MB ChB 1987 Otago; FRACP 1998


I am an Interventional Cardiologist with considerable experience in the management of all aspects of coronary heart disease.     

 Studied medicine at University of Otago, qualifying in 1987. Junior doctor in Wellington region and pursued cardiology, achieving FRACP in 1998. Post fellowship training in Edinburgh. Returned to New Zealand in 2000 and have been a full time cardiologist in the Wellington region since then.

I am a member of the NZ Interventional Cardiology Group and performs coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions.


In addition to being an Interventional Cardiologist I have a specific interest in the care of children and young adults with congenital heart disease.  I also have expertise in the management of pulmonary hypertension and the oversight of cardiology conditions for women during pregnancy.

Title or Designation

Interventional Cardiologist

Full NZ Registration Date

20 January 1989

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Andrew Aitken is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Heart Centre

Located from the Rintoul Street entrance, Newtown, Wellington

Wakefield Heart Centre