149 Crawford Road
RD1 Tauranga 3171
8.30am - 12.30pm
About Dr Andrew Chancellor
is a Consultant neurologist with the Bay of Plenty District
Health Board, an appointment he has held since 1994.
He has extensive experience in acute and ambulatory care
neurology and is a service provider for electroencephalography
(EEG) and neurophysiology of nerve and muscle (EMG) at Tauranga
Hospital. He has also been in part time private practice
since 1995 and is a member of
was born in Yorkshire, England in 1958. He has been a NZ
resident since 1970 and was educated at Waitaki Boys
High School, Oamaru; and Hamilton Boys High School. He graduated
with Bachelor of Human Biology (BHB), Medicine and Surgery
(MBChB) from Auckland Medical School in 1981.
Neurological Association of NZ (President 2012-13)
- Australian and NZ Association of Neurologists
- Association of British Neurologists
Andrew has been in continuous full time employment as a doctor
since the age of 23 years. He trained in Internal Medicine
and Neurology at Auckland Hospitals (1981-89) and was awarded
a Fellowship Royal College of Physicians with advanced training
in Neurology (FRACP) in 1990 and was
elected to the Royal College of Physicians of London in 2012.
Andrew returned to the UK in 1989, where, for the next
four years, he gained valuable post graduate clinical and
research experience, mainly in Edinburgh at the Royal Infirmary
and Western General Hospital and also in Newcastle and Cardiff.
In 1994 he was awarded a Doctorate (MD), University of Auckland, in neuro-epidemiology
and other aspects of motor neuron disease. Dr Chancellor assists The NZ Motor
Neuron Disease Association, as medical advisor.
During 2003-04 Andrew was a Locum consultant at the Department of Clinical Neurosciences,
Andrew has wide-ranging interests in clinical neurology. These interests are
reflected in the many articles he has had published in peer reviewed journals.
Since 1994 Andrew has participated in a variety of national and international
He is an Editorial board member of ‘Practical Neurology’ (British
Medical Journals Press). Since 1996 he has been Convener and faculty member of
an annual teaching course in neurology for FRACP candidates, presented in Tauranga
and is compliant with educational maintenance programmes with the Australasian
College of Physicians.
Andrew married Patricia Walton in 1987. They have three children: Elaine, James
and Miriam. Non academic interests include: mountain recreation; and masters
cycling and swimming. Other interests include the history of
British Empire and
effective parenting. Is
an elected Trustee, Tauranga Girls' College (2010-) and
a member of St Peter's Presbytarian Church Tauranga (1994-).
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