Dr Louis Lao MB ChB 2001 Otago; FRANZCR

Radiation Oncologist

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Dr Louis Lao comes to Auckland Radiation Oncology with a wealth of capability in advanced precision radiotherapy techniques such as:

Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)

Dr Lao has a special interest in the treatment of:

Lung cancer
Upper gastrointestinal cancers

He is a passionate and dedicated Radiation Oncologist and looks forward to welcoming patients at Auckland Radiation Oncology. Dr Lao is also fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Dr Lao completed his postgraduate training in oncology in Auckland and whilst training, was awarded the CE Eddy Prize for most successful candidate in the RANZCR Part 1 Exam, and the Oncura Bourne & Langlands Prize RANZCR for outstanding trainee research requirement submission.

He then undertook 2 years of clinical research fellowship at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada, focusing on stereotactic body radiotherapy and also treatment of lymphoma and lung cancer.

Dr Lao returned to New Zealand from Canada with his family and currently holds a position as Radiation Oncologist at Auckland City Hospital and as an honorary clinical senior lecturer at the University of Auckland.