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 Obstetrics (antenatal and labour care including epidurals), 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 “I enjoy bringing new life into the world.” Ray has been at AMC for over 20 years and has delivered many of our local babies. His areas of interest include obstetrics and children’s health. Musculoskeletal medicine is also of particular interest to Ray and he also uses acupuncture to assist in pain management and chronic pain. Ray has three adult children and when is not working he enjoys photography and is a keen gardener. Committed to the community he also is involved in local tree planting projects.
Dr Christine Hoff
MBBS Chris has been practicing at AMC for over 25 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 and yoga enthusiast and enjoys making quilts and mosaics.
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 Bill Gransbury
MBBS DRCOG “I enjoy being part of a team providing high quality care to the Barossa and districts.” Bill joined AMC in 1986 and has a wide range of interests in general practice. He has particular interests in mental health, sports medicine and chronic disease self management. Bill is also passionate about local history, tourism and football. He plays golf and walks regularly. Bill is married and has two adult children and three grandchildren.
Dr Ben Baker
MBBS (Adelaide) FRACGP “I enjoy making a difference to peoples lives” Ben has been working at Angaston Medical Centre since 2006. He has a passion for preventative health, with a keen interest in diabetes, asthma, skin cancer, men’s health, and paediatrics. Ben is married with 4 children, and is enjoying life in the Barossa, and recognises it as a great community to raise a family.
Dr Tom Ryan
MBBS Adelaide 1993 FRACGP, Dip rural GP 199, Dip RANZCOG With over 20 years experience in general practice, Tom joined AMC in 1999. His main area of interest includes anaesthetics and internal medicine and is a passionate advocate of medical education. Tom is married to a local artist and has two children. He is musically inclined with particular interest in classical guitar and singing. Since coming to the Barossa he has discovered viticulture and winemaking and has his own small vineyard. He is also interested in the philosophical underpinnings of evidence based medicine.
Dr David Adams
MBBS, DRACOG FACRRM “I enjoy all facets of being a country GP. To me living in a rural community and caring for that community is a blessing.” David has been involved in rural general practice in South Australia since 1981 and joined AMC in 1991. His area of expertise is in general and family medicine, anaesthetics and care of the elderly. He is also actively involved as a supervisor for trainee GP’s and a member of the board of Sturt Fleurieu GP training organisation. He is also a GP advisor to the South Australian Locum service. David is married with three adult children and two grandchildren.
Dr Zibanani (Zibi) Setlhong
MBBS “I joined Angaston Medical Centre in 2012 after spending 4 years with Millicent Medical Centre in the South East of South Australia.” I was born in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana and moved to Australia to start medical school in 1998. When I finished high school I had to do a year’s national service and this involved teaching in a rural town, which is where I met my husband and also fell in love with rural life. I enjoy doing Anaesthetics and General Medicine, and consulting fortnightly in Blanchetown.” Zibi’s hobbies outside of medicine include watching (and sometimes playing) tennis and socialising. She likes travelling to see friends and relatives around Australia (she has 2 sisters in Sydney)
Dr Lisa White
MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, GP Anaesthetist Lisa has been working in General Practice since 2007. She has particular interests in Anaesthesia, Paediatrics and Women’s Health including Antenatal Shared Care. Lisa is married with 2 children. Her passions include spending time with family, reading, sewing and craft.
Dr Suzy Sevdicevski
MBBS FRACGP Suzy was at Angaston Medical Centre in 2013 during her General Practice training and has now returned after working in rural NSW and the Clare Valley. Suzy was born in NSW, raised in Macedonia and completed her medical degree in Bulgaria before returning to Australia and gaining Australian medical registration. 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 and enjoys teaching medical students. In Suzy’s spare time she enjoys hiking and cycling.