For your ultimate convenience during the Covid19 pandemic we are offering virtual consultation at Dominion Road Surgery
The virtual consultation using secure patient portal is now available to all our enrolled patients.
We are requesting our patients to actively use video or phone consultation during this Covid19 pandemic.
Please be aware of the limitations as these appointments are not as useful if you have an acute emergency or injury as an examination will almost certainly be required to reach a diagnosis
Virtual consultations are only possible whilst you are in New Zealand .
To book a Virtual consultation please use Manage my Health Patient Portal or phone 096301212 ask the Receptionist to help with Telehealth booking and make a payment by credit card.
The fees are the same as a face to face consultation and includes the sending of any prescription to your nominated pharmacy.
As we are trialling this new format of consultation with your GP,the doctor may be run late depending on what has presented prior to your appointment, so please book to allow yourself sufficient time.
Your help is appreciated If you can provide us with your temperature, heart rate, blood pressure etc.
Thank you for your help with cancellations - If you need to cancel an appointment, please do this at the earliest opportunity - cancellations with less than 2 hours notice will incur a fee
Keeping you safe!
Have you or someone you know travelled overseas in the last 14 days? If yes:
if you are well and just want general advice, please call Healthline 0800 611 116, or their coronavirus dedicated line 0800 358 5453
if you have a cough OR fever and need medical attention ring us on 09-6301212, and tell us your travel history
PLEASE DO NOT COME INTO OUR CLINIC if you have returned from OVERSEAS recently are required to SELF-ISOLATE for 14 days and register with Healthline 0800 358 5453
For the Ministry of Health's latest official COVID-19 update- click here
We encourage you to follow Ministry of Health guidelines – wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, don’t touch your face and no handshakes, hugs and hongis. If you are unwell, please stay away from work or social gatherings until you have been well for 48 hours.
Immunisations services are one of the most important services we provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including, most recently, meningococcal B meningitis.
Babies are routinely immunised for tetanus, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis B and haemophilus, which are now combined in one injection.
Injections are normally be done by specially qualified nurses or doctors, having ensured beforehand that the child is not ill or suffering from allergies.
Each child has his or her own document to keep a record of these injections.
Minor Accident Care
Minor surgery is commonly provided in primary care practices, providing fast, competent removal and biopsies of skin lesions. Other services include cosmetic work such as removal of benign moles and skin tags. Ingrown toenail surgery is also commonly provided.
We offer a range of services and are able to deal with most minor accident care. Our doctors will refer you to a tertiary care hospital if the injury require specialist care.
Liquid Nitrogen Therapy
Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions.
It comes in a container with a nozzle and is sprayed on the lesion. Often one treatment is all that is needed but sometimes it may need repeating after few days.
We provide this service five days a week, please walk in any time for the treatment
Dr. David Karthak
Dr. David Karthak completed MBBS from All India Institute of Medical Science and undertook a specialist doctorate in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi until he migrated to New Zealand.
He was awarded Diploma in Obs and Gynaecology in 1999, Diploma in Emergency Medicine in 2002 from Auckland University and Diploma in Clinician-performed Ultrasound from the University of Otago in 2010.
He is a GP with special interest in women's health and infertility related problems and is a member of American Society of Reproductive Medicine.
Dr. Karthak is vocationally registered and is part of the Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioner. He is also a Senior Lecturer in the Department of General Practice at the University of Auckland.
With excellent people skills, he can comfortably communicate in Hindi, Sikkimese, Arabic, Nepalese and has an understanding of Bengali and Punjabi. Dr. Karthak is married with two daughters. Apart from his keen interest in health sciences, he volunteers his time and resources to charitable causes. He enjoys keeping fit and is a strong supporter of work-life balance.