Dr Jane Pepper graduated from Otago University in 1988 and worked in various practices both in NZ and overseas before joining Mairangi Medical Centre in 1993. In 2003, Jane spent a further sabbatical year in the UK working in practices both in England and Ireland. She has a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and her main interest is in women and children's health.
Dr Jane Pepper is not currently enrolling new patients.
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Dr Francesco Lentini qualified as a GP in London in 2004. He is a teacher for the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. He has a Certificate in Travel Medicine and is able to advise on traveller's health issues and vaccinations. He is one of the few licensed yellow fever vaccinators on the North Shore. Dr Lentini has a special interest in skin and minor surgery.
Dr Francesco Lentini is not currently enrolling new patients.
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Dr Glenda Lowe graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1988. She has interests in sports medicine and women's health, and gained her Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1990, and a Diploma in Sports Medicine in 1997. Glenda joined Mairangi Medical Centre in 1999 and currently works here at Mairangi Bay, as well as at the Massey University Student Health Service.
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Dr Anna Bedbrook joined us as a permanent member of our team after her time with us as a GP registrar in 2007. Now with two children of her own, Anna has valuable first-hand experience in dealing with childhood problems. She has a wide range of GP skills acquired during her postgraduate training in Auckland, including North Shore Hospital, with special interest in women's health issues.
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Dr Anna Herriott graduated from Auckland Medical School, and has completed her training at North Shore Hospital. She has gained experience in Women's health issues from working at Family Planning Clinics, and then worked as a GP Registrar with us here at MMC in 2010. On completing her GP Registrar year she took a leave of absence to have her baby daughter. Now with 2 children, Anna has gained a lot of hands on practical experience in children's health!
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Dr Faye Welsh grew up in Argentina but trained and qualified as a GP in the UK, where she worked in the northeast of England until her family moved to Auckland in 2013. She enjoys paediatrics and minor surgery, and she has a qualification in substance misuse. When she is not doctoring or dealing with her 2 children she likes to keep fit, read, sew, and go to church. Speaks Spanish
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Dr Anna Gruchy (our most recent Anna!) has been in New Zealand since arriving from the UK in 2005. She met her husband-to-be (a NZ surgeon) and decided to stay! She completed medical school in Nottingham UK, and ﬁnished her training in general practice in New Zealand in 2007, soon after gaining Fellowship of the Royal NZ College of GPs. Anna thoroughly enjoys looking after patients with chronic diseases and the holistic care general practice brings. As a mother of two, Anna also has an interest in children and women’s health, having gained postgraduate diplomas in both of these areas. She is always looking to increase her skills and is now undertaking further postgraduate studies focusing on nutrition.
Dr Anna Gruchy is not currently enrolling new patients.
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Dr Nicholas Leydon was born and raised in the East Coast Bays where he attended the local schools including Rangitoto College. He graduated from the University of Auckland medical school in 2014 before working in all four Auckland hospitals over the following three years in a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. He completed his postgraduate diploma in paediatrics in 2016 and plans further study in the field of sports medicine. Nicholas spent time with us in early 2018 as a registrar and has now joined our team.
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Dr Lia uit de Bosch was born and raised in Auckland and attended Kristin School. She graduated from the University of Auckland Medical School in 2014 before working in all four Auckland hospitals over the following three years in a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. She is currently a GPEP 3 registrar and has a special interest in Women's Health for which she is currently completing a postgraduate certificate.
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Dr Asima Dervishi: I graduated with medical degree from Otago University in 2008 and after my graduation I moved back to Auckland and I’ve been living on the Shore since. I completed my medical training in the local hospitals, mainly at North Shore Hospital and also spent half a year at Mairangi Medical in 2011 as a trainee GP registrar. I grew up in Bosnia and Herzegovina and came to NZ in October 1993 with my family as a war refugee. I had always wanted to be a GP and I thoroughly enjoy working in the community. In my free time I pursue my hobbies and keep in touch with family and friends.
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Dr Georgia Yarrow: Dr Georgia Yarrow was born and raised in Auckland until the age of 12 when she moved overseas with her family. She returned to complete a BA in Philosophy and Spanish at Auckland University. Over the years she has spent time living in Canada, the United States, France, Spain and Italy, before moving to Australia to study graduate medicine at the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle, graduating in 2017. She worked for two years in Australia prior to returning to New Zealand, working at both North Shore Hospital and Auckland Hospital before starting GP training at Mairangi Medical Centre.
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Dr John Lee is our new Registrar: Dr Lee was originally born in South Korea but moved to New Zealand 16 years ago. He has lived locally in North Shore ever since and attended Rosmini College in Takapuna. He graduated from Auckland University medical school in 2018 and has completed junior doctor training across all three hospitals in Auckland including attachments in Emergency Medicine, Surgery, General Medicine, Paediatrics and Obstetrics/Gynaecology. Outside of medicine, he is interested in Sports and bodybuilding/nutrition.
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You will likely come in contact with one of our nurses when visiting our practice. They are Helen, Claudia, Katryna, Nicole (Team Leader) and Selina
Our receptionists are the public face of Mairangi Medical Centre, and handle the telephone enquiries, appointment bookings and account payments. At the front desk, or on the phone, you are likely to meet Rebecca (our office manager), Dianne, Linda, Cindy, Ashlee or Kayla
Our practice manager, Jenny Hubbard, handles the practical running of the practice and more complicated enquiries.
Allied Health Professionals
Paul West Podiatrist
Appointments available Thursday afternoons.
- Phone for an appointment through the main reception : (09) 479 5027
Linda Page Counsellor
Linda has been consulting at Mairangi Bay since 1997. She has a BA, Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in Applied Mental Health, and is a Member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors, and she is ACC registered. Linda has appointments Monday to Friday via telehealth.
- Phone for an appointment through the main reception (09) 479 5027