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Meadowbank Medical Centre

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Meadowbank Medical Centre was started in 28th August 1982 by Dr Wellington Tan. By 1990, the practice has grown to full capacity. Dr Tan developed a holistic approach and added a special interest in Acupuncture and Muscular Skeletal and Manual Medicine to the general practice.

In 1992 Dr Yam from Hong Kong joined the practice as an associate to built up his practice in the growing Asian population. Dr Angie Young joined the practice as a locum to serve the needs of women's health with the high Asian population in the practice.

From 2000 Dr Doo became involved in doing locums for Dr Tan on a frequent basis. Last November, after 35 years of working, Dr Tan decided to step down as the principle doctor to spend more time with his ill and elderly mother in Singapore. Dr Doo is now the principal doctor. Dr Tan returns intermittently to do locums and sessions in acupuncture.

From its inception the centre has had a Practice Nurse/Manager that has made the practice run efficiently, smoothly and ensures a great service to the patients. Receptionist Div has been with the practice since 1999.

If you are making your first appointment for a musculo-skeletal and acupuncture treatment please book a one hour appointment.

General Practitioners

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Lunch break weekdays 12.45pm to 1.45 pm.

Saturday morning Dr Yam by appointment only.

Books

Closed

This practice is at full capacity and unable to enrol new patients for long term care.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 13 yrsFree - $35*
13-17 yrsFree - $35*
18-24 yrs$35
25-44 yrs$38
45-64$38
65+ yrs$36

* Under 0-17yrs yrs: Free for registered patient

$35 for non-registered or enrolled patient

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Liquid Nitrogen

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Immunisations

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Cervical Smears

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ECG

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Spirometry

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Contact Details

  • Phone

    (09) 528 4242

  • Fax

    (09) 528 0023

  • Healthlink EDI

    meadmcmb

2 Blackett Crescent
Meadowbank
Auckland 1072

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2 Blackett Crescent
Meadowbank
Auckland 1072

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2 Blackett Crescent
Meadowbank
Auckland 1072

This page was last updated at 8:14PM on August 6, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Meadowbank Medical Centre.