Phone (02) 6109 0000

Our Doctors

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.
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. She has a Diploma of Paediatrics (Westmead Children's Hospital) and has also won awards for her work in human rights.
Outside of work, Corina enjoys yoga and chasing after her young children.
She graduated from University of Queensland in 2012.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Heike Kath

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Currently on maternity leave. Graduate of the University of Qld in 2003. She completed several years of paediatric specialist training before deciding to become a GP. She has completed a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital).

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. They have a young daughter.

Dr Kath has a special interest in children’s health and women’s health. 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.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Freya Ashman

new patients welcome

ABOUT

A graduate of the University of Sydney in 2011. Dr Ashman has a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health and mental health. Dr Ashman has a passion for teaching and is a medical educator for local GPs in training and medical students.

Dr Ashman chose medicine and general practice as she was interested in everything and didn’t want to narrow down to one specialty. She says she loves hearing people’s stories. She started working at 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.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr John Deery

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of NSW in 2000.

From the moment John started General Practice in 2003, he desired to one day open a practice. He is passionate about growing YourGP to fulfil the practice vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’. John has spoken for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners to encourage other GPs who would like to open their own practices.

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.

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. More recently he has developed a passion for table tennis. He has just taken the title of YourGP tablet tennis champion from Dr Kit Wong.

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

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

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Wednesday Friday

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Mel Deery

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Currently available at YourGP@Denman. Graduate of the University of New South Wales 2000.

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

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

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

WORK DAYS

Dr Hayden Henry

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003. His special interests are men’s health, skin cancer medicine, sports medicine, children and young families. He has two children.

He is an excellent teacher. He is doing a Masters in Public health.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Joanna Lin

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Lin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before moving to Canberra for her postgraduate medical degree at the ANU. Having lived in Canberra for the past 8 years, she now considers Canberra home.
She 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.
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.
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. She has a Diploma of Paediatrics (Westmead Children's Hospital) and has also won awards for her work in human rights.
Outside of work, Corina enjoys yoga and chasing after her young children.
She graduated from University of Queensland in 2012.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Heike Kath

LYNEHAM

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Currently on maternity leave. Graduate of the University of Qld in 2003. She completed several years of paediatric specialist training before deciding to become a GP. She has completed a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital).

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. They have a young daughter.

Dr Kath has a special interest in children’s health and women’s health. 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.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr Freya Ashman

LYNEHAM

new patients welcome

ABOUT

A graduate of the University of Sydney in 2011. Dr Ashman has a Diploma in Paediatrics (Westmead Children’s Hospital). She has special interests in paediatrics, women’s health and mental health. Dr Ashman has a passion for teaching and is a medical educator for local GPs in training and medical students.

Dr Ashman chose medicine and general practice as she was interested in everything and didn’t want to narrow down to one specialty. She says she loves hearing people’s stories. She started working at 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.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Dr John Deery

LYNEHAM & CRACE

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduate of the University of NSW in 2000.

From the moment John started General Practice in 2003, he desired to one day open a practice. He is passionate about growing YourGP to fulfil the practice vision of ‘genuine care, clinical excellence’. John has spoken for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners to encourage other GPs who would like to open their own practices.

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.

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. More recently he has developed a passion for table tennis. He has just taken the title of YourGP tablet tennis champion from Dr Kit Wong.

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

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

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Wednesday Friday

Crace - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Mel Deery

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Currently available at YourGP@Denman. Graduate of the University of New South Wales 2000.

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

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

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

WORK DAYS

Dr Hayden Henry

LYNEHAM

not accepting new patients

ABOUT

Graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003. His special interests are men’s health, skin cancer medicine, sports medicine, children and young families. He has two children.

He is an excellent teacher. He is doing a Masters in Public health.

WORK DAYS

Lyneham - Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday

Dr Joanna Lin

LYNEHAM & CRACE

new patients welcome

ABOUT

Dr Lin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before moving to Canberra for her postgraduate medical degree at the ANU. Having lived in Canberra for the past 8 years, she now considers Canberra home.
She 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.
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