Our Doctors

City East


Dr Brenton Martin


Dr Martin is an experienced GP, with many years of both rural and city experience, which has provided him with a broad scope of practice and seen him develop a wide range of clinical interests. Over the last 15 years he has worked in both Yankalilla and Adelaide, and has developed a passion for working with students and University staff.

Special interests
chronic disease, women’s health, contraception, Mirena/Implanon insertion, menopause, pelvic pain, travel medicine, skin cancer, dermoscopy


Dr Joanne Chew


Joanne enjoys the breadth of general practice and has a strong interest in women’s, mental and preventative health. She also holds a Diploma of Child Health and is accredited to insert and remove implanons. Joanne grew up in Malaysia, and completed her medical degree at The University of Adelaide. She is a fellow of the RACGP, and is happily married and with 2 young boys.

Special interests
women’s health, Implanon, mental health, preventative medicine, general medicine


Dr Zori Penkoff


Zori was awarded RACGP Fellowship in 2016 after completing her rotations in a number of GP practices in Adelaide and regional South Australia. Zori previously worked in a number of hospital posts in Adelaide, Darwin, NT and the United Kingdom, gaining experience in Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology.

Special interests
women’s health, Mirena IUD/Implanon, preventative medicine


Dr Deepti Singhal

MBBS, FRACGP, PhD Medicine

Dr Deepti Singhal is a General Practitioner and a Fellow of the RACGP. She enjoys practicing a broad range of medicine, with key interests in general and preventative medicine. She has been an overseas medical student while pursuing her PhD in Medicine at the University of Adelaide, and therefore is particularly interested in looking after the health of students from overseas.

Special interests
women’s health, general medicine, chronic disease


Dr John Setchell


Previously the Medical Director at the Central Operations section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, John is now tutoring first and second year medical students in the Problem Based Learning course at Flinders University, and is provides clinical locum services at the UniSA Medical Health Clinic, as well as occasional locum services to RFDS Primary Care remote clinics.

Special interests
all areas of medicine


Dr Julian Barson


Dr Julian Barson was raised in Adelaide, and moved to Sydney to commence his medical training. Julian has practiced medicine in  Rural NSW and completed a Diploma in Child Health with the University of Sydney. Julian joined the UniSA Medical Clinic team in 2018 as an advanced registrar with particular interest in internal medicine, paediatrics and preventative health.

Outside of the clinic, Julian enjoys hands-on activities and spending time with his young kids.

Special interests
paediatrics, mental health, minor surgery, internal medicine


Dr Cui Yan Lim


Dr Cui Yan Lim (Yan) graduated in Ireland in 2008 and completed her internship before moving to Adelaide. She has worked for SA Health since then before joining UniSA Health Medical Clinic in 2019. Yan enjoys the broad range of presentations in general practice with a particular interest in Palliative Medicine.

Special interests
palliative medicine, women’s health and paediatrics



Branimir was born and raised in Adelaide, graduating locally from the University of Adelaide with a medical degree in 2006. He has spent his years working in various positions at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Modbury Hospital, Lyell McEwin Hospital within South Australia, as well as the Monash Medical Centre in Victoria. Branimir has particular interests in Men’s Health, Skin Cancer and Paediatrics, although he enjoys the broad range of work in General Practice and the opportunity to build relationships with his patients. Branimir is a proud husband and father to 3 gorgeous children, who do their best to keep him on his toes. When not at work, Branimir loves travel and a variety of different sports.

City West


Dr Charles Christie


With 14 years’ experience as a rural GP, Dr Christie quickly develops lasting rapport with patients, and because of this, has a loyal patient following. He finds working with UniSA staff and students to be greatly rewarding, and is committed to providing quality training to GP Registrars and Medical Students.

Special interests
skin cancer medicine


Dr Emily Lathlean


Dr Lathlean is a local graduate, finishing her Medical degree at the University of Adelaide in 2013. Since then she has worked at the Royal Adelaide Hospital for her Internship and Residency. She started General Practice training in 2016 at the UniSA Health Medical Clinic. She has a special interest in Women’s Health, Mental Health and Preventative Medicine.

Special interests
womens health, mental health, preventative health, smoking cessation


Dr Neil Stanford


Dr Neil Stanford graduated in 1989 in the UK, and has been practising medicine for almost thirty years. He came to live in Australia twenty years ago, and has wide experience in all aspects of General Practice. He has interests in all aspects of family medicine, particularly children, teenagers and young adults. He performs excisions of skin lesions. His easy-going manner helps put patients at ease.

Special interests
young people/youth/children’s health, mental health


Dr Sally Robinson

MD BPharm

Dr Robinson studied post-graduate Medicine and graduated from Flinders University in 2014. Since then she has completed her internship and residency at Flinders Medical Centre followed by an additional residency year at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital. She has commenced General Practice training in 2018 & has a special interest in Women’s Health & Paediatrics and has undertaken the RANZCOG Certificate of Women’s Health. She also enjoys mental health and general preventative medicine

Special interests
mental health, women health, paediatrics, preventative health

Our Allied Health Practitioners


Lynda Caudle


Olga Djuric


Olga Djuric is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker who has developed a specialisation in the field of grief, loss and bereavement. Olga worked for 19 years Olga in a Palliative Care setting as a Specialist Bereavement Care Social Worker. She provides grief and bereavement counseling to a wide variety of people including individuals, couples and families, experiencing a range of psychological difficulties. For the last 17 years Olga has run support groups for bereaved widows, widowers, children, and adult children. When pursuing quality therapeutic alliance with clients, Olga sees as her primary goal the establishment of rapport and building trust with core-centred attributes of congruency, acceptance and empathy.