Marcus Hawkins

Marcus Hawkins

Biographical Info Marcus graduated from Nottingham University (UK) in 1986. Inspired by a love of travel, he went to work in New Zealand for a year. He liked the country so much he stayed. Marcus worked for 6 years in the Auckland hospitals, including several years as a Senior Registrar in General Medicine & Critical Care Medicine. He then decided to follow a career in General Practice and worked as a locum General Practitioner Auckland & in Accident & Medical Clinics for several years. He then bought a practice in Botany Town Centre in Auckland and has since been running a solo-practice for the last 11 years. The practice has won Practice of the Year twice, under two different Primary Health Organisations. Marcus has been involved in teaching medical students in the practice & is an active member of his local Clinical General Practice Advisory Group. In addition, he was the initial proponent of our local Clinical Symposium, a biannual event for medical, nursing and administration staff in their practices. Since first seeing 'the Magic Pill' on Netflix and then doing his own research (literature & books - in particular, The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz) Marcus has become a passionate advocate the LCHF Keto Diet. He believes that it is the best diet for humankind, based on the research that is available to us thus far. Marcus notes that he likes to be approachable, listening, compassionate and attentive, working for the best interests of his patients. He believes communication is the key to providing good health care and encourages his patients to talk to him if they have any concerns. His interests include spending time with his family, BBQ's/cooking, sailing, photography, music & finding out about different cultures.


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