Doctor & Nurse Teams
Dr Khadder Aweidah
Hi I graduated in Hungary in 1992 and moved to New Zealand in 1996, I worked in the hospital system until 2006 then chose to move into general practice. I achieved membership of the Royal NZ College of Urgent Care Doctors and obtained fellowship of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners in 2008. I have worked in east nd south Auckland communities with diverse populations. I enjoy all aspects of family medicine, dealing with accidents and sporting injuries. I enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with my family.
The nurse who works with me is Karishma.
My patient books are open for enrolment so please speak to reception about enrolling with my practice, I look forward to seeing you and your family.
Dr Wahida Amran-Safi
Hi, I graduated from the university of Otago in 2013.
After graduating I completed my internship at Auckland city hospital after which I joined the GP training program at Mangere Health Centre. In 2016 I started my first Locum position with the wonderful team at MHC and completed my GP fellowship in 2019. I left MHC to get married and returned mid-2021 right in the middle of the pandemic!
I have enjoyed working with Dr Christopher Naughton and his patients over the last couple of years and feel very privileged to be given the chance to be a part of your health care team. I have meet a few of Dr Naugton's patients already, if I have not meet you yet, I look forward to meeting you and caring for you and your family.
The nurse who works with me is Sharon.
My Patient books are open for enrolment so please speak to reception about enrolling with my practice, I look forward to meeting you and your family.
Dr Satya Subramanian
Hi I graduated from Madias University in India and Iv'e been working at The Mangere Health Centre since 2010. I have gained experience working and focusing on women’s health and paediatrics. I'm a fellow with the Royal NZ College of General Practice. I enjoy gardening and travelling.
The Practice nurse who works with me is Helen.
Dr Rekha Das
Hello, I graduated from Mumbai University in India. I joined the Mangere Health Centre in 2010 and enjoy being here. I'm a fellow with the Royal NZ College of General Practice. My special interests are Paediatrics and Women’s Health. When I am not working I enjoy walking and spending time with my family.
My patient books is open for enrolment.
The Practice nurse who work with me is Tanzeema.
Dr Timothy Hou
Hi, I have been working at the Mangere Health Centre since 1999 and have enjoyed forming relationships with many families in that time. I am a graduate of the University of Otago and have post grad diplomas in sports medicine, obstetrics & gynaecology and A&E medicine. I am also a master practitioner in NLP. I work part time as the GP clinical lead for the Planned, Proactive Care programme at Counties Manukau Health & I am the GP lead for Diabetes at Counties Manuaku Health. I have interests in all aspects of family medicine and enjoy developing team based care with several excellent nurses.
The Practice nurse who works with me is Lorrayne.
Dr J David Hall
I am a family GP at MHC specializing in total family health care for more than 30 yrs. I enjoy General Practice in South Auckland & feel priviledged to be able to play a supportive & continuous advisory role to all my regular patients & families.
I have special interests in children & womens' health encouraging regular check ups. I provide care, advice & management for all aspects of health including : asthma,diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, gout and arthritis, maternity shared care & contraception.
I am an advocate of preventative care with regards to life style changes promoting healthy diet, regular exercise, weight loss & early detection & correction of possible long term illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease & high blood pressure, so that ongoing damage can be avoided or kept to a minimum.
The Practice nurse who works with me is Malia.
Dr Iqbal Muhamad
I completed my medical degree at University of Otago, Dunedin in 2013. I am currently a member of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. I enjoy every aspect of General Practice including pacific, child, maternity and men's health.
I also have special interests in preventative medicine - developing healthy lifestyles, weight loss, exercise, injury and in chronic care medicine like diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndromes and other chronic conditions. I am a family man and I enjoy my time well spent with my family and friends.
My patient books is open for enrolment. I look forward to seeing you and your family.
The Practice nurse who works with me is Sevita.
Dr Edward Huang
Ko Huang tōku whānau.
Ko Edward tōku ingnoa.
Born in Taiwan, grew up in East Auckland, graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 2013 at now serving the community in South Auckland.
My practice is built on the concept of Te Whare Tapa Whā, with a passion for Older Adult Health. My other special interest is steroid joint injections and I am happy to review and discuss if it is appropriate for you.
Outside of work, I enjoy playing chess, squash, and cycling.
I speak fluent Mandarin.
The practice nurse who works with me is Arishma.
Tessa - Health Improvement Practitioner
My name is Tessa Hafoka and I am the Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP) at Mangere Health Centre.
I’m an occupational therapist by training and enjoy supporting people to connect with what is meaningful to them, whatever that means. I have experience working in mental health and social services, alongside lived experience of disability and chronic pain.
As a HIP, I provide brief sessions that focus on practical strategies and linking people with external services.
Some of the common aspects I can support people with are:
- Anxiety, depression, or feeling down
- Coping with physical health conditions
- Relationship challenges
- Drug or alcohol use
The service I provide is free for all registered patients of Mangere Health Centre. If the above sounds like it would be helpful, or you would like to come in for a chat, please speak to reception, your doctor or nurse.
Anu - (Health Coach)
Role description: Our Health Coach can provide the knowledge, skills and confidence to help you reach your health goals.
Bula, I have been a Health Coach at Mangere Health Centre since May 2022 and I'm of Fijian/Indian heritage. I have a Degree in Sports and Recreation and a background in Nutrition, I enjoys my role and being part of the clinic team, working together to help the community.
Consultations with the Health Coach are free! Will accept walkin's and appointment's.
Health Care Assistant
Tina, Lisa, Heather, Salome & Karen
Practice Manager Carol Neki