Dr Laird Cameron



MB ChB 2003 Otago; FRACP 2015 - Internal medicine


Laird Cameron is a Medical Oncologist specialising in lung, mesothelioma and head & neck malignancies.

Having initially completed a BSc majoring in biochemistry, Laird graduated from Otago Medical School in 2003. He undertook his core general medical and oncology training in Wellington. Laird is dual trained and gained membership as both a general physician and medical oncologist with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2015.

From 2014 to 2016 he completed a clinical fellowship in lung and head & neck malignancies at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia with a strong emphasis on translating new treatments to better outcomes for cancer patients including targeted therapies and immunotherapy. He has peer-reviewed publications in treating ALK-rearranged lung cancers.

Laird takes pride in tailoring treatments to the needs and goals of the patient, he communicates clearly and has an open and caring approach.

Laird has been treating lung cancer at Auckland Hospital since his return to New Zealand in 2016. He is the New Zealand representative on the Australasian Lung Trials Group and is committed to improving the health of New Zealanders with cancer through active involvement in research.

Title or Designation

Medical Oncologist, Medical Oncologist - Thoracic Cancer Stream

Full NZ Registration Date

24 December 2004

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Laird Cameron is available at the following services:

Private Services

Canopy Cancer Care

This service is available at the following location:

98 Mountain Road, Epsom

For 24 hour urgent phone advice call 021 777 190.

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Public Services

Auckland DHB Oncology 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 

  • 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