Doctors

Dr. William “Bill” Geyer
FRACGP MBBS DRANZCOG Grad Dip RGP

Dr Bill Geyer graduated from Adelaide University in 1989. After working in Adelaide, the Northern Territory, New South Wales and throughout rural South Australia, he commenced practice in Tanunda in 1995. His special interests are Obstetrics (including deliveries), anaesthetics, injury prevention and Methadone prescription.

Dr. Sonia Malone
MBBS FRACGP Grad Dip RGP

Sonia joined the Tanunda Medical Practice in 2001 after completing her fellowship in rural General Practice and a diploma in rural medicine (anaesthetics). Her interests include Preventive health care, women’s and men’s health. Sonia is an active member of the Australasian Menopause Society and has a special interest in supporting women and their families at the time of menopause. She is also a faculty member of the PRCC medical student programme for the collaborative between Adelaide and flinders universities providing teaching for senior medical students in the Barossa Valley.

Dr. Bernard “Bernie” Myatt
MBBS Dip RACOG

Bernie Myatt graduated from Adelaide University in 1979. His first practice was Meningie where he worked from 1982 to 1995, and from there he came to Tanunda. He is interested in all aspects of General Practice. He is currently the Chair of the Barossa GP Network; he is active in all facets of clinical services including hospital representation.

Dr. Fraser Vivian
FRACGP MBBS Dip Child Health

Born & raised in rural Victoria, Dr Vivian attended the University of Adelaide, always with an eye on rural General Practice. Following internship he undertook training in anaesthetic skills at the Modbury Hospital. General Practice training was undertaken in Naracoorte, then in Tanunda until completion in 2003. Dr Vivian has been a partner with the practice since 2004 and divides his time between General Practice consulting, providing anaesthetic services in operating theatres and labour wards in Angaston, Tanunda, Gawler & Mount Pleasant.

Dr. John “Jack” Urlwin
MBBS FRACGP DRCOG

Skin Cancer Clinic

Dr John (Jack) Urlwin is now working in skin cancer diagnosis & management at Tanunda Medical Centre. He has gained qualifications from the University of Queensland (UQ) and the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS), who are world leaders in the field.

Dermoscopy, which aids the detection & management of skin cancer, is an ever-developing science and Dr Urlwin has been attending annual skin cancer summits and other courses convened by UQ since 2005 and has now obtained the Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy through the IDS.

Having joined the Tanunda Medical Centre thirty eight years ago, Dr Urlwin has enjoyed providing procedural services in obstetrics, surgery and anaesthetics to the Barossa community as part of a wide-ranging general practice. He has taken the decision to set up his skin cancer clinic in response to community need.

Dr. Natalie Payne
MBBS Dip Child Health

After growing up in the “Heart of the Mallee”, Karoonda, Natalie moved to Adelaide at the end of year 10. She has worked at Royal Adelaide Hospital, and in the Barossa in 2009 as a medical student, returning as a GP registrar in 2014. She has also spent some time on General Practice rotations in Mount Gambier and Murray Bridge, and has now joined Tanunda as a full time GP.

Dr. Matthew Teague
MBBS DRANZCOG FRACGP

Dr Teague started working at Tanunda Medical Centre in 2013. During his time at Tanunda, he is keen to consolidate his GP skills in a rural setting, as well as get some more emergency experience.

Dr. Sally Nelson
MBBS FRACGP MPH

Dr Sally Nelson joined Tanunda medical Centre in 2013 after spending 10 years working in general practice in rural Queensland, remote Aboriginal communities and in various locations around Adelaide. Her special interests are paediatrics, emergency medicine and preventative health care.

Dr. Diana Gillatt
MBBS BMedSc DRANZGOG FRACGP PGCTravMed

Diana graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1988. Before joining the team at the Tanunda Medical Centre, she had worked for 15 years in Central Australia including flying doctor work and general practice in remote Aboriginal communities. She is interested in Women’s Health and is a member of the Australasian Menopause Society. Diana’s main area of special interest is Travel Medicine, having studied this through James Cook University and was awarded the 2011 MASTA medal on completion of the Post Graduate Certificate in Travel Medicine. Diana offers comprehensive travel consultations for people travelling overseas.

Dr. Kate Ton
MBBS DRANZCOG FRACGP

Dr Kate Ton was raised in rural South Australia, between Cleve, Renmark and Victor Harbour. She graduated Medicine from the University of Adelaide in 2008, and since then has worked for Flinders Medical Centre, in Darwin and Canberra before moving to Tanunda. Her special interests include Obstetrics and Women’s Health.

Dr. Jessie Myatt
MBBS, DRANZCOG and Dip Child Health

Dr Jessie Myatt graduated from Flinders University in 2012. She grew up in the Barossa and after spending some time away for university and work, she has returned as a GP registrar. Dr Jessie Myatt has a special interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, completing her diploma in obstetrics at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, as well as paediatrics.

Dr. Cristina Valero
GP Registrar

Dr Cristina Valero graduated from Adelaide University in 2015. She undertook her internship at the Queen Elizabeth and Royal Adelaide Hospitals in 2016. She spent 3 months in Jamestown, which fuelled her interest in general practice. After spending a year as a resident at Flinders Medical Centre, she was accepted into rural GP training and has joined Tanunda Medical Centre as a GP registrar for 2018. Dr Cristina Valero has extended interests in anaesthetics and paediatrics, and is completing the final requirements of her diploma in child health.

Dr Amir Jourabchi
MBBS (MD) – Grad Dip Hlth Mang (Flinders)

Dr Jourabchi is a GP registrar at Tanunda Medical Centre. He has more than 10 years of experience in Medicine and has worked almost in all Adelaide’s public hospitals from Noarlunga up to Lyell McEwin Hospital. He has worked in rural setting in Kadina and Wallaroo before joining the Tanunda team. He has completed extensive training in all settings of mental health. He has a special interest in emergency & general medicine, mental health, counselling, skin surgeries, preventive & travel medicine and child health. He likes traveling and meeting with different people.

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