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Professor Jim Shaw - Head & Neck, Skin Cancer and Thyroid Surgeon

Private Service, ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery, General Surgery



Professor Shaw is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for skin cancer assessment and removal of skin lesions under local anaesthetic as well as for several surgical procedures under General Anaesthetic at Ascot Hospital.

Specialist in:

Head & Neck Surgery: Thyroid, Parathyroid, Salivary Gland, Melanoma, Neck Lumps

Melanoma Surgery:  Primary Excision, Neck Dissection, Axillary Dissection, Groin Dissection, Sentinel Node Surgery

Skin Cancers:  Mole Checks, Excision and management of suspicious skin lesions and skin cancers

Melanoma, Head & Neck Surgical Experience

Melanoma Surgery 1984-2014

  • Primary Melanoma excisions
  • Sentinel Node dissections 
  • Neck Dissection 
  • Axillary Dissection 
  • Groin Dissection 
  • Other miscellaneous 

Head & Neck  Surgery 1984-2012

  • Total Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Head & Neck Melanoma and other Skin Cancers
  • Parotidectomy
  • Submandibular Gland Excisions
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Neck Dissection 
  • Branchial /Thyroglossal Cyst Resections
  • Oral Cavity Cancer etc
  • Carotid Body Tumours 


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To View a list of Professor Shaw's publications Click here


Referral Expectations

You need to bring to your appointment:

  1. Any letters or reports from your doctor or another hospital
  2. Any X-Rays, CT or MRI films and reports
  3. A list of all medicines you are currently taking including herbal and natural remedies
  4. Your pharmaceutical entitlement card
  5. Your ACC number if appropriate.


Professor Jim Shaw is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for a range of services in the following service categories:

  • General Surgery (Groin Dissection, Axillary Dissection, Inguinal and Umbilical Hernia Repair)
  • Head & Neck Surgery (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Neck Lumps + Salivary Gland Surgery)
  • Skin Cancer Diagnosis & Surgery (Wide Excision + Sentinel Node Study)
  • Varicose Veins Repair
  • Mole Checks and removal of suspicious skin lesions in our theatre at Remuera under Local Anaesthetic as a day-stay patient.

Please contact the practice for more details.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Professor Shaw's rooms are open Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday 8 am to 11 am (approximately). 

Professor Shaw consults with patients weekly on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and is available to see patients at two locations: 

1. Remuera: Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings: 122 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

2. Albany: Friday Afternoon: Apollo Centre for Health & Wellness: 119 Apollo Drive, Albany

Enquiries and bookings for both Remuera and Apollo Health Centre can be made via the rooms at Remuera on (09) 524 9599.

URGENT appointments outside these times are available.  Please call the Remuera rooms on (09) 524 9599 for urgent bookings and all enquiries.

All minor surgery under local anaesthetic (skin cancer removal, mole checks, etc) is performed in our accredited theatre in the Remuera rooms.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery

    Click here for more information on Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery More PDF

  • Melanoma Surgery: Primary excision, Neck, Groin and Axillary dissections, Sentinel Node Study

    Click here for more information on Melanoma and Skin Cancer Surgery More PDF

  • Mole Checks/Skin Cancer Surgery

    Full Body Mole Checks plus surgical management of skin cancers and suspicious skin lesions under local anaesthetic in our in-house accredited theatre or under general anaesthetic at Ascot Hospital for more complex surgical management. More

  • Salivary Gland Surgery

    Click here for information on Salivary Gland Surgery More PDF

  • Neck Lumps (Lymph Nodes and Thyroid)

    Click here for more information on Neck Lumps More PDF

  • Neck Dissection

    Click here for more information on Neck Dissection More PDF

  • Pharyngeal Pouch

    Click here for information on Pharyngeal Pouches More PDF

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Travel Directions

The rooms at Remuera are located at the Newmarket-end of Remuera Road, opposite the Eye Institute.
Motorway Off-Ramps are: Gillies Ave, Market Road or Greenlane East.

Apollo Centre for Health and Wellness (North Shore)
On the Northern Motorway, take the Greville Road Off-Ramp. Access via Rosedale Road not Constellation Drive

Public Transport

The Auckland Transport Journey Planner will help you to plan your journey.


Remuera Rooms:  Parking is available in the basement.

Apollo Rooms:  Plenty of parking available in the complex


Clinic Pharmacy located on Ground Floor - 122 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

Contact Details

For appointments at Apollo, please call the Remuera Rooms on (09) 524 9599

Specialists Suites, Level 1, Suite 113
119 Apollo Drive
Auckland 0632

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Street Address

Specialists Suites, Level 1, Suite 113
119 Apollo Drive
Auckland 0632

Postal Address

Level 1, 122 Remuera Road
Auckland 1050

This page was last updated at 2:31PM on July 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Professor Jim Shaw - Head & Neck, Skin Cancer and Thyroid Surgeon.