Doctors

Dr Lorenzo Ponte

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Lorenzo Ponte started working at Health on Kensington in 2021, and now works full time with us. Lorenzo and his family live in the area.

Lorenzo brings a wealth of experience and knowledge as a General Practitioner. He graduated from The University of Adelaide in 1996, and did his GP training in Minlaton, on the Yorke Peninsula. He completed his Fellowship in 2001, and remained in Minlaton as a rural GP until 2011. He relocated to Adelaide to become the Clinical Director at Uni-Health Playford.

Lorenzo specialises in skin cancer screening, minor procedures, men’s health, antenatal shared care, and does Q Fever vaccinations. He has a far broader scope of practice than this, thanks to spending a decade as a country GP dealing with whatever came his way!

Lorenzo is also registered with Doctors Health SA, an organisation where their primary care GPs are “doctors for [other] doctors” and medical students across metro and rural South Australia.

Dr Kasia Strojek

FRACGP, MBBS (Hons), Dip Children's Health

Before relocating to Australia in 2006, Dr Kasia Strojek completed her medicine degree in Krakow, Poland. After relocating, she spent time working at Modbury Hospital. Then moving onto private practice both in Adelaide and in Clare as a rural GP.

Dr Strojek enjoys the challenges of being a rural GP and as well as her private practice consulting in Adelaide, she continues to provide regular on-call cover to Clare Hospital; managing presenting emergencies.

Kasia's medical interests include women and children's health, antenatal shared care, lactation problems, preventative medicine and emergency care.

In her personal time, she relaxes by spending time with herfamily and gardening.

Dr Penelope Dargaville

MBBS

Dr Penelope Dargaville has been a practicing GP at Health on Kensington since 2003. She has a varied medical career after graduating from Medical School in Tasmania in the 1980’s. She spent time working in Canberra before settling in Adelaide in 1995. She has previously worked as a Medical Educator for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners from 1995 – 2003, then as a Medical Advisor for Medicare Australia from 2003 – 2010 while practicing at Health on Kensington.

In 2018, Dr Dargaville trained in clinical hypnotherapy, and continues to be involved with the South Australian Society of Hypnosis as an executive committee member. She treats patients for a variety of conditions with hypnotherapy and finds this work extremely rewarding.

In her own time, Penelope enjoys spending time with family and keeps active, enjoying a morning swim. She also enjoys quilting, reading and gardening when she has the time.

Dr Dyne Correa

BMBS, Dip. Children's Health

Originally from the United States, Dr Dyne Correa as a child always wanted to visit Australia and when she finally made it, she fell in love with the country and decided to stay. She gained her Bachelor’s degree at Florida State University before studying Medicine at Flinders University here in South Australia.

Dr Correa has been practicing from our rural practice, Clare Medical Centre since 2010. However recently decided to also join the team at Health on Kensington and mainly conducts our Saturday morning clinics. Her medical interests include paediatrics, adolescents, women’s health, mental health, preventative medicine and weight management.

In her spare time, Dyne enjoys travelling and spending time with her two boys. She is famous for her giggle, which you can’t help but smile when you hear it. Her friendly demeanour and down to earth nature means she is always a pleasure to be around. Her secret talent, is her extensive knowledge of pop culture – you definitely want her on your quiz team!

Nurses

Meg MacDonald

Practice Nurse

As a highly accomplished and experienced Registered Nurse, Meg comes to Health on Kensington from our rural partner Clare Medical Centre, where she worked for 15 years. She was appointed as the Senior Practice Nurse, which involved leading Clare Medical Centre’s team of several nurses, in addition to providing her extensive nursing skills.

Meg is experienced in chronic disease management, wound care, childhood and adult immunisations, travel vaccinations, cardiac rehab, and more. Meg’s warm and welcoming nature is a real asset to the Health on Kensington team.

Administration

  • Katie Martin - Business Manager (CMC Services)
  • Justine Morgan - Senior Receptionist
  • Janet Gillies
  • Serena Shahin
  • Taylah Gartner
  • Tina Spinello