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General Manager Michael Ludbrook
58  Otonga Road,  Springfield,  Rotorua 3015
Reception Phone 07 921 2700

Dr Leanne Tyrie

MB ChB 1987 Otago; DRANZCR 1994; FRANZCR 1996

Practising at



Radiation Oncology

Full NZ Registration Date

13 February 1989

Private Services

Kathleen Kilgour Centre

Physical address: On Twentieth Avenue on the Tauranga Hospital Site, next door to the existing Cancer Centre
Tauranga South
Tauranga 3112

(07) 929 7995

(07) 929 7996

Special Clinical Interest(s)

Dr Tyrie is proficient in the use of 3D conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), image guided radiotherapy (IGRT) and in the use of high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. 

She has a particular interest in quality of life issues regarding the treatment of prostate cancer. Dr Tyrie has been actively involved in the national implementation of new technologies used to treat prostate and breast cancer, and has an ongoing commitment to research into these tumour sites. She continues to publish in peer reviewed journals and is the principal investigator for a number of ongoing collaborative research trials.

Professional Profile

Dr Tyrie received her medical degree at the University of Otago before undertaking specialty training at Mount Vernon Hospital in London. She completed her specialty training at Waikato Hospital and held a radiation oncology consultant position there from 1996 until 2014. She has held several radiation oncology leadership positions including Director of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Oncology Training at Waikato Hospital.

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Other Specialists in Radiation Oncology

Dr Glenys Round


Visiting hours: 10am - 8pm

58 Otonga Road, Rotorua, 3015
PO Box 2240, Rotorua, 3040

Phone: 07 921 2700
Fax: 07 921 2701

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