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. Dr Bart Vangronsvelt came on board as a partner in 2014,Dr Laura Brown in January 2017. Dr Fiona Rorrison in 2019. As we have expanded to our second site at lower Shotover Dr Jo Lett and Dr Kelly Weir 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

kelly_weir Kelly Weir (MB. ChB.)

Kelly came over to New Zealand just before COVID19 arrived in New Zealand. Coming from Canada with her husband Mitch they are hoping to explore their new surroundings and enjoy a new experience.

Regular consulting days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thurday

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

bart_vangronsvelt Bart Vangronsvelt (MD)

Bart originates from Flanders in Belgium. After he first qualified as a nurse he worked with oncology and terminally ill patients. He then decided to become a phycician and in 2003 he graduated in Medicine from the Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. He worked for 2 years in Internal Medicine with special interest in Hematology and Oncology. In 2009 he finished his further training for Family Medicine at the University of Maastricht.

Bart first came to NZ in 2011 where he worked in Waiuku until May 2012. After returning to the Netherlands Bart and his wife Conny quickly realized they wanted to return to NZ with Queenstown as an ideal location. Bart joined the practice in 2014 and is looking forward to make Queenstown the family home, for himself, Conny and their 2 young children.

Regular consulting days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

laura_brown Laura Brown (MBChB, DCH, FRNZCGP)

Originally from Southland, Laura graduated from the University of Otago in 2005. She spent time working at Auckland City Hospital and Christchurch Public Hospital, completing a postgraduate diploma in Child Health in 2013.  
She joined the RNZCGP education programme in 2013, and became a fellow of the college in 2018. She moved to Queenstown in January 2017 with her husband and three young children.
She has a special interest in Child, Adolescent and Women’s Health.

Regular consulting days: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

fiona_rorrison Fiona Rorrison (MBChB, DCH, FRNZCGP)

Originally from Scotland, Fiona came over to New Zealand 30 years ago and settled in North Island. Fiona Joins us after working for many years in Hastings in Hawkes bay. She is a fellow of Royal New Zealand College of GPs.

Regular consulting days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

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lizzie_borowy Lizzie Borowy

olivia_casey Olivia Casey

andie_lowry Andie Lowry

hannah_mawson Hannah Mawson

lana_ennis Lana Ennis

rayelee_gallwey Rayelee Gallwey

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

nicolet_tito Nic Tito

marnie_reid Marnie Reid

sharon_britton Sharon Britton

olivia_hanna Olivia Hanna

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.