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Dr Fong is a Medical Oncologist specialising in Gynaecological cancer, Prostate cancer and research into oncology Phase I trials.

Peter is a first class honours graduate of the University of Queensland Medical School in Australia graduating in 1994. He trained in Australia and New Zealand hospitals, gaining his specialist qualifications in 2003 and working as a consultant. Between 2004 and 2008, he undertook a clinical research fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London in Phase I Oncology Drug Development, being an investigator in many trials. During this time he also worked in gynaecology and the prostate cancer drug unit. He spent 2 years in the laboratory doing post-graduate translational research on targeted agents at the Institute of Cancer Research, University of London.

Peter resumed work as a medical oncologist at Auckland Hospital in 2008. He is in the Gynaecological Cancer team, working in a multi-disciplinary structure. He is also in the Genitourinary Cancer team, with a particular focus on Prostate Cancer, having started the medical oncology prostate practice. He is on the Research Advisory Committee of the Australia and New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG) and the Prostate Scientific Committee of the Australia and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP).

Peter is actively involved in the NZ Gynaecological and Genitourinary Cancer Special Interest Group. He is an Honorary Academic at the Pharmacology Department, University of Auckland, continuing his interest in new cancer drugs and cancer biology. He collaborates with researchers at the University of Auckland on various projects. He is a principal investigator in numerous clinical trials (especially Gynaecological and Prostate) from Phase I to III. He has been published in major peer-reviewed journals.

Whilst Peter focuses on evidence based practice and discusses novel therapeutics, he tailors his discussion with patients according to their needs.

Interests

Prostate cancer, Gynaecological cancer, Oncology trials and Drug Development

Qualifications

MB BS 1994 Queensland; FRACP 2003

Subspecialties

Prostate Cancer

Gynaecological Cancer

Phase I trials/Drug Development/Translational Research

Genitourinary Cancer

Title or Designation

Medical Oncologist

Post-fellowship Training

Royal Marsden Hospital/The Institute of Cancer Research, London, United Kingdom

Full NZ Registration Date

16 July 1997

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Peter Fong is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland City Hospital

  • Patient enquiries

    (09) 375 4300

  • Known extension/pager

    (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

  • Emergency Department

    (09) 376 0000, open 24 hours / 7 days

  • Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries

    (09) 638 0400 / scheduling@adhb.govt.nz 

Mental Health Services

  • 24 Hour Crisis Line

    0800 800717

  • GP / External Specialist Help Desk

    (09) 307 2800

Private Services

Canopy Cancer Care

This service is available at the following location:

98 Mountain Road, Epsom

New Zealand Family Cancer Service

This service is available at the following location: