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Helen Rawlinson - Orthopaedic and Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Private Service, Orthopaedics


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Dr Helen Rawlinson graduated from Otago Medical School in 1995 and completed her orthopaedic training in 2005.
She has completed 18 months fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery; 6-months with Matthew Tomlinson in Auckland and 12-months in Seattle, USA at the Sigvard T.Hansen Jr Foot and Ankle Institute.
Helen works as a consultant in orthopaedic surgery at Auckland City Hospital focusing on adult orthopaedic trauma, adult foot & ankle surgery, hip & knee arthroplasty as well as other general orthopaedic surgery. Helen also consults in private at Cavendish Specialist Centre in South Auckland, 110 Specialists Suites, Grafton in Central Auckland and Silverdale Medical Centre, North Auckland.
Helen's surgical expertise covers the following:
  • Sports / trauma related injury to the foot and ankle
  • Arthroscopic and open surgery
  • Ligament reconstructive surgery
  • Tendon repairs and reconstructions
  • Rebalancing / realignment surgery
  • Degenerative disorders of the foot and ankle
    • Arthroscopic debridement
    • Realignment surgery
    • Fusion / arthrodesis
    • Ankle replacement
  • Sports and degenerative disorders of the knee
    • Arthroscopic meniscectomy
    • Knee replacement.


    Referral Expectations

    You need to bring with you to your appointment:

    1.       Any letters or reports from your doctor or hospital.
    2.       Any Radiology films/discs and reports OR the name of the Radiology company.
    3.       A list of all medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies.
    5.       Your ACC number, if you have one.


    8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

    Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

    Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

    Procedures / Treatments

    • Sports / Trauma Injury to the Foot and Ankle

      Please use the following links to read more information:

      Arthroscopic and open surgery… More

    • Degenerative Disorders of the Foot and Ankle

      Please use the following links to read more information:

      Arthroscopic debridement… More

    • Sports and Degenerative Disorders of the Knee

      Please use the following links to read more information:

      Arthroscopic meniscectomy… 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

    • 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

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    Free patient parking is provided at both clinics.

    At Ascot Office Park, parking can be found by coming into our driveway and turning to the left going down the ramp into the basement.  Park between the yellow and black pillars in spaces marked with a yellow sign 'Orthopaedics".  These are located immediately to your right on entrance to the basement area.

    Contact Details

    110 Grafton Road
    Auckland 1010

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    Street Address

    110 Grafton Road
    Auckland 1010

    Postal Address

    Silverdale Medical Centre
    7 Polarity Rise

    This page was last updated at 3:59PM on December 22, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Helen Rawlinson - Orthopaedic and Foot & Ankle Surgeon.