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Glenavon Doctor's Surgery

Primary Healthcare Service


Glenavon Doctor’s Surgery was founded in 1996, by Dr Sharad P Paul. The aim was to provide quality affordable healthcare and surgery, in a friendly welcoming environment.

Consultations are by appointment only. Our standard consultation time is 15 minutes.

Our Services

  • Comprehensive family medical care
  • male and female doctor available
  • computerised recall system for vaccinations, smears and blood tests
  • children’s immunisations
  • insurance, immigration and driving medical
  • travel vaccinations
  • accidents
  • diabetes - one free comprehensive consultation annually
  • education on diabetes, asthma and contraception

Dr Paul also runs the Skin Surgery Clinic (please click here for more information) and a Vasectomy Clinic (please click here to read more).

Please note at the current time Dr Paul is not taking on any new GP patients. His books are now closed.

Dr Shobi Gopal is still enrolling new GP patients, however Dr Shobi only works Monday, Thursday and Friday of each week.

Our team is made up of 2 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Nursing Staff:

  • Wendy Duckett, Senior Nurse and Skin Cancer Nurse
  • Allanah Knight, Nurse and Practice Manager

Receptionist: Alison Murray

Click here to learn more about our team.

General Practitioners


Mon 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tue 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thu 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Christmas Opening Hours:

  • Closed from 23/12/15 re-opening 11/01/16



This practice is taking on new patients.

Wheelchair Access


Languages Spoken



Initial Consultation Fees

Under 13 yrsFree
13-17 yrsFree
18-24 yrs$17.50
25-44 yrs$17.50
45-64 yrs$17.50
65+ yrs$17.50
Age Range Follow-up Visit
Under 6 yrs Free
6-17 yrs $5.00
18-24 yrs $10.00
25-44 yrs $10.00
45-64 yrs $10.00
65+ yrs  $10.00

Casual patient fee: $80.00

Click here to find our fees for other services.


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271 A Blockhouse Bay Road
Blockhouse Bay

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271 A Blockhouse Bay Road
Blockhouse Bay

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271 A Blockhouse Bay Road
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600

This page was last updated at 4:42PM on November 26, 2015. This information is reviewed and edited by Glenavon Doctor's Surgery.