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Dr Rajeev Rajagopal

Specialist

Profile

Medical Background:
Dr Rajeev Rajagopal is a New Zealand-trained Haematologist and has been working as a Consultant Haematologist at Middlemore Hospital since 2012. Rajeev manages a wide variety of malignant and non-malignant haematological disorders: myeloma, lymphoma, leukaemia, myeloproliferative disorders, venous thrombosis, anaemia and immune cytopenia.

Rajeev completed undergraduate medical training in India before moving to New Zealand in 2006. His haematology specialist training was at Christchurch Hospital and Palmerston North Hospital.

Rajeev takes an active role in clinical trials and is a principal investigator in a number of trials in myeloma, acute myeloid leukaemia and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Rajeev was instrumental in establishing Patient Blood Management program at Middlemore Hospital in 2017 and is the joint clinical lead of this new service initiative. He is also the clinical lead of the blood bank at Middlemore Hospital.

Rajeev is a keen cricketer and currently leading the Papatoetoe cricket clubs senior grade side, having played at a professional level in the past.

From Rajeev:
"There is never a dull moment in Haematology; the main reasons are the patients that we care for and the colleagues that we work with. I am proud to be part of Auckland Oncology where everything we do is patient-centred. Thanks to the clinical research, options for patients are increasing as more and more targeted-treatments become available improving quality of life and life expectancy of patients with haematological disorders."

Interests

Rajeev has a special interest in anaemias.

Qualifications

MB BS 1999 Kerala; FRACP 2012; FRCPA 2012

Title or Designation

Haematologist - malignant and non-malignant conditions, Consultant Haematologist, Haematologist

Full NZ Registration Date

2 February 2009

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine, Pathology

Contact Details

Dr Rajeev Rajagopal is available at the following services:

Private Services

Auckland Oncology

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland Oncology, 125 Remuera Road, Auckland

Consultation by appointment only.

Rajeev Rajagopal - Haematologist

This service is available at the following locations:

Auckland Oncology, 125 Remuera Road, Auckland

Healthlink EDI: AUCKONCO

East Care, Botany

Healthlink EDI: estcrehp

Public Services

Counties Manukau Health Haematology Services - Clinical and Laboratory

This service is available at the following location:

Middlemore Hospital

Haematology Day Ward - Nurses Station Direct Line
Ph: (09) 270 4718 Fax: (09) 270 4795

Haematology Day Ward & Clinics - Haematology Clerk Direct Line
Ph: (09) 276 0038

Inpatients - Ward 2
Ph: (09) 276 0000

Haematology Secretary - Jenny Armstrong
Monday - Thursday 7:30 - 3:30 / Ph: (09) 276 0044 ext 59744

Haematology Typist - Cherie Polwart
Monday - Friday 6:45 - 2:45 / Ph: (09) 276 0044 ext 59742