MB ChB 1987 Auckland; FRACP 1994; FRCPA 1994


Dr Marianne Empson is an adult physician with specialist training in clinical immunology / allergy and immunopathology. She graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1986 and completed her specialist training in 1995 at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney.

Marianne has been highly influential in immunology in New Zealand; she was the inaugural chairperson of the NZ clinical immunology and allergy group, she has represented NZ clinical immunologists and allergists on the Australasian special society (ASCIA) council and for ten years was the chairperson for training in clinical immunology in NZ. She is a member of the Asia Pacific immunoglobulin in immunology expert group. Marianne held a part-time appointment with the Auckland Medical School for a number of years where she coordinated the laboratory medicine course and was responsible for giving medical students exposure to paediatric and adult immunology clinics.  She continues to have an honorary senior lecturer position there.


  • Inflammatory conditions such as connective tissue disease, vasculitis, inflammatory eye disease etc.
  • Allergic conditions
  • Primary immune deficiency disorders

Title or Designation

Immunologist & Allergist

Post-Fellowship Training

Master of Medicine (clinical epidemiology) - from Sydney University

Full NZ Registration Date

12 May 2000

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine, Pathology

Contact Details

Dr Marianne Empson is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Mauranui Clinic, 86 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland

Please contact our Epsom rooms Mon-Thurs to make your appointment. You can email us or leave a message on our answerphone.