Dr Maria Pankras
Artsexamen 1990 Amsterdam
Dr Marja Pankras
Marja originally comes from the Netherlands. She has worked in the Bay of Plenty since 2003 as a GP and as an Accident & Medical doctor and is fully dedicated to her profession. Through her career she has built up a broad set of skills.
Her special interests are accident & medical care, children’s health, female (sexual) health and contraception. She is married and has 2 children. If she is not at work, you might find her in the gym.
She completed her medical studies in 1991 (NL). She later acquired a post-graduate Diploma in Tropical Health, surgery, gynaecology / obstetrics and tropical medicine (NL). She worked in Africa (Malawi and Tanzania) for five years together with her husband, Dr Martijn Haitsma.
In the UK she obtained her post-graduate degree in general practice (UK;2002) and has worked in general practice ever since.
Female / Wāhine
21 October 2009
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