WHO ARE WE?
At Eastside Health we are committed to reducing wait times and improving convenience and accessibility issues often faced in Healthcare.
We are a Cornerstone Approved General Practice in Pakuranga, Auckland, aiming to provide quality healthcare to you and your family.
We also provide medical student teaching and house officer training for General Practice.
Dr Navin Anand
VOCATIONALLY REGISTERED (by appointment) MBBS, FRACGP, FRNZCGP
Dr Navin Kumar Anand is a senior doctor with several decades of experience in General Care across several countries. He began his medical training in Fiji and practiced there before making the move over to New Zealand. It was here in 1991 that he opened his first medical center. Kotuku Medical Centre in East Tamaki was the culmination of extensive planning and finally putting all his GP experience into a business. After several years of practice he decided it was time for a new challenge in Australia. Here in sunny and busy Brisbane he opened the Loganholme Medical Centre. From 2003 to 2018 Dr Navin and His wife fellow GP, Dr Sushma had a husband and wife medical practice catering to a large variety of patients in a professional and friendly atmosphere. Now Dr Navin has decided to return home. He and his wife are available via booked appointments. Dr Navin is Fluent in English, Hindi, and Fijian languages and welcomes all those seeking the best medical care.
Dr Preetam Durshanapally
VOCATIONALLY REGISTERED (by appointment)
Dr Preetam Durshanapally is our Registrar. He is currently completing his GPEP training towards becoming a Royal College of GP Registered General Practitioner. He has many years experience as a doctor and prioritizes the health and wellbeing of all his patients.
VOCATIONALLY REGISTERED (by appointment)
Vocationally trained General Practitioner
Works part time by appointment
Has more than 25 years' experience
Dr Ranjini Ram
Senior House Officers
HOUSE OFFICER CMH AND GPEP REGISTRARS
These are both fully qualified doctors who are registrars in the DHB. They are attached to us for 3 or 6 months at a time.
Director / NURSE MANAGER, MN (Hons)
Rekha is a multilingual nurse specialist, credentialed in Chronic Care Management (CCM), smear taking and immunisations
We have a friendly team of practice nurses for immunisations and all other general nursing duties. They are experienced with several years in General practice environments and enjoy a thriving and efficient work place environment. Our nurses believe a patients health and care always come first, so please feel free to ask them about any questions or queries regarding your medical treatment.
OTHER SPECIALISTS & Staff
ACUPUNCTURIST (available by appointment)
All members of Acupuncture NZ are recognised by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) as Treatment Providers. Members are obliged to adhere to the Acupuncture NZ ACC Requirements.
Free Service is available for registered patients under ACC. Once a claim has been accepted by ACC you may choose to visit a recognised acupuncturist for your treatment once referred by your GP.
Dr Dinesh Lal
AUDIOLOGIST (available with appointment)
You’re in professional hands. Established in 1960 by a group of ENT specialists, Dilworth Hearing pioneered audiology in New Zealand. That focus, on delivering the highest quality of patient care, still underpins how we work today.
At Dilworth Hearing, you will get high-quality, diagnostic hearing tests that give you an accurate diagnosis – and the best treatment plan. It’s part of the reason why doctors and ENT specialists have been referring patients to us for over 50 years.
GASTROENTEROLOGIST (available with appointment)
Inflammatory bowel disease (crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, indeterminate colitis)
Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic GIT bleeding and iron deficiency anemia
Liver diseases including Hepatitis B & C and investigation of liver dysfunction
Dyspepsia, reflux disease and coeliac disease
Hepato-pancreato-biliary diseases requiring ERCP
Therapeutic and interventional endoscopy specialising in all aspects of gastroscopy, colonoscopy , ERCP and EUS
Endoscopic treatment of bowel polyps
Bowel cancer screening
Special interest in endoscopic bariatric therapy (for overweight and obesity) including Orbera balloon, Spatz balloon and Aspire therapy
Pakuranga Pharmacy is our local pharmacy, they are open the same hours as us and are a quick and convenient option after seeing one of our lovely doctors. Pakuranga Pharmacy also has a online store running thru trademe that offers a fast delivery service to ensure convenient and timely home deliveries.
PSYCHOLOGIST (available with appointment)
Dr. Sunil Dath provieds Psychological Assessments such as Intellectual, memory, cognitive and specific neuropsychological to determine your strengths and weaknesses using advanced psychometric assessment tools. This may help you in your job, studies; determine the level of deficits you may have, which could assist you to plan your study, treatment or any rehabilitation. Cost varies depending on the type of assessment you require.
I am a NZ registered Psychologist & have more than 25 years of experience working as a psychologist in Auckland & India. I am a trauma specialist as have extensive experience working with clients who were abused, experienced multiple life-threatening traumas, health issues etc. I worked in organizations dealing with issues such as alcohol & drugs, mental health, healthcare & injuries. I also worked with refugees belonging to different ethnicities & provided in-depth counselling. Such varied experience has developed my understanding of various cultures, enhanced my ability to empathise & help others.
I am an accredited EMDR consultant with EMDR association of Australia. I regularly attend EMDR trainings overseas to update my knowledge and learn new ways to help. I am passionate about my job, work in a holistic, compassionate & collaborative way to help you heal yourself and achieve goals of being . EMDR is used to reduce distressing memories while treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution Based Therapy, Narrative & Somatic Therapy are used to teach life skills.
Admin & Management
Kabir - Practise Manager
Admin & Reception - Rita & Ashika
Practise Manager- Kabir Singh