MB ChB 1984 Auckland; FRACS 1991
Mr David Adams
Dave Adams grew up in South Auckland and graduated from Auckland Medical School, before undertaking surgical training in the northern region to obtain his FRACS. Subsequent to this, he spent 3 years as Registrar and Senior Registrar in General and Vascular surgery in Cheltenham, England before returning to Middlemore Hospital at the end of 1992.
Research interests have included aortic aneurysm screening, familial incidence of aneurysm and the use of thoracic sympathectomy. Dave has a significant interest in trauma. For twelve years he was director of trauma services at Middlemore Hospital and he is a course director of the RACS Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) course. He is a former executive member of the Vascular Society of New Zealand and currently serves on the RACS Board of General Surgery as the chair of the NZ subcommittee.
Dave continues to be involved in most aspects of elective general surgery (in particular thyroid and parathyroid) as well as elective and acute vascular surgery.
He is available for both public and private consultation.