Phone (02) 6109 0000

Our Doctors

Dr Fred Chung

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Fred loves teaching; he is involved in training medical students and future general practitioners. Fred is interested in all areas of general practice. He has particular interest in families, children's health, men's health and travel medicine. He really believes in providing genuine care and clinical excellence.

Fred completed medicine at the Australian National University.

He thinks Canberra is one of the best places in the world.

Fred relishes being outdoors. He loves hiking, cycling and travelling, and often tries to combine all three. On the weekends, you may spot him on one of the beautiful mountains surrounding Canberra. He also enjoys trying to grow things and cooking a new recipe.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Wednesday Friday

Dr Joanna Lin

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Joanna enjoys all areas of general practice, and finds establishing long lasting relationships with patients very rewarding. She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, antenatal care, and preventative health. She has completed a Diploma of Child Health with Westmead Children’s Hospital.

Joanna completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before moving to Canberra for her postgraduate medical degree at the Australian National University.

Having lived in Canberra for the past 8 years, she now considers Canberra home.

In her spare time she enjoys nature walks, getting lost in a good book, trying out new recipes, and travelling.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Saturday

Crace - Tuesday

Dr Corina Botan

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Corina is passionate about child and women's health, and initially commenced training as a paediatrician before switching to general practice. She enjoys providing holistic family care and thinks the most rewarding part of her job is developing long-term relationships with families and the community.

She has a Diploma of Paediatrics (Westmead Children's Hospital) and has also won awards for her work in human rights.

Corina worked in NSW, Victoria and Queensland prior to returning to her home town of Canberra. She has significant experience working in Emergency Medicine and as a generalist in rural communities.

Outside of work, Corina enjoys yoga and chasing after her young children.

She graduated from University of Queensland in 2012.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Freya Ashman

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Freya has a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). She has special interests in paediatrics and women’s health. Freya has a passion for teaching and is a medical educator for local GPs in training and medical students.

Freya chose general practice as she was interested in everything and didn’t want to narrow down to one speciality. She she loves hearing people’s stories. She started working at YourGP@Lyneham as a registrar in her last year of training in 2015. On finishing she decided to continue at Lyneham as she has enjoyed caring for our patients and the professional, warm and supportive atmosphere of the practice.

Outside of work she enjoys reading and writing fiction, singing and ice-skating.

A graduate of the University of Sydney in 2011.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Heike Kath

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Heike has a special interest in children’s health and women’s health. She has special expertise in intra uterine devices for long term contraception. She has completed a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital).

Her family grew up on an orchard in Far North Queensland and she loves to grow things, from vegetables to bee-keeping. She keeps active with walking and yoga.

Graduate of the University of Qld in 2003. She completed several years of paediatric specialist training before deciding to become a GP.

Dr Kath moved to YourGP@Lyneham from Jervis Bay in 2014 for her husband to take a lecturing position in painting at the School of Art. Heike has two children.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Hayden Henry

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Hayden's special interests are men’s health, skin cancer medicine, sports medicine, children and young families.

He is an excellent teacher and is doing a Masters in Public Health.

He graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003 and has two children.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr John Deery

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

John practices in all areas of general practice with special interests in sports medicine, paediatrics, men’s health and minor surgery, including tongue tie release. He does a Friday morning vasectomy clinic at the YourGP@Crace theatre, see canberravasectomy.com.au for more details.

From the moment John started General Practice in 2003, he desired to one day open an outstanding practice. He is passionate about providing amazing health care to patients.

John loves sport and was previously a school Australian decathlon champion. He played for the St George Dragons, the Sydney City Roosters and Sydney University Rugby while studying.

John is a devoted IT geek and keeps the practice up to date with technology.

John graduated from the University of NSW in 2000.

John and Mel have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Wednesday

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Mel Deery

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Mel enjoys all areas of general practice with special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, pregnancy care and mental health.

Mel loves being a GP and a practice owner. Along with her husband John, she is passionate about developing YourGP to better fulfil the vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’. She feels privileged to work alongside such an amazing team of doctors, nurses and administrative staff.

She enjoys walking in Canberra, especially where there are views of the beautiful Brindabella mountain ranges.

Currently available at YourGP@Denman.

Graduate of the University of New South Wales 2000.

Mel and John have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS

Dr Fred Chung

LYNEHAM

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Fred loves teaching; he is involved in training medical students and future general practitioners. Fred is interested in all areas of general practice. He has particular interest in families, children's health, men's health and travel medicine. He really believes in providing genuine care and clinical excellence.

Fred completed medicine at the Australian National University.

He thinks Canberra is one of the best places in the world.

Fred relishes being outdoors. He loves hiking, cycling and travelling, and often tries to combine all three. On the weekends, you may spot him on one of the beautiful mountains surrounding Canberra. He also enjoys trying to grow things and cooking a new recipe.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Wednesday Friday

Dr Joanna Lin

LYNEHAM & CRACE

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Joanna enjoys all areas of general practice, and finds establishing long lasting relationships with patients very rewarding. She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, antenatal care, and preventative health. She has completed a Diploma of Child Health with Westmead Children’s Hospital.

Joanna completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before moving to Canberra for her postgraduate medical degree at the Australian National University.

Having lived in Canberra for the past 8 years, she now considers Canberra home.

In her spare time she enjoys nature walks, getting lost in a good book, trying out new recipes, and travelling.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Saturday

Crace - Tuesday

Dr Corina Botan

LYNEHAM

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Corina is passionate about child and women's health, and initially commenced training as a paediatrician before switching to general practice. She enjoys providing holistic family care and thinks the most rewarding part of her job is developing long-term relationships with families and the community.

She has a Diploma of Paediatrics (Westmead Children's Hospital) and has also won awards for her work in human rights.

Corina worked in NSW, Victoria and Queensland prior to returning to her home town of Canberra. She has significant experience working in Emergency Medicine and as a generalist in rural communities.

Outside of work, Corina enjoys yoga and chasing after her young children.

She graduated from University of Queensland in 2012.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Dr Freya Ashman

LYNEHAM

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Freya has a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). She has special interests in paediatrics and women’s health. Freya has a passion for teaching and is a medical educator for local GPs in training and medical students.

Freya chose general practice as she was interested in everything and didn’t want to narrow down to one speciality. She she loves hearing people’s stories. She started working at YourGP@Lyneham as a registrar in her last year of training in 2015. On finishing she decided to continue at Lyneham as she has enjoyed caring for our patients and the professional, warm and supportive atmosphere of the practice.

Outside of work she enjoys reading and writing fiction, singing and ice-skating.

A graduate of the University of Sydney in 2011.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Heike Kath

LYNEHAM

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Heike has a special interest in children’s health and women’s health. She has special expertise in intra uterine devices for long term contraception. She has completed a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital).

Her family grew up on an orchard in Far North Queensland and she loves to grow things, from vegetables to bee-keeping. She keeps active with walking and yoga.

Graduate of the University of Qld in 2003. She completed several years of paediatric specialist training before deciding to become a GP.

Dr Kath moved to YourGP@Lyneham from Jervis Bay in 2014 for her husband to take a lecturing position in painting at the School of Art. Heike has two children.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Hayden Henry

LYNEHAM

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Hayden's special interests are men’s health, skin cancer medicine, sports medicine, children and young families.

He is an excellent teacher and is doing a Masters in Public Health.

He graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003 and has two children.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr John Deery

LYNEHAM & CRACE

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

John practices in all areas of general practice with special interests in sports medicine, paediatrics, men’s health and minor surgery, including tongue tie release. He does a Friday morning vasectomy clinic at the YourGP@Crace theatre, see canberravasectomy.com.au for more details.

From the moment John started General Practice in 2003, he desired to one day open an outstanding practice. He is passionate about providing amazing health care to patients.

John loves sport and was previously a school Australian decathlon champion. He played for the St George Dragons, the Sydney City Roosters and Sydney University Rugby while studying.

John is a devoted IT geek and keeps the practice up to date with technology.

John graduated from the University of NSW in 2000.

John and Mel have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Wednesday

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Mel Deery

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Mel enjoys all areas of general practice with special interests in paediatrics, women’s health, pregnancy care and mental health.

Mel loves being a GP and a practice owner. Along with her husband John, she is passionate about developing YourGP to better fulfil the vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’. She feels privileged to work alongside such an amazing team of doctors, nurses and administrative staff.

She enjoys walking in Canberra, especially where there are views of the beautiful Brindabella mountain ranges.

Currently available at YourGP@Denman.

Graduate of the University of New South Wales 2000.

Mel and John have three gorgeous children. They have a strong Christian faith.

WORK DAYS