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Adam Durrant - Durrant Orthopaedics - Hand & Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Adam graduated from Otago Medical School in 1998. At an early stage in his career he realised he wanted to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery so sought further experience in the United Kingdom, working as a junior in the Upper Limb unit at the Princess Royal Hospital in Sussex. Returning to New Zealand he graduated from the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association’s advanced training program and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2009.

Adam underwent a further two years of subspecialist training in hand, elbow and shoulder surgery in Australia and Canada, working with leaders in the fields of Upper Limb Reconstruction, Hand Surgery and Sports Injuries. In particular he was accepted as the prestigious Marion Fellowship in Hand Surgery in Australia and the John and Ruth Asper Fellowship in Upper Limb Reconstruction and Sports Surgery in Canada.

He has a particular interest in arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery of the wrist, elbow and shoulder as well as total joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow. He is also keenly interested in shoulder reconstruction in the injured athlete. Adam can offer all reconstructive procedures for the injured or disabled hand including open or endoscopic carpal tunnel release and tendon transfers.
What is Orthopaedics?
This is an area that deals with conditions of the musculo-skeletal system (disorders of bones and joints of the limbs and spine). The speciality covers a range of different types of conditions starting with congenital (conditions which children are born with) through to degenerative (conditions relating to the wearing out of joints). The field of orthopaedics covers trauma where bones are broken or injuries are sustained to limbs.
Other conditions that sit under the spectrum of orthopaedics are metabolic conditions, neurological and inflammatory conditions.



Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Please contact my Practice Manager, Hilary, for all enquiries.

Referral Expectations

You need to bring to your appointment with you:

1.       Any letters or reports from your doctor or hospital.
2.       Any X-Rays, CT or MRI films and reports.
3.       All medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies.
4.       Your pharmaceutical entitlement card.
5.       Your ACC number, if you have one.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Shoulder Surgery

    Surgery of the shoulder has advanced significantly over the last decade.… More

  • Rotator Cuff Repair

    The "rotator cuff" is made up of the combined tendons of some of the smaller muscles around the shoulder joint to allow fine movements of the shoulder, and also to enable the large deltoid muscle to perform the more powerful "gross" movements.… More

  • Shoulder Dislocation and Stabilisation

    The shoulder is an inherently unstable "ball and socket" joint.… More

  • Shoulder Joint Replacement

    Shoulder joint arthritis can be due to inflammation such as in rheumatoid arthritis, or due to wear and tear on the joint where it is called osteoarthritis.… More

  • Hand Surgery


  • Carpal Tunnel Release

    The carpal tunnel is located at your wrist. The flexor tendons to your fingers as well as the median nerve pass through this space.… More

  • Elbow Surgery


  • Joint Replacement

    For elderly patients joint replacement surgery is commonly required to treat damaged joints from wearing out, arthritis or other forms of joint disease including rheumatoid arthritis.… More

  • Osteotomy

    The division of a crooked or bent bone to improve alignment of the limb.… More

  • Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

    Over the last 30 years a large number of orthopaedic procedures on joints have been performed using an arthroscope, where a fiber optic telescope is used to look inside the joint.… More

  • Soft Tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments)

    In many cases tendons will be lengthened to improve the muscle balance around a joint or tendons will be transferred to give overall better joint function.… More

  • Removal of Metalware

    Most surgical metalware that is put in by Orthopaedic Surgeons to treat an injury is designed to stay in the patient permanently.… More


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Ascot Office Park is located opposite the Novotel building closest to the Southern Motorway. My clinic is located on level 3.  

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Free off street patient parking is provided in the basement of Ascot Office Park. Please use the carparks labelled Orthopaedics & Radiology.

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Ascot Office Park, Ellerslie

Central Auckland

Level 3, Building C
Ascot Office Park
95 Ascot Ave

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Level 3, Building C
Ascot Office Park
95 Ascot Ave

Postal Address

PO Box 17141
Auckland 1546

This page was last updated at 2:45PM on March 24, 2017. This information is reviewed and edited by Adam Durrant - Durrant Orthopaedics - Hand & Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon.