Dr Michael Reid
BMBS BSc MSc PhD DORACOG
Dr Reid started work in McLaren Vale in 1992 and opened MVFP with his wife Margret in 1994. He did his medical training in South Australia and is also a qualified exercise physiologist. His clinical interests are: skin cancer medicine; chronic disease management; clinical nutrition and sports medicine. Dr Reid provides the after hours service for MVFP.
Dr Reid and his family have a deep commitment to the area and have been involved in many community organisations. He was formerly a Chairman of McLaren Vale Hospital and helped the hospital through a difficult period in the mid 1990s.
Dr Reid is also a farmer's husband and can think of nothing better than to escape farm labour and watch his boys play football on a winter Saturday afternoon.
Dr Matthew Brown
BMBS FRACGP Dip Rural Med
Dr Brown joined MVFP in 2005. He grew up in country South Australia and did his medical training and general practice training in South Australia. He went on to do advanced training in anaesthetics in the UK. He now divides his time between general practice and anaesthesia. His clinical interests are: general medicine; chronic disease management and antenatal care. Dr Brown visits McLaren Vale and Noarlunga Hospitals.
Dr Brown and his family are well established in the McLaren Vale district and are active in the wine industry and arts community. Dr Brown's passion is wine making and one of the vintages of "The Good Doctor" rated 94 Parker points.
Dr Serge Humen
Dr Humen has practiced in McLaren Vale since 2004 and joined MVFP in 2009. He is Adelaide born and bred and did his medical training in South Australia. Prior to moving to the Southern Vales he worked for a number of years as a GP in rural SA. His clinical interests are general medicine and occupational health. Dr Humen works full time at MVFP. Dr Humen no longer visits McLaren Vale Hospital.
Dr Humen and his wife are active in the local arts scene. Dr Humen is a one eyed supporter of the magnificent courageous Port Power football team (Dr Humen wrote this).
Dr Lesley Jordan
MBChB FRCGP FRACGP
Dr Jordan is our most recent pilgrim from the UK. Dr Jordan has extensive experience in general practice with particular interest in women's health and acupuncture. Lesley and her partner Howard live and die on the fortunes of the Liverpool FC. Her other interests include darts. Howard visited Australia previously, having been at the centre of the famous "Holdsworth incident" in 2003. Dr Jordan lives locally and works full days Tues-Fri.
Dr Shan O'Callaghan
I have led an interesting and varied life that has exposed me to a broad range of human experiences. I believe this helps me to be engaging and empathetic, to listen to your needs and aid you in managing your health and well-being in a holistic manner.
I completed my medical training at the Australian National University in 2007. The pursuit of love led me to South Australia shortly afterwards where I now live and am blessed with a loving partner, Lif, two young children, and a much-loved vegetable garden.
To date, my medical career has led me to work within the hospital system, paediatrics, remote indigenous communities, and rural general practices, teaching me valuable lessons along the way.
I have advanced GP training in:
I recognise that medicine is a dynamic field of knowledge and work to keep my practice up to date. I look