Dr Nalini Kohlhagen

General Practitioner

MBBS 1995 (Melbourne) MRCGP (UK) DFFP (UK)


Dr Nalini Kohlhagen is passionate about General Practice as it gives an opportunity for continuity of care. As well as the broad range of General Practices expertise Dr Kohlhagen brings, she has been particularly active in health promotion work in the public sphere. 

Specifically Dr Kohlhagen has interests in women’s health, diabetes, weight management, asthma and Chronic Care management. So, if you are have a Long Term Condition, Nalini is a great doctor to support you. 

After graduating from University of Melbourne in 1995, Dr Kohlhagen emigrated to Scotland where she lived for 21 years and did her post graduate medicine training. Dr Kohlhagen has been a GP Principal & Partner since 2000, before settling in NZ in June 2017 with her family. Since then, Nalini has worked in South Auckland for over 4 years, and is passionate about improving Pacifika and Maori health, being actively involved in health promotion. Moreover, Dr Kohlhagen grew up in Fiji and is familiar with Pacific health and culture.

Dr Kohlhagen is fluent in the following languages:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujrati
  • Urdu

Specialist Interest

  • Women’s Health
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Care Management

Previous Clinic

  • The Fono – Manurewa


  • Tuesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Frequently asked questions

To join our clinic, you first need to fill out the patient enrolment forms to register with the PHO that we belong to. This is a Ministry of Health requirement. You will need to provide proof of identity and eligibility which may include the following forms of identification:

  • NZ Passport or NZ birth certificate
  • International passport with resident visa OR work visa of minimum 24-month duration

On the enrolment form you need to indicate which of our doctors (currently taking new patients) that you would like to be registered with.

Yes. As part of completing your enrollment, we request that you have a new patient screening appointment with one of our Nursing or Medical Centre Assistant team members.

This new patient appointment enables our team to work with you to better understand your current health and wellbeing.

Following the new patient appointment as above, you can book your first consultation with your nominated doctor.

The length of your first appointment with your new doctor will be as follows:

Age Screening appointment GP appointment Total
0-13 yrs - 15 minutes
15 minutes
13-17 yrs - 15 minutes
15 minutes
18-39 yrs 15 minutes
15 minutes*
30 minutes
40+ yrs 15 minutes
30 minutes
45 minutes

* Note: if you have a chronic condition, please make a booking for 30 minutes.

Payment is required at the time of consultation

You will get full access to the patient portal “My Indici” once you have completed your screening appointment.

Payment is required at time of consultation. Please note that unpaid accounts will incur an additional $10 monthly administration cost.

There may be additional costs for treatments/tests/materials

We recommend that you book your future appointments via your patient portal My Indici.

If you need an urgent appointment, then please phone the clinic. We have doctors available to discuss your urgent health needs on the day.

All consultations are by appointment only.

Patient portals are secure online sites where patients can access their health information and interact with their general practice. Please give us call on (09) 265 1325 or send us an email at info@ormistonmedical.co.nz, and we can set up your account.

We recommend that you plan ahead and request your repeat medicines via your patient portal My Indici two weeks before you run out. If you do not have access to a portal, you can phone us and leave a message with the nurse to organise this. Our doctors use an electronic prescribing system which can send your prescription to your local pharmacy (please specify name and location).
Under 14 years Free
14-17 years $16
18+ years $18.50
Urgent prescription $27.50
The results of tests that have been ordered by our Doctors will be available on My Indici when they have been reviewed. If your test results are of concern you will be contacted by one of our team.

We are open Monday – Friday 7:30am – 5pm.

For health services after hours visit East Care Accident & Medical, 260 Botany Road, Golflands, Auckland 2013. Their phone is 09 277 1516.

These are consultation prices only.

Under 14 Years - Free
14 - 17 years - $13
18 years & over - $19.50

Note charge is the same for in person or by phone or video as you are still receiving the same high quality health provider assessment, diagnosis and planning.

We understand that things can change on the day, but we ask that you call us to advise that you are not able to make your appointment. If we do not hear from you minimum 2 hours prior to your scheduled time, you will receive an invoice for this missed appointment.