COVID-19: As an Essential Service provider, Auckland Radiology Group remains open during the lockdown to care for your urgent and acute health needs. This means some services will not be offered over this period. Please see below for more on the effect to our services. Read more here

Dr Stephen Merrilees

After completing radiology training in Auckland in 2005 Stephen completed Body and Interventional Radiology Fellowships in both Auckland New Zealand and the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, Scotland. Following this he obtained further fellowship training in MRI in Melbourne Australia before taking up a consultant post as Head of Vascular Imaging and Intervention at Monash Hospital in Melbourne.

In 2011 Stephen returned home to Auckland New Zealand as one of the Body Radiology and Interventional team at Auckland City Hospital. Stephen joined ARG as an associate in 2011 and became a partner in 2014. While Stephen is involved on all areas of Body imaging and Intervention he has particular interest in Hepatobiliary and Vascular Imaging and Intervention. Stephen has published in peer reviewed journals, co-written book chapters, and been involved in local and international meetings both as invited Faculty and Convenor. He is the NZ branch representative of the Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia (IRSA); Australasian EC member for APSCVIR and NZ representative for CCRTPET.

Contact Details

  • Phone 09 529 4850


  • MBChB (Otago 1998)
  • FRANZCR (2005)
  • EBIR (2015)

Areas of Practice

  • Interventional Radiology
  • Body Radiology
  • Vascular Radiology
  • Vascular and Body Interventional Procedures

Current Appointments

  • ARG Partner
  • Auckland City Hospital – Interventional Radiologist


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