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 “I enjoy bringing new life into the world.” 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 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 Tom Ryan
MBBS Adelaide 1993 FRACGP, Dip rural GP 1999, 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
LMBBS, 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. In Suzy’s spare time she enjoys hiking and cycling.
Dr Martin Sterck
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 James Padley
James is a rural GP/Generalist Registrar in his final stages of training with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). Before working as a GP, James spent several years in major teaching hospitals in Sydney and Adelaide, and worked as a senior registrar in anaesthetics and intensive care. Recently, he has been working as a rural locum in emergency and medical roles, including 6 months with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Broken Hill, and previously spent time working in the remote Solomon Islands. James has been a clinical educator with the Flinders University medical program since 2017. James’s interests include medical education, cardiovascular medicine, anaesthetics, and preventative health care. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and recording music with his two young kids on backing vocals.
Dr Amelia De Nicola
Amelia has been in General Practice Training since 2018. Her main areas of interest are Palliative Care and Postnatal Mental Health. In her free time she enjoys cooking and reading with her toddler.
Dr Natalie Pink
Natalie studied a Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedics) at Flinders University and worked as a paramedic for 5 years before returning to Flinders University and completing the Doctor of Medicine degree. Since then, she underwent her internship at Flinders Medical Centre, followed by a resident year in Darwin and spending the past 12 months as a GP registrar in Pt Lincoln. She has worked in plastic surgery, general surgery, vascular surgery, emergency, obstetrics/gynaecology, and geriatrics but her interest lies in Aboriginal health and adolescent mental health. She has an alternative view to pain management – moving away from opiates and benzodiazepines prescription. She is an Adelaide girl with family from the southern suburbs and family ties to the Kimberley region in Western Australia. Outside of work she has a love for gardening, going to the gym and motorbike riding.