MB BS 2011 University College London; FRNZCGP 2022


Originally from the UK, Linda moved to New Zealand in 2014.
In her younger years, she was a British Rhythmic Gymnast competing all over the world including at the 1994 Commonwealth Games where she won a bronze medal. She then went on to work as a Personal Fitness Trainer and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher.
In 2002, she completed a Psychology degree from the University of Manchester and then worked as a Research Psychologist at the Institute of Psychiatry in Kings College London. She has also completed post-graduate training in the ACT model of psychotherapy. 
In 2011 she graduated from University College London Medical School. She then obtained a Post-graduate diploma from the UK Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2013.
Linda is a Specialist General Practitioner and Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

Women's Health Qualifications

Linda is a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP).
NAMS (North American Menopause Society) is regarded as the leading global authority on Menopause.
For more info visit  - menopause.org

She also has a post-graduate diploma from the UK Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Women's Health.
She is a member of the Australasian Menopause Society, the British Menopause Society and the North American Menopause Society. 


  • Women's health


Female / Wāhine

Contact Details

Dr Linda Dear is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

1 Te Paeroa Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga