Meet the Team
Queen Street Medical Centre is situated in Upper Hutt providing a wide range of health services on one site.
With Doctors, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, onsite Clinical Pharmacist, Health Improvement Practitioner, Health Coach, Podiatrist, on site therapist, Mental Health Wellbeing Team, and an amazing nursing team all under one roof, you don’t need to go anywhere else. Being the newest Medical Centre in Upper Hutt, we pride ourselves on going the extra mile for our patients and having a welcoming environment.
Our aim is to help people improve their health by treatment and prevention of illness in a quality, caring, reassuring and supportive environment.
Dr Andrew Narayan
Andrew who has his roots in Fiji, gained his medical degree from Gujarat, India.
Prior to migrating to NZ he ran a GP practice in Nadi Fiji which he developed into one of the earliest multi-doctor clinics in Western Fiji providing 24/7 medical coverage.
He joined Fergusson Drive Surgery in Upper Hutt in 2001 and settled in the Hutt Valley with his extended whanau; wife, two sons, mother and brother.
Serving his patient population at Queen Street Surgery is foremost for him; he is also passionate about rugby. He has been the doctor for the Wellington Lions team for the past 5 years.
He encourages his patients and friends to keep fit and healthy and when ever time permits he tours New Zealand on his Harley Davidson!
Dr Pippa Hawkins
From Warwickshire (“Shakespeare country”) England, Pippa trained at The (Royal) London Hospital (where John Merrick aka Elephant Man still rests) Whitechapel (Jack the Ripper” territory!), and Qualified 1985 *M.B., B.S. (Lond.)
Pippa’s interests: Dermatology and women’s health.
Pippa Immigrated to New Zealand 1996 with her young family. A son and a daughter and 2 Siamese cats and recommenced General Practice in 1999 in the Hutt Valley.
“I still find it a pleasure and a privilege to practice family medicine.in its traditional form with knowledge of the background family dynamics and caring for up to four generations in one family adding a greater dimension to practicing medicine in primary care.
Everyday however presents new challenges and there is always something to learn from keeping up with the constantly evolving medical updates (2020 being a particularly challenging year!) and the necessary mastering of increasing “I.T.” demands”.
Pippa lives in Upper Hutt with her cats and her children when they come to visit. She has “hung up her hockey boots” (but still goes to the gym), and enjoys gardening, reading, music, and movies in her spare time and she hopes to get some Grandchildren sometime in the future.
Dr Sarah Williamson
Sarah was born and raised in Upper Hutt. She graduated from the University of Otago Medical School in 2002. Following a period of time working in hospitals in the UK and NZ, she returned to the Wellington region to do her GP training and raise her family. She has done post-graduate study in children’s health, women’s health and travel medicine. Outside of work, Sarah is kept busy with her 3 teenage children, 2 dogs and a cat.