The Doctors Onehunga

Welcome to our practice

The Doctors Onehunga are a family friendly,welcoming medical practice that provides you with General Practice health care as well as Urgent Care services for accidents, injuries and other unexpected illness. Our practice is fully endorsed against ACC Standards for Urgent Care centres. We have also achieved Cornerstone Accreditation through our commitment to meeting legal and safety standards and continuous quality improvement. Operating from our professional, purpose-built facilities, we are open seven days a week for accident and injury, and Monday to Friday for general practice consultations.

We are a COVID-19 Testing Station, all welcome

In Alert Level 1 our consults are in person and through phone or video. Phone 09 634 5184 to book an appointment or if you have questions. To ensure everyone gets the help they need, and stays safe, we'll be screening all appointment requests which may involve calling you back with more details.

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We’re providing our service in a new way to ensure you and your whanau remain safe through COVID-19. When you phone or visit the clinic we'll ask if you have any cough, cold, or flu-like symptoms or if you're concerned about COVID-19. This doesn't mean we think you have coronavirus, it's our part in helping keep our community safe and healthy. 

We're a Designated COVID-19 Testing Site

COVID-19 testing is free. Phone 09 634 5184 to arrange to be tested. You can also email us covid@oam.thedoctors.co.nz - use 'COVID Test' as the subject and please include:  Full name; Date of Birth; Address; Contact phone number; Details of the symptoms you are having (including their start date)

Our practice is safe to visit

Safety is our priority. We do COVID-19 testing in your car where possible or in an isolation room if an assessment is required. This means there's no additional risk to you when you visit for other medical issues. We have strict infection prevention standards in place.

Other practices nearby are also Testing Stations

The Doctors Waimauku, The Doctors New Lynn, The Doctors Waimauku, The Doctors Ti Rakau, The Doctors Middlemore

Choice of appointments and how to book them

 
In Person
 
Video
 
Phone

Enrol With Us

We warmly welcome new patients

When you enrol with us, some of the benefits include:

  • Reminders and recalls for important health management
  • Pay less to see the doctor than non-enrolled patients
  • Access to our online patient portal to book appointment, order repeat prescriptions and to view lab test results
  • There is more information here about why it’s great to be enrolled

Enrol Online

There’s no need to come into the clinic, you can enrol online - it’s secure and confidential. The online form will guide you and you will need to upload suitable identification:  Enrol Here Online

Paper Enrolment

Paper enrolment forms are still available if you're not able to complete the online form. For each person enrolling, simply print and complete:  the Enrolment Form, an Adult or Child Medical Questionnaire and email all files to reception@oam.thedoctors.co.nz including a copy of your suitable identification

Not enrolled but need an appointment? 

You can still get an appointment even if you are not enrolled with us e.g. if you’re a visitor to the region. Just phone our friendly team for a casual appointment.  Extra charges apply for casual appointments when you are not enrolled.

Online Patient Portal

Are you registered for the online portal?

When you’re enrolled with us you can register for this portal, called ConnectMed. Then, any time you like 24/7 you can:

  • book appointments
  • request repeat prescriptions with prior approval from your GP and when you've been seen within the last six months. Prescriptions are processed Monday to Friday and may take up 24 to 48 hours to process.
  • view lab test results

Phone reception 09 634 5184 to start your registration

Please note: If you no longer require your booking please ensure that you cancel at least 2 hours prior to the appointment

Our Services

Urgent Care Hours

Open 7 days, Monday - Sunday 8am - 8pm (including public holidays)
For accidents, injuries, sudden illness and other urgent care services, no appointment needed just walk in. We welcome all our enrolled and casual patients and any visitors to the area.

GP Services Hours

Monday - Friday 8am – 5pm for booked GP appointments
We warmly welcome new enrolled patients

If you have a medical emergency, call 111

Patient Fees

Pay Online

Good news, paying online is easy. 

You can pay securely using a credit or debit card or internet banking (Account2Account payments) - just click below to make a payment.  Payment is due on the day of your appointment. In addition to paying online you can pay in person at the centre with cash, eftpos and credit card.

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Our Team

  • Dr Jordan Aitcheson

    Dr Jordan Aitcheson

    Urgent Care – Queue Doctor

    Jordan was born in Alexandra and completed his medical degree at Otago University's Dunedin and Wellington campuses. He spent several years working in New Zealand and Australian hospitals across a variety of specialties. He is a member of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. His main interests are urgent medicine and infectious diseases. 

    Jordan works Monday to Friday with his usual late night of Wednesday.  He works some weekend shifts on either a Saturday or Sunday.

  • Dr Megan Griffiths

    Dr Megan Griffiths

    MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG

    Available Tuesday to Thursday

    Megan graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2010, and moved to New Zealand in 2012 spending two years rotating around hospitals in Auckland. She then returned to the UK in 2014 to complete her GP training and also gained a diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Missing the New Zealand life style she return to Auckland in 2018, joining the Team at The Doctors Onehunga.

    Megan has an interest in women’s health and paediatrics, but enjoys all aspects of general medicine and chronic disease management.

    She has two young children and enjoys spending family time outside at a beach or park.

  • Dr Sarah Ibrahim

    Dr Sarah Ibrahim

    MBchB (Otago)

    Available Monday to Friday

    After completing her Medical degree at the University of Otago in 2012, Sarah then worked at Dunedin Hospital in various departments. She also spent some time in 2018 as a Paediatric Registrar in Dunedin. 

    Sarah then moved to Auckland to pursue her training in General Practice. She is currently a member of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and joined the great team at The Doctors Onehunga in December 2019. 

    Sarah enjoys all aspects of General Practice but has a special interest in Women’s and Children’s Health, Preventative Medicine and Spiritual Health. She is married with two children.

  • Dr Joanne Gao

    Dr Joanne Gao

    Dr Joanne Gao graduated from the University of Auckland in 2013. She has spent many years working around the hospitals in New Zealand in various specialities, including one year training in Internal Medicine. She is currently a member of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. Her main interest is managing urgent medicine and accidents. Dr Gao can speak two languages, English and Cantonese. 

  • Dr David Oxner

    Dr David Oxner

    MBchB, BSc, Dip Obs&Gyn, RNZCUC

    Available Monday to Friday and alternate Saturdays through the walk-in queue

    David was born in Auckland and was trained at Otago University after completing his medical degree, he completed both the general practice primary examination and Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology.  

    He started working in general practice for seven years in Auckland and Christchurch.  He then returned to hospital practice in Christchurch and did a surgical registrar role for three years and then 6 years in emergency medicine.  He has also practiced in rural medicine in Balclutha which he enjoyed. 

    He returned to Auckland in 2013 where he took a position with The Doctors Onehunga and has recently completed his fellowship with the Urgent Care College.  He has special interests in sports medicine and minor surgery.

  • Dr Phillip McArthur

    Dr Phillip McArthur

    BHB, MBchB, Dip Obs

    Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays

    Having trained through Auckland University in General Practice,  Phil has worked at the practice since doing a stint as a registrar in 1993, which means he has looked after three generations of some local families.  

    He is particularly interested in cardiovascular health and risk assessment, mens health and does immigration medical assessments.  He is available for corporate health assessments via his practice Medinex Health at Mercy Hospital specialist centre in Epsom.  

    In his spare time he is a keen squash player and runner, and enjoys playing guitar for relaxation.

  • Dr Tim Cummack

    Dr Tim Cummack

    MBchB, FRNZCGP

    Available Monday to Friday and alternate Saturdays

    After graduating from Otago Medical School in 1985, Tim worked at Christchurch hospital for a year and then moved north to work at Auckland Hospital.

    He has worked as a general practitioner since 1987.  Firstly in Epsom and then later in Onehunga where he continues to practice at The Doctors Onehunga, enjoying all aspects of General Practice.

    He completed his Fellow training for The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in 1999. 

    Outside of work Tim is a father to two teenage girls.  He enjoys outdoor sports such as sea swimming and tennis and enjoys playing the piano.

  • Dr Len Brake

    Dr Len Brake

    MBChB, FRNZCGP

    Available Wednesday to Friday

    Dr Brake is an experienced GP who has been at our medical centre since 2002.  He has worked in the anaesthetic and obstetric fields and for many years in the accident and medical role.  He has been a family doctor for much of his career.

    Dr Brake who is known as 'Dr Len' to us, is especially enthusiastic and involved in the management of all patient care.

Mandeeps Manage  

Latest News

Ear Nurse

 
We are delighted to announce that our Ear Nurse facility has returned and will be open for the first Saturday in the month from December.  Please ring our reception to make an appointment.  Hours of this clinic are 9.30 am to 1 pm.

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