Dr Michael Herd - General Paediatrician
Michael Herd is a general paediatrician who consults at Marina Specialists on alternate Saturday mornings. Appointments can be made by phoning (09) 534 4040.
Michael's work includes outpatient clinics at Marina Specialists and General Paediatric locums in hospitals around New Zealand. He has many interests including allergies, eczema, and neurological conditions including headaches, seizures, or developmental concerns. He often sees children needing assessment of their attention and behaviour.
Dr Herd consults at Marina Specialists on alternate Saturday mornings.
Other appointment times maybe be available weekdays. Please call to enquire.
GP referrals are preferred, but not essential. Michael is happy to see babies from birth, infants, children and adolescents up to about 15 years of age. Please bring the "Well Child" book or any other medical records you may have of your child's health. He will also need information on current medications, any allergies, and immunisations your child may have had.
Children who have problems with development, attention and/or behaviour will need a 60 minute appointment. Having more time is important for the children and their parents.
For Referrers: Referrals can be sent to EDI: marinasp, or by fax: (09) 537 0147.
Procedures / Treatments
There are several different types of eczema but all have a number of common symptoms, the main feature being red, inflamed, itchy skin. The skin can be covered with small, fluid-filled blisters that might ooze and form a scale or crust.… More
Asthma symptoms include coughing, wheezing, a tight feeling in the chest and trouble breathing.… More
Rhinitis is the inflammation of the lining of the nose (nasal mucosa).… More
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
ADHD is a behavioural disorder characterised by problems with concentration and impulse control.… More
What is a heart murmur? When the valves close in the heart, they make a noise.… More
Undescended testes occur in less than 4% of children, and are more common in premature babies.… More
What is an inguinal hernia? An inguinal hernia is caused by a connection between the scrotum and the abdomen (uncommonly a similar connection occurs in girls causing an inguinal hernia).… More
What is a urine infection? A urine infection is the presence of bacteria in the urinary tract (bladder and kidneys).… More
Michael is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider
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(09) 534 4040
(09) 537 0147
Ara Tai Drive
Half Moon Bay
Ara Tai Drive
Half Moon Bay
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This page was last updated at 7:18PM on August 6, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Dr Michael Herd - General Paediatrician.