Dr Lou Christodoulou
Lou has been in full time general practice since 1983. He graduated from Adelaide University in 1980 and completed three years at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, post-graduation. He holds the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Diploma of Obstetrics and Diploma of medical Hypnosis. He enjoys all aspects of General practice and has a special interest in Chronic Disease Management and the care of the elderly.
He speaks Greek and enjoys travelling, food, movies, golf, attending the gym and new experiences. He is married with two adult children.
Dr Michael Ludlow
Michael has been in full time general practice since 1989. He graduated from Flinders University in 1986 and has completed post graduate training in Family Medicine, holds a diploma in Obstetrics, and was awarded a Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practice in 2009. He is a member of the AMA and RACGP. He is passionate about General Practice and has special interest in Shared Obstetric Care, chronic disease management such as diabetes & heart disease, general dermatology and simple skin lesion excisions.
Other interests include running, cycling, sailing and visiting the gym. He follows most sports and is an avid crows fan. He loves to travel and experience other cultures. He is married with 2 adult children and 2 small fluffy white dogs!
Dr Charmaine Sargent
Charmaine graduated from Flinders University in 1986 and after further study became a fellow of the Royal College of general practitioners in 2009. She has also completed a Diploma in Obstetrics and is a qualified Lactation Consultant.
Charmaine worked for the Royal flying Dr service for 10 years providing services to rural women in remote locations within South Australia.
Charmaine is married and has two grown-up children. She enjoys time spent with her family, travelling and maintaining a life work balance.
Charmaine is interested in women’s health, shared Obstetric care, Palliative Care and Paediatrics. She is involved in teaching medical students and junior doctors. Charmaine loves general practice!
After working in this area for 25 years, she particularly loves seeing many generations from the same family which is both a privilege and the joy of being a family practitioner.
Dr Clare Keogh
Clare graduated from University of Adelaide in 2012. She then worked at the Royal Adelaide Hospital for 3 years including rotations in Obstetrics and Paediatrics at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Clare completed her specialty training in General Practice in early 2018 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice.
Clare has completed additional training including the Sydney Child Health Program (formerly known as the Diploma of Child Health), through Westmead Hospital in Sydney, and completion of training for both Implanon and IUD insertion & removal.
Clare has a keen interest in sexual and reproductive health (including PrEP prescribing), contraceptive options, gender inclusive medicine, paediatrics and chronic disease management. Clare is one of the doctors who enjoys teaching medical students and registrars. Clare particularly enjoys and feels privileged to provide long term care to individuals and their families.
Clare joined the practice principal team in mid 2021 and looks forward to the leadership aspect of this role and helping to ensure delivery of quality care to patients.
Outside of work Clare has a keen interest in live music, travel, art/craft and cooking. She enjoys spending time with her partner, family and puppy Jemima!
Dr Nina Holmwood
We are pleased to welcome Nina back as a permanent doctor at WOWS. Nina worked here in 2017 while completing her Specialist General Practice training.
Nina graduated from Flinders University in 2014 following completion of a Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) at Adelaide University. She spent the next two years working in Mt Gambier Hospital before returning to Adelaide to start specialist General Practice training. Nina worked at WOWS for 12 months during this period and we are pleased to welcome her back. She also spent 12 months working at DASSA (Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia) as part of her specialist training.
Nina sees patients over the entire age spectrum and is currently enjoying the breadth of work that general practice provides, with particular interest in paediatrics and adolescent health.
She enjoys spending time outside of work gardening (with her dog), listening to podcasts and travelling.
Dr Matthew Crabb
We welcome Matthew back after completing his Specialist General Practice training.
Matthew grew up in the South, completing his training in Southern hospitals and GP practices. Matthew has an interest in Paediatrics, Dermatology and skin cancer excisions, Emergency Medicine and Ear nose and throat medicine. He has completed the Diploma of Child Health through Westmead, and undertook one year of emergency medicine at Flinders Medical Centre in which he completed the Emergency Medicine Certificate.
Matthew is a permanent doctor working full time, including late on Tuesday evenings. He is married with one son. He enjoys cooking, travel, and pop culture.
Dr Thu Dang
The WOWS team welcomes Thu to the practice. Thu is her final year of GP training. Thu is here full time Tuesday to Saturday.
Since graduating from Flinders University I have worked in various hospitals across SA, regional Victoria, NSW and Tasmania. I am interested in all aspects of General Practice, particularly paediatrics and mental health. Outside of work I am a passionate vegan and enjoy volunteering in animal rescue.
Kerrie has been with the practice since 2002. She has previously worked in other southern general practices since 1982. Kerrie has a Diploma of Management and Certificate IV in Business Management.
Kerrie enjoys spending time with family, looking after her grand daughter and friends, travel, food and shopping! She is married with 2 adult children.
Kirsty Registered Nurse
Kirsty is a qualified RN in the UK since 2005. Kirsty has worked in Orthopaedics then short term in Cardiac before General Practice. Kirsty and her family immigrated to Australia in 2007 and has worked at Wirreanda on Wheatsheaf Surgery for over 9 years.
Kirsty is married with two young children and enjoys family, going to the beach and camping holidays.
Rose Enrolled Nurse
Donna has worked at Wirreanda on Wheatsheaf since 2014 and has many years’ experience as a Medical Receptionist.
She enjoys socialising with her friends, wine tasting, live music, visits to the country and spending time with her 14 nieces & nephews.
We are pleased to welcome Alicia to the WOWS team. Alicia comes to us from another southern suburbs practice and is keen to further her general practice career in medical admin. Alicia has over 2 years experience in Medical reception and 16 years Customer Service.
Alicia started with us in May 2018 as is enjoying working with the team at WOW.
Married with a young daughter who keeps me on my toes. Love spending quality time with family & socialising with friends. Enjoy painting landscapes.
The WOWS team welcome Jill who has worked in general practice for over 30 years. Jill is married and has 3 children.
Welcome to our newest Admin receptionist Kerri. Kerri has previously worked as a medical receptionist for eight years and in customer service for 27 years. Kerri is married with two children and loves spending time with family and friends and enjoys the beach, travel and walking.