Dr Reena Ramsaroop


  • Specialist Pathologist, Surgical Pathology Department, Waitemata DHB, Auckland
  • Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit
  • Chair of the NZBCF medical advisory committee

    Reena graduated from the University of Natal Medical School as a Fellow of the College of Pathologists (South Africa). She then practised as Consultant Pathologist/Senior Lecturer at the Natal Medical School.   In 1996, Reena emigrated to New Zealand, practising at Diagnostic Medlab.

    Since her arrival in New Zealand, Reena has completed her Ph.D (2000) and The Australasian College of Pathologist Fellowship. She developed her subspecialty interests in gynaecology, oncology and breast pathology with presentations and publications.

    With her particular interests in women's health and research, Reena was for many years the lead Pathologist for Breast Screen Limited (Auckland Central) and actively pursued research projects in women’s health.  She was a member of the BreastScreen Advisory Group, an active member of the Auckland Breast Cancer Study Group and was president of the NZ Society of Cytology.  Reena was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2013 New Year Honours in recognition of her services as a histocytopathologist.


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