Our General Practice team is made up of skilled professionals bringing quality care to you and your family.
Dr Brent Krivan
MBChB FRNZCGP FNZSCM Diploma Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine
Dr Brent graduated from Otago University in 1986, and has been working as a GP for 24 years. Most of this time has been spent on the Kapiti Coast, where he started Team Medical, in partnership with Dr Christine Coulter, in 2002. Dr Brent is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, and has a special interest in the management of skin cancer.
Dr Christine Coulter
Dr Christine graduated from Otago in 1990, and following work in Christchurch, Hawera and Rotorua, became a GP in 1993, moving to the Coast to be near family. Dr Christine started Team Medical, in partnership with Dr Brent Krivan, in 2002. Dr Christine is a Member of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, and has qualifications in women's and children's health, and vasectomies, having trained under Dr Margaret Sparrow. Dr Christine is the Southern Cross preferred provider of vasectomies in the Kapiti area.
Dr Christine and her husband enjoy being part of the Kapiti community and all the things the Coast have had to offer her and her family over the years, in particular mountain biking, running and kayak fishing.
Dr Janett Andres
Dr Janett graduated from Freie Universität, Berlin, in 1998, and following work in the fields of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Vascular medicine and as a GP Registrar, became a fully registered GP in 2012. Dr Janett then worked as a GP Associate until relocating, with her family, to Kapiti to take up a GP position with Team Medical in October 2013.
Dr Janett has a particular interest in the area of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, having completed a PhD in Obstetrics in April 2000, and is a Health Care Economist, having studied at the European Business School.
Dr Alastair Palmer
Dr Alastair graduated as a doctor at Glasgow University in 1982, before undertaking further vocational training to become a GP, qualifying in 1990. He has been a full-time GP in Hawick, in the beautiful Scottish Borders, since then. A few years ago, Dr Alastair & his wife Mhairi enjoyed a 6-month sabbatical working in New Zealand - so much so that they decided to return. Alastair joined Team Medical in October 2014.
Dr Sandra Spilg
MBChB, FRCGP, DRIOG (Glasgow 1988)
Sandra has been working as a GP since 1992 in Scotland. She moved to New Zealand in 2014 with her family to enjoy the beautiful country and sunnier weather.