Dr Catherine Barrow



Catherine is a medical oncologist practicing at the Bowen Icon Cancer Centre. She has been a medical oncologist since 2004 working in Melbourne and Auckland before returning to Wellington to work as a medical oncologist in 2006.

Catherine also worked as the Ludwig Institute Cancer Research Fellow in Melbourne and as a research fellow at the Auckland University School of Biological Sciences.

She is actively involved in research and is principal investigator of a number of melanoma clinical trials that have been, or are being conducted at Wellington Hospital including phase I/II study collaborations with the Malaghan Institute and clinical Trials New Zealand.

Catherine is a member of the Executive Committee for the New Zealand Melanoma Network (MELNET) and a visiting oncologist at the multi-disciplinary Wellington Regional Melanoma Clinic based at the Plastic Surgical Unit at Hutt Hospital. 


  • Melanoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Breast cancer


MB ChB 1991 Otago; FRACP 2004

Title or Designation

Medical Oncologist, Consultant Medical Oncologist

Full NZ Registration Date

6 January 1993

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Catherine Barrow is available at the following services:

Private Services

Bowen Icon Cancer Centre

This service is available at the following location:

Bowen Specialist Medical Centre

Public Services

Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre

This service is available at the following location:

Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

General Enquiries: (04) 385 5999
Fax: (04) 385 5856