Dr Cecil Antony
Cecil qualified in India, and has spent most of his post graduate years in NZ, having achieved the Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fellowship of the Royal College of NZ GPs and he is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer for Auckland University since 2008. He also holds a certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Dermoscopy and is a Member of the skin cancer College of Australia.
Cecil has a pride in being part of a practice committed to family care. He has a wide range of General Practice skills, and at the present time he visits both North Haven Hospital and Halldene Rest Home to provide geriatric care.
He has a deep interest in minor skin surgery and continues to maintain and widen his skills in this area, attending continuing education and peer review sessions, with learning experience from the surgeons who work for the local District Health Board. He loves to teach and Whangaparaoa Medical Centre is an established accredited teaching practice for medical students and trainee GPs.
Cecil and his colleagues provide a welcoming and warm environment for the practice patients.
Catherine grew up on the North Shore before completing her medical degree at University Otago. She then returned to Auckland working initially in the hospitals, including Starship where she completed a post-graduate diploma in Paediatrics. She has been working as a GP since 2007, and has been working on the Hibiscus Coast since 2011. She has special interests in paediatrics, chronic pain, adolescent health and chronic care management.
Catherine is part of the local community and is mum to a young daughter and step-mum to 3 other children. She is currently working limited hours while focusing on caring for her family.
Please note due to a chronic arm issue Catherine does not perform routine smears.