Dr Stephen Merrilees

With more than 20 years delivering quality healthcare, Dr Stephen Merrilees is one of Auckland Radiology’s shareholding radiologists. In addition, Steve is ARG’s Managing Radiologist and an Interventional Radiologist at Auckland City Hospital. Steve is an Otago University graduate who then completed Fellowships in Auckland, at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, Scotland and in Melbourne, Australia.

While Steve is involved in all areas of body imaging and intervention, he has particular interest in Hepatobiliary and Vascular Imaging and Intervention. He 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 Committee member for the Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (APSCVIR) and NZ representative for the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Peripheral Endovascular Therapy (CCRTPET). He is currently on the secretariat of the NZIIR (New Zealand Institute for Independent Radiologists).

Contact Details

  • Phone 09 529 4850


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

Areas of Practice

  • Body and Vascular Imaging
  • Interventional and Vascular Procedures

Current Appointments

  • Shareholding Radiologist, Auckland Radiology Group
  • Medical Director, Auckland Radiology Group
  • Auckland City Hospital – Interventional Radiologist


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