Dr Micheline Naidu (Director):
Born and raised in west-Auckland, and of Tahitian, Cook Island, and NZ-European decent, Micheline completed her medical training at the University of Auckland in 2011.
She initially worked in the hospital environment before moving into General Practice in late 2014. Micheline is known for her caring and easy-to-talk to nature. She enjoys the diverse presentations in general practice, as well as getting to know families, and being able to explain things simply, so her patients better understand their condition and health needs.
Micheline is married to Vijay who is of Fijian-Indian descent, and together they have 2 children and a dog. Micheline enjoys spending time with her family, playing board games and watching movies. She sings in the worship team at her local church, and she has an interest in medical missions with the non-for-profit organisation Healthcare Christian Fellowship NZ which she currently chairs.
Dr Micheline Naidu currently works on Mondays-Fridays except Wednesdays.
Dr Yuchen Zhang:
Yuchen was born in Tianjin, China, and has lived in Auckland since the age of five. He attended Auckland Grammar School, before completing his medical degree at the University of Auckland in 2017
During his first three postgraduate years, he completed a range of attachments as a junior doctor across hospitals in the Auckland region. In 2020, Yuchen gained a Diploma in Paediatrics from the University of Auckland.
Yuchen commenced the General Practice training programme with RNZCGP in 2021. He takes a broad interest across many areas of medicine and enjoys the breadth of General Practice, as well as the opportunity to help and learn more about his patients over time. He is committed to lifelong learning and teaching, and values explaining things in a simple and easy to understand way, to enable his patients to better understand their health.
Yuchen is most fluent in English, and also speaks conversational Mandarin Chinese fluently
Outside of medicine, Yuchen enjoys playing table tennis, chess, sightseeing and exploring our beautiful country.
Dr Yuchen Zhang works Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Dr Simon Zhao:
Simon Zhao was born in China and immigrated to New Zealand in 2004. He has been fortunate enough to have had a diverse range of experiences throughout his career, which have enabled him to grow both personally and professionally.
Simon spent over a decade working as a doctor in China. He then worked as a sales manager at AstraZeneca – one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Since moving to New Zealand, Simon has worked in a variety of healthcare roles. For 11 years, he worked at the Waitemata DHB as an Asian Mental Health Support Coordinator. He later worked as a doctor at Waikato Hospital. Now, as a general practitioner, he feels privileged to be able to provide ongoing care and support to his patients.
Simon enjoys swimming, spending time with his during his free time, he enjoys hiking and exploring the unique and stunning landscapes of New Zealand.
Dr Simon Zhao works Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Doctors on Luckens is a CORNERSTONE accredited practice.
CORNERSTONE is an accreditation programme specifically designed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for general practices in New Zealand that assess the level of performance in relation to established standards and to implement ways to continuously improve the health care system.
CORNERSTONE is a combined quality improvement and quality assurance process which allows a practice to measure themselves against a defined set of standards titled Aiming for Excellence – standard for New Zealand general practice.
Aiming for Excellence contains a range of indicators and criteria that describe minimum legal and safety standards and covers other significant areas of risk, as defined by the College. CORNERSTONE assessors are peers who undertake an external assessment of the general practice.
We are now accepting new patient enrolments. Click here to enrol.
We are currently looking for a GP to join our team. Experience with Medtech32 and at least 2 years experience working in a Medical Practice. Must be friendly with good communication skills.
Please send your CV to Vijay – email@example.com