Our Doctors and Staff

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Dr Colin Ding

Hours

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays :
8.00am – 5pm

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Dr Lolita Macaballug

Hours

Monday to Thursday :
8.00am – 12.00pm
1.00pm – 5.00pm

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Dr Kwee Yum Lee

Hours

Part Time Doctor

Speaks Korean and English.

 

 

 

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about us

Dr Colin Ding MBChB, Dip Obst, FRNZCGP

Born and raised on the Taieri Plain in the Deep South, Colin graduated from the University of Otago – Christchurch School of Medicine and gained experience working at Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch Women’s Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital.

Colin eventually pursued his passion for General Practice, establishing rooms at his own residence before relocating to the purpose-built Grahams Road Medical Practice as it is known today.

  • Colin remains passionate about the continuity of care that general practice provides and embraces the ever-changing state of modern medicine.
  • He feels privileged to collaborate with patients from all walks of life and cultures to maximise their health.
  • He has a keen interest in preventative medicine and healthy ageing.

Outside of work, Colin enjoys golf, exploring all corners of the world and spending time with family and friends.

Doctor at Grahams Rd Surgery

Dr Lolita Macaballug M.D, Post Grad Diploma of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr Lolita has been in General Practice Southland for over 10 years following 8 years as Senior Registrar after completing a post grad in Obstetric and Gynaecology from Otago University.

With a passion and love for the profession, Lolita brings extensive experience in women’s health which will add an extra dimension to the care of our patients.

Lolita enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with her husband and their two children.

Doctor at Grahams Rd Surgery

Dr Kwee Yum Lee M.D, PhD

Dr Kwee is a medical doctor currently practicing in various General Practice clinics throughout Christchurch.  Before transitioning to General Practice, he worked as a Sports Doctor, focusing on managing musculoskeletal conditions.

Kwee’s passion is empowering patients by advocating for exercise and lifestyle changes. While he recognises the magic power of exercise as a holistic remedy, Kwee understands that some populations encounter multiple barriers to regular exercise. Kwee is committed to exploring cost-effective and practical solutions to enhance patient’s fitness and support their wellness journey.

Before obtaining his medical degree from the University of Queensland, Australia, Kwee pursued his PhD in Applied Science at the University of Sydney. Additionally, he served as a lecturer within the Department of Exercise and Sports Science at the Australian Catholic University. 

Catherine Ding, GP Assistant

Catherine graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Pharmacy. She worked at Christchurch Hospital, then in Community Pharmacy, before taking the opportunity to work in a broader role, managing the Medical Centre.

Catherine has a keen interest in

  • genetics
  • nutrition
  • a holistic approach to healthy living

Catherine facilitates Appetite for Life courses, and enjoys creating healthy recipes, especially where she can use produce from her vegie patch. She has a big circle of family and friends with whom she loves to spend time with and is always on the go with hobbies such as Tai Chi, golf, travel and gardening.

Natasha

Natasha, Practice Co-ordinator/Healthcare Assistant

Natasha previously worked as an Optical Assistant for a leading New Zealand owned Optometrist.

Her passions involve overall healthcare and fitness.

Belinda

Belinda, Receptionist

Belinda, born and raised in Christchurch, joined our practice in 2019.

Her hobbies include traveling, reading, cooking, going to the movies, outdoor walks, and writing to friends around the world.

Receptionist at Grahams Road Medical

Abbey, Receptionist

Abbey is studying Psychology at the University of Canterbury.

She does various work focusing on youth mental well-being and social media use. In her free time she likes to lift weights and spend time with friends.

Appointments

Phone us on 358 3526 to book