Dr Chris Kenedi

General Medicine Physician and Liaison Psychiatrist, Auckland Hospital

Chris was trained at Duke University Medical Center in internal medicine and psychiatry. His family came to New Zealand for 3 years (8 years ago).

At Auckland Hospital Chris is a General Medicine physician in the morning and a Liaison Psychiatrist in the afternoon. He also provides medical support for the inpatient psychiatric hospital, HIV neuropsychiatry and clozapine toxicity management for the DHB. He is a neuropsychiatry consultant for the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand and sits on external review panels for complex cases for the Accident Compensation Corporation of New Zealand as a representative of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

His research interests are:

  • Clozapine toxicity and prevention.
  • Neuropsychiatric side effects of steroids.
  • Factitious and somatoform disorders.
  • Mental health in the aviation community. 

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