Professor Michael Findlay graduated from Otago University School of Medicine in 1983 before specialising in the field of Medical Oncology, being granted entry to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1990.

He trained in New Zealand, Australia and London, where he developed a clinical research interest in the field of gastro-intestinal malignancy. He completed a Doctor of Medicine degree in this field before returning to Sydney and then New Zealand where in 2002 he was appointed Professor of Oncology at the University of Auckland.

He has a research interest in the fields of gastric, oesophageal, liver, pancreas, neuroendocrine, GIST and colorectal (bowel) cancers. In addition to being a member of the Board and Scientific Advisory Committee of the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group he is Director of Cancer Trials New Zealand – a national cancer clinical research organisation. Michael is a practising Medical Oncologist both at Auckland City Hospital’s Regional Cancer Service and Canopy Cancer Care. 


MB ChB 1983 Otago; FRACP 1990



Title or Designation

Medical Oncologist

Full NZ Registration Date

27 December 1984

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Prof Michael Findlay 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