Our doctors pride themselves on being approachable, professional and in putting your care first.
MBChB, Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FRNZCGP
Dr Fiona Kerr joined Medplus in 2018, and is a full time doctor.
Fiona has worked in many hospitals throughout New Zealand and in 2003 transitioned to General Practice.
Fiona enjoys all aspects of General Practice, and her special interest is care of women, children and skin cancer.
Fiona lives in Takapuna with her husband and daughter. She enjoys nature, art, music and particularly enjoys travel and hiking with her husband.
Fiona's list is currently full and she is not taking on new patients.
Dr Chen Luo
MBChB (Auckland 2011), FRNZCGP, Diploma of Paediatrics, Certificate of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Certificate in Primary Skin Care Medicine and Certificate in Primary Skin Care Surgery (Queensland)
Dr Chen Luo joined Medplus in 2015 and works full time.
Chen graduated from the University of Auckland in 2011 and enjoys all areas of General Practice with postgraduate experience in children and women's health. His special interests are in sleep medicine and surgery. He particularly enjoys building long-term relationships with families in general practice. He practices holistic medicine with a background in medical research and evidence-based medicine. He has recently attained Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
Chen is currently contracted by the Waitemata District Health Board as a Skin Cancer specialist to perform Skin surgery at Medplus and also operates at Waitakere Hospital. He will be commencing his Masters in Skin Cancer Medicine in 2018 building on his advanced qualification in this area from the University of Queensland. He is one of the doctors managing the Traveller's Health Clinic at Medplus.
Chen enjoys being physically active with an interest in cycling, tramping and previously marathon running. He practices mindfulness and enjoys playing modern board games.
Chen is also able to consult in Mandarin. His patient list is currently full.
Dr Jenny Park
MBChB (Otago 2012)
Jenny joined Medplus in 2019
Jenny migrated to NZ with her family from South Korea in 2002 and grew up on the North Shore before going to the University of Otago to study medicine.
She graduated in 2012 and worked in various medical and surgical specialties in Auckland, North Shore, and Waitakere Hospitals. She also spent time working as a medical registrar in Sydney, Australia.
She transitioned to General Practice in 2018 and enjoys all aspects of General Practice with a particular interest in care of the older adult and managing chronic conditions. She believes in holistic approach to treating patients and love the continuity of care that General Practice allows.
Outside her work, she enjoys being a Mum, reading, cooking and travelling.
She is able to consult in Korean and welcomes new patients. She looks forward to meeting you.
Jenny has returned from maternity leave and is now enrolling new patients.
Dr Michele Hollis
BHB MBChB (Auckland 1984) FRNZCGP
Dr Michele Hollis is one of the 4 doctors who founded Medplus in 2011. She remains a shareholder and director and is responsible for management of the building and clinical governance. Along with Fiona and our practice manager she led Medplus through Cornerstone Accreditation. She is also a teacher, and is involved in teaching both medical students and GP trainees. Michele works at both Medplus Anne Street and Hauraki.
Michele is passionate about all aspects of general practice. Her special interest is care of women and children, but as a tennis player she also has a particular interest in sports medicine. Michele prefers to foster long term relationships with patients in a family practice environment.
Michele has two grown up children and lives with her husband locally.
Michele's patient list is full and is closed at this time, to ensure she has enough time to look after her existing patients. Through the portal, only her own enrolled patients are able to book appointments with her.
Dr Jean Lim
MBChB (Auckland 2002), Diploma of Paediatrics, FRNZCGP, Certificate in Dermoscopy and Skin Cancer Surgery in Primary Care
Dr Jean Lim joined Medplus when it opened in 2011. She works part time.
Jean enjoys all aspects of General Practice, with a particular interest in paediatrics, reproductive health and minor surgery. She has a special interest in minor surgery and performs many procedures including; removal of skin cancers, tongue tie release, inserting IUDs, Mirenas and Jadelles, and performing endometrial sampling (pipelles).
Born and raised in Auckland, she lives in Takapuna with her husband and three young children.
Jean's patient list is full and is closed at this time, to ensure she has enough time to look after her existing patients. Through the portal, only her own enrolled patients are able to book appointments with her.
Dr Fiona Brow
MBChB (Edinburgh 1984), MRCGP, FRNZCGP, Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Certificate of Family Planning, Certificate of Diving Medicine
Dr Fiona Brow is one of the 4 doctors who founded Medplus in 2011. She remains a shareholder and director and is responsible for clinical governance and is currently actively involved in the Safety in Practice programme. Along with Michele and our practice manager she led Medplus through Cornerstone Accreditation. She is also a teacher, and is involved in teaching both medical students and GP trainees. Fiona has a strong link with Takapuna Grammar School, supporting the school nurses with teenage health issues.
Fiona is interested in all aspects of general practice from the young through to the elderly. She has a special interest in women's health, sexual health and diving medicine. Fiona has worked in general practice for 26 years, working and living in Scotland and Australia before moving to New Zealand in 1995. She lives in Devonport with her husband who is an anaesthesiologist and pain physician, and has two grown children.
Fiona's patient list is full and is closed at this time, to ensure she has enough time to look after her existing patients. Through the portal, only her own enrolled patients are able to book appointments with her.
Dr Annie Si
BHB MBChB (Auckland 1999) FRNZCGP, Diploma of Paediatrics
Dr Annie Si is one of the 4 doctors who founded Medplus in 2011. She remains a shareholder and director and is responsible for human resources.
Annie graduated from the University of Auckland in 1999. She has worked in hospitals around Auckland before becoming a General Practitioner. She has been providing general practice medicine to the North Shore area for over 15 years.
Annie is able to consult in Mandarin, and has been developing our Asian Health Plan with Chen. Annie has a special interest in children's health, allergy management and nutrition. Annie performs minor surgery for her patients.
Annie lives on the North Shore with her husband, two daughters and their dogs.
Annie's patient list is full and is closed at this time, to ensure she has enough time to look after her existing patients. Through the portal, only her own enrolled patients are able to book appointments with her.
Dr Heidi MacRae
MBBS (London 1994), MRCGP(UK, distinction), FRNZCGP, UK Diploma of Child Health, Diploma of Family Planning, Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr Heidi MacRae is one of the 4 doctors who founded Medplus in 2011. She remains a shareholder and director and is responsible for business management and marketing. Heidi is now working at both Medplus Anne Street and Hauraki.
Heidi is from the South East of England and qualified from Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals in London. She worked in London for 5 years in hospitals and general practice. She came to New Zealand in 2001 with her Kiwi husband and has been a general practitioner in Takapuna ever since. She and her husband enjoy living in Devonport with their children and dog. Her interest is in spending as much time as possible outside, especially working in the garden.
Heidi really enjoys her vocation, and the variety it offers her every day. Her special interests are in paediatrics and women's health.
Until November 2021 Heidi was Chair of the Board of Comprehensive Care PHO and Comprehensive Care Limited and was a member of the executive of GPNZ. Previously she has been an e Ambassador for the Ministry of Health. She remains on the Board to Comprehensive Care PHO and Ltd and sits on their Clinical Advisory Group.
Heidi is currently away from work whilst she works through some health issues. She apologies to all those that this will inconvenience, but wishes to reassure them that the Medplus team will have all her records and care plans and will provide seamless care. Heidi intends to return to work after her treatments finish in 2022.
Dr Albert Wu
MBChB (Auckland 2013), Postgraduate Diploma of Surgical Anatomy with Distinction (Otago, 2016)
Dr. Albert Wu started working for Medplus in December 2019 and is a full time doctor.
Albert was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and immigrated to New Zealand at the age of 5.
He graduated from the University of Auckland in 2013 and since then has done a variety of surgical specialties including general surgery, paediatric surgery and urology. He was also involved in medical education with the University of Auckland as an Education Fellow. In 2018 he qualified as an instructor in Advanced Resuscitation.
Albert transitioned to general practice in 2019 and is currently a registrar with the College of General Practitioners.
His passions include tennis, playing violin in the NZ Doctor's Orchestra and Taiwan Formosa Orchestra, riding his motorcycle and teaching resuscitation.
Albert is able to consult in Mandarin.
Albert's list is currently full.
Dr Anuj Gupta
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (National University of Singapore 1999), FRNZCGP, MRCP (UK), Master of Medicine (Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, Singapore)
Dr Anuj Gupta joined Medplus in 2021.
Anuj graduated from National University of Singapore in 1999 and has been a GP since 2004. He relocated to New Zealand in 2016, and has experienced working in rural and urban areas.Anuj enjoys the multifaceted and holistic nature of general practice. He has a special interest in diabetes, men's health, and skin problems, including skin cancer excisions. He is passionate about health equity, especially regarding Pacifica and Maori health and well-being.
In his spare time, Anuj and his family (including their pet chooks!) love spending time and effort in their North Shore home garden. They also enjoy tramping in the many beautiful natural sites around the region.
Anuj currently works Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Medplus Devonport. His books are open and he looks forward to welcoming new patients.
Dr Alia Al- Beer
MB,ChB 1980, FRNZCGP, MRCGP. PG Diploma in Diabetes (Distinction) (Cardiff), Diploma in Family Planning (London), Diploma in Anaesthesia,Diploma in Acupuncture. Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine (Australia)
Dr. Alia Al-Beer graduated from the School of Medicine in Baghdad University, specialising in Anaesthesia. She and her family made New Zealand their home when they immigrated in 1996. Alia has worked in many healthcare settings, including front-line hospitals treating military casualties, surgical services in Amman, Jordan and public hospitals in England.
Alia's passion for patient care started when she explored holistic and complementary medicine through studying acupuncture and traveling to China to further her education. During her time in England, her desire to provide quality patient care grew so she changed her specialty to General Practice and brought her knowledge and experience back to New Zealand in 2008. She continues to share her knowledge with medical students and General Practice trainees.
Alia speaks Arabic and English, and loves working with patients from different age groups, cultures, and economic backgrounds. She is interested in all aspects of General Practice, including family planning and chronic disease management like diabetes, gout, and hypertension.
Alia is a mother of three and a grandmother of three beautiful, sometimes mischievous, grandchildren. She lives in Auckland's North Shore, where she enjoys nature's serenity, photography, and time with her family and friends.
Alia divides her week between Medplus Lake Road and Medplus Anne Street. She is enrolling new patients and looks forward to meeting you.
Nurse Practitioner Gemma Haefele
Gemma is a Nurse Practitioner who joined Medplus in 2020. As a Nurse Practitioner Gemma is able to consult with patients independently and prescribe for them in a way very similar to a GP.
Gemma was born in South Africa and has lived in the Middle East for 7 years prior to moving to Auckland, now considering New Zealand her home.
Gemma completed both her Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing through Massey University. She has always worked in General Practice, specialising in this area because of her passion for preventative medicine, holistic care, and working in partnership with whanau and their communities.
Gemma has special interest areas of family and child health, management of long-term conditions (e.g. diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, etc), as well as women's health and common skin conditions like eczema. Gemma has special training in dermatoscopy to review skin lesions, suturing, asthma and diabetes management. She has experience as the cold chain lead in managing vaccines and was our Nurse Lead before moving into her role as an Nurse Practitioner.
Living in Hobsonville Point, Gemma enjoys spending her spare time running, playing guitar and singing, reading and baking.
Dr Nick Buist
MBChB (Auckland 2014), Diploma of Clinical Education, Certificate in Emergency Medicine
Nick joined Medplus as a GP Registrar in 2022.
Nick grew up in Auckland and graduated from Auckland Medical School in 2014. He spent 4 years practicing medicine in Northland and another year in the Hawke's Bay. Over this time, he mainly worked in intensive care, emergency and general medicine. Nick enjoys the wide range of conditions seen in general practice. He is also interested in improving health systems.
Outside of work, Nick enjoys reading, triathlon and playing guitar (badly). He lives on the North Shore with his wife.