More GPs with special interests

Date Published: 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Louise Kuegler interviews a number of General Practitioners about their special interests, how they developed and how they have had a positive impact on their practice.



  • medical writing and completing your masters w Dr Vicki Mount
  • skin cancer medicine w Dr Sarah Redfern
  • student and transgender health w Dr Rona Carol
  • Cosmetic medicine w Dr Marcia Walker
  • Addiction medicine w Dr Vicki McFarlane and finally
  • Palliative care w Dr Richard Lowe


Take-home messages

  • General Practitioners with special interests (GPwSI) offer great potential benefit to patients, the profession and the health care system.



Dr Louise Kuegler
General Practitioner

Louise graduated form Auckland Medical school in 2001. She has worked in general practice for many years- most recently in South Auckland. Louise enjoys all aspects of general practice and has post graduate diplomas in Obstetrics, gynaecology and nutritional and environmental medicine. Louise also works at the University of Auckland in General practice education.

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