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Southern Cross Hospital Christchurch - Gastroenterology

Private Surgical Service

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.

Description

Southern Cross Hospital in Christchurch is the largest hospital within our national network.

Owned by Southern Cross since 1979, the centrally situated hospital campus includes one of the biggest and most advanced private surgical hospitals in the South Island.

The Christchurch hospital campus has seen significant upgrades and new facilities in recent years, and typically provides services to around 9,500 patients each year. Facilities include digital operating theatres, an advanced 'hybrid' operating room, systems for robotically-assisted surgery, advanced digital scanning technologies, consulting facilities and a purpose built endoscopy centre.

 

Consultants

Procedures / Treatments

  • Anti-reflux Surgery

    Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) occurs when the valve between the stomach and the lower end of the oesophagus is not working properly.… More

  • Appendicectomy

    Laparoscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in the lower right abdomen (stomach) and a narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) is inserted.… More

  • Cholecystectomy

    Laparoscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in the abdomen (stomach) and a narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) is inserted.… More

  • Colectomy (Bowel Resection)

    Laparoscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in the abdomen and a narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) is inserted.… More

  • Colonoscopy

    A long, narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (colonoscope) is inserted into your anus and then moved along the entire colon.… More

  • Gastrectomy

    Partial: the diseased part of the stomach is removed and the remaining section is reattached to the oesophagus (food pipe) or small intestine.… More

  • Gastroscopy

    A long, flexible tube with a tiny camera attached (gastroscope) is inserted through your mouth and moved down your digestive tract.… More

  • Rectal Resection

    Laparoscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in the abdomen (stomach) and a narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) is inserted.… More

  • Splenectomy (Spleen Removal)

    Laparoscopic: involves cutting the spleen free from its attachments and removing it through several small incisions (cuts) in the upper left abdomen.… More

Visiting Hours

Weekdays 8:00 to 20:00
Weekends 8:00 to 20:00

Public Transport

The Christchurch City Council provides good public transport information. See here

Parking

Over 60 parking spaces are provided for patients and visitors.

Contact Details

131 Bealey Avenue
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
Canterbury 8013

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Street Address

131 Bealey Avenue
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
Canterbury 8013

Postal Address

P.O. Box 21-096,
Edgeware,
Christchurch, 8143

This page was last updated at 3:12PM on April 10, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Hospital Christchurch - Gastroenterology.