BMedSc 1977 Otago; MB ChB 1979 Otago; FRACP 1993


John Elliott is a General and Interventional cardiologist and has been in part-time private practice since 1996. He also holds joint appointments as an interventional cardiologist at Christchurch Hospital and as Associate Professor of Medicine in the University of Otago Christchurch School of Medicine.

He graduated from the University of Otago in 1979, completed his PhD and further clinical training in Medicine at Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, then advanced training in cardiology at Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, and his fellowship in interventional cardiology at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.  He returned to Christchurch in 1995. His clinical achievements include helping to establish the busy and successful angioplasty program at Christchurch Hospital, completion of multiple clinical audits, and ongoing research into novel cardiovascular medications and coronary stents. He served as Chairman of the New Zealand Committee of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand in 2006 and 2007.


He has special interests and expertise in the investigation and treatment of angina, myocardial infarction, high blood pressure, and abnormal lipids.



Title or Designation


Full NZ Registration Date

30 December 1980

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr John Elliott is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Milford Chambers, 249 Papanui Rd, Merivale, Christchurch

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