Born in Malaysia, Janice is Malaysian Chinese, and can write and speak fluently in Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay and of course English. Janice came to New Zealand to pursue her medical degree and graduated from the University of Auckland in 2012. Since graduation, she has worked in all 4 major hospitals in greater Auckland region (Auckland City Hospital, North Shore Hospital, Middlemore Hospital and Waitakere Hospital) with various level of experience in Surgery, Psychiatry, Medical Subspecialties, and especially more experience in General Medicine as medical registrar.
Since becoming a GP, Janice enjoys getting to know her patients well, forming relationship with great trust, and being the specialist of their overall health. She believes that good healthcare should be patient-centred, with good clinical decisions made collaboratively with patients, based on their values. She has great interest in chronic care disease (diabetes, heart and lung disease) and women’s health. She is currently also pursuing further post-graduate studies in Women’s Health at University of Auckland.
Janice is married with a toddler son whom she enjoys spending the most time with, on the weekends. Her other passions include reading, joining aerobic classes and watching movies/drama with her husband (of course after their son’s bedtime!).