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Dr Prasanna Govindaraj

General Practitioner


MB BS 2002 Maharashtra; FRNZCGP 2016


Prasanna is from India where she graduated from the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. She and her husband came to New Zealand in 2006 where Prasanna began her career in general practice.

In the years since she has worked at medical centres in Hamilton and Wellington.

Prasanna loves the ethnic and cultural diversity of New Zealand and enjoys working with patients of different ages, socio-economic backgrounds and cultural beliefs.

The family moved to Dunedin late in 2017 when Prasanna’s husband took a job as a trainee cardiothoracic surgeon at Dunedin Hospital. Prasanna joined the MHC team in early 2018.


Female / Wāhine

Registration Date

11 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 Prasanna Govindaraj is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

107C Westchester Drive, Churton Park, Wellington