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Our Doctors at Balmoral

We are a team of dedicated general practitioners and we are committed to providing excellent patient centred care that is tailored to each individual's unique needs.

Dr Brian Moore

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Dr Moore is joining our team as a senior GP. He has recently returned home to NZ after working for 18 months in a remote rural practice in Australia.

He has extensive experience in General Practice both in New Zealand and overseas. He has a passion for helping others and values getting to know his patients over a period of time. He believes in patient centered healthcare where the best health outcomes come from good communication and a holistic approach

Dr Joanna Beaumont

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Dr Beaumont is an experienced GP who has worked in the New Plymouth region and also North Auckland. Having grown up in New Plymouth she has also spent time overseas but returned to New Zealand to study medicine at the University of Auckland where she graduated in 2015. She enjoys all aspect of General Practice with a special interest in Woman’s health.

When Dr Beaumont is not working, she enjoys gardening, music, crafts, and spending time with her family.

Dr Douglas Winter

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Dr Winter grew up and completed his studies in the South Island, and now calls Auckland home. He chose to become a GP for the opportunity to get to know the people in his care, for the variety of medicine involved, and to take a proactive and preventative role in promoting good health.

He believes the key to good care is understanding the person in front of you; by listening, by building relationships over time, and by thinking about life outside the doctor's room.

In his own time he enjoys reading, writing and the occasional hiking and rock climbing, and exploring new places.

Dr Li-Hsing Chou

Registrar (training GP specialists)

Balmoral Doctors is an accredited teaching practice with the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. We train qualified Doctors as specialist General Practitioners.

The training GPs are placed with us for a 6 month period as part of their 3 year General Practice Education Programme (GPEP). After successful completion they become a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

Dr Heather King

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As a GP, Dr King is passionate about promoting a well-rounded approach to healthcare.

She understands that optimal health involves more than just treating symptoms, and works closely with her patients to address their physical, mental, and spiritual needs.

In her free time, Dr King enjoys horse riding and staying active outdoors. Her areas of expertise include women's and family healthcare, and she is committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care.

Dr Yoon Hong

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Dr Hong was born in South Korea and has been living the kiwi life for the past 21 years. He speaks Korean and English fluently. With years of experience working in General Medicine, he has gained a deep understanding of the complexities of medical care and the benefits of preventive medicine.

Dr Hong is dedicated to building strong relationships with his patients based on mutual trust and respect.
In his free time he enjoys playing and watching sports, including football and tennis and spending time with friends and family.

The Nurses at Balmoral

In addition to our team of highly skilled doctors, we are proud to have a dedicated and experienced team of nurses who are an integral part of our healthcare team. Meet our nurses: Trisha, Nicki, Ethel and Allison.


Administration Team at Balmoral

Our administration team is led by our practice manager, Brenda Brabant, and assistant manager, Cathy Milligan. Our team of receptionists are Juanita, Dee and Navedeta.

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