Our Staff

Dr Nick Gailer

Dr Nick opened the practice in January 1994. He is interested in family medicine in general, including child health, elderly care, minor surgery, accident and medical problems, preventative health, and medical research. He is married to Suzie and they have four children. He has strong musical interests and enjoys the odd game of football.

Jan van Zuilen

Jan is our Practice Nurse. She has a strong interest in diabetes, asthma and travel medicine. She has been involved in diabetes research for the practice. She is married to Ron and they have two grown children.

Denise Mair

Denise is our Receptionist from Monday to Wednesday. Originally from Scotland, she now lives locally in Greenhithe. She has three grown children and is also a foster mother.

Loraine McInnes

Loraine is our Receptionist on Thursdays and Fridays. She has been in Greenhithe for the last 10 years with her husband and three children, after living in Scotland and Sydney. She enjoys cooking, walking and volunteering for Plunket in her spare time.

After hours please phone 09 413 8562 to speak to an after hours nurse or go to

ShoreCare (phone 09 486 7777) at either Smales Farm or Northcross.


In a life-threatening situation phone 111 for an ambulance or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

Greenhithe Medical Centre

22 Greenhithe Road, Greenhithe, Auckland 0632