Meet Our Team

Dr Greg Judkins – GP
Greg Judkins has been a GP in Clendon since 1987 and has helped with the training of GP registrars for most of this time. He spends three days per week doing GP work and is involved with medical education on the other days, where his main interest is in communication skills. Outside of work he is a father and grandfather, and loves cycling, anything to do with food, and writing poetry and stories.

bhavana 2 Dr Bhavana Patel – GP
Bhavana has been a GP at Clendon since 2001, and loves her profession. She has taken an interest in training GP Registrars. She also enjoys spending time with her niece and nephews, when not planning to visit another country every few years. Bhavana enjoys meeting families and working in a team to improve healthcare in the community.

Dr Lisa Karl – Locum Doctor
Lisa started working at Clendon Family Health Centre as a Registrar in 2007 and has locumed for Dr Judkins and Dr Patel ever since.  She gained fellowship in 2011.  Lisa is married (to a non-doctor!) and has three sons.  Her medical interests include women’s and children’s health.  When she is not at work, or parenting, she can often be found out running.

Dr Miriam Nakatsuji – Locum Doctor
Miriam started working in Clendon in 2009 and has been a regular locum since then.  She gained Fellowship in 2013, and currently locums for Dr Patel on Wednesdays. She has an interest in women’s and children’s health and has completed post-graduate qualifications in these areas.  Miriam also teaches clinical skills to medical students at the University of Auckland.  When not at work she enjoys cycling, music and getting outdoors with her young boys.

Vicki Moss – Practice Nurse
Vicki has been with Clendon Family Doctors since it started.  Outside of nursing, she loves to read historical fiction & biographies, and help her husband with their gardens on a rural property. For a slightly different flavour she is currently studying to be a pastor in her church.


Kajal Reddy – Practice Nurse
Kajal joined Clendon Family Health in 2015. She finds the best part about the job is working with a great team and meeting new people every week. Outside of work she loves to travel, try different types of food, and watch sports. She has two beautiful children who keep her busy and has a particular interest in working with youth and women.

Terri Ross – Practice Manager
Terri has been with Clendon Family Health Centre since March 2013 as the Practice Manager.  Outside of work she is kept busy with 2 young boys, who keep her on her toes!  Terri also does volunteer work and when she gets the time she loves to travel, read, bake and socialise with friends.

glenis3Glenis Ruthe – Clinical Administrator/Receptionist                          Glenis has been working at Clendon Family Health Centre for the last few years, and enjoys working in the community that she lives in. When she isn’t working, she spends as much time as possible with her grandchildren – who are a delight to be around. With any spare time Glenis can be found at the beach swimming, walking the dog, or enjoying a spot of fishing.

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