Hello, my name is Dr Nir Fireman. I’m a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist based in Auckland, and also see patients in the Wellington area (Rutherford clinic)
I see paediatric patients of all ages from newborn, through childhood to the older teen, with a wide variety of digestive issues. I was trained in paediatrics, then further specialised in paediatric gastroenterology in Israel. Following my arrival in New Zealand, I was working as a consultant at Starship Children’s hospital. I have been seeing patients in private practice in Auckland since 2017 and in Lower Hutt since 2018. I have been based at the MacMurray Centre Auckland and the Rutherford clinic at Lower Hutt.

Areas of expertise:
  • Coeliac disease
  • Feeding disorders and difficulties
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • Paediatric inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Paediatric liver diseases
  • Paediatric endoscopy- Diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
Current Employment

MacMurray Centre Auckland
Rutherford Clinic Lower Hutt



  • Semmelweis Medical school, Budapest Hungary
  • Basic and Advanced paediatric training in Wolfson Medical centre – Israel
  • Paediatric gastroenterology Training in in Wolfson Medical centre – Israel
  • Traditional Chinese acupuncture – Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • “Shonishine” course (Japanese needle less acupuncture for children)
Overseas experience
  • Consultant General Paediatric at Wolfson medical centre Israel
  • Consultant Gastroenterology at Wolfson medical centre Israel
  • Consultant in the paediatric FTT and feeding disorder clinic, Wolfson Medical centre Israel

I am a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider

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