Associate Professor Chris Atkinson

Qualifications:

BSc (1970); MBChB (1975); DipOb (1978); FRACR (1981); FAChPM (2000)


Areas of Specialisation:

Breast Cancer
Urological Cancers
Gastrointestinal Cancers
Lung Cancer
Sarcoma and Lymphoma
Paediatric Cancers
Palliative care and Psychosocial support


Specialist Training:

Trained in Radiation Oncology in Christchurch, Toronto (Canada), and London (UK)


Positions & Memberships:

Positions;
Oncologist Christchurch Hospital 1981-2010
P/T Oncologist treating children and adolescents Christchurch Hospital 2011 -
Associate Professor (Oncology) University of Otago (Christchurch) 2001 -
Oncologist and Co-Director St George's Cancer Care Centre 2010 -

Memberships;
Formerly - Inaugral Dean, Faculty Radiation Oncology, Royal Australian NZ College of Radiologists
Inaugral President, TransTasman Radiation Oncology Group
Former President, New Zealand Society for Oncology
Former President, Cancer Society of New Zealand
Inaugral President, Psycho-oncology New Zealand

Currently;
Chair, Cancer Control New Zealand
Medical Director, Cancer Society New Zealand
Chair, New Zealand Executive Committee, Faculty of Radiation Oncology, RANZCR

Chris Atkinson

Contact Details

Address:

Cancer Care Centre
131 Leinster Road
Strowan
Christchurch 8014

Phone:

(03) 375 6100

Fax:

(03) 375 6121

Email:

chris.atkinson@stgeorges.org.nz

Website:

http://www.cancercarecentre.org.nz