Internal Medicine

Dr Himali Aickin MBChB, FRACP

Himali Aickin is a Geriatrician and Internal Medical Specialist. Himali is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP 2020), trained in General and Acute Care medicine and Geriatric medicine. Himali studied at the University of Auckland (MBChB 2010 - Distinction). She has worked in Whangarei hospital (Northland) and at all hospitals in the greater Auckland area. Himali was appointed Chief Medical Resident at Whangarei hospital, and again at Auckland City hospital.

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Dr Sandra Bourke BSc, MBChB, FRACP

Dr Bourke is a specialist Rheumatologist and General Physician (Internal Medicine Specialist).

Dr Bourke has an interest in all areas of rheumatological practice and particular expertise with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, connective tissue disorders, gout, pseudogout, osteoarthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, giant cell arteritis, ankylosing spondylitis and sports medicine.

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Associate Professor Geoff Braatvedt

Associate Professor Geoff Braatvedt is an Endocrinologist, Diabetologist and Physician working at Green Lane and Auckland City Hospitals and in private practice at the Mercy Specialist Centre. He was also a Director and reporting Doctor for Auckland Bone Densitometry. He did his undergraduate training in Cape Town (MbChB 1981 with Honours), and after 5 years of post-graduate training in South Africa, moved to the UK in 1986 for specialist training ( MRCP 1987  and MD 1991). He moved to Auckland in 1992 and was appointed to a specialist post in 1992 (FRACP 1992).

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Dr Stephen Child

Dr Stephen Child is a Canadian-trained General Physician with a respiratory medicine interest who immigrated to New Zealand in late 1991.  He worked in Dargaville for 2½ years before moving to his current role as General Physician at Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) in 1994. Clinically, he has an interest in asthma and general internal medicine with a strong passion for medical education. 

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Dr Keith Colvine BHB, MbCHb, FRACP

Dr Colvine is a specialist Rheumatologist and General Physician (Internal Medicine Specialist).

A Rheumatologist is a specialist doctor who is has trained in the diagnosis and management of conditions of the joints, soft tissues and muscles.

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Dr Carl Eagleton MBChB, FRACP, AFRACMA

Carl Eagleton is an experienced Auckland trained endocrinologist & specialist physician working at Mercy Specialist Centre, Auckland and Greenlane Hospitals.  Carl is the Clinical Director of General Medicine and Endocrinology at Auckland City Hospital and prior to this was the Director of Medicine at Middlemore Hospital and former Head of Department for Endocrinology & Diabetes at Wellington Hospital.

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Dr Zaven Panossian. MBChB, FRACP

Zaven Panossian is a Specialist Physician, Diabetologist and Endocrinologist at Counties Manukau Health holding a Consultant role at Middlemore Hospital and Manukau and Botany Super Clinics in addition to a Community Diabetes Clinic in Mangere. He is joining the Medical Specialists Group in February 2016.
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Dr Carl Peters MBChB, FRACP

Dr Carl Peters is a specialist endocrinologist and diabetologist with particular expertise in the management of diabetes in pregnancy, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, lipid and endocrine disorders. After training as an endocrinologist in New Zealand, Dr Peters moved to the UK to work as a clinician and clinical researcher at the Institute for Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University. His research work focused on remission of type 2 diabetes.

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