Welcome to Stirling Central Health Clinic

where we take pride in caring for our community


Our Stirling Location


Meet Our Team


Our Medical Services


Your comprehensive Medical Clinic in the Adelaide Hills

About Stirling Central Health Clinic

Established in 1989, we are located in tree-lined Druid Avenue in the beautiful township of Stirling. Our medical centre provides care for the local Adelaide Hills community, as well as our many patients who take the short 10 minute drive up the South Eastern Freeway to see us.

Our practice places a strong focus on compassion and respect, and delivering holistic patient centered health care, helping to create a healthier and happier community.

We gladly welcome those looking for a new doctor in the Adelaide Hills, offering a wide range of health services, including General Practitioners, Specialists, Allied Health Services and Pathology Collection Centre.

Our Medical Services in the Adelaide Hills include:


– Covid-19 Vaccinations
– Flu Vaccinations

Women’s Health and Well Being

– Pap smears
– Contraceptive advice
– Antenatal care

Men’s Health and Well Being

– Prostate checks
– STD checks
– Erectile dysfunction

Children’s Health and Well Being

– Childhood immunisations
– Pre-school health checks

Preventative Health Services

– Cardiovascular health check
– Skin lesions
– Bowel cancer screening
– Prostate cancer screening
– Breast cancer screening

Travel Medicine

– Travel advice
– Travel medicine
– Travel vaccinations

Mental Health

– Anxiety and Depression
– Treatment plans

Acute Illness or Injury

– Sutures
– Sporting injuries
– Fracture assessment

Chronic Disease Management

– GP management plans
– Enhanced primary care
– Diabetes Care

Our Local Adelaide Hills Doctors and Medical Professionals include; GP’s, Specialists and Allied Health Professionals

Our diverse and friendly team of 10 doctors are encouraged to pursue special clinical interests whilst caring for the general health and wellbeing of all. Specialists include Respiratory and Sleep Physicians, Urologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons. We also have a range of on-site allied health practitioners including Dietitians, Diabetes Educators, Audiologists and Speech Pathologists.

Local Stirling Doctors you can rely on

As a leading medical centre in Stirling servicing the Adelaide Hills, we are committed to building a healthier and happier community. Our team of Doctors are committed to providing our patients with a comprehensive range of health services in a warm and professional environment.

Book your appointment today.

Our Stirling doctors and allied health team are well supported by our practice nurses and administration staff who work together to deliver excellent service and health care.

Our Team of GP’s based in Stirling

Dr Sally Downes

Director and Practice Principal

Full Bio

Dr Sally Downes graduated Bachelor of Medicine in the UK in 1988.

A very experienced GP with a diverse clinical background, Dr Downes holds an interest in Cardiovascular and other Health Prevention Initiatives of the RACGP as a result of past Specialist Physician Training experience. Dr Downes also has post-graduate qualifications in Skin Cancer Medicine, Skin Cancer Surgery, Dermoscopy and Dermatology . She often assist patients with their Travel Medicine needs.

Dr Don Wallis


Full Bio

Dr Don Wallis is a University of Adelaide graduate (MBBS) and established the Stirling Clinic as a solo GP in 1989. An extremely experienced medical practitioner in all aspects of general practice, Dr Wallis’ special interest is the examination of the skin by dermatoscopy and the removal of suspicious skin lesions.

Dr Barb Morris


Full Bio

Dr Barb Morris graduated in medicine from Flinders University in 1990, attaining her Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1995. Dr Morris has a depth of experience in musculoskeletal medicine and is extremely experienced in all aspects of general practice and has a special interest in women’s health.

Dr Sinclair Bode


Full Bio

Dr Sinclair Bode graduated MBBS from the University of Adelaide in 1986 and has been with the Stirling Central Health Clinic since 1998. Dr Bode has extensive training in integrative, environmental and nutritional medicine and has a special interest in the treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders from an environmental and nutritional perspective.

Dr Basil Tsakalos


Full Bio

Dr Tsakalos graduated medicine from the University of Adelaide in 1987. Dr Tsakalos has completed post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology and is accredited for insertion and removal of the Implanon contraceptive device.

With a particular interest in children’s health, Dr Tsakalos enjoys all aspects of general practice.

Dr Deb Ireland


Full Bio

Dr Ireland graduated medicine at Adelaide University. Her qualifications include a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and her clinical background includes GP Obstetrics and Family Planning.

Dr Ireland’s special interests are mental health and women’s health and she is accredited to provide shared antenatal care and the insertion/removal of the Implanon.

Dr Grace Finnie

MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, ACEM Cert. Emergency Medicine

Full Bio

Dr Grace Finnie graduated from James Cook University, Queensland in 2015. After graduating, she returned to Adelaide and worked at Modbury Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital. Dr Grace Finnie’s particular interests include women’s health, paediatrics and preventive medicine.
She is also doing GP Obstetrics Shared Care.

Dr Cassandra Holt

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Full Bio

Dr Cassandra Holt graduated from The University of Adelaide in 2018. After graduating, she enjoyed two years working at Modbury Hospital and The Lyell McEwin Hospital where she was able to gain additional training in emergency medicine and cardiology.

Dr Holt’s particular interests include cardiology, men’s health, sports injuries and management of skin lesions.

Dr. Dulmini Silva

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS (Hons))

Full Bio

Dr Dulmini Silva has been working in Sri Lanka for more than 10 years before moving to Australia in 2018.

She enjoys all aspects of general practice, treating patients of every age to provide comprehensive care and optimize their health. Her special interests include Preventative Health and Women’s Health. She enjoys working with children and has completed Diploma in Child Health from Sydney children’s hospital network.