Dr Nicholas Kennedy - Rheumatologist



After working in Australia, Nicholas has returned to Wellington as a Consultant Immunologist at Wellington Hospital. Nicholas is accepting referrals for new adult patients in all areas of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy including:


  • Rheumatoid arthritis
    Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Sjogrens syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Inflammatory muscle disease
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Back pain and other non-inflammatory rheumatological conditions.

Clinical Immunology and Allergy:

  • Hayfever and rhinitis
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Medication allergy
  • Food allergy
  • Bee/wasp allergy
  • Urticaria/hives
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema (swelling lips, tongue, eyes)
  • Primary immunodeficiency.

Specialist Training:

Nicholas graduated from the University of Otago in 2005 and undertook specialist training at the Wellington Regional Rheumatology and Christchurch Rheumatology and Immunology units. After gaining his fellowship in Rheumatology, Nicholas completed specialist training as a Clinical Immunologist and Allergist in Adelaide.


MB ChB 2005 Otago; FRACP 2016

Title or Designation

Immunology Consultant, Rheumatologist

Full NZ Registration Date

24 November 2006

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Nicholas Kennedy - Rheumatologist is available at the following services:

Private Services

Dr Nicholas Kennedy - Rheumatologist

This service is available at the following location:

98 Churchill Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington

Public Services

Capital & Coast DHB Immunology

This service is available at the following location:

Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

Please call this number if you wish to enquire about an appointment