Dr Andrew Chancellor

Bay of Plenty, NZ

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Consulting Rooms
149 Crawford Road
RD1 Tauranga 3171
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Phone: 07-552 4624
Tuesday & Wednesday
8.30am - 12.30pm

Fax: 07-552 4579


About Dr Andrew Chancellor

Andrew 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

  • Neurological Association of NZ (President 2012-13)
  • Australian and NZ Association of Neurologists
  • Association of British Neurologists
Andrew 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.

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, Edinburgh.

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 research projects. 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 the British Empire and effective parenting.
Dr Chancellor was an elected trustee for Tauranga Girls’ college 2010-16; is a long time member of St Peter’s Presbyterian Church and a supporter of the Acorn Foundation, Tauranga http://www.acornfoundation.org.nz/.

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