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 Sarah Chin edited


Sarah has interest in women’s and children’s health. She grew up in Malaysia. She completed her medical degree at the University of Adelaide. She then completed her GP training in the country and obtained her RACGP fellowship in 2011. She has worked in a few different practices over the last 10 years.

She also likes to spend quality time with her young children. In her free time, she likes to do photo editing, playing badminton and quilting.

Special interests
women’s and children’s health

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

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Dr Thomas Shaw

MChD, BPharm (Hons)

Tom grew up in Adelaide and studied Pharmacy at UniSA. He later studied medicine at ANU and completed his internship in Canberra. He returned to SA to work as a junior doctor at the RAH and the WCH, before starting GP Training as a Registrar in the Barossa in 2019, and continuing at UniSA Health & Medical in 2020. Outside medicine, he enjoys cricket, football, and playing touch footy.

Special interests
paediatrics, men’s health, travel medicine, general medicine


Dr Jasmin MacIntyre


Jasmin completed her primary medical degree at Flinders University in 2008. She went on to obtain fellowship with the Royal College of General Practitioner in 2014. She considers herself a generalist and enjoys all aspects of general practice.  She has tutored medical students through Adelaide and Flinders University.

Jasmin believes that helping people understand and navigate their own health is the most helpful thing she can do. She values good communication and fostering a trusting patient-doctor relationship.

Outside of work, she loves napping and her dog.

Our Allied Health Practitioners


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.