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Dr Chris Jackson

Area of Specialisation

Chris Jackson is a Medical Oncologist with special interest in Gastro-intestinal cancers, Lymphoma, Melanoma and Urological Cancers.
He holds a national role in the research and management of Colorectal Cancer.

He 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.

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

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.

Contact Details

Address Mercy Cancer Care
Mercy Hospital Dunedin Ltd
72 Newington Ave
Maori Hill
Dunedin 9010
Telephone (03) 467 6677