MSc (Medicine) 2014 Erasmus; FRNZCGP 2021


Dr Theunis finished Medical School at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 2014, after which she worked at the ICU in Venlo for one year and provided a lot of emergency care.

She started her training to become a GP in March 2016 and finished in November 2018 and during those years worked in a big city practice and in a small rural practice.  After training she moved to New Zealand with her husband and dog.

Dr Theunis is specialised in Emergency Care, since she completed a one year extracurricular course in 2018, but considers herself as an all round GP.

Dr Theunis joined the team at Paeroa Medical Centre in January 2019 and is available four days a week.


Female / Wāhine

Registration Date

10 March 2020

Vocationally Registered

Yes (What's this?)

A "Vocationally Registered" doctor has qualifications and experience that allow them to be registered as a specialist in a particular scope of practice e.g. General Practice, Urgent Care. These doctors can work independently in New Zealand.

To learn more about different scopes of practice and types of registration visit the Medical Council of New Zealand website.

Contact Details

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