Karaka Family Health is a modern medical practice located at 7/71 Hingaia Road.

From routine health checks to mole removal and minor surgery, the friendly team of health professionals can assist you with all of your health needs.

Routine health checks ensure your body is performing as it should. The team at Karaka Family Health can also test for a wide variety of measurements and give you insight into your current lifestyle.

Travelling can cause unexpected health issues. Karaka Family Health offers various vaccines, medical kits, and consults, to ensure you’re well prepared on any overseas adventures. They can also assist you with childhood and adult vaccinations.

For more information, or to book an appointment, contact 09 282 5999, or email [email protected].

Conveniently located at 71 Hingaia Road, feel free to pop in and chat with the friendly receptionist.

Services

How we can help
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Regular Checkup & Repeat Prescriptions

Routine health checks ensure your body is performing as it should. We are able to test a wide variety of measurements and give you insight into your current lifestyle. Repeat prescription are available for clients who are  stable on regular medications.

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Planned Proactive Care

A new primary care led initiative supporting people with long term conditions such as diabetes or heart disease. Patients with more complex needs deserve a well-co-ordinated, proactive approach to their needs. A designated care coordinator working in partnership to develop and support a patient led goal based care plan.

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Immunisation

We offer all childhood vaccines under the New Zealand immunisation schedule. We can also provide seasonal influenza, chicken pox, shingles, pneumococcal and travel vaccines, for adults and children alike.

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Travel Medicine

Travelling can cause unexpected health issues. We offer various travel vaccines, malaria prophylaxis and health consults, to ensure you’re well prepared on any overseas adventures.

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Minor Surgery

We offer dermoscopy assessments and minor surgeries for simple lumps, bumps and skin cancers. Our doctors are also trained in IUD/Mirena insertion and vasectomies. We are also able to provide nitrogen cryotherapy treatments.

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Referrals

As General Practitioners, we aim to address your health needs within primary care working alongside specialist services in a seamless way. We aim to be are able to refer you to various public and private specialist services within the New Zealand health system. This is completed on a case-by-case basis.

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Resthome and Palliative Care

Our doctors are experienced in providing care for the elderly and palliative care. We provide medical consults to the neighbouring Summerset village and palliative care in conjunction with Totara Hospice. Our doctors are able to provide home visits on a case-to-case basis.

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Allied Health and Home Help Coordination

We work alongside a variety of allied health providers including Midwives, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Dieticians, Psychologists in the region to provide you comprehensive care. We can also recommend a range of services for those who want to keep living independently in the community.

All patients are entitled to have a chaperone in their appointments. Please ask reception staff for more information.

Need an appointment? Book online. View available times

Medical Team

 

Dr. Anitha Nair

General Practitioner

Doctor Anitha Nair is an experienced General Practitioner and enjoys working in a smaller, family practice with the opportunity to get to know patients and their families well, thanks to an excellent bed-side manner and warm, caring personality.

Dr. Nair has been working at a family practice in the local community for over a decade and has experience working in both New Zealand and Australian hospitals. During this time, Dr. Nair has built expertise in women’s, sexual health, accident and medical care.

“I have a particular interest in mental health and my aim is to provide thorough and compassionate care for each patient.”

Dr. Luke Wee

General Practitioner

Dr Luke Wee is an Auckland-trained doctor who has worked in various specialties in New Zealand and Australian hospitals. With his warm personality and good attention to detail, he is equipped to address a wide range of health needs.

He offers vasectomy and minor skin surgery, men health assessments and sexual health consults.

Being a keen traveler himself, he is experienced in providing good pre and post-travel checks. He also volunteers as a hospitalist at Mercy Ships in West Africa.

Working alongside with Summerset Karaka and Totara Hospice, he has a special interest and additional training in palliative care.

Dr. Sarah Glassey

General Practitioner

Doctor Sarah Glassey has been working as a General Practitioner in South Auckland for six years.

She is well-versed in all areas of General Practice, with special areas of interest in women’s health, mental health, accident and emergency and surgical procedures.

Dr. Glassey is friendly and approachable.