Meet Our Canberra Medical Team

Quality healthcare is non-negotiable at KENOLTA Medical Centre as we believe “Health is Wealth”.

Our doctors are experienced, with years of senior management, supervisory and doctor training roles.

Our Team is very familiar with the healthcare needs of residents in the ACT region including relevant referral and care coordination pathways.

At KENOLTA Medical Centre, we are fundamentally committed to up-to-date knowledge, skills, and professional development.

Sam Payne

B.Hmvt(Ex.Rehab)., M.Physio., Grad.Cert.Musc.Physio., M.Musc.Physio

Sam is a Dual Qualified Physiotherapist and Accredited Exercise Physiologist with more than a decade of practice experience in Canberra and the Mid-North Coast of NSW.

He completed his Bachelors degree in Human Movement (Exercise Rehabilitation) from Charles Stuart University in 2008 and subsequently obtained a Master of Physiotherapy from the University of Canberra in 2011. Sam also holds a Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy completed at LaTrobe University Melbourne in 2015.

With a strong quest for ongoing professional development and up to date skills, Sam completed another Master’s degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at LaTrobe University Melbourne in 2022 and has been awarded the title of APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.

Sam is trained in Spinal Physiotherapy, Advanced Dry Needling and Western Acupuncture, Clinical Pilates, Kinesiology Taping, Exercise Prescription and Specialised Migraine/Headache Physiotherapy.

His clinical experience is extensive across evidence based management of various problems including back and neck pain, lumbo-pelvic pain, sports injuries and migraine/headaches.

Sam is a registered NDIS provider for Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology services.

Outside a robust clinical practice, Sam enjoys every opportunity to unwind by spending time with his wife, 3 young children and his Chocolate Labrador – Monte!

Dr Wei Wei

Dr Wei Wei

After many years of Clinical Practice as a GP in Canberra, Wei brings a wealth of Medical Qualifications and Experience to KENOLTA Medical Centre. She is very fluent in Mandarin.

A fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, her primary Medical degree (Bachelor of Medicine) was completed at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Her Post graduate Education include a Teaching Qualification in Clinical Medicine, Post graduate studies in Digestive Internal Medicine and a Master of Clinical Medicine.

Before moving to Canberra, Wei practiced Medicine and taught Junior Doctors for nearly a decade at one of the biggest Tertiary Teaching hospitals in Shanghai.

She has particular interest in Health screening, Children’s health, Women’s health, Antenatal care and Chronic disease management.

Wei is a very good listener with a caring and compassionate approach to patient engagement. Her clinical practice is informed by up to date, evidence-based management.

Outside of work, Wei enjoys the company of her family. She loves travelling, gardening, housekeeping and regularly enjoys the sounds of Piano, Violin and Cello played by her kids.

More information on Dr Wei’s  General Practice are available at

Dr Wai Htut

Dr. Htut is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)

She commenced her medical journey as an intern and resident medical officer at the prestigious Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital, Sydney and her robust foundation in Australian healthcare reflects her commitment to providing quality medical care to the community.

In addition to her general practice qualifications, Dr. Htut holds a Diploma in Child Health from Sydney University, emphasising her dedication to a holistic approach to patient care, with a particular focus on children’s health and women’s health.

Dr. Htut is recognised for her exceptional listening skills and compassionate approach to patient engagement. Her clinical practice is guided by up-to-date, evidence-based management, ensuring that patients receive the most current and effective medical care.

Beyond her professional commitments, Dr. Htut is a well-rounded individual with a passion for travel, reading, and gardening. Her diverse interests contribute to her holistic approach to patient care, reflecting a commitment to promoting overall well-being.

Dr taiye Oguns

Dr Taiye Oguns

Taiye enjoys the constant diversity of patient presentations in general practice and has special interests in women’s health, antenatal and postnatal care, children’s health, and obesity management.

Following years of career experience and training in Nigeria and South Africa, Taiye emigrated to Australia in 2011. She loves Canberra for its people and reasonably light traffic!

Taiye’s primary medical degree was obtained from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. She subsequently completed a postgraduate training (Master of Medicine in Family Medicine) at the reputable University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She also holds the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists (RANZCOG)’s Certificate in Women’s Health. She is credentialed for intrauterine contraceptive device insertions.

Taiye is an experienced fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Over the years, she has contributed significantly to the training and mentoring of GP registrars and several doctors on various pathways to fellowship of RACGP.

Taiye enjoys movies, reading, and fun creative activities with her kids.

Dr Joe Oguns

Dr Joe Oguns

Joe enjoys the daily diversity and variety that general practice brings. His special interests lie in family medicine, men’s health, geriatrics/care of older citizens, minor surgical procedures, occupational health and clinical governance.

Following extensive experience and training in South Africa, Botswana, Nigeria, and Queensland, Joe moved to Canberra in 2012. He has since called Canberra home, despite Canberra’s chilly weather!

He completed his primary medical degree at the University of Ilorin Nigeria and later obtained a Master of Medicine in Family Medicine from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Joe holds a Graduate Diploma in Occupational and Environmental Health from Monash University, Melbourne. He is also a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

With more than 9yrs of service (including about 7yrs as the medical director), Joe was integral to the successful years of the National Health Cooperative, before moving on to pioneer the establishment of KENOLTA Medical Centre in partnership with Dr Taiye Oguns using a model of care that is holistic, patient focused and community minded.

Joe has served on a number of innovative primary care projects with the Capital Health Network (ACT’s primary Health network).

He is passionate about teaching and has been involved in the training of registrars and mentoring doctors in Canberra for many years.

Joe is an enthusiastic soccer player, enjoys good music, and loves to keep tabs on what is going on around the world.

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Ha Tran

With a background Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Ha decided to take up her longstanding passion for healthcare. This passion saw her undertake a Diploma in Nursing though RMIT University, Melbourne between 2018 and 2020.

She moved to the ACT in 2020 to complete her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Canberra between 2020-2021. She has since remained a part of our local Canberra Community.

Ha enjoys caring for all patients and especially making a difference to the health of vulnerable individuals. She has practiced at the paediatric Unit of the Canberra Hospital and also has a previous work experience in Aged Care.

She has a very tender and caring heart which is always appreciated by patients and other staff.

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Lam Truong

Lam has a previous experience in hospitality and advertising. His love for healthcare developed while serving as a volunteer at the Vietnam Red Cross Centre in 2013 and Ho Chi Minh City Hospital of Haematology and Blood Transfusion Service in 2015.

This passion would later see him pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at the Australian Catholic University (Canberra Campus) between 2019 and Jan 2022 where he experienced a broad range of multidisciplinary training exposure.

Since completing his Nursing training, Lam has enjoyed all aspects of Nursing practice both in the Community Sector as well as in General Practice.

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