Gum Medical

After decades of working together to care for our communities through the Gumeracha District Soldiers' Memorial Hospital and their GP Practices, Gumeracha Medical Practice and Lobethal Medical Centre have joined forces to become Gum Medical.

Together, we continue to provide comprehensive, evidence-based medical care to help you and your family.

Gum Medical do more than simply treat illness. We can guide you with the knowledge and tools to achieve sustained improvements in your health and wellbeing. We use the latest scientific and medical knowledge to manage health issues, tempered with compassion and empathy, to understand how this impacts your life. We strongly believe that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and would love to assist you to with achieving your health goals.

At Gum Medical you will not receive quick fixes, or “5 minute medicine”. Our promise is to provide advice that is practical, sustainable and relevant to you and your lifestyle. Our doctors have decades of experience, and live in the communities, so understand the unique beauty and challenges that life in the Hills provides.

To learn more visit our services page.

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Call 8389 1009

Mission Statement

We strive to improve the Health and Wellbeing of all those in our care.

Those in our care include not just patients, but also their families and loved ones, our staff and the community.

We go beyond Medicine to guide and teach those in our care the knowledge and tools to create sustained improvements in their Health and Wellbeing.

We create a caring and supportive environment where all feel valued and safe.

We actively seek and value feedback and use it to improve our processes and our care.

We are committed to teaching and training the future medical workforce to highlight the rewards and benefits of working in our rural community.

We value learning and all staff engage in continuous professional development activities.

We do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care.

We treat all with respect and dignity.
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29 Albert Street, Gumeracha
SA 5233
(08) 8389 1009
(08) 8389 1655
5 Wattle Street, Lobethal
SA 5241
(08) 8389 6364
(08) 8389 5400
AGPAL Accredited General Practice
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Gum Medical acknowledges that the land on which its site is located is the Traditional lands for the Peramangk people and that we respect their spiritual relationship with their country. We also acknowledge the Peramangk people as the custodians of the greater Adelaide Hills region and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Permangk people today.
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COVID - 19

During these uncertain times, you can rest assured that Gum Medical is doing the utmost to ensure that you and our staff remain safe. We have a number of procedures in place to limit your chances of exposure.
If you have any of the following symptoms, or are concerned that you may have been at an exposure site:
fever (a temperature of 37.5˚C or higher) or chills.
loss of taste or smell
sore throat
tiredness (fatigue)
runny or blocked nose
shortness of breath (difficulty breathing)
nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea
muscle or joint pain
Please get a COVID test and isolate at home until you receive a negative result as per SA Health guidelines.
Our doctors will all be wearing fit-tested N95 masks and goggles that provide the highest level of protection reasonably possible.

You can help by wearing a mask while you are in our clinic and maintaining social distancing. To minimize the time, you spend sitting in the waiting room we ask that you wait for your appointment outside or in your car. You can let us know that you have arrived by checking in on the HotDoc app, otherwise ring the doorbell or call and let reception know on 8389 1009. We will then contact you when the doctor or nurse is available to see you.

We do continue to offer face to face appointments where appropriate, but ask that, if appropriate and safe, you consider a telehealth appointment instead.

Make an Appointment

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Call 8389 1009