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Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Gynaecology

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

Mercy hospital is a not for profit charitable organisation committed to the delivery of exceptional care that makes a difference across the Otago and Southland communities.
 

Independent Specialists provide services related to the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, especially those affecting the reproductive system (uterus, vagina and ovaries). A number of the intervention require a scope (a scope is a long soft flexible tube, containing a camera and a light for examining the inside of a cavity).

This surgical service is provided at our facility by the following medical specialists. For further information please seek a referral through your GP or contact your preferred specialist directly. 

Consultants

Procedures / Treatments

  • Cervical Dysplasia Treatment

    Lletz (Large Loop Excision of the Transformation Zone) A thin wire loop that has an electrical current running through it is used to scrape abnormal cells from the cervix.… More

  • Colposcopy

    A speculum is inserted into your vagina, as for a pap smear, and the light from a small microscope (colposcope) is focused on to the cervix.… More

  • Colposuspension

    Incisions (cuts) are made in the abdomen (stomach) to allow access to your bladder.… More

  • Cystourethroscopy

    A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (cytoscope) is inserted into the urinary opening and through your urethra (the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body) to your bladder.… More

  • Dilatation and Curettage (D&C)

    Metal dilators are inserted through your vagina and used to widen the opening to the uterus.… More

  • Endometriosis Treatment

    Laparascopic: an incision (cut) is made near your navel (tummy button) and a thin tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) is inserted, allowing the surgeon a view of the internal organs.… More

  • Hysterectomy

    Abdominal: an incision (cut) is made in your the abdomen (stomach) and the uterus removed.… More

  • Hysteroscopy

    A speculum is inserted into your vagina, as for a pap smear, and a long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (hysteroscope) is placed into the vagina and moved through into the uterus.… More

  • Laparoscopic Colporrhaphy

    Anterior: an incision (cut) is made in your navel (tummy button) and several small cuts in the abdomen (stomach).… More

  • Myomectomy

    Laparoscopic: an incision (cut) is made in your navel (tummy button) and several small cuts in the abdomen (stomach).… More

  • Oophorectomy

    Laparascopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in your abdomen (stomach) and a thin tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) inserted, allowing the surgeon a view of the ovaries.… More

  • Ovarian Cystectomy

    Several small incisions (cuts) are made in your abdomen (stomach) and a thin tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) inserted, allowing the surgeon a view of your ovaries.… More

  • Pelvic Floor Repair

    An incision (cut) is made in your navel (tummy button) and several small cuts in the abdomen (stomach).… More

  • Pubo-vaginal Sling

    Small incisions (cuts) are made in your lower abdomen (stomach) and in the front wall of the vagina.… More

  • Salpingectomy

    Laparoscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in your abdomen (stomach) and a thin tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) inserted, allowing the surgeon a view of your fallopian tubes.… More

  • Vulval Biopsy or Excision

    A sample of tissue (biopsy) is surgically removed from a lesion (area of damaged tissue) on your vulva.… More

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Mercy Hospital Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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72 Newington Avenue
Maori Hill
Dunedin
OTA 9010

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72 Newington Avenue
Maori Hill
Dunedin
OTA 9010

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Private Bag 1919
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 4:00PM on September 5, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Gynaecology.