Dr Vivienne Cooke, grew up in Johannesburg and studied at Wits University where she qualified in 1983. After interning and completing a senior house officer year at J G Strydom hospital she joined a private practice as a General Practitioner. Viv has been a GP for the past 35 years.
She has always enjoyed consulting in the mental health field as it pertains to the GP patient (and sometimes the GP too).
Over the last year Dr Cooke has given this significant aspect of GP work her full focus.