We would like to welcome Dr Lauren Brenner to Albany Family Medical. Dr Brenner will be joining us on Monday 3rd February and will be available for appointments on Monday mornings and Wednesdays. Dr Brenner has a particular interest in women's health and will be a wonderful asset to the team.
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr Lee-Chen Gan who will be starting with us this month. He has lived and worked in New Zealand since 2005 having trained in Taiwan. He is a fluent Mandarin speaker. We look forward to him starting with us shortly.
We would like to extend our good wishes to Dr Anuj Gupta who is leaving us this month. We wish him and his family all the best from AFMC.
We are delighted to welcome Dr Helen Sharp to the Practice. Dr Sharp qualified in New Zealand and then has spent the last 25 years working and raising a family in the UK. She has a special interest in women’s health and will be a fantastic asset to the AFMC team.
It is with great sadness that we announce that our beloved Doctor Nelly Steinemann will be retiring at the end of September. She will be greatly missed by patients and staff. Dr Jacqui Tam has reluctantly decided to resign from the practice in October after 19 years and we wish her well in her future endeavours. Jacqui will also be greatly missed by patients and staff.
We have two new Doctors who have joined our practice, Dr Samar Hamid and Dr Anuj Gupta. Dr Gupta as a special interest in Asthma and Diabetes and Dr Hamid has a special interest in Travel Medicine. We wish them both a very warm welcome. We would also like to welcome our two new Receptionists Jane and Yuki and also our new Practice Nurse Jo. Welcome to the family!
In July 2017 Albany Family Medical Centre formed a partnership with Green Cross Health. Dr Paul Milton will be retiring in December after 35 years as a GP in Albany. We warmly welcome Dr Samar Hamid to the team, a very experienced general practitioner from Australia.