The Travel Doctor clinic is now up and running at Bethlehem Medical Centre. We have Dr Iona Bailey, Dr Andy Torbet and Mary-Anne Johnson offering this specialty service. The Travel Doctor was established in New Zealand in 1996, and is one of the largest individual suppliers of travel medicine services in the world offering consistent high quality services in the discipline of travel and tropical medicine. The goal of The Travel Doctor is to promote safe and healthy travel by providing up to date international health advice and medical services to those intending to travel abroad. Specialty post-graduate qualifications in travel and tropical medicine ensure Travel Doctor will provide the best knowledge in all aspects of travel medicine and healthcare. For more information visit www.traveldoctor.co.nz. or phone the surgery on 07 5764883.
Dr Iona Bailey
Qualifications: MBChB (Aberdeen); FRNZCGP; PGDipTravMed (Otago); Approved Yellow Fever Vaccinator
Work experience: Hospital, GP (over 30 yrs), ACC Impairment assessor, sexual abuse (DSAC) examiner, travel medicine since 1998
Research: Sea kayaking incidents in NZ 1993-2005
Travel experience: Europe, North America, Mexico, Australia, India, South East Asia. Keen interest in outdoor activities, especially sea kayaking and hiking.
Dr Andy Torbet
Qualifications: MB, BS; FRNZCGP; MRCP (UK); BSc (Hons), PG Cert Trav Med(Otago); Approved Yellow Fever Vaccinator
Work experience 15 years in hospital medicine and General practice
Travel experience: Europe, N America, Asia, Australasia
Qualifications: NZRGN; Independent Offsite Vaccinator; PGTravMed paper (Otago)
Work experience: GP (over 10 years), Travel medicine since 2007
Travel experience: South America, Asia, Europe, Australia,USA