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Our Doctors

Dr Sam Primrose

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Welcoming Dr Sam Primrose in November 2019.  Sam grew up in Belconnen and studied medicine at Flinders University, graduating in 2014.  He then returned to Canberra with his wife and three young kids. He loves to work with children and has completed a Diploma of Child Health (Sydney Children's Hospital). He has interests in men's health and mental health. Above all, Sam believes in quality general practice where he can provide long term care for patients and their families. 

Outside of work Sam plays indoor soccer, considers himself a trivia nerd and plays Nintendo Switch with his kids  

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Friday

Dr Sam Primrose

Dr Joanna Lin

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Lin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before moving to Canberra for her postgraduate medical degree at the ANU. Having lived in Canberra for the past 8 years, she now considers Canberra home.
She enjoys all areas of general practice, and finds establishing long lasting relationships with patients very rewarding. She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, antenatal care, and preventative health. She has completed a Diploma of Child Health with Westmead Children’s Hospital.
In her spare time she enjoys nature walks, getting lost in a good book, trying out new recipes, and travelling.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Tuesday

Lyneham - Monday Friday

Dr Joanna Lin

Dr Fred Chung

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Fred completed medicine at the Australian National University. He thinks Canberra is one of the best places in the world. He really believes in providing genuine care and clinical excellence. He also loves teaching; he is involved in training medical students and future general practitioners. Fred is interested in all areas of general practice. He has particular interest in families, children's health, men's health and travel medicine.

Fred relishes being outdoors. He loves hiking, cycling and travelling, and often tries to combine all three. On the weekends, you may spot him on one of the beautiful mountains surrounding Canberra. He also enjoys trying to grow things and cooking a new recipe.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday

Dr Fred Chung

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.

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

Dr 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

Dr Krystle Marca

Dr David Brown

new patients welcome

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

Dr David Brown

Dr Kyla Bremner

not accepting new patients

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 including child development and autism, women’s health including family planning, pregnancy and menopause, and travel medicine and vaccination. 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.

Areas of interest:
- travel medicine
- paediatrics
- paediatrics and child development

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Kyla Bremner

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

new patients welcome

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 Thursday

Dr Kathleen O'Brien

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 three 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 has 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 Friday

Dr Kristin O'Neill

Dr John Deery

not accepting new 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 Friday

Lyneham - Wednesday Thursday

Dr John Deery

Dr Mel Deery

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Mel has moved to our new practice YourGP@Denman. Bookings: yourgpdenman.com.au

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

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 Corina Botan

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Corina is passionate about child and women's health, and initially commenced training as a paediatrician before switching to general practice. She enjoys providing holistic family care and thinks the most rewarding part of her job is developing long-term relationships with families and the community.
Corina worked in NSW, Victoria and Queensland prior to returning to her home town of Canberra. She has significant experience working in Emergency Medicine and as a generalist in rural communities. She has a Diploma of Paediatrics (Westmead Children's Hospital) and has also won awards for her work in human rights.
Outside of work, Corina enjoys yoga and chasing after her young children.
She graduated from University of Queensland in 2012.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Corina Botan
Dr Sam Primrose

Dr Sam Primrose

CRACE

Dr Sam Primrose
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Welcoming Dr Sam Primrose in November 2019.  Sam grew up in Belconnen and studied medicine at Flinders University, graduating in 2014.  He then returned to Canberra with his wife and three young kids. He loves to work with children and has completed a Diploma of Child Health (Sydney Children's Hospital). He has interests in men's health and mental health. Above all, Sam believes in quality general practice where he can provide long term care for patients and their families. 

Outside of work Sam plays indoor soccer, considers himself a trivia nerd and plays Nintendo Switch with his kids  

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Friday

Dr Joanna Lin

Dr Joanna Lin

LYNEHAM & CRACE

Dr Joanna Lin
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Lin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before moving to Canberra for her postgraduate medical degree at the ANU. Having lived in Canberra for the past 8 years, she now considers Canberra home.
She enjoys all areas of general practice, and finds establishing long lasting relationships with patients very rewarding. She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, antenatal care, and preventative health. She has completed a Diploma of Child Health with Westmead Children’s Hospital.
In her spare time she enjoys nature walks, getting lost in a good book, trying out new recipes, and travelling.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Tuesday

Lyneham - Monday Friday

Dr Fred Chung

Dr Fred Chung

CRACE

Dr Fred Chung
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Fred completed medicine at the Australian National University. He thinks Canberra is one of the best places in the world. He really believes in providing genuine care and clinical excellence. He also loves teaching; he is involved in training medical students and future general practitioners. Fred is interested in all areas of general practice. He has particular interest in families, children's health, men's health and travel medicine.

Fred relishes being outdoors. He loves hiking, cycling and travelling, and often tries to combine all three. On the weekends, you may spot him on one of the beautiful mountains surrounding Canberra. He also enjoys trying to grow things and cooking a new recipe.

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday

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.

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 Krystle Marca

Dr Krystle Marca

CRACE

Dr 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

Dr David Brown

Dr David Brown

CRACE

Dr David Brown
new patients welcome

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

Dr Kyla Bremner

Dr Kyla Bremner

CRACE

Dr Kyla Bremner
not accepting new patients

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 including child development and autism, women’s health including family planning, pregnancy and menopause, and travel medicine and vaccination. 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.

Areas of interest:
- travel medicine
- paediatrics
- paediatrics and child development

WORK DAYS

Crace - Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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
new patients welcome

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 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 three 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 has 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 Friday

Dr John Deery

Dr John Deery

LYNEHAM & CRACE

Dr John Deery
not accepting new 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 Friday

Lyneham - Wednesday Thursday

Dr Mel Deery

Dr Mel Deery

Dr Mel Deery
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Mel has moved to our new practice YourGP@Denman. Bookings: yourgpdenman.com.au

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

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 Corina Botan

Dr Corina Botan

LYNEHAM

Dr Corina Botan
new patients welcome

ABOUT

Corina is passionate about child and women's health, and initially commenced training as a paediatrician before switching to general practice. She enjoys providing holistic family care and thinks the most rewarding part of her job is developing long-term relationships with families and the community.
Corina worked in NSW, Victoria and Queensland prior to returning to her home town of Canberra. She has significant experience working in Emergency Medicine and as a generalist in rural communities. She has a Diploma of Paediatrics (Westmead Children's Hospital) and has also won awards for her work in human rights.
Outside of work, Corina enjoys yoga and chasing after her young children.
She graduated from University of Queensland in 2012.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Wednesday Thursday