Dr Yew Choy Cheong


Dr Cheong received his medical degree in 2005 from the University of Adelaide. After completing 4 years of formal advanced surgical training in the Hunter New England region, he had a change of heart, which led him into General Practice, and he has thoroughly enjoyed it since. His main area of interest now is in skin cancer management. He regularly performs skin check and skin cancer surgery. Due to his previous experience, he also does minor procedures, including implanon insertion/removal and ingrown toe nail. His other areas of interest include preventative health and emergency medicine, however, he enjoys all aspects of general practice. DR Cheong has an Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery (Bond University), andAdvanced Certificate of Dermoscopy (International Dermoscopy Society)

Originally from Malaysia, Dr Cheong is able to converse in English, Cantonese, Malay and some Mandarin.

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Dr Tuck Meng Soo OAM

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MA (Cantab) MBBS(Hons) (Lon) GradDipPopInHlth (ANU) FRACGP 

Practice Principal

Dr Soo received her medical training at Cambridge University and King’s College London.  She worked for several years in the UK before migrating to Australia in 1989.  In 2002 she became Practice Principal of IGP.  Her clinical interests include HIV medicine (s100 prescriber), hepatitis B and C, transgender health, and drug & alcohol medicine.  Dr Soo was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Dr Jun Kyu Kim

Bachelor of Medicine (University of New England)

Since graduating as a doctor in 2015, DR Kim has worked as an intern and then a resident at hospitals in the Hunter New England Health network.  He has  completed a variety of terms including: general medicine, general surgery, mental health, urban and rural emergency, gastroenterology and haematology.

DR Kim was Born in Seoul, Korea and spent most of my primary school there before immigrating with his family to Newcastle, Australia.

“I have always been interested in pursuing general practice as a career since as a young boy…..I will be striving to forge lifelong and holistic relationships with my patients and I am confident that I will be able to offer compassion and a warm welcome to each of my patients.”


Dr Liz Fraser



Dr Fraser completed her GP training in Canberra in 2003.  Since then she has worked at IGP with a particular focus on nutritional medicine and helping patients with complex health problems.  She also works in Justice Health and in her spare time walks the dog, grows vegetables and writes little stories about life.

Dr Denise Kraus



Dr Kraus is a graduate of Sydney University and has lived and worked in Canberra for 30 years.  Her clinical interests encompass all elements of general practice, including HIV medicine (s100 prescriber).  She enjoys listening to many different kinds of music, walking her dog in the bush each morning, and sharing books with friends

Dr Janelle Hamilton


Dr Hamilton is a graduate of Sydney University and has worked as a GP in Canberra for over 25 years. She is interested in all aspects of general practice and patient care and has a particular interest in medical education. Dr Hamilton is involved in teaching medical students at the ANU Medical School and has post-graduate qualifications in medical education. She is currently a member of the ACT Medical Board.


Dr Cathy Schmidli



Dr Schmidli is a graduate of the University of London, having undertaken her undergraduate studies in Whitechapel in the east end. She completed GP training in Christchurch, New Zealand, and moved to Canberra in 1996.   She has enjoyed working at the Interchange General Practice since then.  In her spare time she enjoys birdwatching, making marmalade and jam, bushwalking and spending time with family

Dr Joo-Inn Chew

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Dr Chew completed her medical education at Melbourne University.  During her GP training she was named 2003 Registrar of the Year by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.  Her clinical interests include refugee, women’s, and lesbian health.  In her free time she enjoys writing and getting around by bike.

Dr Peter Tait



After working and living in remote areas of Australia for over 30 years, Dr Tait relocated to Canberra in 2012 where he combines his clinical work with public health advocacy for the ecological foundations of health, on climate change, and teaching at the ANU.  In 2007 he was named GP of Year by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.  He also convenes the Ecology and Environment Special Group for the Public Health Association of Australia.

On 25 October 2017, Dr Tait was awarded the Sidney Sax Public Health Medal- the pre-eminent annual prize of the Public Health Association of Australia.  He was awarded it for “outstanding work in the protection and promotion of public health, particularly through advancing awareness of planetary health and the impact of climate change on human health.”

Dr Shelly Gill



Dr Gill completed her surgical training and gained experience in general, thoracic and endocrine surgery. She spent  2 years in England receiving training in urology. Subsequently, she worked in Queensland, acquiring valuable experience in skin cancer treatment.

She also worked for 6 years in emergency medicine at Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Dr Gill is a member of the Australian Institute of Dermatology . She has completed her training in dermoscopy from the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

She offers skin checks, skin cancer excisions, excisional treatment for ingrown toenails, excisional treatment of lumps and bumps including cysts, superficial lipomas as well as acne management.

Stacey Graham

BNurs RN

Senior Nurse


Stacey spent her first nine years of nursing working in hospitals across Canberra.  She was an endoscopy nurse for four years, and then subsequently a surgical ward nurse with experience in ED, paediatrics and the CCU.  Enjoying the move to general practice,

Stacey intends to complete a Masters in Primary Healthcare in the near future.  In her down time she loves musical theatre, running after her young daughter and watching Game of Thrones.

Philip Habel

BSc(Hons) RN


Philip moved from medical nursing at The Canberra Hospital to nursing in general practice in the 1990s, when the practice received a grant to supply enhanced support for HIV management.  Over the years this venture transitioned into the ACT Medicare Local’s HIV Program.  Today he continues to work with partner organisations to provide services aimed at reducing the impact of STIs in the Canberra area.

Carola Lis



Carola has been nursing for over 30 years both in hospitals, and in the Canberra and Queanbeyan communities as a Community Nurse.  She also has certificates in Child and Family Health Nursing and Audiometry.  

Always passionate about nursing, Carola has also worked as a remote area health nurse in the Northern Territory.  Retired now from full time work, she really enjoys the fulfilling role of practice nursing, albeit in a casual capacity.

Bryan Umback



A country boy born and bred, Bryan has been living in Canberra for the past 2 years.  Previously he worked in country and city hospitals, and also nursing homes.  Now thoroughly enjoying general practice nursing, he has a particular interest in primary/preventative health and men’s health.

In his spare time Bryan enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and helping out on the family farm.

Mariame Iraki



Mariame holds a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Doctorate of Pharmacy and has completed further training in health coaching, science of weight management and sport nutrition. She speaks several languages, including English, French and Arabic.

Mariame is experienced in a range of clinical conditions and has a good understanding of diet-disease relationships. She is qualified to provide strategies and motivation to address health concerns including diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, weight management and food intolerance, as well as general lifestyle and healthy eating advice. She has a special interest in food intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and weight management. She provides patients with individual meal plans that meet their nutritional requirements while fitting into their lifestyle and family needs.