Our Team

MediCross Urgent Care & GP Clinic has a great team, dedicated to bringing you quality care.

Doctors

Dr Manmohan Singh

MBBS, FRNZCGP

Director, Shareholder and the only active founding member of MediCross. Dr. Manmohan Singh moved to New Zealand 30 years ago to further his career in medicine after graduating in 1978. He worked at Taranaki Base Hospital for 10 years, gaining experience in a variety of different fields, before pursuing his true passion as a general practitioner. He completed his training in General Practice and was awarded fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of General Practitioners in 2002.

Dr Singh has closed his general practice in Stratford and works at MediCross. Even with his vast medical experience he continues to thoroughly enjoy his work and the challenges of working in an urgent care setting.

When he is not busy working his hobbies include watching sport, listening to music and being in the company of family and friends. He particularly likes spending time on the internet, keeping up with current affairs from all over the world, and has a soft spot for technology gadgets.

Dr Jan de Klerk (Medical Director)

BMedSci, MBChB, BA (Psy); FRNZCUC; PGDIP Com Emerg Med

Jan moved from South Africa to New Zealand 11 years ago. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Pretoria in 1982. In 2010 Jan became a Fellow of the College of Urgent Care Physicians in New Zealand. He has two sons and his first grandchild was born in 2010.

Committee member of the College of Urgent Care Physicians.

Other interests include running marathons (and in the past ultra marathons), tramping, travel and gardening.

Jan’s new interest is providing a home stay business in New Plymouth called Tivoli Homestay

Dr Hilary Sarhatt

FRNZCGP

Hilary was raised in Tustin, California and graduated from the University of California, Davis. She decided to pursue medicine after her travels to Europe.

She attended medical school in Chicago and then completed her family practice residency in Johnson City, Tennessee.

After her training she moved to rural Utah to work as a GP and as an A&E doctor. After 11 years of desert life she was ready for a new adventure and she and her family moved to New Zealand to live and work.

Outside of work she is a busy mum of two. She enjoys reading history, fiction and poetry, practicing yoga and continuing her travels.

Dr Rose Bruce

Dr Zara Bolam

MB BS (Lond)

Zara was born and raised in the UK and Graduated from the University of London.

After completing her foundation medical years she started Paediatric speciality training before moving to New Zealand with her Kiwi husband and discovered a love for community emergency medicine.

Outside of medicine she is the mum two boys.

She enjoys reading. going to the movies and being kept busy by her young family.

Dr Amanda Cormack

Amanda was raised in Nelson and in her teens, travelled both nationally and internationally as a solo pianist. She moved to Auckland, initially to pursue a career in performance piano, but subsequently followed her passion for medicine, completing her medical degrees in 2004.

Preferring a rural lifestyle, she has worked in Rotorua and Waikato Hospitals before settling with her 4 young children in New Plymouth.

Amanda has a general medical background which includes specialist training in pathology and she maintains a keen interest in things anatomical, as well as evidence-based practice in emergency medicine.

Amanda is also a yoga teacher, with a firm commitment to mental health promotion. In her spare time she loves trading her customary stilletto heels for hiking boots, and also enjoys reading, classical music and handcrafts.

Dr Greg Taylor

Dr Alan Taylor

Dr Riaan Van Wyk

Riaan was born in Pretoria and raised in South Africa. Riaan completed his medical degree at the University of Pretoria.

He moved to New Zealand in 2013. His passion is photography and gardening.