Allergic and Immunologic disorders of all kinds. 

A special interest in chronic urticaria and other 'idiopathic' allergy-type syndromes.

Psychosomatic disorders or, better, MindBody disorders, especially those presenting via Immunology clinics.  Dr Broom is formally trained in both clinical immunology and psychotherapy, and leads the post-graduate programme in MindBody Healthcare at AUT University where he is Adjunct Professor.  He is particularly interested in the role of psychosocial factors in the development and persistence of all types of physical disorders, and is known for his writings on the relationships between physical illness and the patient's 'story'.


MB ChB 1967 Otago; FRACP 1975



MindBody Medicine or Healthcare

Title or Designation

Psychotherapist, Clinical Immunologist and Allergist

Post-fellowship Training


MBCHB (Otago) 1967, FRACP 1971, MSc(Birmingham) 1972, MNZAP 1992

1971-6 Trained in Immunology in Dunedinm Birmingham, London and Montreal.  Master of Science in Immunology (Birmingham)

1976-1981 Sen. Lect. in Clinical Immunology, Christchurch School of medicine

1982-1986 Training in Psychiatry, 1982-1992 Training in Psychotherapy

1987-2007 Private Consultant Allergist, Christchurch, and developing a MindBody (holistic) approach to illness

2006-  Adjunct Professor in MindBody Healthcare, AUT University, leading Post-graduate programme in MindBody Healthcare

Full NZ Registration Date

14 February 1969

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Brian Broom is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland City Hospital

Team Support contact persons: Marilyn Church or Vai Westholm