Meet The Team
Delivering Healthcare with Passion and Compassion
Dr Nusrath Zafarullah
Nusrath has practised medicine in New Zealand for over 7 years. She is now enjoying her role as a General Practitioner and values the relationships she establishes with her patients. She did her post graduate studies in women's health at the University of Auckland and has a special interest in skin conditions and minor skin surgery.In her free time she does gardening and spends time with her young family.
MBBS (China 2011) MCNZ63065 MRNZCGP
Dr Zafarullah is currently on leave.
Dr Farhan Ali
Farhan joined us in 2019. He moved to Pukekohe with his wife, and small kids to enjoy a semi-rural small town lifestyle.
Farhan has extensive medical & rural hospital experience and is now aiming for his GP fellowship.
He is interested in a broad range of adult medical problems, Farhan believes that all patients can understand their health problems and manage these with appropriate input and guidance from their general practitioner. He strives to help and support his patients in looking after their own health. Farhan believes in keeping his patients fully informed and avoiding any unnecessary medications.
MBBS(Sindh Pakistan 2004) MCNZ58402 MRNZCGP
Dr Ali works Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.
Dr Louisa Sinclair
Dr Louisa Sinclair joined the practice in 2019 having left a busy practice in Otara. Her background is in natural medicine and she is a qualified naturopath, herbalist and nutritionist. She specializes in preventative medicine. She has trained in primary mental health and is on track for her GP fellowship. Louisa was born and family have remained in the local area. She loves the great outdoors!!
BHSC (Comp Medicine 2005/6), MBCHB (Auckland 2011), MCNZ 62130
Dr Sinclair works Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.
Dr Nurhidayah Khir
Dr Nurhidayah Khir also known as Dr Didi is originally from Malaysia, and has been in NZ since 2008 to study medicine and now proud to call Pukekohe (and Hamilton) home.
Her interests are in women's health, children wellbeing and allergic diseases.
Outside of work, she enjoys reading and cooking for friends and family and entertaining her 5-year-old son. Dr Didi is currently a GPEP2 registrar, aiming to gain her Fellowship in 2025.
MBChB 2014 UoA
Dr Khir works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Dr Tony Falkiner
Dr Tony Falkiner has been a General Practitioner in the Franklin district for several years. He has experience in working overseas and has some expedition medical experience.
His special areas of interest include mental health, dermatology and minor surgical procedures.
MBChB (Otago 1998) MCNZ29763 MRNZCGP
Dr Falkiner works Monday, Thursday & Friday.
Dr Erik Benjamins
Dr Erik Benjamins has been practicing medicine in New Zealand for over 12 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science and has worked for different pharmaceutical companies in Europe before training as a medical doctor in the Netherlands. In his spare time, he enjoys working in the garden and DIY projects.
MD (Leiden 2007)
Dr Benajmins works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.