Professor John Nacey MB ChB  Otago, MBA, MD (Otago), FRACS 



About Kelburn Urology

Professor John Nacey

Professor Nacey graduated from the University of Otago in 1977. After completing specialist training in urology, which included an appointment as Chief Resident in Surgery at the Flinders University Medical Centre, he returned to New Zealand to take up a joint hospital/university position in Wellington. In 1998 he was appointed Dean and Head of Campus at the University of Otago’s Wellington School of Medicine, a position he held for 10 years.

With a special interest in prostate disease, Professor Nacey has published extensively on this subject. He acts as referee for several major international journals. As past examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons he has maintained his interest in teaching undergraduate medical students and postgraduate surgical trainees. Professor Nacey currently holds the position of Professor of Urology at the Wellington School of Medicine.

He has widespread community involvement including the position of President of the Wellington Medical Research Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Management and is Chairperson of the New Zealand Medical Council’s education committee. He remains a strong advocate for promoting men’s health and has recently chaired the New Zealand Government Taskforce on prostate cancer.