Dr Chellaraj (Benji) Benjamin



MB BS 1975 Madurai; DMRT 1978 Madras; MD 1979 Madras; M 1982 F 1984 RANZCR


Breast, Head & Neck, Skin and Urological Malignancies; Palliative Radiation Oncology

Title or Designation

Radiation Oncologist

Post-Fellowship Training

Dr Benjamin was previously clinical director of radiation oncology at Auckland City Hospital where he was a specialist for 26 years. He was named an Officer New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2008 New Year’s Honours list for his services to medicine and the community.

Dr Benjamin is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and NZ College of Radiologists and is associate Dean of the Oceanic University of Medicine.

He has worked with N.Z.A.I.D and Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 10 years (1996-2005) as the coordinator of New Zealand Medical Treatment Scheme for seven South Pacific countries (Fiji, Samoa, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Tonga, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu).

Full NZ Registration Date

22 December 1983

Vocational Scope

Radiation Oncology

Contact Details

Dr Chellaraj (Benji) Benjamin is available at the following services:

Private Services

Auckland Radiation Oncology (ARO)

This service is available at the following location:

98 Mountain Road, Epsom

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Public Services

Auckland DHB Radiation Therapy

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 

  • Acute Referrals Service

    (09) 375 7030, Ext: 24048 

  • 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