Dr Maria Pearse

09 630 8510 Auckland
Urgent Appointments Available
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Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations
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About Dr Maria Pearse

Dr Maria Pearse is a Consultant (Specialist) Radiation Oncologist and manages radiotherapy treatment at both Auckland Radiation Oncology and at Auckland City Hospital. Dr Pearse trained at Otago University in Dunedin, Auckland City Hospital and the Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre in Canada.

In addition to her clinical roles at ARO and Auckland City Hospital, Dr Pearse is the Chief Pathology Examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), of which she is a Fellow. This is the examining and accrediting body for the Radiation Oncology specialty.

Dr Pearse is active in the field of cancer research and has a number of international peer-reviewed publications. She is also the recipient of a number of research grants and awards.

Gender: female


General oncology with a subspecialty interest in the following:

  • Breast cancer
  • Urological cancer
  • Prostate and Bladder cancer
  • Skin cancers including melanoma and Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Palliative radiation therapy including lung cancer

Dr Pearses interests also include:

  • Intraoperative radiation therapy for breast cancer
  • Stereotatic body radiotherapy
  • Stereotatic treatment for brain metastases

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Radiation oncology


MBChB (Otago) 1994, FRANZCR (Radiation Oncology) 2003

Dept of Radiation Oncology, Auckland City Hosp 1999-2003
Fellowship in Prostate Brachytherapy, Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Ctr, Toronto, Canada

Specialist Experience
Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Auckland City Hosp 2003-June 2004 & July 2005-current
Clinical & Research Fellow, Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Ctr, Toronto, Canada July 2004-June 2005

Current Positions
Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Auckland City Hosp
Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Mercy Specialist Ctr
Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Auckland Radiation Oncology

Academic appointments
Senior lecturer in Oncology at The University of Auckland
Examiner for RANZCR

Contact Dr Maria Pearse

Urgent Appointments Available

on request P: 09 630 8510

Auckland Radiation Oncology
98 Mountain Rd

PO Box 67134,
Mt Eden
Auckland 1349

09 441 2759
15 Shea Tce

98 Mountain Rd Auckland 1023 New Zealand
Page last updated on 12 July 2021