Phone: Frankton: (03) 442 2288 / Lower Shotover: (03) 442 2281

Our Staff

Wakatipu Medical Centre began in Frankton in 1996 on McBride St, a few doors along from where it is currently located. Dr Tom Milliken had an established practice in Queenstown in 1990 and relocated to Frankton. Dr Valerie Miller joined him in 2001 after being at Queenstown Medical Centre for 15 years. In 2019 we have expanded to our second site at lower Shotover and have Dr Jo Lett, Dr Duncan MacDonald, Chris Poracchia and Dr Viv Tate have joined to give us additional capacity.

val_miller Val Miller (MB. ChB. Dip.Obs. FRNZCGP NZSIA)

Val is one of Queenstown's longest serving GPs having worked here since 1984 after qualifying from Auckland University. Val was initially involved in maternity services in Queenstown, and has since added general women's medicine, including the menopausal to her portfolio. Recently Val has added a postgraduate qualification in Travel Medicine. Val undertakes minor skin lesion removals under contract for Southern Health Board.

Regular consulting days: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

jo_lett Jo Lett (MBChB, PGDipRPHP)

Jo is originally from Glasgow, but made Invercargill her home for 10 years prior to moving towards the mountains in 2016. She is currently working towards her Fellowship in Rural Hospital Medicine and has a particular interest in general adult medicine.

Regular consulting days: Monday, Thursday, and Friday

viv_tate Viv Tate


chris_poracchia Chris Poracchia


Regular consulting days: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday

duncan_macdonald Duncan MacDonald

Regular consulting days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

olivia_casey Olivia Casey

andie_lowry Andie Lowry

olivia_kelly Olivia Kelly

anne_hailes Anne Hailes

anna Anna Chisari

caroline Caroline Coleman

fabi_da_silva_correa Fabi da Silva Correa

tessa_martin Tessa Martin

heidi_ross Heidi Ross

marnie_reid Marnie Reid

sharon_britton Sharon Britton

phil_markham Phil Markham

Phil Markham is our dedicated Practice Manager who comes from the North of England. He has over 20 years experience managing medical companies and joined WMC in 2008 after spending 5 years organizing and running junior Football in Queenstown. Phil is also a qualified Pharmacist and occasionally you see him working at the local Pharmacies.

donovan_percy Donovan Percy

Donovan originally from South Africa, is a long standing resident of Queenstown. After completing his post graduate studies in Psychology, he changed direction and spent the rest of his career working in Senior Management for Corporate Business abroad and in New Zealand. He also has an overseas MBA from the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa and has a keen interest in Economics and Business Strategy. Donovan who loves music is also a first tenor, and a devoted family man.