Dr Chan Dassanayake

BM (Southampton) MRCGP, FRNZCGP, Dip Sports Med (Auck), Dip Com Emerg Med (Auck).

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland and trained in Southampton, England, Chan joined the Practice in 1996.
His interest is mainly within General Practice, though he also practices Sports Medicine and Acupuncture. He has an interest in Travel Medicine as well as Emergency Medicine. Chan has a role in teaching General Practice to doctors training in this speciality. Chan is the doctor for the NZ Under 21 Rugby and the NZ Womens Soccer team. He is married with three children.

Dr Jeff Lowe

MB, ChB(Otago) Dip Obst (Otago)

Jeff is a General Practitioner with a particular interest in Travel Medicine and working with children. He worked at KMC as a Registrar and Locum before deciding to become a partner. Jeff is a trainer in General Practice and has a role teaching General Practice to doctors training in this speciality. He is married, with four children.

Dr Gabrielle Ruben

MB ChB (Otago) Dip. Obst. (Otago)

Gabrielle has a Diploma of Obstetrics and a Post Grad Diploma in Science and Community Nutrition. Her special interests include Nutrition/Weight management, Family Medicine, Paediatrics and Preventive Health Measures. She has two adult children.

Dr Myrto Kenny

MB ChB (Otago) Dip Obst (NZ)

Myrto is a General Practitoner with an interest in the field of Counselling. She works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Some of her clinics are held at our satellite surgery at 146 Karori Road. She is married with one son.

Dr Richard Hornabrook

MB, ChB (NZ), Dip. AvMed. (Otago), ANZCGP, FRNZCGP

Dr Richard Hornabrook became one of the Directors of the Karori Medical Centre in October 2006. He has a particular interest in Travel and Tropical Medicine, having worked in West Africa at a gold mine for three years, as an Occupational Health & Safety Medical Officer.

Dr Vincent Wong

Dr Susie Harichandran

Works Tuesdays and Thursdays

Dr Ros Wall

General Practitioner, Director

Dr Wall is a Director of Karori Medical Centre. She works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, Thursday evening and Friday afternoon.

Dr Chris Kalderimis

Locum General Practitioner

Chris works on Tuesday afternoons, all day Wednesday and Thursday morning

Dr Isadora Ekawati

General Practitioner

Dr Ekawati works part-time. She is here all day Monday, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning and all day Friday.

Dr Fadi Elyas

MB.ChB ( Mosul), Director

Dr Fadi Elyas is a General Practitioner with a particular interest in minor surgical procedures, and ENT. He was born in Iraq and speaks English, neo-Aramaic as well as Arabic. Fadi originally came to KMC as a GP registrar and has been an associate since 2015. He is married with two children.
Fadi works every day of the week.

Dr Andreea Mogos

General Practitioner, Director

Dr Geraldine Fancy

General Practitioner

Dr Fancy is available on Mondays and Thursdays from 1.00pm to early evening.

Practice Nurses

The nursing team are Hayley, Heather, Jacqueline, Lezza, Lydia, Marion, Poko, Rhona, Sally and our Nurse Team Leader, Helen Grisdale. The team are committed to delivering a high quality service to the patients enrolled with Karori Medical Centre. Our Practice Assistant is Aleta.


Administration Team

The Medical Receptionists and Administrators are Vera Manu (Team Leader), Angela, Cheryl, Gill, Jacquee, Jay, Kimberley, Rachel, Sophie, Sue and Therese .

Lyn Allen

Practice Manager

Wen Mok-Lee

Finance Manager

Helen Grisdale

Nurse Team Leader

Vera Manu

Admin Team Leader

Marilyn Tucker

Clinical Pharmacist

Cheryl Cameron

Register Administrator
Caroline Cole

Caroline Cole

Mental Health Coordinator