The practice consists of Two Partners, Practice Manager, Doctors, Nurses and Receptionist's. We see walk-in patients and also take appointments for those wishing to make an appointment with their doctor. We provide X-ray on site.
We are a Medical & Urgent Care Clinic with a Group of Health Professionals working to provide personal Care.
We believe that your health care is best delivered through a long-term trusting relationship with your General Practice. Your health, individuality and safety are our priority. We call this "patient centred medicine".
New Enrollments are currently open and we would like to welcome you to our Medical & Urgent Care.
MBChB Iraq 1989, United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) 1997, FRNZCGP 2005 - Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, FRNZCUC 2014 - Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care Physicians (CUCP). Ali is also a registered teaching physician.
Ali has been working as a General Practitioner since 1998 in different Suburbs in Auckland until he settled in South Auckland in 2001 at MCAM (2011) Ltd t/a Bakerfield Medical & Urgent Care. His medical interests include a spectrum of General Practice work, Sports Medicine and Chronic Care Management.
His non-medical interests include playing football, fishing, jogging and travelling.
Ali is fluent in Arabic and English.
New Zealand born Cliff graduated from Auckland University, obtaining an additional qualification in Obstetrics, with an interest in Preventative Health Care and Dermatology. Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Cliff is also a registered teaching Physician.
Cliff's non-medical interests include fitness, reading and time with his family.
Born in Iraq, Sahar obtained a Bachelor of Medicine from Mosul Medical School, before migrating to New Zealand with her family. Sahar completed her FRNZCGP 2019 - Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
Sahar is interested in all aspects of family medical care, enjoy's working in a multicultural environment with patients of a varied age group. she has a special interest in the care of Women's Health and Mental Health.
Sahar is fluent in English and Arabic
Born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Lalith Martyn graduated with his MBBS from the University of Colombo in 1984.
A thirst for adventure and a love of fishing and the All Blacks brought Lalith to New Zealand in 1988, where he worked in the public health system until 1994, when his interest in emergency medicine came to the fore and he joined the White Cross Accident and Medical Clinic in Otahuhu.
He was awarded the Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1995; the Diploma in Sports Medicine in 1996 and the Diploma in Emergency Medicine in 2001 from the University of Auckland. He became a Fellow in Urgent Care Medicine (FRNZCUC) in 2001.
That same year he was appointed Medical Director of White Cross Otahuhu and after eight years in the role relinquished the post so he could spend less time behind a desk and more time doing what he loves best: tending to patients.
New Zealand born Belinda completed her medical training at the University of NSW, obtaining a Bachelor of Medicine with a special interest is Family Care and Women's Health. The opportunity to work in a general practice that also deals in urgent care medicine proved irresistible and so she joined Bakerfield Medical & Urgent Care Clinic in May 2012.
Belinda enjoys watching movies, reading books, music and the important time with her family.
Born in Christchurch, William obtained his medical degree from the University of Otago. After graduating he gained a wide range of experience in Christchurch Hospital for a number of years as a junior doctor. William decided to transition into primary care. He is currently a RNZCGP GPEP2 registrar.
In his spare time William enjoys keeping fit with running, social netball/soccer and judo.
Born in Pakistain, Shoeib is an Urgent Care registrar with a vast experience of working in different medical and surgical fields; having worked as an Ophthalmology and Surgical pathology registrar. Shoeib has a keen interest in all aspects of urgent care with a particular focus on trauma and managing a variety of Ophthalmologic conditions.
His other interests outside of work include keeping up with new advancements in the field of electronics in general, computers in particular, travelling and exploring nature outdoors. Shoeib is fluent in English, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi
John is a current GP Registrar who has gained tremendous experience in different surgical and medical specialties in Auckland.
He completed his Medical degree (MBChB) in 2016 at The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to this, he also completed a Bachelor of Science degree specialising in Biomedical Science in 2012 at the same University.
John decided to pursue GP training after years of hospital clinical rotations. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice with special interest to acute care and other medical aspects.
John was born in the Philippines. He is now living in New Zealand permanently and has been enjoying it ever since. Outside medicine, John enjoys time with family, travelling, running, and an interest in technological advancements.
Dr. Shatha is a GP originally from Iraq, she worked many years in MMH, ACH, and NSH as an orthopaedics / hands and plastics registrar
Dr. Shatha decided to move to primary care and gained fellowship (FRNZCGP) in 2017
- Speaks fluent English and Arabic , and has a thorough understanding of kiwi culture
- Orthopaedics: fracture management, joints aspiration, joint steroid injection, hand injury management, trigger finger steroid injection
- Skin cancer, mole check and removal
- Children’s wellbeing
- Women’s wellbeing, jadelle insertion and removal
Dr Taylor is a critical thinker and strategic advisor. Dr Taylor is a Distinguished Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. He was instrumental in the development and establishment of East Tamaki Health Care medical workforce development program (undergraduate medical students to GP Fellowship). He sits on several professional and governmental boards/committees such as New Zealand Medical Association Board, RNZCGP National Advisory Council, Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Physicians Maori Health Committee, National Health IT Board, Ministry of Social Development Welfare Reform Health & Disability Advisory group.
Dr Taylor is also a GP Teacher, RNZCGP Cornerstone Practice Accreditation Assessor, RNZCGP PRIMEX Examiner and Fellowship Assessor.
Dr Taylor is Clinical Advisor to Integrative Health Options(IHO), Auckland.
Dr Taylor also chairs the Wonca (World Organisation of National Colleges and Associations) Indigenous and Minority Groups Health Issues Working Group.
He has great interest and expertise in leadership, governance, professional standards, quality improvement, equity, indigenous health issues, education/teaching and developing learning environments.
NZ born, studied at AUT Akld- has a Bachelor of Health Science in Nursing, completed post graduate diploma in Biological science and diabetes specialty nursing.
Rebecca has been nursing since 2002 with a background in general medical/cardiology and emergency nursing. She has been working in primary care with chronic care patients since 2009 and has an interest in healthy eating and exercise. Since 2009 Rebecca has been running self- management groups as a Master trainer in the chronic disease self- management programme and developed her own funded weight management course. Rebecca qualified as a Diabetes nurse specialist in 2016, and also has an interest in respiratory nursing and is qualified to do diagnostic spirometry for patients
Interests include netball, gym and travelling with her family.
Leana completed her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia and has over ten years’ experience working in Healthcare.
She has experience in Drug and Alcohol, Palliative care, Aged Care, Neurology and has specialised in Emergency Psychology.
Leana was born in New Zealand and has lived in The United Kingdom and Australia.
As a Health Improvement Practitioner Leana is passionate about guiding people to discover and establish goals to achieve improved mental and physical wellness.
Interests include travelling, exercising, and spending time with her family.
Mathina Mahawadu is a Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP), Registered Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). As a HIP, Mathina looks forward to helping patients in all aspects of their health and well-being, including physical, mental and social health.
Born in Sri Lanka, and having lived in the U.A.E. and Canada, Mathina moved to New Zealand in 2007. Here, she completed her postgraduate studies in Psychology at the University of Auckland, specializing in Applied Behaviour Analysis. She has gained experience working with children, adolescents and adults with disabilities.
Mathina enjoys spending time with her family, cycling and music.
Kate is a Health Coach with a BSC in Nursing from Malaspina University College in British Columbia, Canada. She has experience in multiple disciplines of nursing from General Medicine, Emergency Medicine to Palliative Care and Oncology.
Kate was born in New Zealand and grew up in Canada while spending time in Central America.
As a Health Coach, Kate looks forward to assisting clients in improving their health and wellness by educating, setting goals, and creating action plans.
Interests include, water sports, travel, meditation and watching rugby.