Dean Mistry - Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
Dean graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1999 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2009.
Dean underwent extensive subspecialty training in spine surgery at both the Spinal Unit at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. He returned home to Auckland where he has been in practice since 2013.
Dean has interests in all aspects of spinal pathology and treatment, both operative and non-operative. He performs procedures on lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine pathology such as microdiscectomy, open and minimally invasive instrumented fusions, ACDF, cervical disc replacement and laminoplasty.
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Dean is available to see new referrals, and is happy to discuss any patient or issue with you. He has been based at Ascot Office Park for over 6 years, and now holds satellite clinics in Silverdale and Manukau. Dean is able to offer patients surgery at Brightside and Mercy hospitals.
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
You need to bring with you to your appointment:
- your GP, physiotherapist or other healthcare professional referral letter
- any additional letters or reports from your doctor, physiotherapist, previous surgeons or hospitals
- any X-Rays, CT or MRI films and reports
- all medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies
- your ACC number, if you have one. Also date of injury, plus ACC referral letter.
Procedures / Treatments
Between the vertebrae in your spine are flat, round discs that act as shock absorbers for the spinal bones.… More
The spine or backbone provides stability to the upper part of our body.… More
Lumbar stenosis is the compression of spinal nerves caused by narrowing of the spinal canal and it is one of the common causes of low back pain.… More
Cervical spine refers to the neck portion of the spine, and cervical spine conditions may result from overuse injuries, trauma and certain diseases.… More
Scoliosis is a condition characterised by abnormal curvature of the spine causing a deviation to one side.… More
The term ankylosis stands for loss of mobility of the spine, whereas spondylitis means inflammation of the spine.… More
Spine trauma is damage to the spine caused from a sudden traumatic injury caused by an accidental fall or any other physical injury.… More
Sciatica is a painful condition caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve.… More
Spondylolisthesis is the displacement of vertebral disc from the spinal column.… More
Kyphosis is a condition of abnormal curvature of the spine that causes rounding of the upper back or a hunchback.… More
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Ascot Office Park: parking is available in the underground carpark located to the left hand side of the building. Please park in the spaces marked Medical Centre as parking is limited and incorrectly parked cars are often removed. These spaces are located on the right hand side as you enter the underground area.
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This page was last updated at 9:20AM on October 16, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Dean Mistry - Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon.