Isaac Cranshaw - Breast, Endocrine and Melanoma General Surgeon
Isaac graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1994 and subsequently completed advanced training in general surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2004. He undertook further subspecialisation training in Breast and Endocrine surgery in Sydney in 2005. In 2006 Isaac was awarded the Genesis Oncology Fellowship to train in advanced endocrine surgery at Hôpital Huriez (CHRU) in Lille, France. The following year he was appointed as the International Fellow in Surgical Oncology at the prestigious Royal Marsden Hospital in London, where he gained further subspecialist experience in melanoma, skin and soft tissue tumours.
Isaac returned to Auckland in 2007 to take up an appointment at Auckland City Hospital as a general and oncology surgeon where his practice includes the surgical management of melanoma, breast cancer, thyroid, endocrine and soft tissue tumours. He is Supervisor of Training for General Surgery and sits on the New Zealand Board representing Auckland City Hospital.
In private practice Isaac consults from 105 Remuera Road, Mercy Breast Clinic in Epsom and the Skin Institute in Takapuna. He has a particular interest in seeing patients requiring treatment in the following areas:
- breast surgery
- melanoma surgery, including sentinel node and node dissection
- endocrine surgery including thyroid surgery, parathyroid surgery, laparoscopic adrenalectomy
- skin surgery and sarcoma surgery.
Procedures / Treatments
General surgery covers breast diseases including breast cancer. These conditions are often initially dealt with in a specialised breast clinic which is able to perform a number of investigations (e.g.… More
Breast Cancer Surgery
This may be:
Simple or Total: all breast tissue, skin and the nipple are surgically removed but the muscles lying under the breast and the lymph nodes are left in place.… More
When a breast has been removed (mastectomy) because of cancer or other disease, it is possible in most cases to reconstruct a breast similar to a natural breast.… More
Abnormalities of the endocrine system treated by general surgery include disorders of the pancreas and adrenal glands in the abdomen and the thyroid and parathyroid glands in the neck. These are often very complex conditions requiring extensive investigations.… More
Salivary Gland Disorders
Disorders of the salivary glands may be dealt with by the general surgical department or the ENT (ORL) department depending on the local policy. More
Skin conditions dealt with by general surgery include lumps, tumours and other lesions of the skin and underlying tissues.… More
This is the most serious form of skin cancer. It can spread to other parts of the body and people can die from this disease.… More
Conditions of the gut dealt with by general surgery include disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel and anus.… More
General surgery covers some disorders of the liver and biliary system.… More
A hernia exists where part of the abdominal wall is weakened, and the contents of the abdomen push through to the outside.… More
Mr Cranshaw is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for selected services including the following categories:
- General surgery (breast, gallbladder, hernia)
- Skin cancer diagnosis & surgery
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(09) 524 1237
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398 Lake Rd
398 Lake Rd
105 Remuera Rd
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This page was last updated at 1:59PM on June 12, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Isaac Cranshaw - Breast, Endocrine and Melanoma General Surgeon.