Dover Gardens

Medical Practitioners

Welcome to Dover Gardens

141 Sturt Road, Dover Gardens, SA, 5048

Mon-Fri: 8.00 AM – 6.00 PM

(08) 8296 2348

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Dr Spiro Doukakis

Dr Spiro Doukakis is a Greek Speaking General Practitioner working at our Dover Gardens Medical Centre with an interest in Paediatrics, Family Medicine and Acute Care.

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Dr Spiro Doukakis is a Greek Speaking GP who consults at our Dover Gardens Family Practice. He has an interest in Paediatrics, Family Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine. He has been in general practice for over 25 years.

Spiro undertook his medical training at The University of Adelaide graduating in 1988. He completed his RACGP fellowship in 1997.

Spiro has worked in many GP locations over the years including Hazel Grove Medical Centre from 1992 to 1997 and various gpHealth Clinics from 2005 to 2018. From 1995 to 2014 he also co-managed and worked as an urgent care after hours GP with gp Solutions, now 13SICK. He continues to be involved with 13SICK as a clinical adviser in the education of doctors.

He started working at Pro Health Care in 2019. Spiro has experience in all aspects of general practice.

Outside of medicine, Spiro enjoys keeping fit, watching sports and travelling.

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Dr Diem Dang

Dr Diem Dang is a Vietnamese speaking, Adelaide trained GP with special interests in Women’s Health and Children’s Medicine. Dr Dang has been consulting at our Sturt Road Family Practice for over 12 years.

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Dr Diem Dang has been consulting at our Sturt Road Family Clinic since 2006. She completed her medical training at the Flinders University and also worked at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital as well as in the Adelaide Hills, Mannum and Strathalbyn Private GP Clinics.

Dr Dang has special interests in Paediatrics, Women’s Health, Chronic Disease Management and Preventative Health. She is accredited to provide ante-natal shared care and is able to perform minor skin procedures and Implanon insertion / removal.

Dr Diem Dang is fluent in Vietnamese.

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Dr Katina Koukourou

Dr Katina Koukourou is an Adelaide based General Practitioner consulting in our Dover Gardens Family Practice with special interests in Women’s Health, Skin Cancer, Cosmetic and Musculo-skeletal Medicine.

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Dr Katina Koukourou, BMBS, FRACGP, completed her medical degree at The Flinders University of South Australia in December 1998. She completed her Internship at the Royal Adelaide hospital undertaking rotations in her area of interest being Muscluoskeletal Medicine , Orthopaedics, and Spinal Surgery.

She then worked at the Flinders Medical Centre, in areas of obstetrics, paediatrics and emergency medicine.

Following her hospital years she moved to Margaret River, Western Australia where she completed the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Katina practiced as a Rural GP for 7 years before leaving to become the founder of her own medical practice, Lifestyle Medical, practicing mainly in cosmetic medicine, skin cancer medicine, women’s health, lifestyle and preventative medicine. In Margaret River she has also been working as an emergency doctor at the rural hospital for 19 years due to her interest in acute care medicine.

Dr Katina moved back to Adelaide in 2016 and has been working as a GP as well as in cosmetic medicine and as an emergency doctor at Ashford Hospital SA.

Dr Katina enjoys keeping fit, surfing , running , the outdoor lifestyle, and motivating others to maintain their best health and version of themselves.

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Dr Michelle Fang

Dr Michelle Fang is a Mandarin Speaking Adelaide General Practitioner consulting from the Pro Health Care Dover Gardens Family Practice, with special interests in Women’s Health, Skin Cancer Medicine and Chronic Disease Management.

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Before Dr Fang became a medical doctor, she worked as a research scientist at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney for a few years. She has since lived and worked in both rural and metropolitan areas of New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia at various stages of her medical training.

Michelle graduated from the University of Notre Dame Sydney, following which she worked as a resident medical officer within the public hospital system in Western Australia and completed her GP training in rural South Australia.

After obtaining fellowship through the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2018, Dr Fang completed a Diploma of Child Health, had additional training in skin cancer and registered as a S100 prescriber for the treatment of hepatitis B.

Michelle enjoys all aspects of patient care in general practice and has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, skin cancer medicine and chronic disease management. She speaks fluent Mandarin and is learning Danish.

Michelle’s interests outside medicine include classical music, yoga and cooking.

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Dr Carolyn Lawlor-Smith

Dr Carolyn Lawlor-Smith is an Adelaide General Practitioner consulting from Pro Health Care Dover Gardens Family Practice, with special interests in looking after families, babies, children and teenagers, Women’s Health, Family medicine, pregnancy and shared care.

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Dr Carolyn Lawlor-Smith has been in General Practice for over 35years. She completed her medical degree at Flinders University South Australia, she also has a diploma in Ostetrics (shared care), Post Graduate in Women’s Health and is a breastfeeding lactation consultant. She was a founding partner of Chandlers Hill Surgery at Happy Valley where she worked for 33 years.

Her interests outside of work include travel, researching family history, keeping fit with pilates and walking her dogs Kevin & Tilly.

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Dr Vimalan Selvaratnam

Dr Vimalan Selvaratnam is a Malay speaking General Practitioner consulting at our Dover Gardens Medical Centre with special interests in orthopaedics, sports medicine, skin cancer medicine, urology and men’s health. He also has a keen interest in Mental Health.

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Dr Vimalan undertook his medical training at the University of Auckland, New Zealand graduating in 2006.

He has worked in numerous tertiary hospitals across New Zealand and Australia.  His first post was Wellington Hospital where he spent 4 years as an intern, Resident Medical Officer and registrar.  He then moved to the Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD and covered regional hospitals during his time there.

He was in the hospital system for a good number of years as a registrar, mostly in surgical subspecialties. He has vast experience in orthopaedics, urology and surgical subspecialties (cardiothoracic and neurosurgery), also working in intensive care and emergency. After 10 long years of hospital service Dr Selvaratnam decided to follow in the footsteps of his mother and late father in pursuing a career in General Practice.

His interests outside of medicine include scuba diving, badminton and has recently delved into astrophotography.

Welcome

Our Family Doctors Surgery in Dover Gardens has proudly served as a medical practice to the Community of Marion for over 60 years. Located on the corner of Sturt Road and Harrow Street at 141 Sturt Road, we offer convenient on-site and disability access from the rear of the premises. Our Sturt Road Medical Practice offers same day appointment availability and a convenient on-line booking system. Call today on 8296 8314 and one of our friendly receptionists will be able to help in answering any health related queries you may have, or otherwise you can book on-line at any time using our online booking system.

Opening Hours are:
Monday – Friday 8.00 AM – 6.00 PM

Available Services

Our Dover Gardens Doctors provide the following services:

  • Child & Adult Vaccinations
  • Counselling
  • Wound Management and Suturing
  • Spirometry Lung Function Tests
  • Weight Control & Management
  • Antenatal Care
  • Men’s Health
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Medical Check-Ups
  • Chronic Disease Management (eg Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease)
  • Skin Cancer Assessment and Treatment
  • Smoking Cessation Assistance
  • Cervical Screens
  • Family Planning including Intra-Uterine Device Removals / Insertions
  • Sports Medicine
  • Blood Tests
  • Removal of Skin Lesions
  • ECG Heart Checks
  • Health Assessments / Preventive Care
  • Women’s Health
  • Psychiatry
  • Sexual Health
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine

Where to Find Us

Our practice is located at 141 Sturt Road, Dover Gardens in the city of Marion. We have plenty of parking on-site or otherwise on the road along Harrow Street. Our Medical Practice proudly services the following nearby suburbs:

  • Dover Gardens
  • Seacombe Gardens
  • Sturt
  • Oaklands Park
  • Brighton
  • Hove
  • Seacliff Park
  • Seaview Downs
  • Seacombe Heights
  • Mitchell Park
  • Warradale
  • Clovelly Park
  • Bedford Park

Payment Terms

Private Patients
We are not a bulk-billing medical practice and require full payment of consultation fees at the time of appointment. Our facilities allow Medicare rebates to be paid directly into your bank account within 24 hours in most instances.

Children and Concession Card Holders
Our medical clinic is pleased to offer bulk-billing to all children up to the age of 16. Please note some of our doctors may charge a reduced gap for Pensioners, Concession Card and/or Health Care Card Holders. Please ensure that you bring your concession card at the time of consultation and note that bulk-billing does not apply to other forms of concession cards such as the Commonwealth Seniors Card.

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