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Angus Don - Spine and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Private Service, Orthopaedics, Spinal


Mr Angus Don is a New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in the surgical and non-surgical management of cervical and lumbar spine conditions.
As well as being in private practice (see details on the right) Mr Angus Don is also an orthopaedic and spinal surgeon at Auckland City Hospital.
Having completed his training in New Zealand, Angus spent considerable time in America where he was working as a Visiting Assistant Professor in spinal surgery at Stanford University. Prior to this he undertook spinal fellowships in Hong Kong and Auckland. He recently received the North American Spine Society's Outstanding Paper Award.
Angus is happy to see any spine referrals.
What is Orthopaedics?
This is an area that deals with conditions of the musculoskeletal system (disorders of bones and joints of the limbs and spine). The specialty 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.


Referral Expectations

We require a referral letter before making any new appointments.

  1. Any letters or reports from your doctor or hospital.
  2. Any X-Rays, CT or MRI reports.
  3. A list of medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies.
  4. Your ACC number and date of injury.

Common Conditions / Procedures / Treatments

  • 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

  • Herniated Discs

    Between the vertebrae in your spine are flat, round discs that act as shock absorbers for the spinal bones.… More

  • Spinal Tumours

    Tumours may be found within the spinal cord itself, between the spinal cord and its tough outer covering, the dura, or outside the dura.… More

Document Downloads

  • Publications / Presentations (PDF, 113.2 KB)
    A list of journal articles, book chapters and presentations and posters published/presented by Mr Angus Don.

Public Transport

The Auckland Transport website is a good resource to plan your public transport options.


Limited parking is available in the basement. Our carparks are clearly marked with yellow signs saying ORTHOPAEDIC & RADIOLOGY.


Please Note - parking can be limited and restrictions are strictly enforced. Additional parking is available across from the building which services Ascot Hospital. Normal parking fees apply. 

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:35AM on August 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Angus Don - Spine and Orthopaedic Surgeon.