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Our Doctors

Dr Janine Kelly

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Sydney in 1995. Dr Kelly is a caring and friendly doctor with eighteen years of experience in General Practice. She grew up in Sydney but Canberra is her long-term home.

She enjoys all areas of General Practice with special interests in women’s health, pregnancy and paediatrics. She is great with kids and has three children of her own.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Janine Kelly

Dr Kathleen O'Brien

Starting February 5 2018, Accepting New Patients

ABOUT

Graduate of the ANU Medical School, 2013.
Dr O’Brien is very friendly and loves children. She is currently completing a Diploma in Paediatrics through Westmead Children’s Hospital. She has interests in aged care and women’s health.
She chose General Practice because she wanted the opportunity of establishing long lasting relationships with patients to provide excellent continuity of care. Dr O’Brien says she enjoys working at YourGP because of the commitment to quality care and the supportive team environment from the other doctors, to the nursing and administrative staff.
Outside of work she likes seeing friends, watching the Brumbies, travelling, reading and listening to music.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Kathleen O'Brien

Dr Kyla Bremner

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Bremner is a graduate of the University of Sydney with honours in 2006.
Dr Bremner worked for several years as a GP and Emergency doctor in a remote town on the coast of Canada, accessible only by boat or plane. She returned to Australia in 2014 to make Canberra her long-term home.
She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, menopause, aged care and lifestyle modification. She says loves the variety of General Practice and building relationships with patients. She enjoys being able to support people to improve their physical and emotional health.
Dr Bremner was the first woman to represent Australia in wrestling at the 2008 Olympics. She married the coach of the Polish Olympic team and they have three young boys. They continue to enjoy wrestling and coaching.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Kyla Bremner

Dr Kit Wong

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Wong grew up in Sydney and graduated from the University of Sydney with honours in 2006. He moved to Canberra as his wife grew up here and they thought it would be a great place to bring up their two boys.

Dr Wong has done a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). Prior to studying medicine he was a physiotherapist for five years, which gives him excellent skills in sports medicine.

He has special interests in paediatrics, sports medicine, men’s health and skin cancer medicine. He is doing a Masters in Skin Cancer Medicine.

He chose general practice because of the range of medicine and the people he has the privilege of meeting. He feels like he can help people and that gives a great sense of job satisfaction. He chose Crace as he enjoys the environment, staff and colleagues as well as the opportunity to work in an area with lots of young families, similar to his own.

Outside of work Dr Wong enjoys spending time with his family, keeping fit with tennis, golf, touch football and basketball. He loves the Sydney Swans.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Wednesday Friday

Dr Kit Wong

Dr John Petelczyc

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduated from the University of Sydney in 1981.

Dr Petelczyc was a well-loved and established GP in Belconnen for twenty-five years before moving to Crace in 2014. His patients appreciate his warmth, care and experience.

Outside of work Dr Petelczyc has enjoys walking, squash and has a particular love of dogs. He has several wolfhounds and poodles.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr John Petelczyc

Dr Kristin O'Neill

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Sydney with first class honours, 1998. Dr O’Neill has worked as a GP in Sydney, Dubai and most recently Singapore where she looked after expat Australians and New Zealanders, along with patients from eighty different countries. Prior to this she spent ten years as an airforce GP.

Her family returned to Australia in 2014 to make Canberra their long-term home.

Dr O'Neill says she chose General Practice as she was interested in all aspects of medicine, not just one specialty. General Practice allows her to keep current in all medical fields. She says General Practice has allowed her to work both in Australia and also overseas which has been very exciting. She loves looking after many generations of the same family, and it is a privilege get to know families and to be involved in their care on a personal level.

She chose YourGP because of the focus on patient care and high standards of practice. It is an added bonus to be working with genuinely nice staff and in such a beautiful community location.

Dr O’Neill enjoys all aspects of general practice with special interests in paediatrics, dermatology and travel medicine. She has two children.

Outside of work she enjoys travel, skiing, zoology, cooking and gardening. She confessed to having more kitchen appliances than space in her kitchen and too many recipe books. She has had many interesting pets over time including kangaroo joeys, injured fruit bats, rescued lab rabbits, axolotls, and Blue Tongues.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Kristin O'Neill

Dr John Deery

Not accepting new patients except for vasectomies, tongue ties and immediate family members of existing patients.

ABOUT

From the moment John started General Practice in 2003, he desired to one day open a practice. He is passionate about growing YourGP to fulfil the practice vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’.

John practices in all areas of general practice with special interests in sports medicine, paediatrics, men’s health and minor surgery, including tongue tie release. He does a Friday morning vasectomy clinic at the YourGP@Crace theatre, see canberravasectomy.com.au for more details.

John loves sport and was previously a school Australian decathlon champion. He played for the St George Dragons, the Sydney City Roosters and Sydney University Rugby while studying. More recently he has developed a passion for table tennis. He has just taken the title of YourGP tablet tennis champion from Dr Kit Wong.

John is a devoted IT geek and keeps the practice up to date with technology.

John and Mel have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Lyneham - Wednesday Friday

Dr John Deery

Dr Mel Deery

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of New South Wales 2000.

Mel says she loves being a GP and a practice owner. Along with her husband John, she is passionate about developing YourGP to better fulfil the vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’. She feels privileged to work alongside such an amazing team of doctors, nurses and administrative staff.

She enjoys all areas of general practice with special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, pregnancy care and mental health.

She enjoys walking in Canberra, especially where there are views of the beautiful Brindabella mountain ranges.

Mel and John have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday

Lyneham - Wednesday Friday

Dr Mel Deery

Dr Julie Beuth (Hewitt)

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Auckland in 1981. Dr Hewitt completed her GP training in Christchurch before moving to Australia in 1989. She worked in Belconnen as a GP for twenty-five years before moving to YourGP@Crace in 2014.

Special interests are skin cancer medicine/surgery and women’s health, but most of her practice is true general practice. Julie has two daughters. Outside of work she loves to stay active with her partner, they enjoy skiing, cycling, running and gardening. Julie regularly travels to New Zealand where she is growing vineyards and setting up a truffle farm.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Julie Beuth (Hewitt)

Dr Hayden Henry

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003. His special interests are men’s health, skin cancer medicine, sports medicine, children and young families. He has two children.

Dr Henry is an excellent teacher of medical students. He is doing a Masters in Public health and works part-time in Emergency.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Hayden Henry

Dr Freya Ashman

new patients welcome

ABOUT

A graduate of the University of Sydney in 2011. Dr Ashman has a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health and mental health. Dr Ashman has a passion for teaching and is a medical educator for local GPs in training and medical students.

Dr Ashman chose medicine and general practice as she was interested in everything and didn’t want to narrow down to one specialty. She says she loves hearing people’s stories. She started working at Lyneham as a registrar in her last year of training in 2015. On finishing she decided to continue at Lyneham as she has enjoyed caring for our patients and the professional, warm and supportive atmosphere of the practice.

Outside of work she enjoys reading and writing fiction, singing and ice-skating.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Freya Ashman

Dr Heike Kath

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Qld in 2003. Dr Kath completed several years of paediatric specialist training, working in urban and rural hospitals, before deciding to become a GP. She has completed a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital).

Dr Kath moved to YourGP@Lyneham from Jervis Bay in 2014 for her husband to take a lecturing position in painting at the School of Art. They have a young daughter.

She became inspired to do medicine by her Grandmother who was an early pathologist who set up laboratories in remote Australia.
She has a special interest in children’s health and women’s health. Her family grew up on an orchard in Far North Queensland and she loves to grow things, from vegetables to bee-keeping. She keeps active with walking and yoga.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Heike Kath

Dr David Brown

Returns February 5, Accepting New Patients

ABOUT

Dr Brown grew up in Canberra and studied medicine at the Australian National University. He has completed a Diploma of Child Health through Westmead Children’s Hospital.
He has a great reputation for excellence, warmth and compassion. Kids love him.
Dr Brown is currently doing some further training in palliative care and will be returning in January 2018.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr David Brown

Dr Ian Chan

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Chan grew up in Auckland. He moved to Canberra in 2011 to finish his studies in medicine at the ANU. He loves Canberra so he stayed.

He is currently completing further studies in paediatrics with a Diploma of Child Health through Westmead Children's Hospital. He enjoys teaching medical students. He enjoys all aspects of general practice. He has special interests in kids and skin cancer medicine.

He is very friendly and comes to us very highly recommended by his previous practice.

Outside of work he watches movies to relax, backs the All Blacks and plays tennis. (Dr Deery is going to dock his pay for supporting the All Blacks).

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday

Dr Ian Chan

Krystle Marca

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Krystle Marca completed medicine at Flinders University in South Australia. She has moved from Sydney to make Canberra her longterm home.

Dr Marca has particular interests in women's health and paediatrics. She has completed a Diploma in Child Health with the Westmead Children’s Hospital and the Family Planning NSW Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health in 2017.

Outside of work Dr Marca loves spending time with her husband and three young children and serving in her local church.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Krystle Marca
Dr Janine Kelly

Dr Janine Kelly

CRACE

Dr Janine Kelly
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Sydney in 1995. Dr Kelly is a caring and friendly doctor with eighteen years of experience in General Practice. She grew up in Sydney but Canberra is her long-term home.

She enjoys all areas of General Practice with special interests in women’s health, pregnancy and paediatrics. She is great with kids and has three children of her own.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Kathleen O'Brien

Dr Kathleen O'Brien

CRACE

Dr Kathleen O'Brien
Starting February 5 2018, Accepting New Patients

ABOUT

Graduate of the ANU Medical School, 2013.
Dr O’Brien is very friendly and loves children. She is currently completing a Diploma in Paediatrics through Westmead Children’s Hospital. She has interests in aged care and women’s health.
She chose General Practice because she wanted the opportunity of establishing long lasting relationships with patients to provide excellent continuity of care. Dr O’Brien says she enjoys working at YourGP because of the commitment to quality care and the supportive team environment from the other doctors, to the nursing and administrative staff.
Outside of work she likes seeing friends, watching the Brumbies, travelling, reading and listening to music.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Kyla Bremner

Dr Kyla Bremner

CRACE

Dr Kyla Bremner
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Bremner is a graduate of the University of Sydney with honours in 2006.
Dr Bremner worked for several years as a GP and Emergency doctor in a remote town on the coast of Canada, accessible only by boat or plane. She returned to Australia in 2014 to make Canberra her long-term home.
She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, menopause, aged care and lifestyle modification. She says loves the variety of General Practice and building relationships with patients. She enjoys being able to support people to improve their physical and emotional health.
Dr Bremner was the first woman to represent Australia in wrestling at the 2008 Olympics. She married the coach of the Polish Olympic team and they have three young boys. They continue to enjoy wrestling and coaching.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Kit Wong

Dr Kit Wong

CRACE

Dr Kit Wong
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Wong grew up in Sydney and graduated from the University of Sydney with honours in 2006. He moved to Canberra as his wife grew up here and they thought it would be a great place to bring up their two boys.

Dr Wong has done a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). Prior to studying medicine he was a physiotherapist for five years, which gives him excellent skills in sports medicine.

He has special interests in paediatrics, sports medicine, men’s health and skin cancer medicine. He is doing a Masters in Skin Cancer Medicine.

He chose general practice because of the range of medicine and the people he has the privilege of meeting. He feels like he can help people and that gives a great sense of job satisfaction. He chose Crace as he enjoys the environment, staff and colleagues as well as the opportunity to work in an area with lots of young families, similar to his own.

Outside of work Dr Wong enjoys spending time with his family, keeping fit with tennis, golf, touch football and basketball. He loves the Sydney Swans.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Wednesday Friday

Dr John Petelczyc

Dr John Petelczyc

CRACE

Dr John Petelczyc
not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduated from the University of Sydney in 1981.

Dr Petelczyc was a well-loved and established GP in Belconnen for twenty-five years before moving to Crace in 2014. His patients appreciate his warmth, care and experience.

Outside of work Dr Petelczyc has enjoys walking, squash and has a particular love of dogs. He has several wolfhounds and poodles.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Kristin O'Neill

Dr Kristin O'Neill

CRACE

Dr Kristin O'Neill
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Sydney with first class honours, 1998. Dr O’Neill has worked as a GP in Sydney, Dubai and most recently Singapore where she looked after expat Australians and New Zealanders, along with patients from eighty different countries. Prior to this she spent ten years as an airforce GP.

Her family returned to Australia in 2014 to make Canberra their long-term home.

Dr O'Neill says she chose General Practice as she was interested in all aspects of medicine, not just one specialty. General Practice allows her to keep current in all medical fields. She says General Practice has allowed her to work both in Australia and also overseas which has been very exciting. She loves looking after many generations of the same family, and it is a privilege get to know families and to be involved in their care on a personal level.

She chose YourGP because of the focus on patient care and high standards of practice. It is an added bonus to be working with genuinely nice staff and in such a beautiful community location.

Dr O’Neill enjoys all aspects of general practice with special interests in paediatrics, dermatology and travel medicine. She has two children.

Outside of work she enjoys travel, skiing, zoology, cooking and gardening. She confessed to having more kitchen appliances than space in her kitchen and too many recipe books. She has had many interesting pets over time including kangaroo joeys, injured fruit bats, rescued lab rabbits, axolotls, and Blue Tongues.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr John Deery

Dr John Deery

LYNEHAM & CRACE

Dr John Deery
Not accepting new patients except for vasectomies, tongue ties and immediate family members of existing patients.

ABOUT

From the moment John started General Practice in 2003, he desired to one day open a practice. He is passionate about growing YourGP to fulfil the practice vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’.

John practices in all areas of general practice with special interests in sports medicine, paediatrics, men’s health and minor surgery, including tongue tie release. He does a Friday morning vasectomy clinic at the YourGP@Crace theatre, see canberravasectomy.com.au for more details.

John loves sport and was previously a school Australian decathlon champion. He played for the St George Dragons, the Sydney City Roosters and Sydney University Rugby while studying. More recently he has developed a passion for table tennis. He has just taken the title of YourGP tablet tennis champion from Dr Kit Wong.

John is a devoted IT geek and keeps the practice up to date with technology.

John and Mel have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Lyneham - Wednesday Friday

Dr Mel Deery

Dr Mel Deery

LYNEHAM & CRACE

Dr Mel Deery
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of New South Wales 2000.

Mel says she loves being a GP and a practice owner. Along with her husband John, she is passionate about developing YourGP to better fulfil the vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’. She feels privileged to work alongside such an amazing team of doctors, nurses and administrative staff.

She enjoys all areas of general practice with special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, pregnancy care and mental health.

She enjoys walking in Canberra, especially where there are views of the beautiful Brindabella mountain ranges.

Mel and John have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday

Lyneham - Wednesday Friday

Dr Julie Beuth (Hewitt)

Dr Julie Beuth (Hewitt)

CRACE

Dr Julie Beuth (Hewitt)
not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Auckland in 1981. Dr Hewitt completed her GP training in Christchurch before moving to Australia in 1989. She worked in Belconnen as a GP for twenty-five years before moving to YourGP@Crace in 2014.

Special interests are skin cancer medicine/surgery and women’s health, but most of her practice is true general practice. Julie has two daughters. Outside of work she loves to stay active with her partner, they enjoy skiing, cycling, running and gardening. Julie regularly travels to New Zealand where she is growing vineyards and setting up a truffle farm.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Hayden Henry

Dr Hayden Henry

LYNEHAM

Dr Hayden Henry
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003. His special interests are men’s health, skin cancer medicine, sports medicine, children and young families. He has two children.

Dr Henry is an excellent teacher of medical students. He is doing a Masters in Public health and works part-time in Emergency.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Freya Ashman

Dr Freya Ashman

LYNEHAM

Dr Freya Ashman
new patients welcome

ABOUT

A graduate of the University of Sydney in 2011. Dr Ashman has a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health and mental health. Dr Ashman has a passion for teaching and is a medical educator for local GPs in training and medical students.

Dr Ashman chose medicine and general practice as she was interested in everything and didn’t want to narrow down to one specialty. She says she loves hearing people’s stories. She started working at Lyneham as a registrar in her last year of training in 2015. On finishing she decided to continue at Lyneham as she has enjoyed caring for our patients and the professional, warm and supportive atmosphere of the practice.

Outside of work she enjoys reading and writing fiction, singing and ice-skating.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Heike Kath

Dr Heike Kath

LYNEHAM

Dr Heike Kath
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of Qld in 2003. Dr Kath completed several years of paediatric specialist training, working in urban and rural hospitals, before deciding to become a GP. She has completed a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital).

Dr Kath moved to YourGP@Lyneham from Jervis Bay in 2014 for her husband to take a lecturing position in painting at the School of Art. They have a young daughter.

She became inspired to do medicine by her Grandmother who was an early pathologist who set up laboratories in remote Australia.
She has a special interest in children’s health and women’s health. Her family grew up on an orchard in Far North Queensland and she loves to grow things, from vegetables to bee-keeping. She keeps active with walking and yoga.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr David Brown

Dr David Brown

CRACE

Dr David Brown
Returns February 5, Accepting New Patients

ABOUT

Dr Brown grew up in Canberra and studied medicine at the Australian National University. He has completed a Diploma of Child Health through Westmead Children’s Hospital.
He has a great reputation for excellence, warmth and compassion. Kids love him.
Dr Brown is currently doing some further training in palliative care and will be returning in January 2018.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Ian Chan

Dr Ian Chan

CRACE

Dr Ian Chan
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Chan grew up in Auckland. He moved to Canberra in 2011 to finish his studies in medicine at the ANU. He loves Canberra so he stayed.

He is currently completing further studies in paediatrics with a Diploma of Child Health through Westmead Children's Hospital. He enjoys teaching medical students. He enjoys all aspects of general practice. He has special interests in kids and skin cancer medicine.

He is very friendly and comes to us very highly recommended by his previous practice.

Outside of work he watches movies to relax, backs the All Blacks and plays tennis. (Dr Deery is going to dock his pay for supporting the All Blacks).

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday

Krystle Marca

Krystle Marca

CRACE

Krystle Marca
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Krystle Marca completed medicine at Flinders University in South Australia. She has moved from Sydney to make Canberra her longterm home.

Dr Marca has particular interests in women's health and paediatrics. She has completed a Diploma in Child Health with the Westmead Children’s Hospital and the Family Planning NSW Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health in 2017.

Outside of work Dr Marca loves spending time with her husband and three young children and serving in her local church.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday