OUR DOCTORS

Dr Johannes Steyn

Trained and worked in South Africa.  He has worked for many years as a rural GP in South Australia, first at Renmark and then on KI. His special interests include obstetrics.  Johannes also speaks Afrikaans fluently.

Dr Jeremy Wells

Jeremy trained at Flinders University before completing various hospital rotations and anaesthetic training.  His special interests include paediatrics and anaesthetics.  Jeremy is our Primary Supervisor of registrars and has also recently qualified as an Advanced Paediatric Life Support instructor.

Dr Philip Cohen

Philip completed Medical School at UNSW in Sydney.  More recently he has worked as a GP in the South East of SA, and completed anaesthetic training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.  Phil’s special interests include emergency, anaesthetics, point of care ultrasound and chronic disease management.  He particularly enjoys explaining how and why medical conditions occur and why we do what we do; and can speak some French and Mandarin Chinese.

Dr Stephanie Cohen

Stephanie and her young family have moved to Kangaroo Island, to complete her GP Registrar training.  She has a special interest in long term management of complex medical issues – particularly cardiac and respiratory – and is a fluent speaker of Mandarin.  Steph most enjoys putting together the pieces of a medical puzzle, to improve the health of her patients.

Dr Kyle Fairclough

Kyle  is currently undertaking his third term GP Registrar placement through GPEX.  Kyle trained at the University of WA, before completing various hospital rotations in Perth.  Kyle’s special interest include emergency medicine, population health and psychiatry.  He is passionate about health and fitness, and supporting people to make positive changes in their health.

Dr Leslie King

Leslie completed Medical School at University of Virginia in USA.  Her clinical interests are rural surgery and remote medicine with particular passion for environmental medicine, specifically the impact of climate change on human health.

Leslie’s personal pursuits include a love of all things outdoors, photography, botany (from medicinal to edibles to house plants), art (especially local and indigenous art), and medical anthropology/storytelling.

Dr Lloyd Weir

Lloyd  is currently undertaking his first term GP Registrar placement through GPEX.

Dr James Doube

James visits the island monthly seeing referred patients with minor surgery needs.  James’ special interest is surgery and emergency medicine.