Tuakau doctors and medical centre
Our Tuakau doctors and nurses can help you with all of your health care needs.
We provide modern, convenient and continuous care.
Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM — (09) 236 8068
You can book our Tuakau doctor and nursing services online. Appointment times are available on our patient portal. Not registered on the portal? Please speak to reception staff.
Continuity of care
Our Tuakau doctor and nursing services work around your schedule
Tuakau Health Centre are a team of Tuakau doctors and nurses. We offer a range of medical services and same-day appointments from our Tuakau medical centre.
We rely on a people-centered approach, smart application of technology and a team of talented clinicians to bring our vision - accessible and affordable health care - to life.
We do our best to ensure all of our patients see their own doctor, get an appointment at a time that suits them, have access to a safe, trusting environment and receive proactive care.
Dr Lorna Buhler
Lorna is the Principal GP and Director of Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre). She has worked at the practice since 2001 after immigrating from South Africa.
Lorna's interests include chronic care management, women's health and palliative care.
Dr Julia Lyons
Julia is a GP and Director of Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre). She has worked at the practice since 2008.
Julia enjoys all aspects of family medicine and values the long-term relationships she develops with patients, and their families, over the years.
Dr Andrew Reid
Andrew is a GP at Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre). He started as a Registrar at the practice in 2013 and attained Fellowship in 2016.
Andrew's interests include preventative health care, palliative care, and older people's health.
Dr Nagham Hawa
Nagham is a GP at Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre). Originally from Iraq, she decided to retrain in General Practice after moving to New Zealand in 2010. She attained RNZCGP membership in 2014 and became a fellow in 2019.
Nagham's interests include women's health and minor surgery. She also has a Certificate in Emergency Paediatrics.
Dr Angela Wagner
Angela is a GP at Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre). She completed Auckland Medical School in 2014 following her PHD. She has been working in Tuakau since 2016.
Angela enjoys all aspects of general practice and evidence based research. Outside of work, she enjoys badminton, music and DIY.
Dr Suyasha Lobo
Suyasha is a GP at Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre). She has worked at the practice since 2019.
Suyasha believes an individual's greater life context is a key determinant of their health; and, as a result, she places great emphasis on providing thoughtful, whole-person care.
Dr Istvan Orosz
Istvan started working as a GP in Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors and Medical Centre) in 2020 after living and working in Rural Taranaki.
He believes General Practice is a unique and very important element providing support to New Zealanders. Istvan enjoys all aspect of General Practice. Outside of work he enjoys dog training, baking and volunteering.
Jo has 20 years’ experience in primary care nursing and completed her advanced training as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in 2016. She now works as a Nurse Practitioner and has the same investigation, prescribing and referral rights as a doctor.
Jo's interests include children's health and mental health.
"Dr Buhler was wonderful. She is polite, very knowledgeable and has a caring personality. There is no mistaking that the team at Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre) genuinely care about your health and well-being. "
Patient, Tuakau Health Centre (Tuakau Doctors & Medical Centre)
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Tuakau Health Centre is on Facebook. And we're sharing useful health information.
Health literacy is defined as "the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand, basic information health information and services needed to make informed and appropriate health decisions."
Alongside treatment, it's one of the most important aspects of the health care our practice provides. And we're now using Facebook to help patients obtain and process health information in a modern, convenient manner.
We’re using our timeline to share informative posts, health initiatives, urgent practice updates and useful recommendations.
55 George Street,
P: (09) 236 8068
F: (09) 236 8069
Weekdays — 8AM to 5PM
Weekends & Public Holidays — Closed