Highbrook team

We aim to provide unconditional support to you and your team – helping everyone at Highbrook to thrive and build their hau ora. Our diverse doctors and nurses come from a range of backgrounds and cultures, so we can help if you prefer a female doctor or someone who speaks your language.

Here at Highbrook Medical, we aim to deliver holistic workplace health services for everyone. Our core value is one of unconditional support, allowing the Highbrook workforce to thrive with mauri ora.

Our Clinical Team

Our team of experienced and highly qualified medical professionals can talk to you about every aspect of your health: physical, mental and emotional.

Dr Preetam Durshanapally
General Practitioner
Fluent in English, Telugu, Hindi and can understand some Punjabi Dr. Durshanapally graduated from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, India and migrated to New Zealand in 2012.
Dr Anna-Marie O’ Mahony
General Practitioner
Fluent in English. Dr Anna-Marie O' Mahony completed her undergraduate at the University College Cork.
Dr Jayani Kannangara
General Practitioner
Fluent in English, and Sinhalese. Dr Kannangara has an MBChB from the University of Otago.
Dr Andrea Sievwright
General Practitioner
Fluent in English, speaks some Samoan. Dr Sievwright has an MB ChB 2005 Otago; FRNZCGP 2013. She has a Diploma in Paediatrics and an interest in Women's Health.
Dr Richard Chong
General Practitioner
Fluent in English and can understand some Mandarin. Dr Richard Chong is a graduate from the University of Auckland. He has completed a postgraduate diploma in Paediatrics and is a fellow of both the Royal New Zealand GP and Urgent Care colleges
Dr Carlos Lam Yang
General Practitioner
Fluent in English, and Cantonese A graduate of the University of Otago, 2008. A dual Fellow of the Royal New Zealand Colleges of General Practice and Urgent Care.
Dr Ranen Reddy
General Practitioner
Fluent in English, French and Tamil. Dr Ranen Reddy has an MBChB (Auckland), RNZCUC.
Dr Daniel Calder
Fluent in English and Norwegian. Dr Daniel Calder has graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2008. MBCHB, BSC (HONS) DIP DERM, FRNZCGP.
Mary Chapman
Fluent in English and can understand Khmer and speak basic Khmer. Mary completed her nursing training in 2002.
Tara Mougavalu-Fui
Fluent in English, Niuean and Samoan. Tara graduated from Manukau Institute of Technology in 2012 and has broad experience in general practice and urgent care.
Nerice Fourie
Fluent in English and Afrikaans. Nerice completed her Bachelor of Nursing in 2018 and is completing her Post Graduate Certificate in Health Science.
Claire Bidois
Health Improvement Practitioner & Nurse
Fluent in English. Claire graduated as a comprehensive nurse in 1991. Her background is mainly in practice nursing and urgent care nursing.
Pushpa Ram
Fluent in English and Hindi. Pushpa completed her nursing studies in 1984. After Migrating to NZ she completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Science (Occupational Health).
Jhoy Lazatin
Medical Centre Assistant
Fluent in English, Tagalog and Basic Arabic. Jhoy worked for 2 years as a nurse in the Philippines before moving to Saudi Arabia to continue nursing for more than a decade.
Katy Morgan
Fluent in English. Katy graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in paramedicine.

Our customer services team

The dedicated customer service team at Highbrook is here to help you get the right advice. We can direct you, answer general queries, and match you with the service you need.

Rachna Kumari
Customer Services
Fluent in English, Hindi, with some understanding of Punjabi. Rachna pursued her studies in Travel and Tourism and has accumulated over 10 years of customer service experience across various industries.
Shirley Lano
Customer Services
Fluent in English, Niuean and understands Samoan. Shirley has a certificate in Travel and Tourism Airlines and a Diploma in Travel and Tourism in Hospitality and Management.
Jacquie McGinlay
Team Lead
Fluent in English. Jacquie was born in Glasgow, Scotland and moved to New Zealand in 1987. Jacquie has 44yrs extensive experience in the Health Industry.
Fatai Tuitavuki
Service Manager
Fluent in English and Tongan. Fatai started his General Practice journey in 2016 as a Medical Administrator and later became a Practice Manager in Mangere and Mt Wellington clinics.
Dave Nicholls
Business Manager
Dave speaks English. Dave has a background in ED nursing and is passionate about delivering business solutions that ensure patients get the best care available for the best price possible.
Lucy Hall
General Manager
Trained in Leadership and management. Lucy leads Practice Services for Highbrook Medical. She has a Diploma in Physiotherapy from the University of Otago.

Our values

Our why

Highbrook Medical aims to serve the entire Highbrook Business Park, making it easy for anyone to pop in and take care of themselves. We also specialise in workplace health, building the hau ora of your whole team.

Our vision

To become a focal point for the Highbrook community, where people can feel safe and supported as we thrive together.

Our promise to patients

We provide unconditional support, for your total wellbeing, so you can thrive throughout all the strands of your life.

Our promise to patients

We work with employers to co-design what holistic wellbeing looks like for the Highbrook workplace whānau.

Our values

Unconditional support (Manaakitanga) – Caring medical professionals who work with you to improve your total wellbeing. As kaitiaki for whānau, our whare is a place where we ensure people feel safe, reassured, empowered and recognised.

Connected (Kaitiakitanga) – Highbrook connects closely to its waterways, land and sky – because true health can only come from being connected with ourselves and our environment.

Accessible (Tikanga a Whānau)– Taking care of yourself has never been easier, more convenient or affordable. Our workplace is now your workplace.

Thriving (Kia Tupu) – Just as every brook contributes to a larger waterway, every strand of your health contributes to your total mauri ora (complete state of wellbeing).

Togetherness (Kotahitanga) – Our team, working with your team, to bring a better quality of life for everyone.