Meet our amazing Doctors.
Dr Mark Craig
MbChB FRNZCGP MRCGP MRCS (Surgery)
Bsc IBLM (Lifestyle Medicine)
Mark is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He is passionate about treating the causes of disease rather than just the symptoms in order to reverse or minimise disease. He practices general medicine with a focus on facilitating the treatment of the reversible lifestyle factors responsible for the majority of our health conditions. These include diet, sleep quality, stress levels, mental health and relationship quality, exercise regime, and toxin avoidance.
Diseases very amenable to lifestyle interventions include heart and stroke disease; their risk factors blood pressure and high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes; Autoimmune disease, dementias and others. The diet indicated by the scientific literature to treat or prevent these conditions, and which Mark promotes, is a whole foods, plant based diet.
Mark is from Essex in the UK and attended medical school in Edinburgh. He initially trained in surgery and then general practice, moving to Auckland in 2010. He performs minor surgery and has considerable experience in Ear Nose and throat medicine.Outside of medicine, he enjoys outdoor adventures and triathlons, having competed for New Zealand age groups on several occasions overseas, and also actively enjoys the arts in all their forms. He has two young sons who also keep him busy.He looks forward to helping you achieve your health goal
Dr Olivier Caunes
Doctor of General Medicine (PhD)
Dip bio molecular science
Dip bio chemistry applied to endocrinology
Olivier our French doctor, has a particular interest in chronic illness, pediatrics, family medicine and gut health. He is a Fellow 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 Nayana Shah
MBBS, FRNZCGP, Dip Paeds, Dip Obs
Nayana 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, behaviour and relationships. She is a very experienced and very much respected integrative Doctor.
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.
Dr Arushi Kaura
Arushi is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She manages a wide variety of medical conditions with a patient-centered approach. Arushi’s strong interest in providing a holistic approach for patient care and well-being has led her to our practice.
Her strengths are her ability to look at whole-person strategies to achieve the desired health goals and her lovely nature.
When not working, she practices Yoga for relaxation and enjoys the outdoors with her family.