Our Team

Our GPcare General Practice is staffed with experienced local GPs, nurses and practice support staff. They are committed to providing the best care to their community.

Our Doctors

Dr Chris Say is a rural procedural GP with over 30 years experience in general practice in the Adelaide Hills and remote Northern Territory. He is Australian born and trained and has lived in the Adelaide Hills since the 1980’s providing clinic consultations, hospital, home and nursing home visits. Dr Say enjoys all aspects of general practice but now has particular interests in geriatrics and aged care, cardiology, emergency medicine and aboriginal health.
Dr Graham Hughes is a Family GP with 30 years experience. Apart from all aspects of family Medicine, he also has a special interest in Sports Medicine. He has been team Doctor for, and toured with National Soccer teams, both at U17 level, and the Olyroos. He is a keen follower of AFL football, and continues to be involved in AFL within the Hills Football League. In recent years, he has combined General Practice with remote Aboriginal Medicine in the Northern Territory.
Dr Angela Travis is a rural procedural GP who trained at Flinders University and in the Riverland. Prior to this, she was born and raised in Sydney and studied Medical Science at Sydney University. She has been working in the Adelaide Hills since 2010 and has a special interest in travel medicine, emergency medicine, palliative care and women and children’s health. She also works as a GP Anaesthetist at Mt Barker and Stirling Hospital. Angela lives in the Adelaide Hills with her husband and two young daughters.
Dr John Arthurson graduated from Adelaide Medical School and was in the first group of interns to work in the new Flinders Medical Centre in 1976, the year it opened to patients. Dr Arthurson did post graduate training in Anaesthesia at FMC and Obstetrics in England. After travelling and working overseas for several years he did GP training in Adelaide and moved to Port Lincoln where he practiced for 18yrs. Dr Arthurson continued anaesthetics, and worked within a busy general family practice and large obstetric practice. With three sons and a very supportive wife, he then moved back to Adelaide where he started working at Mt Barker in 1999. Dr Arthurson retired from full time work in 2015 but continues anaesthetic practice and part time sessions in General Practice. Dr Arthurson’s special interests include Family and Children’s Medicine, Asthma, Diabetes and Anaesthesia. Dr Arthurson’s other interests are hiking, classical music, travel and gardening.

Dr Naif Saigol is one of our current GP registrars. Dr Naif arrived in Australia in 2007 and has since trained in NSW – Hunter New England Health Network. He worked as an independent GP in Penola SA for a year before being accepted into the RACGP training as a GP registrar. Dr Naif’s professional interests include General Practice, Men’s Health, Children’s Medicine, Aged Care, Palliative Care and Minor Skin surgery.

Dr Sahar Beg is one of our GP registrars. Sahar originates from India where she graduated as a doctor from the Katihar Medical College in 2004. Sahar has since worked in emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, palliative care and geriatrics and is now near completion of obtaining her fellowship of the Royal Australian College of GPs. Sahar is keen to pursue a career in General Practice with a special interest in obstetric shared care, women’s health, pediatrics and adolescent health and chronic disease management.
Dr Anna Vnuk studied medicine at Adelaide University and has worked in general practices both north and south of the city. She is an Associate Professor, teaching medical students at Flinders School of Medicine. In recent years, her clinical practice has been at the antenatal clinic at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and so her special interests are obstetric shared care and women’s health.
Dr Cathy Love is a GP Obstetrician who graduated from the University of Newcastle in 1996. Cathy’s special areas of interest include obstetrics and gynaecology and she is able to offer antenatal care and delivery at Mt Barker Hospital.
 Dr Megan McLaughlin graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2006. She subsequently undertook further training in paediatrics before becoming a GP in 2011. She has worked as a full time GP in the Adelaide Hills over the past 8 years. She has particular interests in paediatric and adolescent health, but enjoys all aspects of general practice. She is trained in minor skin excisions and Implanon insertions.
Dr Tim Quek is one of our GP Registrars. He holds a Biomed (Hons) degree and studied medicine at Flinders University. Since graduating he has experience as a physician trainee and now as a GP Registrar.
His professional interests include general dermatology, skin cancer, adult medicine as well as cosmetic medicine.

Our Nursing Team

Jorin Derks and Tracey Simounds lead our nursing team.

Jorin Derks  Tracey Simounds  Nursing staff 

Our Management Team

Jo Teakle is our Practice Manager and is supported by Kim Saunders our Office Manager. Jo and Kim lead a team of practice support staff.

Jo Teakle Kim Saunders  GPcare Staff