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Mr David Moss - General Surgeon

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East Care, Auckland

8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Ormiston Hospital & Specialist Centre

Description

I am a specialist breast and general surgeon.

Breast surgery forms a large part of my practice. I see breast problems at Eastcare Specialist Centre, 260 Botany Road. Here we can offer a comprehensive one stop service with imaging and clinical assessment. Surgery if required is performed at Ormiston Hospital.

I also have an interest in laparoscopic procedures including hernia repair.

I see a variety of general surgical conditions and have a special interest in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal problems.  I see patients at either Eastcare Specialist Suite or Ormiston Hospital.

While the name would suggest that the focus of general surgery is to perform operations, often this is not the case. Many patients are referred to surgeons with conditions that do not need surgical procedures, but merely require counselling or medical treatment.

Consultants

Hours

East Care, Auckland

8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Mon 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Thu 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thurs pm alternate with Ormiston clinic

Ormiston Hospital & Specialist Centre

Thu 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thurs pm alternate with Eastcare

Referral Expectations

When you come to your appointment, your surgeon will ask questions about your illness and examine you to try to determine or confirm the diagnosis. This process may also require a number of tests (e.g. blood tests, x-rays, scans etc). Sometimes this can all be done during one visit, but for some conditions this will take several follow-up appointments. Occasionally some tests are arranged even before your appointment to try to speed up the process.
 
Once a diagnosis has been made, your surgeon will discuss treatment with you. In some instances this will mean surgery, while other cases can be managed with medication and advice. If surgery is advised, the steps involved in the surgical process and the likely outcome are usually discussed with you at this time.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Breast Disorders

    Breast disorders may be noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant) and range from conditions that require no treatment to those that require immediate and major surgery.… More

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

    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

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders and Haemorrhoids

    Conditions of the gut dealt with by general surgery include disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel and anus.… More

  • Gallbladder Disorders (Gallstones)

    The most common gallbladder problem is gallstones. These are formed if the gallbladder is not working properly, and the standard treatment is to remove the gallbladder (cholecystectomy).… More

  • Skin Disorders

    Skin conditions dealt with by general surgery include lumps, tumours and other lesions of the skin and underlying tissues.… More

  • Hernias

    A hernia exists where part of the abdominal wall is weakened, and the contents of the abdomen push through to the outside.… More

Charges

David is a Southern Cross Affiliated provider for the following services as well as registered for Southern Cross Easy Claim.

  • General surgery (breast, gallbladder, hernia)
    • Consultations
    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram
    • Open or laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia
    • Open repair of incisional hernia
    • Open repair of umbilical hernia.
  • Varicose vein surgery.

Public Transport

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Parking

Free off street parking is provided for patients at both clinics.

Contact Details

East Care, Auckland

East Auckland

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Ormiston Hospital & Specialist Centre

South Auckland

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This page was last updated at 2:37PM on June 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Mr David Moss - General Surgeon.