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Dr Roger Sexton AM

Medical Director


Roger was appointed part-time Medical Director of Doctors' Health SA in 2010. He has been a rural procedural GP for over 35 years. Roger is a past member of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (2010-2013) and former board director NPS MedicineWise, and he was the last Presiding Member of the Medical Board of SA in 2010.

He is currently working as a medical consultant in executive health and conducts the statewide Local Government Association skin screening program.

He is a current director on the GPEx board. Roger was former Vice Chair of the national medical indemnity provider MIGA, Chair of its Clinical Risk Committee and member of its Claims Committee. Previously a director on the the boards of Doctors’ Health Services Pty Ltd (national board) and Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network.

He has a long-standing interest in doctors’ health and medical education, having played a major role in establishing both the rural doctors’ Dr DOC program in early 1999 and the Doctors’ Health SA Program in 2010 and the Doctors' Health NT program in 2016.

He completed his MBA at the University of Adelaide in 2015 and is committed to life-long education.

Roger's unique experience and roles in rural clinical medicine, education, medical indemnity and regulation has been of value to the program. 

Roger was made a Member of the Order (AM) for his tireless work, for over 30 years, supporting his colleague's health and wellbeing through doctors' health programs, at the Australia Honours in January 2023.

Dr Roger Sexton

Amber Parham

Business Manager / Company Secretary (0.6 FTE)

Amber commenced part time as the clinic manager of Doctors’ Health SA in September 2020. She is an experienced Practice Manager with 15 years’ experience working in General Practice, Accident and Emergency, Aged Care, Dental, Fertility and After Hour clinics. Amber has a Diploma in Practice Management and brings extensive experience in Practice Management, Accreditation, Risk Management and Quality Improvement.

Amber's role is to implement and maintain quality systems to ensure the efficient running of the practice to provide a high quality of care to our patients. You can contact Amber via at email

Amber Parham


Reception is covered by the DHSA team across the business days, DHSA is a not-for-profit solely funded by Grants and staff manage reception in conjunction with their roles. If you need to contact during business hours certainly phone 8232 1250, or email or you can book an appointment via the home page of this website.