Dr. Adrian Griscti
MBBS (Adelaide) DRANZCOG RACRRM “I feel very connected to the community here and thrive on providing personalised, friendly and individualised care for people in all stages of their lives.” Adrian enjoys all facets of rural General Practice and has particular interests in children’s health, lifestyle medicine (in particular encouraging optimal health through a whole food plant based diet) and clinical education of medical students. Adrian believes that one should lead by example and since changing to a whole food plant based diet and increasing his exercise level, has not only reduced his blood cholesterol level by over 25% but also has a healthy BMI and feels more vibrant and energetic (except after a busy on call!) Adrian is married to Eden Valley girl, Jenny (nee Rogers) and has 4 sons. His interests outside medicine include football (soccer), computing, yoga and vegetable gardening.
Dr Raymond Goodwin
MBBS, DRACOG, EMST cert, MACNEM Ray has been at AMC for over 25 years and has delivered many of our local babies. His areas of interest include Antenatal Shared Care, children’s health and mental health. Ray has three adult children and when is not working he enjoys walking his wolfhound, his vegetable garden, philosophy and big power tools.
Dr Christine Hoff
MBBS Chris has been practicing at AMC for over 35 years, and in that time has developed a particular interest in women’s health issues, osteoporosis and palliative care. She is a founding member of region’s Respecting Patient Choices reference committee, which has been highly successful in educating and enabling the completion of ‘advanced health directives’ (“living wills”) within our community. Chris is an approved Yellow Fever immuniser. Chris has 2 children, Emily and Patrick, and is a passionate gardener, a keen swimmer, bushwalker and yoga enthusiast and enjoys making quilts.
Dr Jodi Whillas
MBBS, FRACGP, EMST cert. “My passion is in the community where my family and I live. After travelling widely around the world I have discovered that strong communities are good communities.” Since joining AMC in 2003 Jodi has taken an active role in preventative medicine for all ages and has an interest in keeping the individual healthy, believing this will follow through to the community. Her interests lay in children’s health and development, women’s, adolescent and aboriginal health. Jodi also has a high understanding of drug and alcohol issues and sexual health. Periodically Jodi runs a clinic at Umoona Aboriginal health service at Coober Pedy, and works at the Gawler Aboriginal Health Service to provide GP services there.
Dr David Adams
MBBS, DRACOG FACRRM “I have very much enjoyed all facets of being a rural GP, living and working in the Barossa community for over 30 years”. David has been a rural GP since 1981 and joined AMC in 1991. He has previously worked in many facets of general practice, including obstetrics, anaesthetics and emergency medicine. He has also been involved in student and GP registrar teaching and supervising for many years. David now works 2 days a week at the Murray St rooms and a day a week at Tanunda Lutheran Home. He has been involved in many other facets of rural general practice over his career and is presently GP advisor to the SA Rural Locum Service, providing locum relief to rural and remote GP’s in SA.
Dr Suzy Sevdicevski
Suzy is a Fellow of the Australian College of General Practitioners and has a Diploma of Child Health. Suzy’s areas of interest include preventative medicine, chronic disease management, women’s health and pediatrics. She is also an examiner for the RACGP. Suzy’s spare time she enjoys running and cycling.
Dr Martin Sterck
MBBS, FRACGP Marty joined AMC February 2018 after finishing his training in rural general practice. He has been in Mount Gambier for 4 years including a 2 year stint in emergency medicine. His interests include men’s health, children’s health and emergency medicine. Outside of work he enjoys the local food and wine, sport and music.
Dr Katrina Morgan
MBBS DRANZCOG DCH (SA) FRACGP “I love the variety of general practice & the opportunity to connect with people’s lives and make a difference” Katrina has been a GP since 2001 and has worked in Western Victoria and Yorke Peninsula over the past 12 years. She has an interest in Women’s Health including Antenatal Shared Care, Mental health, Child Health and Preventative Health. Katrina is also involved in Medical Education with GP training as well as the Adelaide Rural Clinical School at Adelaide University teaching Medical Students. Katrina is married with 3 children.
Dr Jeremy Nunis
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Child Health. I first came to AMC as a junior doctor for a 3 month stint in rural General Practice. I enjoyed myself and the work in the country, leading to my return in 2015 as a General Practice Registrar, and now as a fully-fledged General Practitioner. My interests are in Children’s health, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health and Palliative care. I am a budding gardener and enjoy cooking fusion cuisine.
Dr Jennifer Glaetzer
Jennifer studied a Bachelor of Science at Adelaide University followed by an Honours degree in physiology. Since then, she has studied Medicine at Flinders University and underwent her internship at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. She has worked in paediatrics, obstetrics/gynaecology, and geriatrics but her interest lies in general surgical procedures in rural general practice. She is an Adelaide girl with family from the Barossa. Outside of work she has a love for the environment and especially her garden at home.
Dr Teedzani (Teddy) Petlo
Teddy was born in Botswana and moved to Australia in 2007 to study Medicine at the University of Melbourne, completed in 2012 and did a year of Internship in Shepparton VIC before moving to South to for the laid back life of South Australia. Teddy has been in Rural General Practice for the last 2 years starting in Waikerie where he started his GP training and now to Angaston for continuation of his GP training. He has a background of Emergency Medicine from his 3 years at the Lyell McEwin prior to joining the GP world. He has a keen interest in adolescent mental health, sports injuries and general procedures.
Teddy is a mad soccer fan, loves basketball, keeping fit when time permits and loves the Barossa way of living.
Dr Fatemeh Haghshenas (Dr Fatemeh)
Dr Fatemeh is an International Medical Graduate. She graduated medical school in Iran 7 years ago and practiced as a GP for 4 years. Since moving to Australia 2 years ago, she recommenced her studies to become a registered practitioner in Australia. As well as all aspects of rural General Practice, she has particular interests in skin procedures, paediatrics, women’s health and chronic disease management. Outside of work she enjoys playing tennis, reading history books and traveling.
Dr Amy Watts
Amy graduated from the University of Wollongong and completed an internship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. She has enjoyed working in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Women’s and Children’s hospital and completed 12 months in Rural GP training in Loxton.
Amy is undertaking rural general practice training with RACGP.
Having grown up in Port Lincoln, Amy is passionate about living and working rurally especially in the Barossa where she has spent the last 10 years with her Fiancé.
Outside of medicine, Amy has a love of food, travel, music, spending time with family, French language and being outdoors and is looking forward to making the Barossa Valley her home.
Dr Sinéad Coen
Sinéad completed her medical training through the National University of Ireland, Galway and worked in Dublin for her intern year. She moved to Adelaide in 2017 and has spent the past five years working in various rotations including psychiatry, obstetrics and gynaecology, sexual health and paediatrics. She also enjoyed her time working in the emergency department in Royal Darwin Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre and has completed a certificate in emergency medicine. She is currently expanding her interest in obstetrics and gynaecology by completing a certificate of women’s health and is also working on a graduate diploma of paediatrics.
Outside of work, Sinéad loves running especially trail running and enjoys going to parkrun at the weekend. She also enjoys cooking, reading and travelling. She is really happy to be working in Angaston and looking forward to getting to know the community.
Dr Patrick Coghlan
Patrick completed his medical training MBBS at Adelaide University in 2007. He has worked consistently at the major teaching hospitals (RAH, FMC, QEH and WCH) predominantly in surgery. For the past eight years he has worked in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the RAH where he still holds a Senior Medical Practitioner position. He is actively involved in teaching in Australia and New Zealand and is currently broadening his medical experience undertaking training through the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) as a Registrar. He has a special interest in skin surgery, men’s health, and lifestyle medicine.
Outside of work Patrick is a keen bushwalker, rock climber and ‘tennis dad’ to two teenage sons. He is keen to walk the Heysen trail one day starting with the section from Adelaide to the Barossa.
Dr Satish Ghanshyam Sharma
Dr Satish Ghanshyam Sharma has over 18 years experience in General Practice and Specialist in Internal Medicine. He obtained his medical degree, MBBS & MD (Physician) at Dr S.N Medical College, India and Padmshree D Y Patil Medical College, Mauritius. He has worked in several hospitals in India and Mauritius, in multidisciplinary settings before moving into General Practice. Satish has extensive experience treating chronic health conditions such as Cardiovascular, Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Renal Disease and Infectious Diseases. Since moving to Australia in 2019, he has recommenced his studies to become a Registered practitioner in Australia.
Dr Satish G Sharma is fluent in English and Hindi and loves good vegetarian food, Cricket, Tennis, Chess and Travel.
Dr Farida Nurullaeva
Dr Farida Nurullaeva is a skilled and passionate general practitioner who is dedicated to providing high quality care to her patients. With a keen interest in women’s and children’s health, Farida brings a unique perspective and expertise to her practice. Farida is also a mother to two sets of twins, which has given her invaluable experience in multi-tasking, problem solving and patience.
Dr Nurullaeva is fluent in Turkish and Russian, which allows her to connect with patients from diverse backgrounds.