Dr Helen Kenealy

Consultant Geriatrician


Dr Helen Kenealy obtained her medical degree at the University of Auckland and graduated in 2002. She has trained and worked mainly in the Auckland region. Dr Kenealy is a dual trained Geriatrician and General Physician, having completed FRACP training in 2010. Since that time, she has been working at Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau District Health Board as a Geriatrician. This has involved a wide range of ward based inpatient rehabilitation, orthogeriatric and community based care. Dr Kenealy has completed a term as the Clinician Representative on the InterRAI NZ Governance Board, appointed by the Ministry of Health. Dr Kenealy is available to see General Medical referrals and Geriatric referrals.


Areas of practice for referrals include

- Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

- Levels of Care

- General Medical Reviews

- Medication Reviews

- Falls and Osteoporosis Assessment

- Cognitive Decline including Dementia

- Home Visits including Residential Care Facilities

- Capacity Assessments including EPOAs

- ACC reviews

- General Medicine