Our Staff

Dr Rob Bartolacci MBBS FANZCA

Dr Rob Bartolacci has lived in Newcastle for 28 years. Trained as an Undergraduate at Sydney University with Second Class Honours he then specialised in the field of Anaesthesia and Retrieval Medicine.

Amongst his varied interests he has always had an interest in tattoos. Wanting to serve the Hunter with a Specialist Tattoo removal clinic Hunter Laser Tattoo Removal was born.

Establishing state of the art facilities and employing highly trained registered nurses using the most up to date equipment and techniques he will deliver the highest standard of service and professionalism to the people of the Hunter and beyond.

Rob has also completed the Cynosure training and induction course for the Picosure laser and completed the Queensland Radiation Approved Course ED170 for laser and pulse light applications.

Trisha Roach CNS

Trisha Roach is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with 25 years of nursing experience. She is the Laser safety officer at Hunter Laser Tattoo Removal and also the Quality Assurance coordinator.

Trisha has a degree in nursing from Charles Sturt University, a graduate certificate in perioperative nursing from the college of nursing, Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology from the Australian Society of Anaesthesia Paramedical Officers, Certificate IV in assessment and workplace training from NSW Vocational and Training Accreditation Board, and accredited in advanced life support.
Trisha has obtained her Laser Safety Officer’s certificate from Queensland Health ED166, and completed the cynosure training and induction course for the Picosure laser.