Dr Sylvia Patricia “Trixie” Yam
Trixie graduated at De LaSalle Health Sciences Institute, Philippines in 1991. Prior to this she studied four years at University of Santo Tomas where she gained her Bachelor in Science, Major in Psychology. She attained ten years of clinical practice as an Internal Medicine specialist in The New Medical City and St. Luke’s Medical Centre, two prestigious hospitals in the Philippines. Prior migrating to New Zealand in 2009, she was Head of Medical Division of Fortune Care, a major health insurance company.
After passing her New Zealand competency exams, Dr Yam worked as junior doctor in a variety of hospitals – North Shore, Waitakere and Starship. During her tenure, she embraced diversity in the workplace and honed her medical knowledge working with numerous cases. Her specific interests include Internal Medicine, Women’s health and Paediatrics.
Trixie is fluent in English and Tagalog. Outside the clinic, she loves designing and creating jewellery, reading a novel and spending time with her family.