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Karen is a New Zealand trained medical oncologist with expertise in the care of breast cancer and cancers of unknown primary.

Karen worked extensively throughout the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand before receiving her FRACP in 2006. Karen completed medical oncology training in Auckland and Waikato, and was subsequently awarded the Murray Jackson fellowship. Karen has extensive experience in leadership roles within the Auckland and Northland cancer services, having worked as the Clinical Director of Medical Oncology for Northland Health from 2010-14, leading the project to establish a telehealth service, and as Thoracic Oncology Team lead at Auckland Hospital. Karen has also worked in breast, gastrointestinal and thoracic oncology throughout her career.

Qualifications

MB ChB 1998 Auckland; FRACP 2010

Subspecialties

  • Breast cancer and cancers of unknown primary

Title or Designation

Medical Oncologist

Full NZ Registration Date

14 February 2005

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Karen Amies is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour

Chemotherapy Day Unit / Nurses
T (09) 925 4451 or (09) 925 4470
M 021 242 4310
nurses@harbourcancer.co.nz

Referrals
T (09) 925 4444
F (09) 925 4496
referrals@harbourcancer.co.nz
Complete the electronic referral form here

Public Services

Auckland DHB Oncology Services

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland City Hospital