Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Vascular Surgery
Private Surgical Service
At Southern Cross Hospital in Wellington we want you to feel well cared for and that you leave our hospital satisfied with the care you have received. A hospital visit can be an anxious time and we will do all we can to make your experience a comfortable and positive one. A very capable team will take care of you.
Investing in quality
At our Wellington hospital, our promise is a quality-driven service. We deliver quality care, not only to Southern Cross members, but also to patients with other private medical insurers.
Increasingly, we are providing services to those who pay for surgery themselves, and to patients funded by ACC and through other specific public funding arrangements.
Whilst in our Wellington hospital, patients can expect:
- a professional, caring nursing team, whose focus is on the patients’ wellbeing and comfort
- comfortable private rooms for overnight stay, with a large ensuite, television and radio facilities
- nourishing, quality meals for overnight patients (with attention to your special dietary needs on request)
- a modern, well-equipped day-stay facility for those not requiring overnight stay
- support from our team to ensure that from admission to discharge, the administrative procedures run as smoothly as possible
- delivery of complimentary newspapers on request
- flexible visiting hours and visiting arrangements to ensure a restful environment for all of our patients
- free parking facilities.
Southern Cross Hospital is home to the Wellington Specialist Vein Clinic, which is a centre of excellence for vascular disease management and boasts a recently commissioned advanced ‘hybrid’ operating room. The state-of-the-art centre was developed in close consultation with a group of the region’s vascular specialists, who consult and operate in a private capacity from Southern Cross Hospital.
This vascular services centre also offers patients the very latest vascular ultrasound and non-invasive testing, and is staffed by dedicated vascular sonographers. Conditions commonly treated by vascular surgeons include artery diseases, aneurysms and complex vein problems. The new hybrid theatre incorporates leading-edge medical technology - providing both an operating room and catheterisation lab for complex interventions and surgical procedures.
Vascular Surgery is provided by:
Procedures / Treatments
Endovascular therapy: a long thin tube (catheter) is inserted through a small incision (cut) made in the groin in the groin.… More
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy: an incision (cut) is made along the side of the neck, the carotid artery opened and the fatty material (plaque) removed.… More
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Balloon Angioplasty: a long thin tube (catheter) with a tiny balloon attached to the tip is inserted through a small incision (cut) made over an artery in your arm or groin.… More
Renal Artery Disease
Balloon Angioplasty: a long thin tube (catheter) with a tiny balloon attached to the tip is inserted through a small incision (cut) made in your groin.… More
Sclerotherapy: a tiny needle is used to inject a chemical solution into the vein that causes the vein to collapse.… More
- Weekdays: 8.00am to 8.00pm
- Weekends: 8.00am to 8.00pm
Free patient parking is provided.
Patient & visitor information: http://hospitals.southerncross.co.nz/patient-information.aspx
04 910 2160
04 910 1545
Phone: +64 4 910 2160
Fax: +64 4 910 2162
90 Hanson Street
90 Hanson Street
PO Box 7233
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This page was last updated at 11:24AM on February 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Vascular Surgery.