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Dr. Sam Snelling

Dr. Sam Snelling


Dr. Sam Snelling joined the Strathalbyn practice in 2016.  Originally from the UK, Sam has been working in Australia since early 2015, living locally in the Adelaide Hills. Prior to that, Dr. Snelling worked as a GP in the UK for 7 years after completing his studies.

Dr. Snelling worked in ENT, General Surgery and Elderly Care Medicine in a hospital setting before specialising in General Practice.  His experience is broad having worked in a variety of areas including Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Diabetes and Endocrine Medicine, Gastroenterology, Oncology and Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Snelling is committed to ongoing professional development and has regularly attended update courses and has gained certificates in areas of special interest such as expedition medicine and minor surgery.

When not working, he enjoys engaging many outdoor activities and sports, including surfing, spearfishing, snowboarding, football and rugby.


  • Bachelor Medicine and Surgery (University Wales Cardiff)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
  • Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP)

Special Interests

  • Family medicine
  • Aged care
  • Minor Surgery