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Dr Martijn Haitsma

General Practitioner


Artsexamen 1991 Leiden; FRNZCGP 2013


Dr. Martijn Haitsma
Dr MD DTH, FRNZCGP, member of Skin Cancer College of Australasia

Martijn  comes from the Netherlands. He has worked in the Bay of Plenty since 2003 as a GP and has a special interest in skin cancer medicine. Through his career he has built up a broad set of skills.

His interests are children’s health, care of the elderly and healthy living; the pragmatic approach, with emphasis on the do’s and not the don’ts. He has a special interest in skin cancer and performs skin checks for which there are dedicated clinics.

He is married and has 2 children. If he is not at work, you might find him playing tennis or squash.

Medical history

He completed his medical studies in 1991 (NL). He later acquired a post-graduate Diploma in Tropical Health, surgery, gynaecology / obstetrics and tropical medicine. He worked in Africa (Malawi and Tanzania) for five years together with his wife, Dr Marja Pankras.

In the UK he obtained his post-graduate degree in general practice (UK;2002) and has worked in general practice ever since.


Female / Wāhine

Registration Date

17 September 2009

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 Martijn Haitsma is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

1 Tara Road, Pāpāmoa