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Our Doctors

5 Experienced Doctors

We believe the best health outcomes are achieved by working as a team. Our experienced doctors and nurses care for our patients with compassion, respect and professionalism.


Dr Sheelagh James
MBChB 1983 Dubl; Dip Obst 1991 Auckland; FRNZCGP 2001

Dr Sheelagh James has been with Auckland Family Medical Centre since its inception and has worked in general practice for over 30 years. Sheelagh has postgraduate qualifications in obstetrics and is a fellow of the Royal NZ College of GPs. Having trained in rural practice in Scotland, Sheelagh believes strongly that general practice should be a one stop shop for all patients dealing with any aspect of healthcare.

Dr John McCartie
MB ChB 1984 Otago; DCH 1987 Otago; Dip Obst 1989 Auckland; FRNZCGP 1998

Dr John McCartie has been at our practice since 1998. He is a fellow of the Royal NZ College of GPs, offers over 25 years experience as a GP and has gained international experience working in London and Sydney general practices.  Dr McCartie has a special interest in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment – he holds a postgraduate diploma in general dermatology from the UK and is one of a small number of doctors in Australia and New Zealand with a postgraduate Diploma in Dermoscopy (the most accurate way to diagnose skin cancers), awarded with Distinction. Additionally he has postgraduate training in non-surgical and surgical treatments for skin cancer. As well as holding a Diploma in Child Health and two years paediatric training, he also has considerable experience in adult and older people’s medicine.

Dr Phillipa Murray
MB ChB 1991 Otago; DCH 1995 Otago; FRNZCGP 2000

Phillipa graduated from Otago University in 1991 and worked in several hospitals around NZ, before specialising in General Practice and gaining her Fellowship in General Practice in 2000. She has worked at AFMC since 2002 and holds postgraduate qualifications in paediatrics (children’s health), family planning (women’s health), minor surgery, and skin cancer medicine. Phillipa regularly attends updates in management of all General Practice topics to stay as up to date on new treatments as possible. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice medicine, and is passionate about the wonderful doctor/patient relationships that are built in General Practice.

New patient enquiries welcome.


Dr Rebecca Little

MBChB, Dip Paeds

Rebecca graduated from Otago University in 2014, she has worked in Christchurch hospital and all four hospitals throughout Auckland. During this time she developed an interest in child health and completed her post graduate diploma in paediatrics at the University of Auckland. After working as a GP in Northland she has returned home to continue her General Practice career in Auckland. Rebecca has a strong passion for General Practice and enjoys the variety of medicine it offers. She aims to deliver a high quality of care to every patient who walks in the door.

Dr Rebecca is accepting new patients.


Dr Wei Long


Wei graduated from Tongji Medical University in China in 2003. She has worked in Beijing as an emergency physician before moving to New Zealand. Wei became a registered doctor in New Zealand in 2010 and has since worked in Auckland, Wellington and Wairarapa. She finished her General Practice training in Wellington and gained her Fellowship in 2018. Wei strives to provide a holistic approach to her patients and believes that medicine is to be tailored to individual needs. She is always keen to listen to your story and offer options and solutions.
Dr. Long is actively expanding her knowledge and skills and fully enjoys the diversity and vibrancy of General Practice. She speaks fluent English and Mandarin.

Dr Wei is accepting new patients.


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