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Allied Services


Medplus provides access to range of allied services, from a pharmacy to physiotherapist. For specialists interested in providing services from Medplus, please contact us.

Medplus Pharmacy

Prescription and Pharmacy Services from Anne Marie Reidy and team. Blister packed medications, advice and prescription dispensing. Phone 09 488 6664.

Medplus Physiotherapy

The team at Medplus Physiotherapy are dedicated to providing great customer service, and industry leading clinical care. We are primarily a manual therapy clinic, which means treatments are delivered with a 'hands on ' bias. We work very closely with the Medplus General Practitioners to ensure your best treatment options. For an appointment please call 489-1020.

Auckland Radiology Group

Radiology Services including xrays, mammograms and ultrasounds. Visit www.arg.co.nz for more information.

Neurologist

Nicholas Child

After completing his undergraduate training in medicine from the University of Otago in 2003, Nicholas initially worked in Wellington and Melbourne as a house officer before moving to Auckland to complete his neurology training. In 2012 he was awarded the ANZAN Clinical Neurology Fellowship to the Mayo Clinic in the USA, then completing 2 further years of specialist training in Epilepsy and Deep Brain Stimulation. In 2015 he returned to Auckland becoming a member of the Department of Neurology at Auckland City Hospital and Clinical Lead for Stroke at WDHB

Midwife

Denise Johnson

The Medplus GPs work very closely with Denise Johnson, who is an independent midwife providing care throughout pregnancy, birth and to 4-6 weeks postnatally. She has over 30 years experience in nursing and as an anaesthetic technician, which is complementary to providing safe midwifery care. As a mother of four adult children and a grandmother, she can truly appreciate that birth is one of the most profound experiences in a woman's and family's life. Denise believes a woman deserves to have a unique memorable, safe & positive birth experience. She enjoys providing continuity of care to women throughout this time in their life and it is her honour &privilege to assist a woman on her journey to motherhood. Denise runs her clinics from Medplus but provides care in the regions of Takapuna, North Shore to Hibiscus Coast. Mobile: 027 419 9979 Free phone: 0800 MIDWIVES, Email: denise@djmidwifery

Psychologist

Frank Hayes

Frank Hayes is a Child and Family Psychologist, who specialises in working with children, adolescents, families, and men. He provides Psychotherapy, Counselling, Family Therapy, and Supervision here at MedPlus Family Medical Centre. From 1999 -2006 Frank was a lecturer in the Department of Psychotherapy and Applied Psychology at the Auckland University of Technology. He also is a past consultant with Maternal Mental Health, Waitemata, where he facilitated couples groups for seven years.

Common referral concerns relate to anxiety, depression, grief & loss, behavioural issues, relational issues, self-esteem, and men's social-emotional health. Frank's research focus is on the transition to fatherhood and provides ante-natal and post-natal support for fathers through his groups, New Born Fathers.

Born and trained in Canada, Frank did his post-graduate study at the Institute of Child Study, the University of Toronto, and since has over 20 years work experience, is a Registered Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and is a full member of the New Zealand Psychological Society.

Respiratory Physician

Dr Megan Cornere

Dr Megan Cornere graduated from the University of Auckland School of Medicine in 1994. She then trained in Internal Medicine specialising in Thoracic Medicine and is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians having gained her FRACP in 2001.

With a keen Interest in Immunology and Infectious disease she travelled to the United Kingdom where she studied for a PhD at Imperial College, gaining a fellowship from the British Infection Society . She was then awarded a grant from the Wellcome trust and continued her Research as a Clinical Fellow. Her research was aimed at manipulating the immune response to respiratory pathogens including influenza and tuberculosis. Following this she spent 2 years in San Jose California before returning to New Zealand in 2008 where she has been a Respiratory Physician at North Shore and Waitakere hospitals and Clinical Director of Respiratory Medicine for the Waitemata DHB.

Dr Cornere has expertise in all fields of respiratory medicine and a special interest in lung cancer, chronic cough, recurrent infection and asthma. She will be working out of the Medplus Building on Hauraki Corner on Mondays and welcomes all referrals. Please make an appointment on 489 2011..


Psychiatrist

Dr Katie Ritchie

Dr Ritchie has worked in the field of mental health for 12 years and undertook her training as a specialist psychiatrist in Auckland. She currently works in the public health system on Auckland's North Shore.

Katie enjoys working with patients experiencing a wide range of difficulties including depression, other mood disorders, anxiety and psychoses. During her training she developed an interest in maternal mental health and has an interest in working with women. Her public practice has allowed her to develop particular expertise in crisis care, drug and alcohol dependency and maternal mental health.

For an appointment please contact the Medplus Reception on 09 489 2011.


Gynaecologist

Dr Prathima Chowdary

MBChB, MEngSt(Hons), FRANZCOG, AGES Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy

Dr Chowdary is a NZ trained doctor and received her medical degree from the University of Auckland and is a Fellow of the New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

After her 6 years training as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in New Zealand, she went on to train an extra two years in the AGES (Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy Society) Fellowship in Melbourne. She is the chair of the Severe Endometriosis and complex surgical planning MDM (Multi-disciplinary meeting) at North Shore Hospital. She is also the project lead forsetting up Outpatient Endoscopic Unit at North Shore Hospital. She has a Masters in Engineering with First Class honours and holds a Medical Engineer position at the Institute of Innovation and Improvement. She regularly contributes towards innovation and improvement of womens healththrough research and development. She has several peer reviewed publications andregularly presents at international meetings.

She is currently doing her PhD at the University of Melbourne in novel therapeutics and Translational Medicine in Gynaecology. She is also a Senior Lecturer at theUniversity of Auckland and is actively involved in teaching and training future specialists.

Prathima is happily married mother to two young energetic boys and outside work enjoys swimming, painting and travelling.

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