Dr Brigitte Gertoberens

Dr Brigitte Gertoberens

Council member

Brigitte is a German trained Specialist Anaesthetist and Pain Medicine Specialist.
She graduated from Medical School at the University of Duesseldorf in November 1978 and completed her training in Anaesthetics in 1984. She became a Pain Medicine Specialist passing the exam at the University of Duesseldorf in January 2004.
Brigitte immigrated to NZ in January 2006 to live with her Kiwi partner. She joined the TARPS team and has been working full time as a consultant in Pain Medicine for the service ever since.
Brigitte loves meeting with friends, engaging in the outdoor activities, particularly water sports, she loves reading good books, music, entertaining and ……life!