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, as well as GP Registrar training. 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.
BMBS, FRACGP, BA (Soc/Pol)
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)
MBChB, MRCP (UK), MRCGP (UK), FRACGP
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.
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.
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.
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.
BMBS, FRACGP, Dip. Children's Health
Roxanne completed her medical degree at the University of Tasmania, before moving to Adelaide to complete her hospital training years. She has also been awarded a Diploma of Child Health from Children's Hospital Westmead. Roxanne has special interests in paediatrics, women's health and travel, outside of work she enjoys any combinations of food, travel, yoga, swimming and having a laugh at amateur badmington!
Chau completed her medical studies at James Cook University in Far North Queensland. She spent a number of years working the tropics before deciding to move to Adelaide in 2012. Chau has worked in many of the hospitals here in Adelaide gaining a wide variety of medical experience before starting her training in General Practice. She is developing a growing interest in Paediatrics and Mental Health. In her spare time she enjoys crafts particularly baking and cake decorating
Dr Matthew Chia completed his degree at The University of Adelaide and after graduating worked between the Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. During his time working in hospital, he worked between mutiple specialties including Emergency Medicine, Cardiology and General Medicine. After deciding to become a GP, he further worked in community mental health and in the Paediatric ED at the WCH. He wants to continue his learning experience in his GP training and hopes to see a wide range of patients. Outside of work, he enjoys travel, cooking, eating good food and spending time with family.
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 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.
MBBS, FRACGP, DCH
Emma studied medicine at the University of Tasmania and completed her hospital training in both Townsville and Geelong. She obtained her fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practioners in early 2019 and has completed a Diploma in Child Health.
Emma enjoys all areas of General Practice with a particular interest in skin cancer. She has completed further training with Skin Cancer College Australasia.
Emma has recently moved to Adelaide and loves exploring the city and beautiful surrounds during her free time
Charles joins us as a GP registrar in 2022 starting on 07/02/2022. He graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2017, he is interested in all areas of general practice. Outside of medicine he enjoys time with his family and friends.
Dr Fen-Fen Koh graduated from Flinders University in 2015 and is now a first year GP registrar. She has spent several years in the hospital system gaining experience in various medical fields. She is interested in women's health, paediatrics, management of chronic health issues, preventative care and dermatology. Outside of work she spends time with her young family and enjoys engaging in sports such as martial arts and swimming.
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 Practioners 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.
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