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About

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Glengowrie Medical Centre is a modern purpose-built family healthcare facility offering high quality general practice, allied health and pathology services. Our dental practice is scheduled to open in January 2022.

Our Mission is to become the healthcare facility of choice by local residents. Our Vision is to provide high quality integrated healthcare by our doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and pathologists. Our Values are focused on patient centric delivery of refined healthcare for many years to come

Located just 10km from the Adelaide CBD, we are situated next door to The Morphett Arms Hotel in Glengowrie, providing easy access to residents and businesses in Adelaide’s western suburbs. We are a mixed billing practice and walk-in appointments are welcome. The medical centre can be conveniently accessed via public transport. There is also ample off street car parking on site.

Services

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We provide high quality primary health care services by our dedicated team of healthcare professionals to ensure all your family needs are taken care of.

Family and General Health

Our team of experienced doctors are available to tend to you and your family’s health needs, ECG heart assessments, blood tests, health assessments.

Chronic Disease Management

We focus on a team approach to best manage your chronic disease. We work with our highly trained Primary Care Nurses and Allied Health Practitioners to achieve your health goals.

Allied Health Professionals

Our growing team of allied health professionals are available for specialist pelvic and sports physiotherapy, podiatry, psychology and nutrition.

Minor Surgical Procedures

Skin cancer checks, Cryotherapy, Skin lesion surgery, Minor trauma and skin repairs are available.

Travel Advice and Vaccinations

Flu, vaccinations and travel medical consultations. We do not currently offer Covid-19 vaccinations.

Lifestyle and Preventative Medicine

Mens and Womens health, sexual health advice and adolescent health.

Meet Our Team

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Dr Reza Parsa

MBBS, FRACGP

General Practitioner

Dr Parsa is an experienced general practitioner, having previously run a successful practice for fifteen years. He also has experience in hospital medicine. He is interested in all aspects of general practice and in particular paediatrics and respiratory disease. Dr Parsa's hobbies include watching tennis and soccer and he has a keen interest in history. Dr Parsa also speaks fluent Persian/Farsi and Dari.

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Dr Colin Jacobson

MBBCH

General Practitioner

Dr Jacobson is an experienced general practitioner. He has been practicing for 41 years from his solo medical practice in Marion and now joins the Glengowrie Medical Centre. He has an interest in all aspects of general practice caring for all age groups. He takes pride caring for several generations within each family. He has a keen interest in his spare time in AFL and SANFL football, cricket, reading and movies.

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Dr Ghulam Jilani

MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Public Health, Dip Child Health, Dip Derm

General Practitioner

Dr Ghulam Jilani is a general practitioner with over 20 years' experience. He graduated in 1989 and has a special interest in dermatology and chronic disease management as well as men's health, occupational health, travel medicine and skin and cosmetic conditions. With Diplomas in Children's Health and Diploma in Dermatology, Dr Jilani caters for the medical needs of the Adelaide region.

In addition to fluent English, Dr Jilani speaks Punjabi and Urdu.

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Dr Irwan Hamid

MBBS, FRACGP

General Practitioner

Dr Irwan Hamid has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). He has strong interests in the areas of Chronic disease management, Dermatology, Mens and Womens health, Paediatrics and Geriatrics. Dr Irwan speaks fluent English, Malay and Indonesian. Dr Irwan has a great sense of humour and easily builds strong rapport with his patients.

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Kiki

B Nursing

Practice Nurse

Kiki completed her Bachelor of Nursing at Flinders University and is passionate about healthy living which has helped pave the way to provide unique and specialised care for others. The pride that Kiki takes in her work has helped to develop trust with her patients and engage with them to provide a greater level of care.

Outside of work, Kiki has a variety of interests but particularly enjoys spending time with her partner & two dogs and exploring the great outdoors

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Tracey

Practice Manager Consultant

Tracey has several years of business administration and operational experience spanning across Allied Health and GP Practices.

Tracey has been instrumental in the planning and set up of the Glengowrie Medical Centre to ensure that an entirely professional, comprehensive, and collaborative health service is established. Tracey is a well known and well respected figure in the medical community. Tracey is a trainer, mentor and team member that ensures a solutions focused approach is applied.

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Luke Dixon

Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Member Australian College of Physiotherapists Online bookings available at www.lukedixon.physio 0421 467 730

Luke graduated in 2000 from University of South Australia, and has worked in various physio roles in hospitals and private practice settings.

Luke has attained a Master of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at UniSA enhancing his clinical decision making skills and broadening his knowledge base.

Luke has undertaken courses on the many aspects of physio including:

  • Pilates (DMA)
  • Muscle Energy Treatment of Neck and Low back (MET Rx UK)
  • Functional strength training (KLT)
  • Management approaches for the Thorax (LJ Lee)
  • Lumbopelvic hip region (LJ Lee)
  • Shoulder (Lynn Watson)
  • Hip and Groin (Physiosports Brighton)
  • Kids in Sport (Physiosports Brighton)

Luke has worked with several high profile sports clubs helping to transform injury prevention programs.

Luke is passionate about helping patients achieve their activity goals – through injury prevention, injury management and rehabilitation, plus training load planning, and sport specific strength and conditioning.

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Alycia Scannell

B App Sc Physiotherapy

Adelaide Pelvic Physiotherapy

Alycia is a physiotherapist with over 23 years of experience, specialised interests and training in the fields of women, men and children’s pelvic health. She is an APA Titled Member of the Continence and Women’s Health Group and a Member of the Australian College of Physiotherapists (MACP).

Alycia has worked across the SA public health sector at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and then the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in her early career but since 2011, has been working exclusively in the field of pelvic health in Private Practice. In 2014, Alycia also joined the team at South Terrace Urology, providing physiotherapy services to men undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer and other urological conditions. In addition to treating common pelvic conditions such as prolapse (including pessary fitting), urgency, incontinence and pelvic pain, Alycia has an interest in paediatric incontinence including bowel dysfunction and bedwetting.

As a mother of three busy boys, Alycia’s spare time is mostly spent on the sporting sidelines but where possible she likes to squeeze in some fitness, dinners with friends and important family catch ups.

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Carolyn Berry

B App Sc Physiotherapy

Adelaide Pelvic Physiotherapy

Carolyn has 19 years of experience in both the public and private practice sectors. She has worked across Flinders Medical Centre and Noarlunga Hospital since 2003 in outpatients and women’s health services. She commenced concurrent work in private practice in 2010. She is a titled Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist.

www.adelaidepelvicphysiotherapy.com Contact 0401 813 966

Carolyn is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), the APA’s Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Group and The Continence Foundation of Australia. She is committed to ongoing professional development and keeping up to date with the latest research and most current evidence-based practice. She regularly attends courses and conferences both locally and nationally.

Along with treating common pelvic conditions such as bladder and bowel dysfunction, prolapse and pessary fitting and management, urgency, incontinence and pelvic pain, Carolyn has an interest in working with women during their pregnancy and post-partum recovery.

Carolyn has three school aged children including a set of twins. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, being active and outdoors and tending to her plant babies. You’ll find her practicing what she preaches at the gym, often in the early hours of the morning!

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Dr Ebrahim Rezaei

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Ebrahim Rezaei is a Clinical Psychologist who is passionate about working with adults to improve their wellbeing. He has been providing psychotherapy for 15 years. He completed his doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2011. and worked as the assistant professor of Clinical Psychology. He has published numerous scientific journal articles in the areas of anxiety, depression, drug abuse and psychosomatic disorders. In his clinical practice, Dr Ebrahim delivers cognitive behavioural therapy and other evidence based treatments to adults for a range of emotional and behavioural problems such as anxiety, depression and adjustment disorder. His therapy approach is based on principles of CBT and behavioural activation. He speaks English and Farsi and provides psychological services for clients from culturally and linguistically different backgrounds.

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Kirsty Stupel

B Pod

myPod Podiatry

Kirsty Stupel is a Senior Podiatrist and Company Director with myPod Podiatry. After completing her first degree in a Bachelor of Dance in 2001, Kirsty then went on to study a Bachelor of Podiatry at the University of South Australia. Here she was awarded the prestigious TG Mitchell prize for the graduating Podiatrist with the highest overall score. For the last 5 years Kirsty has also been asked to act as a clinical supervisor at the University of South Australia, tutoring the final year Podiatry students on the subject of Biomechanics (Orthotic Therapy). Kirsty is also an active member of Sports medicine Australia, Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and the Australian Podiatry Association. Kirsty provides a full range of Podiatric treatments including general nail and skin care, nail surgery, paediatric podiatry, orthotic therapy, diabetic assessments and functional gait analyses. When she is not at work Kirsty loves spending time with her two children Campbell and Piper.

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Lisha

Medical Receptionist

Lisha has worked in the medical and healthcare industry for several years and has managed a specialist centre for patients with chronic pain issues. She is dedicated to making our patients experience a comfortable and pleasant one at the Glengowrie Medical Centre. Outside of work, Lisha enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and granddaughter. She also enjoys the gym and walking her dog.

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Natalie Long

Dietition

My heart is to teach, encourage and to inspire people to live a healthier life through the consumption of healthier food. I will equip patients with personalised nutritional knowledge to help them make positive changes which leads to the improvement of overall health. During her time as a dietitian she has had the opportunity to work with people who are wanting to lose weight, who have diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), high cholesterol and other conditions such as food intolerances. Natalie encourages her patients through scientific fact and practical solutions take positive steps to start doing things that may have never done before which will in return see changes you have never seen before. Natalie believes her patients are in charge of their health, and your time to make positive actions towards a healthier diet is now.

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Clinpath

Pathologist

Our on site Pathologist is available to patients requiring pathology testing.