During this time, ARO continues to provide services to those requiring radiation therapy.
You will be contacted directly with any changes to your appointments.
New patient referrals will be accepted but please note there may be some delays to starting treatments due to the current COVID-19 conditions. Please be aware of border requirements (here) if you need to travel across alert level boundaries for appointments.
Dr John Childs MNZM; MB ChB; FRANZCR; FRACP
Dr Childs is a trained Medical Oncologist and Radiation Oncologist. He has worked at Addenbrooks Hospital, Cambridge, UK and The Royal Marsden Hospital, UK and held the position of National Clinical Director at the Ministry of Health, NZ.
He has a depth and breadth of experience having worked in most areas of radiation oncology. He has a particular interest in:
Lower Gastrointestinal cancers
Palliative radiation care
He currently consults at Auckland City Hospital, Auckland Radiation Oncolgoy (ARO) in Auckland, and at a satellite clinic in Whangarei. This clinic is located at Cardinal Points Specialist Centre, 8 Percy St, Whangarei.