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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.


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

Vaginal: an incision is made in your vagina and the uterus removed through the vagina.

Laparoscopic: several small incisions are made in your abdomen and a thin tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) inserted along with instruments that cut the connections of the uterus, allowing it to be removed through the vagina.

This page was last updated at 4:00PM on September 5, 2019.