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Medical Professionals

At San Ridge Medical Centre we draw on global experience offering superior standards of healthcare through a General Practitioner, Dentist, Chiropractor, Dietician and Clinical Psychologist. Meet the doctors.

Dr Roya Shams

General Practitioner

Dr Roya Shams completed her medical training in Spain and her residency in Family Medicine and Anesthetics in British Columbia, Canada. She moved from Canada to Umtata in 1994 motivated in large part by The Bahai' Faith and a spirit of service to serve her fellow human beings.

Since 1994 she has lived in Gaborone and Johannesburg and has been a foundational member of the medical team at San Ridge Medical Centre since its establishment in 2009. She stopped working as a specialist anaesthetist to focus on her passion of family medicine and proving care and support and the primary level of care

Dr Mariam Goldberg

General Practitioner

Dr Mariam Shams-Goldberg finished her MBChB in 2012 at the University of Pretoria. She has since then rotated in disciplines such as Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine and Orthopedics as an intern. She has worked in many family practices and emergency rooms.

She went on to write her Diploma in Primary Emergency Care (DipPEC SA). Her passions lie in holistic medicine, women’s health and preventative care.

Dr May Shams

General Practitioner

Dr May Shams graduated her MBChB at the University of Pretoria in 2017. She is experienced in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics including Paediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Emergency as well as front-lined for COVID 19.

Her passions lie in mental health, paediatrics and preventative care.

Tanya Alberts


A Dietician is a vital member of the health care team. Tanya has been providing dietary guidance since 2009 as a registered dietician licensed in South Africa. Together with her team of dieticians they help patients understand the connection between diet and diagnosis for improved nutritional well being.

Guidance and motivation is provided for sports athletes or individuals who want to eat healthy or who are on specific diets like vegans and vegetarians and nutritional guidance for children and good child nutrition. Tanya Alberts Dieticians and Associates are also able to assist with nutritional guidance during pregnancy, lactation and complementary feeding. All the dieticians are trained in genetic testing and are working with companies like Geneway and DNAlysis.

Dr Helga-Wendy Bensusan


Dr Helga-Wendy Bensusan graduated with a master’s degree in Chiropractic from the University of Johannesburg. She received an invitation to join the Golden Key International Honour Society. Dr Bensusan is a family chiropractor with an interest in sports, as she herself has competed in the South African Athletics Championships. She also trained young athletes in long jump as she is an ASA Level 1 athletics coach.

Chiropractors diagnose, treat and prevent neuro-musculoskeletal disorders such as neck and back pain, headaches, whiplash, sports injuries, overuse injuries, sprains and strains, sciatica, scoliosis, TMJ and arthritis.

Dr. Keshia Petersen


Dr. Keshia Petersen graduated from the University of Johannesburg with a Master of Health Science in Chiropractic. She is registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa as well as the Chiropractic Association of South Africa.

Her goal is to achieve holistic health by not just treating the symptoms of a particular condition but by getting to the root cause of an injury and ultimately assisting her patients reach a better quality of life.

Chiropractic is an alternative healthcare discipline that deals with neuro-musculoskeletal conditions such as neck pain, back pain, headaches, sport and overuse related injuries.

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Working Hours

Mondays - Fridays:
8am - 6pm
9am - 1pm

Find us at the Sanridge Shopping Centre

San Ridge Medical Centre
Across from Woolworths and next to the Bedstore
San Ridge Shopping Centre
(Cnr. New & Lever Rd)
Midrand, 1685