Selwyn D R Lang, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPA



Clinical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician

Microbiology Laboratory

Middlemore Hospital

Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu

Auckland 6, New Zealand


Clinical Microbiologist

Diagnostic Medlab

PO Box 14743

Auckland, New Zealand

Phone 649-276-0000, Ext. 8525

Fax 649-276-0258



               Selwyn is a graduate of the University of Otago School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He is a member of the American Society for Microbiology, the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and the New Zealand Microbiological Society. He and his wife staffed Sir Edmund Hillaryís hospital in Nepal 1970-71. He then trained in infectious diseases at Duke University under the supervision of David Durack. Selwyn has been an Examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and has served on a number of national and international advisory committees, including acting as a temporary consultant to the World Health Organization. Since returning to New Zealand in 1980 he has worked as a microbiologist and infectious disease physician at Middlemore Hospital in South Auckland and at Aucklandís community laboratory.