Simon graduated from the University of Otago in 1985 and has been working in general practice since 1990, joining Johnsonville Medical Centre in 1995. Simon is our lead teaching GP and enjoys introducing doctors to general practice through the General Practice Training Programme. Simon also teaches medical students through the University of Otago.
Trish graduated from the University of Otago 1984 and joined Johnsonville Medical team in 1992. Trish enjoys all areas of general practice and has supported many families grow during her time at the practice. Outside of JMC Trish is a keen windsurfer, and spends as much time out on the water as possible.
Having graduated from the University of Otago in 1982, Mark subsequently worked in the UK completing the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians' and Gynaecologists. Mark then completed the membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 1995 after completing the Oxford Regional GP Training Scheme. After continuing to work in London for several more years, Mark then returned to New Zealand and joined Johnsonville Medical Centre in 1998.
Raised in Somerset, England, Ross has been in New Zealand since a working holiday in 2008 resulted in a New Zealand wife. After spending time in Palmerston North, Christchurch and Taupo, Ross and his family settled in Wellington. Ross' is interested in all aspects of general practice, particularly enjoying men's health and preventative medicine.
A native Mandarin speaker, Dr Ting Wang returned to Johnsonville Medical Centre in July 2017, having been with us as a registrar in 2015.
Born and bred in Nelson, Frances trained in New Zealand at Otago University before spending six years in Australia as a GP, including gaining her General Practice Fellowship. Having returned to New Zealand with her family, Frances joined the Johnsonville Medical Centre team in February 2018, bringing a wealth of knowledge in women and children's health.
Sian joined Johnsonville Medical Centre as a GPEP registrar, having moved to New Zealand from her native Wales. Now a local in Johnsonville, Sian has stayed with the practice through her GP qualification and 2 children.
Sarah joined us from Tawa Medical and Victoria University Student Health in 2018, having been a GP in Wellington for many years. Originally from China, Sarah speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese. Sarah completed part of her specialist training at Johnsonville Medical Centre some years ago, and was awarded her specialist GP status in 2008.
Lisa qualified as a specialist GP in the USA and was most recently working in West Virginia. Lisa, her husband and her young family moved to New Zealand in late 2019 to enjoy life in New Zealand and be part of our great health system.
Owen is originally from Canada, and join the Johnsonville Medical Centre team in October 2020. Owen brings a wealth of experience from his time as a General Practitioner in Canada, providing the excellent community primary care that we offer here in New Zealand. In addition to his general practice Owen has recent experience working with children from birth (including delivery!), and Owen also has significant surgical skills with has experience in many minor procedures, including vasectomy.
Nicola is a former pediatric surgeon in the UK who moved to New Zealand with her family and is completing the specialist GP training programme in New Zealand. Nicola was with us in the first half of 2020 as part of he first GP training year and has now come back to join us as a permanent GP. Nicola has a lot of experience dealing with children from her previous roles, and also supports patients of all ages.
Originally from shaky Christchurch, Julia moved to Wellington in 2004 to finish her medical training. On graduating she worked initially in Wellington, and then in Sydney for two years, before returning to Wellington. Julia completed her Diploma in Child Health before embarking on the GP training course in 2011. She is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
When not working, Julia loves getting outdoors to hike, cycle and swim.
Anna joined the Johnsonville Medical Centre team in December 2020, having moved to New Zealand from the UK. She worked in both London and Edinburgh during her career as a General Practitioner. Outside of medicine she enjoys mountain biking, skiing and getting out into New Zealand's outdoors.
Dr Adam Patrick, originally from Singapore of English-Malay-Straits Chinese descent, joined the Johnsonville Medical Centre team at the start of 2022 having previously worked in Auckland and the West Coast. Adam is an accredited family physician with postgraduate diplomas in family, occupational and geriatric medicine and volunteered in medical relief at the Indian Ocean Tsunami, the Haiti Earthquake and Typhoon Yolanda. When not working, he enjoys swing dancing to old-time jazz, laser-dinghy sailing and spending quality time with his family.
Jun joined Johnsonville Medical Centre as a GPEP registrar mid 2021. Jun was raised in Wellington and trained in Dunedin at Otago University where he graduated in 2017. He subsequently worked at the Dunedin Hospital for 3 years before moving back up to Wellington.
After an early career in finance, Taryn followed a long-held passion to study medicine and graduated from the University of Notre Dame Fremantle in Australia in 2013. Her clinical interests are varied and range from women’s health, sexual health, sports medicine, palliative care and paediatrics, including completing the Diploma of Child Health in 2017.
Taryn moved to New Zealand in September 2020 and after some time working in the South Island she has found a new home here in Wellington. Outside of medicine, Taryn enjoys playing basketball & tennis, attending live music events and travelling at any opportunity.
Steph is our Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP). Her job is to help people improve their overall health and wellbeing and to overcome obstacles that are getting in the way of life. She is available to see anyone of any age who is registered at the practice. Steph is a registered psychologist. She hails from the deep South and moved to Wellington in 2015 after living all around NZ and overseas for several years.
Brooke was born in Hamilton. She grew up in Auckland and moved to Wellington at the age of 16. Brooke is a registered nurse but specialized in mental health. She has worked in many different areas of mental health, but discovered that she likes preventative measures which is why she decided to work in a primary mental health service. She has a passion for mental health and cannot imagine doing anything else.
Brooke works within the Primary Solutions and Piki programs. Her role at Johnsonville medical centre is providing brief intervention mental health support. Outside of work, she loves experimenting with hair colours and nail art, enjoys exercising and getting out doors.
Nutrition and dietitian services are provided at Johnsonville Medical Centre by Marco Mollo and Monica Jaques who are both NZ Registered Dietitians.
Marco and Monica assist patients with:
Mon – Thurs: 8am – 8pm
Fri: 8am - 5pm
Sat: 9am – 12pm