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General Medicine


General physicians have a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience which makes them ideally suited to providing high quality specialist services across a spectrum of health and illness, which is not limited by the boundaries of medical sub specialties.

Our service

The General Medicine service at Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) specialises in the care of patients with complex multi-system disorders, undifferentiated illness and uncertain diagnosis. The service use an inter-professional team approach and collaboration with other disciplines to provide comprehensive holistic inpatient care.

RAH General Medicine is a large service, we provide:

  • Assessment and admissions from the Emergency Department for patient with multiple medical problems
  • Inpatient consultations for other units
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Participation in the MER service to assess and treat deteriorating patients in our hospital.
  • Excellent education and training opportunities with exposure to a wide range of medicine and a large number of committed clinical educators.
Education and training

We provide training for Interns, General trainees, Basic physician trainees, Advanced trainees in General Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine and General Practice trainees.

We provide training and support for the Medical Emergency response service (MER). MER simulation training covers deteriorating patient management and aspect of advanced life support.

Our values

We expect all our patients and their families to be treated with dignity and respect at all times and to receive care and compassion from the general medicine staff - as well as to receive gold standard/world class health care at all times.

Outpatient clinics

A number of our consultants provide outpatient clinics and welcome referrals of patients with complex multi-system disorders, undifferentiated illness and uncertain diagnosis.

Referrals are carefully triaged to determine the best time frame and service, please provide details about the reason for referral so we can advise the best pathway.

Our staff

Head of General Medicine

  • Jeff Faunt

Consultant staff

  • Michael Chia
  • Jane Conway
  • Maria Dellamalva
  • Jeff Faunt
  • Lauren Fielke
  • Stephen Fitzgerald
  • Jane Hecker
  • Genevieve Gabb
  • Toby Gilbert
  • Terrence Glynn
  • Jyotsna Janardan
  • Tam LeCong
  • Ken Lim
  • Marek Litwin
  • Alice O'Connell
  • Patrick Russell
  • Amrit Sandhu
  • Rami Tadros
  • Josephine Thomas
  • Campbell Thompson
  • Dylan Toh
  • Rachel Wells

Work with us

Want to work at one of Australia’s most advanced healthcare facilities? Apply now to join a truly world-class health network and see where your next career move could take you.

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