Dr Louis Lao
Dr Louis Lao comes to Auckland Radiation Oncology with a wealth of capability in advanced precision radiotherapy techniques such as stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)/ stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT). Dr Lao has a special interest in treatment of lung, upper gastrointestinal cancers, lymphoma and oligometastases. He is a passionate and dedicated Radiation Oncologist and looks forward to welcoming patients at Auckland Radiation Oncology. Dr Lao is also fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
In 2010, Dr Lao completed his postgraduate training in oncology in Auckland and whilst training, was awarded the CE Eddy Prize for most successful candidate in the RANZCR Part 1 Exam, and the Oncura Bourne & Langlands Prize RANZCR for outstanding trainee research requirement submission. He then undertook 2 years of clinical research fellowship at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada, focusing on stereotactic body radiotherapy and also treatment of lymphoma and lung cancer.
Dr Lao returned to New Zealand from Canada in 2012 with his young family and currently holds a position as Radiation Oncologist at Auckland City Hospital.
Treatment of Lymphoma and Oligometastases, as well as Gastrointestinal and Lung Malignancies using Stereotactic Ablative Therapy (SABR/SBRT).
MB ChB 2001 Otago; FRANZCR 2011
Title or Designation
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada, focusing on stereotactic body radiotherapy and also treatment of lymphoma and lung cancer.
Full NZ Registration Date
13 December 2002
Dr Louis Lao 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