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Dr Nelia Lourens

General Practitioner

Qualifications

MB ChB 2004 Stellenbosch; FRNZCGP 2022

Profile

Originally from South Africa, Nelia qualified as a doctor from Stellenbosch University in 2004. She lived in Aberdeen, Scotland from 2007 – 2019 during which time she mainly worked in General Practice. Having completed her GP training and Fellowship she became the lead GP for Minor Surgery in her practice.
In 2019 Nelia and her family moved to Taranaki. She continued to work part-time in General Practice and joined Skin Clinic Taranaki in 2021.
Nelia’s qualifications are listed below: 

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners New Zealand 
  • Certificate of Fundamental Dermoscopy, Skin Cancer Symposiums
  • Certificate of Dermoscopy, SCCA 
  • Advanced Certificate of Dermatoscopy, Skin Cancer Symposiums
  • Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine, SCCA
  • Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine, SCCA

Interests

Nelia is passionate about the early detection of skin cancers and providing surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

Gender

Female / Wāhine

Registration Date

8 October 2020

Vocationally Registered

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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 Nelia Lourens is available at the following services:

Virtual Care Clinic Services

CareHQ

This service is available at the following location:

Care HQ Head Office

Skin Cancer Services

Skin Clinic Taranaki

This service is available at the following location:

183 Powderham Street, New Plymouth

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