Waitematā Colorectal Specialists
Private Service, General Surgery, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver), Oncology
Waitematā Colorectal Specialists provide multidisciplinary management of colorectal and small bowel disease. Services and treatments include:
- Upper GI Endoscopy & Colonoscopy
- Pill Cam Endoscopy
- Laparoscopic & Open Colorectal Surgery for Benign & Malignant Disease
- Outpatient treatment of Haemorrhoids
- Endo-anal USS for Incontinence
- Combined Surgical, Gastroenterological & Oncological Assessment
- Multi-disciplinary approach for Faecal Incontinence
- Management of Complex Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Hydrogen Breath Testing.
Procedures / Treatments
Conditions of the gut dealt with by general surgery include disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel and anus.… More
This is a procedure which allows the doctor to see inside your oesophagus, stomach, and the first part of the small intestine (duodenum) and examine the lining directly. … More
This is a procedure which allows the doctor to see inside your large bowel and examine the surfaces directly and take biopsies (samples of tissue) if needed. Treatment of conditions can also be undertaken.… More
This is cancer that begins in your colon or rectum.… More
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
There are two types of IBD, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. In these conditions, the immune system attacks the lining of the colon causing inflammation and ulceration, bleeding and diarrhoea. In ulcerative colitis this only involves the large intestine, whereas in Crohn’s disease areas within the entire intestine can be… More
Haemorrhoids are a condition where the veins under the lining of the anus are congested and enlarged.… 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
An opening is made in the skin of the abdomen (stomach) to allow drainage of stools (faeces) from the colon into a collection bag on the outside.… More
Laparoscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in the abdomen (stomach) and a narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) is inserted.… More
Laparoscopic (or keyhole) surgical procedures are performed through several small cuts (incisions) usually only 5-10mm long, rather than through one large incision.… More
Shea Terrace runs off Taharoto Rd, Takapuna. We are located at 15 Shea Terrace, directly opposite the St Johns Ambulance Centre.
The Auckland Transport website is a good resource to plan your public transport options.
Free parking is available in the front of the building and in the basement on Level 1.
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This page was last updated at 11:14AM on July 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā Colorectal Specialists.