Our Doctors

Dr Karen Napier


Karen qualified from Cambridge University and St Mary’s Hospital, London in 1988. General practice has always been her ambition and passion in medicine. Karen gained her Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) with Distinction in 1992 and was a partner in a successful central London practice for 11 years. Karen moved with her family to New Zealand in 2004 and has worked at QuayMed since that time. She is a general practitioner who loves the diversity of primary care and believes passionately in screening and evidence based medicine tailored to the individual’s needs. Karen has an interest in chronic disease management- particularly cardiovascular disease and women’s health and change management. Karen has been our Medical Director since 2006 and has overseen the expansion of the clinic and our achievement of Cornerstone Quality accreditation. Karen works three days a week at QuayMed- balancing the demands of an active and busy family with her work as a doctor.

Dr Yaw Moh


Yaw was born in Singapore of Chinese Ethnicity and emigrated to New Zealand with his family in the mid 1970’s, settling in the Eastern Suburbs of Auckland, where he also schooled. Yaw attended the University of Auckland’s Medical School and Graduated in 1995. He did his first year of residency in Rotorua Hospital in 1995. After 3 years in the Hospital system Yaw entered the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioner’s Registrar Programme to specialise in General Practice. Yaw completed this in 1999 and obtained his Fellowship in General Practice in 2003. He has worked in a wide variety of practices, ranging from rural to city practices. In 2000 Yaw joined a practice in Howick as a long term associate and worked full time there until the end of 2006. Yaw has been at QuayMed as both doctor and partner since 2007. Yaw works three days at QuayMed and also as Clinical Director for a Primary Health Organisation.

Dr Andrew Tyson


Andrew graduated from Edinburgh University Medical School in 1984 and relocated to New Zealand shortly afterwards. His areas of interest include accident and medical practice and diving and hyperbaric medicine. He lives in a converted fire station with his wife Maria, an art teacher, 2 children and a chihuahua called Chalala.

Dr Catalina Wong Sui Kit


Catalina is originally from Hong Kong and came to New Zealand with her family in 1989. She spent her teenage years in Christchurch where she went to St Margaret’s College. It gave her a great experience of the Kiwi lifestyle. She trained at Otago Medical School and completed her clinical years at Christchurch Hospital. Following this, she started her medical career at Auckland City Hospital and had her overseas experience at Westmead Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Westmead in Sydney. She entered the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioner’s Registrar Programme and obtained her GP fellowship in 2005. Between 2003-2008 she worked in two very busy practices in Te Atatu and Manurewa. During those years, she was also the GP for various rest homes and Private Hospitals for the elderly. Between 2008-2010 she worked in Hong Kong in the Family Medicine training team at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Catalina joined QuayMed in 2011 and worked part-time, four days a week. She is married to a Gastroenterologist based at Middlemore Hospital and has two young girls. Catalina enjoys General Practice very much and has a special interest in women’s health, mental health, geriatrics and Asian health. She speaks Cantonese and Mandarin and looks forward to meeting you.

Dr Vanisha Pancha joins us from Tuesday to Fridays.

In June 2017, Quaymed welcomed Dr Mamta Patel, GP registrar , who will be with the practice until December 2017.