousin, Gwendolyn Yeager, in 1937. He died in early 1994. The original practice was located at Airlie House.
The Practice began at its current location in 1950’s in purpose built premises. The original building had been extended and renovated over the years and had become outdated. Our current premises is a leased from the Upper Hunter Shire Council who erected the building with the assistance of a long term loan and a government grant and was opened in September 2004 . The building was further extended in 2010 to allow for the provision of diagnostic imaging through CT scan and ultrasound.
The current partners in the Medical Practice are:
Dr McInerney, who joined the practice in 1995 and specialises in Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Endoscopic examinations.
Dr Eddie Rice joined the partnership in 2012 and comes with extensive experience in Emergency Medicine and a special interest in Paediatrics
Dr Tammy Kimpton has been a partner since 2015, having completed some 5 years of involvement with the Practice.
Dr Larissa Burke has recently joined the partnership, after being involved with the practice since 2008.