Dr Christopher Jackson
MB ChB 2000 Otago; FRACP 2008
Chris Jackson is a Medical Oncologist with special interest in gastrointestinal cancers, melanoma and urological cancers. Chris holds a national role in the research and management of colorectal cancer. Chris graduated from the University of Otago and trained in New Zealand before working at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London – the world’s first specialist cancer hospital.
Chris is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago, and has published academic articles and book chapters in gastrointestinal cancers and lymphoma. Chris is currently the clinical leader for oncology research at Dunedin Hospital, and has strong links with cancer trials within New Zealand. In 2015 Chris was appointed as Medical Director of the Cancer Society of New Zealand.
Chris was born and raised in Otago and is strongly committed to the region. He is a cofounder of Mercy Cancer Care, with Mercy Hospital in 2011 ensuring that patients affected by cancer are offered a full range of systemic treatments that may not otherwise be available.
- Gastrointestinal cancers
- Urological cancers
Title or Designation
Positions and Memberships
- Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago
- Published author of academic articles and book chapters in Gastrointestinal Cancers and Lymphoma
- Current Clinical Leader for Oncology Research at Dunedin Hospital
- Maintains strong links with Cancer Trials within New Zealand
- Co-founder of Mercy Cancer Care
- Medical Director of the Cancer Society of New Zealand
Full NZ Registration Date
5 April 2002
Dr Christopher Jackson is available at the following service:
This service is available at the following location:
Mercy Cancer Care, 72 Newington Avenue, Maori Hill, Dunedin
(03) 467 6677
Oncology Nurse Mercy Cancer Care
- Mobile: 027 693 4504