Dr Jim Lello
has been practicing in Family Medicine since 1988.
He attended both Auckland and Otago Universities completing medical degrees in 1986.
He had postgraduate training at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore and spent several years as a teaching and research fellow in the Departments of Paediatrics and General Practice at the University of Auckland.
gained Fellowship of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners
in 1998 and has practiced clinical medicine in Australia, Vanuatu and New Zealand.
He has been the Medical Director of Marsden Medical, a training practice since 1994.
has postgraduate qualifications in community paediatrics, and general practice and special interests in mens health, screening and preventative care, respiratory disorders and the appropriate use of pharmaceuticals.
He holds an honorary senior lectureship in General Practice at the University of Auckland and examines in General Practice for the Medical Council of New Zealand and the Royal NZ College of General Practice.
He has been an accredited teacher in the General Practice Education Programme since 2004 and has mentored many registrars at the practice.
He performs independent primary care research for a number of agencies and government organisations and was member of the Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Advisory Committee for the NZ Government's pharmaceutical management Agency (PHARMAC) for 10 years.
remains on a number of advisory committees for research and the apporpriate use of medicines in New Zealand.