The Hills Medical Service is made up of 8 permanent doctors and 2 training positions. All the doctors are skilled in providing comprehensive general practice care. The doctors are:
Dr Allan has worked as a GP in Aldgate for 20 years. Prior to working at Aldgate he spent 7 years working in hospitals developing his skills in emergency medicine, general medicine, obstetrics and paediatrics. He no longer delivers babies but is accredited to provide antenatal care. He also received accreditation to provide mental health counselling in GP.
Dr. Sykes was born in England, moving to Australia aged 12. He graduated with M.B. B.S. from University of Adelaide in 1986, initially pursuing a surgical pathway before deciding on General Practice. He started at the Hills Medical service in 1996 and has lived in the hills for over 18 years. As well as consulting at the practice he currently does weekly surgical assisting and an afternoon session in the emergency department at St. Andrews Hospital. He is involved in teaching within the practice and is a regular examiner with the RACGP, as well as co-ordinating our intern program.
Dr Taylor is a vocationally registered GP who teaches medical students in the practice. Her interests are Family Health and Aged care. Dr Taylor specialises in women and children's health and has a certificate in family planning. She is a member of GP Obstetric shared care program and is specialised in shared obstetric care. Dr Taylor graduated in 1980 from the University of Adelaide. She spent 7 years training in Paediatrics (especially Neonatology) in Adelaide and Minesota, USA. She has worked in remote areas of N.T. to aid Aboriginal child health. Dr Taylor commenced general practice at Hills Medical Service in 1990.
Prof Stocks is Head of the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Adelaide and holder of a Senior Principal Research PHCRED fellowship. Nigel’s’ interest include respiratory and cardiovascular disease, mental health problems in the community, preventive activities in general practice.
Dr Anna Billington is delighted to be returning to Hills Medical Centre, where she was once a registrar. Anna completed her medical degree at Flinders University in 2007, and has been in general practice since 2011. She enjoys caring for her patients wholistically, and has special interests in paediatrics, women's health and mental health. Dr Billington also has a special interest in medical education, has undertaken research and further study in Clinical Education and currently teaches medical students at Flinders University. She also examines for the Royal Australian College of GPs, is accredited for Shared Care.
Originally from South Australia Dr Nourse has returned to settle in the Adelaide Hills region with his young family. He has been practicing as a GP in Lavington NSW since 2012. Prior to this he worked at The Townsville Hospital after he graduated from The University of Adelaide in 2008. Nick enjoys all aspects of general practice wth a special interest in preventative health, palliative care, minor skin procedures and teaching.
Oana completed her Medical Degree and Paediatric specialisation in Romania, followed by a PhD in Medicine at the University of Adelaide. She was involved in clinical research at Women's and Children's Hospital. She subsequently undertook another two years of hospital training with the Southern Adelaide Health Network before commencing work in General Practice in 2020. Oana enjoys all aspects of general practice and has special interest in child health, women's health and mental health.
Dr Gostlow graduated from Adelaide University in 2007 and has worked for several years in the public hospital system. Her interests include paediatrics, women’s health and chronic disease. Hannah also has an interest in medical education, having completed a Masters in Philosophy (Surgery).
Sarah completed her Doctor of Medicine through Flinders University in 2013. She was inspired to pursue a career in General practice while completing an intern rotation at Hills Medical Service, and is delighted to be returning. Sarah enjoys all aspects of general practice and feels privileged to help support patients through difficult or challenging health or life experiences. She is passionate about providing holistic care and encouraging and supporting patients with lifestyle choices that support their health and preventative care. Sarah has an interest in mental health as well as visiting nursing homes. Outside of medicine Sarah enjoys veggie gardening and creative pursuits, currently making crepe paper flowers.
The practice staff members are Holly, Mandy, Mandy, Beverley and Brooke. Our staff will help with appointments, accounting, general inquiries and obtaining medical attention in an emergency. Our nursing staff are Lynlee and Karine.
Camilla Gaetan is an Adelaide Hills based dietitian who completed her Master of Dietetics in 2016 and has since worked at the Lyell McEwin, Modbury and Flinders hospitals.
She also has clinic experience at GP Plus and Country Health Connect throughout the Adelaide Hills.
Camilla is passionate about helping people and provides a safe, supportive environment with a Non-diet approach and HAES counselling. Particularly for patients who are concerned about their weight, gastroenterology, diabetes, malnutrition, oncology and wound healing.
She will be at Hills Medical Service on Thursdays and also makes home visits to the Adelaide Hills area.
If you would like to know more about Camilla’s services feel free to contact her.
15 Fenchurch Rd
Aldgate SA 5154
Phone: (08) 8339 2644
Fax: (08) 8339 6797