Dr Amrita Kumar
Diploma 1979 Fiji; FRNZCGP 2004
Amrita completed her medical training in Fiji and emigrated to New Zealand in 1985. She later moved to Tauranga in 1992 and started work in general practice in 1997. She is married with 2 sons and is a proud grand mum to 3 grandchildren. Amrita has been an assistant doctor at Fifth Avenue for well over 15 years. Her areas of special interest include women's health including Mirena insertion and removal as well as children's health.
Female / Wāhine
21 November 1996
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The term "vocational registration" indicates that this doctor has done some additional years of further study and has passed comprehensive examinations set by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. In addition to these examinations she/he has committed to an ongoing programme of study to keep up to date with the advances in general practice. His/her participation in this study programme is audited. Passing the examinations and the commitment to the study programme confers on this doctor the status of "specialist" in general practice, and is your assurance that this doctor is practicing to a high standard.
Doctors who are not vocationally registered can currently work in general practice as long as they are under the supervision of a vocationally registered general practitioner. The Medical Council of New Zealand would like all doctors who work in general practice to attain vocational registration and many doctors who are not vocationally registered are currently working towards achieving this qualification.
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