Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

CAMRI staff - Radiologists

Our team has extensive experience in MRI, including the management (as principal investigators), performance and analysis (as core laboratory) of large scale international clinical trials.

Our pool of consultant radiologists and cardiologists are highly qualified in their specific areas of interest. Their combined experience covers all areas of MR imaging and CAMRI's comprehensive range of software allows post processing analysis in specialty imaging.

Associate Professor Andrew Holden – Vascular and Body

MBChB 1984 Otago; FRANZCR 1995

Dr Andrew Holden is the Director of Interventional Services at Auckland City Hospital and an Associate Professor of Radiology at Auckland University School of Medicine. He is also a member of the Interventional Society of Australasia (IRSA) and Senior Examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.

Dr Holden completed his radiology training at Auckland Hospital before undertaking fellowships in interventional radiology and body imaging at Royal Perth Hospital. He also received fellowship training in liver transplantation at King’s Hospital in London.

Dr Holden is the author of over 40 articles in peer reviewed medical journals, has written book chapters, and has been a faculty member at numerous international meetings. His clinical and research interests include advanced interventional techniques for endoluminal, renal and oncology applications as well as new CT and MR techniques.

Dr Russell Metcalfe – Paediatric

MB ChB 1984 Otago; DCH 1988 Otago; FRANZCR 1998


Associate Professor Chris Occleshaw – Cardiac

MB ChB 1984 Edin; MRCP 1987; FRCR 1991


Dr Ruvin Gabriel – Cardiac

BHB MBChB (Auckland) FRACP

Ruvin Gabriel began his cardiology training at the Green Lane Cardiovascular Service and Auckland City Hospital, and completed it at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic (Ohio, USA), where he worked for two years as a clinical and research fellow in multi-modality cardiovascular imaging. Ruvin currently works as a clinical cardiologist with a special interest in non-invasive imaging at Middlemore Hospital, and consults part time at the Auckland Heart Group.


Dr Tim Hornung – Cardiac

BChir 1990 MB 1991 Camb; MRCP 1993


Dr Boris Lowe – Cardiac

MB ChB 1995 Auckland; FRACP 2004

ACHD fellowship at McGill University, Montreal, Canada


Dr Kevin Lee - Neurology

MB. ChB Auckland University 1978. FRANZCR 1987

After completing his training at Auckland University, Dr Lee completed a 2 year Neuroradiology Fellowship in Toronto, Canada  in 1988-1990. He has been a Consultant Neuroradiologist at Auckland City Hospital since 1990.


Associate Prof Anthony Doyle


Anthony's special interest areas are breast and musculoskeletal imaging. He was trained at Otago University and spent five and a half years at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in the USA which is a major Oncology referral centre. He was Chief of Mammography at the institution and the radiology representative on the University of Utah Cancer Committee. He also served as radiology presenter at the weekly Institution Tumour Board and taught and lectured on the imaging of chest, bone and breast neoplasm. In addition, he is an examiner for RANZCR and has published many papers in his specialist fields


Dr Gerard Deib

MBChB 2000 Witwatersrand; FRANZCR 2009; CCT(UK) Clinical Rad 2011

Gerard Deib is a research fellow at the Centre for Advanced MRI and the Centre for Brain Research. He is a neuroradiologist with a special interest in functional brain imaging. After completing his medical degree at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, he trained as a radiologist in the United Kingdom, obtaining membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (London). Gerard moved to Auckland after completing a neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Virginia and a combined research and clinical fellowship at Johns Hopkins, where his research focused on functional brain imaging (including fMRI and PET).