MB ChB 2001 Otago; FRACP 2010; FRCPA 2010


Eileen is a general haematologist with a sub-specialist interest in venous thromboembolism. Eileen completed her specialist qualifications in 2010, after undertaking a thrombosis fellowship at Monash Medical Centre. She is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Eileen also works at Waitemata Health, where she is the Clinical Director of Haematology and Lead Thrombosis Clinician.

Eileen was the principal investigator of the TWISTER study (Two Weeks of Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Isolated Symptomatic Distal DVT), which formed the subject for her PhD (Monash University). She is an author on several VTE-related Australasian guidelines and is on the editorial boards for the leading thrombosis journals, JTH and RPTH. Eileen is a previous New Zealand councillor and past president of the Thrombosis Society of Australia and New Zealand (THANZ), a member of the THANZ Clinical Trials Group and International Society of Thrombosis & Haemostasis (ISTH) Live Education Committee, and is the NZ Councillor for the Asia-Pacific Thrombosis & Haemostasis Society.

Title or Designation

Clinical Director & Lead Clinician Thrombosis Service


Female / Wāhine

Full NZ Registration Date

6 December 2002

Vocational Scope

Pathology, Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Eileen Merriman is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Freephone 0800 80 93 42 - Waitemata DHB residential areas only
Patient enquiries:
(09) 486 8930

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 486 8900

Private Services

Eileen Merriman - Haematologist & Thrombosis Specialist

This service is available at the following location: