Our staff have many years experience in family health

DOCTORS ON LUCKENS’ STAFF PROFILES

DOCTOR SIMON ZHAO

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 and is currently accepting new patients

DOCTOR 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 and is currently accepting new patients

DOCTOR MICHELINE NAIDU

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.

Dr Micheline Naidu currently works on Mondays-Friday except Wednesdays and is currently not accepting new patients

NURSE: JENNY BURNETTE

Jenny is a NZ trained RGON with more than 35 years of experience. Her main area of experience has been in acute medical care, women’s health and many other various specialities.

Jenny enjoys all aspects of primary health care with so many strengths in Long-Term Conditions such as Asthma, Diabetes, Paediatrics and Mental health.

She enjoys the Patient Education aspect of primary health and is keen to support people and there families to understand their condition and to be empowered to self manage. Jenny is a great asset to our community.

ASSISTANT PRACTICE MANAGER/HEAD RECEPTIONIST: MIA

Mia is our administrator and shares the Practice Manager role, with many years of experience in General Practice. She looks after the day-to-day tasks and duties that run the medical centre. Mia also looks over our reception which is the first point of contact for our patients. Mia will make sure you are looked after and will try her best in helping you access our services here at the medical centre. We thank you for your patience and understanding at our busy times.

Doctors on Luckens Clinic

Street view of Doctors on Luckens new clinic at 39 Luckens Road, West Harbour. Their sign reads "Doctors on Luckens, Phone 09 416 4538.
39 Luckens Road, West Harbour.
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