Dr Diane Hintum
General Practitioner – Practice Partner
- Speciality: General Practitioner
- Education: BSc, BMedSci, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP
- Work Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Dr Diane Hintum has been part of the Summerdale Medical Practice team since 2004. She graduated medical school at the University of Tasmania achieving MBBS with honours in 1999. Completing internship and residency at the Launceston General Hospital she entered into General Practice training and became a Specialist General Practitioner in 2005. She is a current member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Hintum enjoys the breadth and range of general practice, including women’s health, antenatal care, child health and development, immunization, aged care, chronic disease management, preventative health, performing minor procedures, acute medical care, and teaching new trainees their craft. Her patients range in age from newborns to 101 years old.
Dr Hintum was convenor of the Australian Medical Students Association Convention in Hobart, has been a board member for General Practice Training in Tasmania, is a supervisor of GP registrars, has been an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and is a partner in the Summerdale Medical Practice.
She balances her work as a GP with family life, enjoying many outdoor activities with them, including mountain biking, bushwalking, swimming, going to the beach, walking the dogs, and gardening.