Dr Mataroria Lyndon

Dr Mataroria Lyndon

Co-Founder & Clinical Director

A public health doctor, senior medical lecturer and Fulbright Scholar, Mataroria is Tend’s Clinical Director. 

Dedicated to improving health equity in Aotearoa, Mataroria is a clinician, academic, and advocate for Māori. Mataroria is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at the University of Auckland and was previously a Equity Lead for Mahitahi Hauora PHO and a medical lead for Māori health at Counties Manukau DHB.

Mataroria is Deputy Chair of Te Hiringa Hauora Health Promotion Agency, and a Board member of the Māori Health Authority, Northland DHB and Pūtahi Manawa Healthy Hearts Aotearoa Centre of Research Excellence. 

He completed his Master of Public Health at Harvard University as a Fulbright Scholar and his PhD is focused in medical education. He was also awarded the Deloitte IPANZ Public Sector Young Professional of the Year 2016.

As our clinical director, Dr Mataroria assumes a clinical lead public health role at Tend. He is not currently practising as a GP.

Whānaungatanga and manaakitanga are my values - to build relationships and to provide and care for people. It’s relationship building and caring that I believe is the foundation for patient care.