Dr Doug Hill

Dr Douglas Hill was born in Dunedin but spent the first few years of his life living in England and America.

His family returned to New Zealand when he was age 7 to live in Auckland.

He studied and graduated at Auckland Medical School. Once his training was complete he moved to Dunedin and married Jennifer who was at Otago Medical School

Doug completed Junior Doctor training at Dunedin Hospital focusing mainly on orthopaedics, gynaecology and paediatrics.

Doug started out as a rural GP in Palmerston, East Otago.

In 2002 the opportunity came for Doug to join the team at Broadway and he bought Dr Jack Chin’s share of the practice.

As well as the wide variety of experiences that General Practice offers Doug also has special interests in minor surgery, Musculoskeletal injuries, child and maternal health.

Doug is a Teacher for the College of General Practitioners and supervises Registrars within the Practice.

He is also Deputy Chair of the Southern Primary Health Organisation and recently won the Institute of Directors ‘Aspiring Directors Award’.

Outside of medicine Doug enjoys all sports and regularly goes mountain biking and plays golf. Doug and Jennifer have four young children and are involved in the local Baptist Church.

Dougs Areas of Special Interest/Expertise

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