Dr Laird Cameron
Laird Cameron is a Medical Oncologist specialising in lung, mesothelioma and head & neck malignancies.
Having initially completed a BSc majoring in biochemistry, Laird graduated from Otago Medical School in 2003. He undertook his core general medical and oncology training in Wellington. Laird is dual trained and gained membership as both a general physician and medical oncologist with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2015.
From 2014 to 2016 he completed a clinical fellowship in lung and head & neck malignancies at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia with a strong emphasis on translating new treatments to better outcomes for cancer patients including targeted therapies and immunotherapy. He has peer-reviewed publications in treating ALK-rearranged lung cancers.
Laird takes pride in tailoring treatments to the needs and goals of the patient, he communicates clearly and has an open and caring approach.
Laird has been treating lung cancer at Auckland Hospital since his return to New Zealand in 2016. He is the New Zealand representative on the Australasian Lung Trials Group and is committed to improving the health of New Zealanders with cancer through active involvement in research.
MB ChB 2003 Otago; FRACP 2015 - Internal medicine
Title or Designation
Medical Oncologist, Medical Oncologist - Thoracic Cancer Stream
Full NZ Registration Date
24 December 2004
Dr Laird Cameron is available at the following services:
This service is available at the following location:
Auckland City Hospital
(09) 367 0000
(09) 375 4300
(09) 307 4949
Admission & Planning Unit
Ext 24210 / 23225 | Fax: (09) 375 7038
Acute Referrals Service
(09) 375 7030, Ext: 24048 |Fax: (09) 307 2858
(09) 376 0000, open 24 hours / 7 days
Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries
(09) 638 0400 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Mental Health Services
24 Hour Crisis Line
GP / External Specialist Help Desk
(09) 307 2800