Graduated from Otago University 1985. MBChB (Distinction).
Completed orthopaedic training in Dunedin, Rotorua, Hamilton and Auckland.
Awarded FRACS (ORTH) 1992.
Commonwealth Orthopaedic Fellow, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, London, UK 1992-1993.
Adult Reconstructive and Trauma Fellow, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 1994-1995.
Appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, NZ 1995.
Commenced private practice 1996. Operating at Braemar Hospital, Hamilton.
I have a particular interest and decades of experience in total hip and knee joint replacements; as well as revision hip and knee arthroplasty (for worn out total hip and knee replacements).
I manage some sports injuries of the hip and knee and also am heavily involved with pelvic trauma and musculoskeletal tumours and Waikato Hospital..
A team approach is the only option for successful healthcare. Miriam, my office administrator, provides most of the back-room support and organisation required to keep things running smoothly.
In the operating theatre I work with a dedicated group of experienced and highly trained medical professionals; each with their own role in ensuring you have an exemplary standard of care and safety.
Total Hip Joint Replacement. A surgical procedure to replace damaged cartilage and bone in the hip joint. Usually, this procedure is performed when pain and other symptopms become severe and significantly interfere with everyday life. Most commonly, the underlying condition is osteoarthritis. More.
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