Meet Our Team

crawford senior care prides itself on the very best of care

Dr Jonathan McPherson

MBChB (Edinburgh)

Dr Jonathan McPherson is originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, after completing his studies there and meeting his wife in Italy, he worked in hospitals in the UK for 2 years. They then decided to try NZ for a year and liked it so much they stayed in Rotorua, where he worked for 2 years in the local hospital and 5  years in a semi-rural general practice. His special interests include paediatrics, cardiology and nutrition. When not working, He loves travel, reading, music and doing voluntary work in the community.

Dr Russell Eggleton

MBChB (Otago)

Dr Russell Eggleton is currently interested in all areas of general practice, but he is especially keen on gaining experience in minor surgery. He graduated from the University of Otago, and he loves to play golf and tennis.

Dr Janli Stapelberg


Dr Stapelberg was trained at UFS in Bloemfontein South Africa. She came to New Zealand in 1994 and specialized in general practice in 2013. Janli has special interests in skin problems, skin cancers, asthma, allergies and minor surgery. She is passionate about quality of care and prevention. Janli is fluent in English and Afrikaans.

Dr Bruce Greenfield


Dr Bruce Greenfield started CMC in Howick in 1972. His medical specialties now include care of the elderly and teaching Graduate doctors. He is a WINZ Designated Doctor and does minor surgery for the Plastics Dept of South Auckland Health. Golf is his main sporting interest. Languages English.

Dr Brendon Aish


Dr Brendon Aish is a NZ born and trained Family Practitioner with a love of his family of four children and has a passion for good health outcomes for everyone in the community. He believes communication is key to healthy relationships.

Dr Sarah Heng


Dr Sarah Heng is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and is a graduate of The University of Auckland. Sarah has a special interest in Paediatrics and recently completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Paediatrics with Distinction. Sarah is Malaysian and grew up in Auckland. Sarah loves tennis & supporting the All Blacks.

Dr Yunn Wen Lai


Dr Yunn Wen is a graduate of The University of Auckland. Originally from Malaysia, Yunn Wenn is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. Yunn Wen has special interests in care of the elderly and general medicine. Yunn Wen has been working in Auckland Hospitals since 2011, in the areas of General Medical and medical sub-specialties. In her spare time Yunn Wen enjoys baking anf playing badminton.

Dr Graham Witney

Dr Graham Witney


Dr Graham Witney has worked in the Howick area as a GP since 1990. Graham trained as a General Surgeon for 5 years. His special interest: minor surgery and health promotion. In his spare time he enjoys cycling and boating. Dr Witney works a late night on Tuesdays.

Dr Michael Chen

BSc, BMedSc (Hons), MBChB

Dr Michael Chen has recently joined the team at Crawford Medical Centre. Michael is an Otago University Medical School graduate. He has been working in hospitals in Dunedin and Auckland DHBs prior to joining Crawford. Michael emigrated from China in 1995 and has spent considerable time in urban and rural New Zealand. He is fluent in both English and Mandarin. His main sporting interest is tennis.

Making a Difference In The Lives of Seniors.

Crawford Senior Care prides itself on the very best of care
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