Anthony Cheng - Hand & Wrist Surgery, & Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Anthony Cheng is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hand and wrist surgery and in peripheral nerve injuries.
Anthony graduated from Auckland Medical School with Distinction in 2006. He began orthopaedic surgical training in 2008, and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2015. Subsequently, he completed post fellowship training in Australia in hand and wrist surgery, brachial plexus injuries and wrist arthroscopy. Anthony was awarded the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Post Fellowship Education Training (PFET) programme certificate in Hand and Wrist surgery.
Anthony is a consultant surgeon with North Shore Hospital's orthopaedic department, as well as maintaining a private practice specialising in hand and wrist surgery. He is an active member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, New Zealand Orthopaedic Society and the New Zealand Society for Hand Surgery. He contributes to the teaching and training of new surgeons and has ongoing research interests in orthopaedic biotechnology.
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand & Wrist Surgery & Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Please contact the practice during business hours, Monday to Friday.
Urgent appointments are available.
Please bring to your appointment with you:
- Any letters or reports from your doctor or hospital.
- Any X-Rays, CT or MRI films and reports.
- All medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies.
- Your pharmaceutical entitlement card.
- Your ACC number, if you have one.
Procedures / Treatments
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
A pinched nerve in the wrist that causes tingling, numbness and pain in your hand may require surgery to make more room for the nerve.… More
What is it?
Dupuytren's disease is named after a French anatomist and military surgeon Baron Guillaume Dupuytren (1777-1835).… More
Hand Surgery - Arthritis
Arthritis is a condition in which a joint and the surrounding tissue become swollen and painful.… More
Hand Surgery - Injuries
Damage to tendons, nerves, joints and bones in the hand may require surgical repair.… 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
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
The division of a crooked or bent bone to improve alignment of the limb.… More
Soft Tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments)
Specifically in the hand, tendons can become inflamed and sometimes trapped within a tight compartment.… More
Brachial Plexus Injuries
As the nerves to your arm and hand exit the spinal cord they form an intricate network of cables.… More
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This page was last updated at 1:27PM on May 24, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Anthony Cheng - Hand & Wrist Surgery, & Peripheral Nerve Injuries.