Browns Bay Family Doctors is a modern primary healthcare facility, which offers you a full range of integrated medical services in the heart of Browns Bay.

Our Philosophy
“We aim to provide you and your family with the highest standard of health care without losing old fashion values”.

Browns Bay Family Doctors welcome new patients as well as casual and visitors. We are affiliated with Waitemata Primary Health Organisation providing us with support for capitation enabling us to provide free consultations to enrolled under 13yrs, along with other healthcare programs.

Browns Bay Family Doctors are currently enrolling new patients. To enrol with us simply print the Enrolment Form and Medical Questionnaire attached, complete all three pages and send it back to us with proof of eligibility, for example your New Zealand Passport, New Zealand Birth Certificate, or Resident Visa. Alternatively visit the practice where one of our friendly admin staff will assist you.

It's Monday 1:29 PMWe're currently open

Monday8:00 AM — 6:30 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM — 6:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM — 6:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM — 6:30 PM
Friday8:00 AM — 6:00 PM
After Hours
For emergencies dial 111
For urgent after hours care contact Shorecare on 486-7777. (Smales Farm or 948 East Coast Rd.)

For telephone advice after hours please phone Healthline 0800 611 116



Download Enrolment Form
and Medical Questionnaire here


Some of our services

General Medical and Prevention Health Care
Well Child Care
Accident and Wound Care
Contraception & sexual Health
Minor Surgery
Travel Health
Nurse Clinics
Skin Checks
Zolendronate (ACLASTA) Infusions
Visiting Specialists
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Meet our practice partners


Shashi qualified as a Doctor in 1981, and worked extensively abroad before moving to New Zealand in 1994. She completed her Vocational Training in General Practice in 1999 and is a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. She has diplomas in Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology and is currently furthering her experience in Dermoscopy and Surgical techniques for skin cancer and melanomas.

Shashi enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has particular interest in Women’s Health, Preventative Medical and Skin Cancer diagnosis and surgery.

Shashi loves the outdoors – hiking, travelling, gardening, as well as books and music.

Shashi is available for consultations on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. She does a late evening on Monday and Thursday.


Steve qualified in 1998 MBBS London University. He arrived in New Zealand from the UK in 2007. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice. Leisure passions are movies, sport and travel. Steve is available for consultations on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.


Sheryl qualified in 1993 MbCHB (Otago). She has a post graduate diploma in sports medicine (Auckland) and an interest in dive medicine and hyperbaric treatment.

She has been practicing family medicine since 1997 and enjoys all aspects of general practice . She is passionate about aiming for excellence for your medical care.

Her extracurricular interests include cycling, swimming, diving and spending time with her six children

Sheryl is available for consultations on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday


David has worked in Browns Bay since 1995. He is an experienced GP with an interest in all aspects of family medicine, particularly child health, diagnosis of skin lesions and care of older people. He joined Browns Bay Family Doctors in 2013, having previously operated his surgery across the road at 64 Clyde Road.

He was trained in South Africa and moved to New Zealand in 1978. After a period in Taupo he moved to Auckland. He spent many years at North Shore Hospice and works part-time doing geriatric medicine at Freeling Holt Private Hospital in Waiake. He is a fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners.