Dr. Reuben Broom is a Medical Oncologist at Auckland City Hospital and Canopy Cancer Care.  He is also an honorary senior clinical lecturer in oncology at the University of Auckland. He graduated from medical school, University of Auckland in 1999 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2006. Between 2006 and 2008 he completed a clinical research fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada, focusing on breast and renal malignancies before returning to New Zealand.

Reuben is an active researcher in both breast and renal cancers. He is an investigator on multiple phase II and III clinical trials, including leading investigator-initiated phase II trials. He is also conducting translational research in these malignancies in collaboration with several Auckland-based laboratories.

Although Reuben is very much engaged with the biology of cancer and drug development, he prides himself on clear communication with patients and empowering them with the knowledge to make the decisions that are right for each individual. 


MB ChB 1999 Auckland; FRACP 2006



Title or Designation

Medical Oncologist - Breast Cancer Stream

Full NZ Registration Date

1 December 1999

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Reuben Broom 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 locations:

98 Mountain Road, Epsom

213 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, Auckland

121 Bank Street, Whangarei