About Us

Meet our Managers

Waikanae Health does not have a Practice Manager. The day to day operations of the practice is managed by Monika Williams (Nurse Manager), Suzanne Downes (Office Manager) and Angela Wilman (Practice Support Manager), with Diane Leyten (Business Manager) responsible for the overall operations and strategic direction of the practice.

Monika Williams

Nurse Manager

Monika leads a team of 14 nurses and 3 primary care practice assistants (PCPA) to supports our GPs in the clinical delivery of care to our patients. Monika is also involved in the overall strategic direction of the practice.

Email: 
nurse@waikanaehealth.co.nz
Phone:
04 293 6005 Extn 2836

Suzanne Downes

Office Manager

Suzanne leads a team of 9 receptionists to manage the overall administration of the practice, including debt management. Suzanne is also involved in the overall strategic direction of the practice.

Email:
office@waikanaehealth.co.nz
Phone:
04 293 6005 Extn 2840

Angela Wilman

Practice Support Manager

Angela manages the day to day logistics of the clinic, as well as supporting the Business Manager with key financial support. Angela is also involved in the overall strategic direction of the practice.

Email:
supportadmin@waikanaehealth.co.nz
Phone:
04 293 6005 Extn 2826

Diane Leyten

Business Manager

Diane manages the strategic direction of the practice, with an emphasis on delivery of healthcare. Diane has overall responsibility for the roll-out of Health Care Home with an emphasis on patient centered care.

Email:
manager@waikanaehealth.co.nz
Phone:
04 293 6005 Extn 2815

Meet our Clinical Team

Waikanae Health is owned and run by 5 full time Partners who live locally with their families and are involved in the community. Supporting our partners are 8 associate Doctors and a Nurse Practitioner.

Dr Dermot O'Connor

Dr Dermot O'Connor

Special interests:
Arthritis & Rheumatology, Dermatology, Geriatrics, Hypertension/Heart Conditions and Palliative Medicine

Clinic:
Beach clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Dr John Clarke

Dr John Clarke

Special interests:
Allergy, Arthritis & Rheumatology, Diabetes, Geriatrics, Hypertension / Heart Conditions, Immunisation – General, Palliative Medicine, Respiratory, Accident & Medical Practitioner and Men’s Health

Clinic:
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Dr Herman van Kradenburg

Dr Herman van Kradenburg

Special interests:
Pain control and wound management, diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine and I am also an ESR Accredited Alcohol and Drug Advisor

Clinic:
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Dr Romain Kuhm

Dr Romain Kuhm

Special interests:
Paediatrics, chronic illness and preventative care

Clinic:
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Dr Jared Cook

Dr Jared Cook

Special interests:
Elder care, family medicine

Clinic:
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Currently on leave of absence

Dr Andrew Edwards

Dr Andrew Edwards

After 21 years here at Waikanae Health I have recently retired, to explore other interests. However I am still a partner of the business, and will from time to time pop up around the clinic to help out by covering for other doctors who may be away.

Dr Diane Carter

Dr Diane Carter

Special interests:
Family Planning, Geriatrics, Sexual Health Medicine and Women’s Health and Gynaecology

Clinic:
Beach clinic + main clinic on Fridays

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Dr Anne-Christine Poracchia-Kuhm

Dr Anne-Christine Poracchia-Kuhm

Special interests:
Paediatrics, Respiratory, Gynaecology and Women’s Health

Clinic:
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:

No

Dr Will Huang

Dr Will Huang

Special interests:
Skin cancer, general skin and nail conditions

Clinic: 
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Dr Anouk Balster

Dr Anouk Balster

Special interests:
Taking care of diverse long and short term medical conditions – focusing on how to keep healthy

Clinic:
Beach clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Dr Steffen Holmvard

Dr Steffen Holmvard

Special interests:
General medicine, men’s health

Clinic:
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No (as he is only here until the end of 2021)

Dr Eleana Earon

Dr Eleana Earon

Dr Earon is currently in transit from Israel to join our team at the end of December, after she and her family have spent the required 14 days in quarantine. Dr Earon will be working full-time.

Special interests:
Family medicine, chronic & preventative medicine, elder care

Clinic:
Main clinic

Dr Mark Conrad

Dr Mark Conrad

Dr Conrad will be joining our team mid-late January, depending on his travel from USA. Dr Conrad will be working full-time.

Special interests:
Elder care, acute and emergency care, telehealth

Clinic:
Main clinic

Dr Hanna Preston

Dr Hanna Preston

Special interests:

Clinic:
Main clinic

Currently accepting new patients:
No

Michelle Flaws (Nurse Practitioner)

Michelle Flaws (Nurse Practitioner)

Special interests:
Urgent care, sports medicine

Clinic:
Main clinic

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