About Auckland Bone & Joint Surgery
We are a group of New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeons all with specialist North American fellowship training. Between the team we provide a wide range of orthopaedic care, including arthritic conditions and sports injuries, across the upper limb, spine and lower limb areas:
  • shoulder and elbow
  • cervical and lumbar spine
  • hip and knee


Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Mr Craig Ball

    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

    Available at all locations.

  • Mr Matthew Boyle

    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hip, Knee and Shoulder Specialist

    Available at all locations.

  • Mr Mark Clatworthy

    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Knee Specialist

    Available at all locations.

  • Mr Haemish Crawford

    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hip/Knee Specialist

    Available at Ascot Hospital, Remuera

  • Mr John Ferguson

    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Adult/Children's Spine Specialist

    Available at all locations.

  • Mr Michael Foster

    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand, Wrist, Elbow Specialist

    Available at all locations.

Referral Expectations

At your appointment, recommendations and options regarding your future treatment plan will be discussed with you.

You need to bring to your appointment:

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

Your visit will involve a thorough exam so please bring clothes that allow your spine and joints to be examined whilst maintaining your dignity. A friend or family member may come with you if you wish.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Shoulder Surgery

    Please click here for patient information on shoulders - what can go wrong and what treatments we can provide. More

  • Elbow Surgery

    Please click here for information on elbow injuries and their treatment. More

  • Hip Surgery

    Please click here for information on hip replacement and hip resurfacing. More

  • Knee Surgery

    Please click here for information on knee surgery. More

  • Spine Surgery

    Please click here for information on spine surgery. More

  • Hand and Wrist Surgery

    Please click here for information on hand and wrist surgery. More

  • 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

  • Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

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

  • Osteotomy

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

Public Transport

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Free patient parking is provided at all clinic locations.

Contact Details

Ascot Hospital, Remuera

Central Auckland

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This page was last updated at 11:14AM on February 19, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland Bone and Joint Surgery.