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Medical Advisor - Dr Justin Roake (Vascular Surgeon)

Qualifications: MBChB; FRACS; DPhil; FRCS; FRACS.(Vasc) Professor Justin Roake is a specialist vascular surgeon with the Christchurch Vascular Group. Born in Christchurch and educated in New Zealand, Professor Roake is a graduate of University of Otago (MBChB 1981) and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (1989) and Royal College of Surgeons of England (1996).

Professor Roake has a doctorate in immunology from Oxford University (DPhil Oxon 1993), where he also undertook specialist training in vascular surgery between 1989 and 1997. He was appointed as Professor of Surgery and Head of Department, Christchurch School of Medicine, in 1997 and is a renal transplant and vascular surgeon at Christchurch Hospital. He is the Clinical Director of the Department of Vascular, Endovascular and Renal Transplantation Surgery.

Professor Roake has research interests in the biology of vascular disease and is a clinical advisor to Encircle.