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Dr Johan Petersen

General Practitioner


MB BCh 1977 Witwatersrand; FRNZCGP 2001


Jo qualified at Wits University (South Africa) and prior to his move to NZ in 1994, he was the Chief Medical Officer of a 50-bed hospital at a remote diamond mine. During that time, he completed diplomas in Tropical Medicine, Public Health, Occupational Health and Health Services Management.

Jo enjoys all aspects of family medicine and has recently completed papers on Travel Medicine and Aviation Medicine.

Jo’s passions are endurance running and travel and these have taken him to fascinating locations, including Mongolia, Chile, Mt Everest, Antarctica, Namibia and China.

Registration Date

24 June 1993

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

Dr Johan Petersen is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Pyne Street, Whakatāne