Rheumatology Clinic at Marion GP Plus

The following are examples of conditions managed by the Rheumatology Unit at Marion GP Plus: 

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Seronegative Inflammatory Arthritis including Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arthritis associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Reactive Arthritis
  • Auto-immune connective tissue diseases including Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Scleroderma and Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Vasculitis
  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Crystal arthritis including Gout
  • Metabolic bone disorders, particularly Osteoporosis and Paget’s Disease
  • Inflammatory muscle diseases
  • Soft tissue Rheumatic disorders including painful shoulder, elbow and foot conditions, tendonitis and polymyalgia rheumatica

Consultants who bulk bill private patients to Medicare

Prof M Shanahan
A/Prof J Walker
A/Prof M Wechalekar
Dr E Pontifex
Dr F Goldblatt
Dr B Khanom
Dr F Cai
Dr S Lyne


Visit SALHN specialist and outpatient clinics to access referral and management GP guidelines.

Referral forms and processes are outlined in the outpatient referral process section.

Contact details

Location:  Marion GP Plus
Telephone: (08) 7425 8205
Fax: (08) 7425 8687

Network Director – Southern Adelaide Local Health Network Rheumatology Service
Professor Michael Shanahan

Other locations

Rheumatology Services at Flinders Medical Centre    
Rheumatology Clinic at Noarlunga Hospital