We have 4 amazing doctors – Sandy, Olivier, Keira and Nayana. See more information about them below.
Dr Sandy Dinsdale
MB ChB, Dip Obs (Otago), FRNZCGP, Dip Hom (NZ), RC Hom
Sandy joined the Holistic Medical team on the 1st August. She has been a General Practitioner for the past 25 years and is a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. She has a special interest in Mind-Body influences on well-being and chronic health issues. Her motivation to understand and treat the whole person led her to complete a Diploma of Homeopathy in 2003, put her learning into practice, and write a book Medicine with Meaning.
Sandy enjoys spending time in nature and exploring the art of dance through Argentine Tango.
Dr Olivier Caunes
Doctor of General Medicine (PhD) France, Dip bio molecular science, Dip bio chemistry applied to endocrinology
Olivier, our French doctor, has over thirteen years general practice experience with interests in chronic illness, paediatrics and family medicine. He is a member of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. His post graduate study in endocrinology makes him particularly knowledgeable in the diagnosis and management of hormonal issues. His strength is his ability to instantly engage with patients and ensure they are well informed and empowered to make the best decisions for their health and well being.
Dr Keira Ranat
MBChB, MRCGP (UK), DRCOG Diploma Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK)
Keira completed her general practice training in Scotland and is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in the UK & NZ. She is especially interested in family medicine, womens health, sexual health, obstetrics and gynaecology. Her strength is her ability to consider all aspects of your health and wellbeing when working with you to develop an achievable holistic & personalised plan to improve your health and wellbeing.
Personally, Keira is an experienced mountaineer and has an interest in mountain medicine.
Dr Nayana Shah
MBBS, FRNZCGP, Dip Paeds, Dip Obs
Nayana has been in General Practice for 19 years and is a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. She is especially interested in chronic health issues. Her strength is in her ability to understand you as a whole and help you understand your own mind, body, behaviours and relationships.
Nayana walks the talk in her own life, keeping up healthy eating and lifestyle habits. She is a vegetarian, a great cook, a keen organic gardener and practices mindfulness regularly.