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003 min

Dr Stephen Balasis


Dr. Stephen Balasis graduated from Flinders University in 1994. After gaining experience in the major teaching hospitals in South Australia, in 2000 he moved to Melbourne to enter general practice training. Stephen joined the Blackwood Clinic in 2003 and became a partner in 2005. He enjoys practicing in all areas of general practice, but has an interest in Paediatrics and Men's Health. Dr. Balasis is married with 3 young children. On weekends he enjoys going to the football and hopes, one day soon to be celebrating the Crows' 3rd premiership.

025 min

Dr Robyn March


Dr Robyn March completed her post graduate medical degree at Flinders University following an Arts Degree in International Relations and Sociology which she completed in 1996. She began her working life as a Registered Nurse having trained at St Andrews Hospital. After her children were born she returned to University to study medicine (via a long route) including a year of study in Berri South Australia. She worked for a number of years at Flinders Medical Centre with rotations in psychiatry, emergency and obstetrics being special interest areas. She did further training in South Australia and gained her Fellowship in General Practice. She became a partner at Blackwood Clinic in 2011. She is Adelaide born, Leigh Creek raised and now a long term Adelaide resident with her husband and adult children. She enjoys family life, gardening and travel.

(Dr Robyn March currently has her books closed to both new patients and current patients of the practice that do not regularly consult her)

016 min

Dr Christopher Lucking


Dr Chris Lucking graduated from Leeds Medical School in the United Kingdom in 2001. He spent several years training in General Hospital Medicine both in the UK and at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2005/06, where he met his wife. Having returned to the UK to finish his GP training he moved back to Adelaide and has been working at Blackwood Clinic since 2011. He is a keen Soccer player and sportsman and as such his interests include sports injuries as well as General Medicine. He has 2 young children and is very happy to see children of all ages.

013 min

Dr Tudor Thomas


Tudor graduated from The University of Adelaide in 2007, and gained experience across numerous specialities in the hospital system before commencing GP training. He was awarded FRACGP in 2014 and enjoys the full breadth of primary care. He is especially interested in skin checks and skin cancer medicine, focussing on the early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. Tudor keeps active with mountain biking, enjoying the wonderful trails the Adelaide Hills has to offer.

011 min

Dr Michel Von

BBiomedSc (Monash), BMBS (Flinders), DCH (Sydney), FRACGP

Michel was born in France but has spent his whole life growing up and exploring wonderful 'straya.
Graduating Medicine in 2011 from Flinders University, he completed his internship at Mount Gambier Hospital before securing a general medical officer position at the Women's and Children's Hospital. Following 2 wonderful years making funny faces at children, he commenced his general practice community placements in 2015, completing his training in 2017.

In his spare time, Michel enjoys reading fantasy novels, playing computer games, watching Disney movies, and making funny faces at his own little boy.
Please be warned: Michel's singing voice needs work and he will quite happily sing Disney songs with any children nearby.

020 min

Dr Chrissy Lai


Dr Chrissy Lai graduated from Flinders University in 2006 after a Bachelor of Science degree from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She started her working career at Flinders Medical Centre and has rotated through the major surgical specialties before starting general practice training in rural South Australia. She has a special interest in pediatrics and palliative care. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring all the different regions of Australia and the rest of the world.

008 min

Dr Hannah-Claire Koblar


Hannah-Claire graduated from University of Adelaide in 2016. She has a special interest in paediatric medicine and sexual health. She is certified in Obstetric Shared Care and insertion of intra-uterine devices and implanons. She has completed both the Certificate of Women's Health and the Sydney Child Health Program in 2019.

Melissa Lorenzetti

Dr Melissa Lorenzetti - on maternity leave


Melissa is an Adelaide trained GP. She has a keen interest in all aspects of family medicine including women's health, paediatrics, aged care, preventative care and the management of chronic diseases.

023 min

Dr Sally Marsh


Sally graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2016. She spent her hospital years at Flinders Medical Centre and Noarlunga Hospital and completed her fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2021. Sally enjoys all areas of general practice with particular interests in paediatrics, women's health, chronic disease management and preventative health care. She has completed her Certificate in Women's Health in 2019 and the Sydney Children's Health Program in 2020. Sally is accredited for Obstetric Shared Care and Implanon insertion and removal.

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Dr Merlyn Pinto Barreto

Merlyn obtained her MBBS and MD qualifications in Goa. She then went on to complete a Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists while working at Flinders Medical Centre. Merlyn is now working towards obtaining her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Over the years, she has acquired valuable experience working in hospitals in Australia and India
Merlyn aims to provide comprehensive care to all age groups especially to those living with chronic illnesses. She has a special interest in women's health and preventative medicine. She is certified to provide obstetric shared care and for insertion of contraceptive devices.

Blackwood Clinic Dr Kai Wan

Dr Kai Wan


Dr Kai Wan worked overseas and in Australia for more than ten years, including three years at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, and two years in General practice in South Australia from 2021. Dr Wan is passionate about all aspects of general healthcare, mental health, preventative health, chronic disease management and minor procedures. Dr Wan obtained a SCHP certificate for children's health. Dr Kai Wan was a state award winner of RACGP SA&NT GP Registar of the Year 2022.

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