Sexual Health Physicians

We currently have 2 Sexual Health Physicians offering sessions at O'Brien Street.

Appointments can only be made with a referral from another Medical Practitioner.


Dr Carole Khaw: alternate Mondays 11.00am- 5.00pm

Dr Carole Khaw is a Consultant Sexual Health Physician at Clinic 275, Infectious Diseases Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Clinical Title Holder Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide.

She is available to see private patients at O'Brien Street Practice between 11.00am and 5.00pm.

Her speciality is in HIV Medicine, Sexually Transmitted Infections and medical management of Hepatitis. 

She also has an interest in PrEP, PeP, gay men's sexual health, sexual dysfunction, chemsex, transgender medicine and various aspects of female sexual dysfunction.

She is passionate about sexual health education and promotion in the community and in health care providers.


Dr Danae Kent: BMBS (Hons), BDS, BScD (Hons), GCertPH (Sexual Health), FRACGP, FAChSHM

Sexual Health Physician- Wednesday morning

Dr Kent is an experienced Sexual Health Physician and S100 prescriber who has worked for over a decade in HIV and Sexual Health Medicine. She is passionate about holistic HIV and sexual Health care and committed to helping her patients achieve sexual health and wellbeing.

Dr Kent graduated with honours from the Flinders University of South Australia in 2001 and completed her fellowship (FRACGP) in inner-city Sydney at a high-HIV case load practice. Since 2009 she has worked in specialist HIV and sexual health care at the Royal Adelaide Hospital's Infectious Disease Unit and Clinic 275, and as a Consultant for Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service at the Women's and Children's Hospital. She currently works privatedly as a Consultant Sexual Health Physician for SHINE SA.

Her major research interest is extra-genital sexually transmitted infections. Prior to becoming a doctor, she worked as a dental surgeon and a research associate for the Australasian Institute of Health and Welfare. She was awarded first class honours for her research thesis in social and preventive dentistry. She received an award last year for her paper on rectal chlamydia testing in women at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference.

She enjoys teaching and has held positions as a senior lecturer both interstate and locally, including The University of Sydney, University of Notre Dame  and The University of Adelaide.

Dr Kent is a member of the Australasian and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health and the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.

Dr Kent specialises in:


PrEP and PEP

Chemsex support

HIV/Hepatitis C coinfection

Men's and Women's sexual dysfunction

LGBTI sexual health care

Transgender Medicine (18+)

Complex STIs including: Syphillis

                                    Mycoplasma genitalium

                                    Resistant STI's, repeat infections, extra-genital infections

                                    Genital warts including anal warts

                                    Genital Rashes

Chronic vaginal discharge

Chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men and women

Dr Kent's usual consulting day is Wendesday. Dr Kent is not taking external referrals at O'Brien Street Practice.






We see patients by appointment only- call us on 8231 4026 and our reception team will arrange a suitable time with an available doctor.