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Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Orthopaedic Surgery

Private Surgical Service

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.

Description

Mercy hospital is a not for profit charitable organisation committed to the delivery of exceptional care that makes a difference across the Otago and Southland communities.

 

Independent Specialists provide orthopaedics services that relate to the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system e.g. Arthroplasty is surgery to relieve pain and restore range of motion by realigning or reconstructing a joint. Arthroscopy is an instrument through which the interior of a joint may be inspected or operated on.

This surgical service is provided at our facility by the following medical specialists. For further information please seek a referral through your GP.

Consultants

Procedures / Treatments

  • Ankle Arthroscopy

    Two or three small incisions (cuts) are made in the ankle and a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope) is inserted.… More

  • Ankle Replacement

    An incision (cut) is made in the front of, and several smaller cuts on the outside of, the ankle.… More

  • Carpal Tunnel Release

    Surgery to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome involves making an incision (cut) from the middle of the palm of your hand to your wrist.… More

  • Discectomy

    An incision (cut) is made over the relevant part of the spine and the bulging part of the painful disc is cut off and removed. More

  • Hip Arthroscopy

    Small incisions (cuts) are made in the hip area and a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope) is inserted.… More

  • Hip Replacement

    An incision (cut) is made on the side of the thigh to allow the surgeon access to the hip joint.… More

  • Knee Arthroscopy

    Several small incisions (cuts) are made on the knee through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More

  • Knee Replacement

    An incision (cut) is made on the front of the knee to allow the surgeon access to the knee joint.… More

  • Rotator Cuff Repair

    Several small incisions (cuts) are made in the shoulder through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy

    This surgery involves making several small incisions (cuts) on the shoulder through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More

  • Spinal Fusion

    An incision (cut) is made over the relevant part of the spine.… More

  • Tendon Repair

    An incision (cut) is made over the damaged tendon. The damaged ends of the tendon are sewn together and, if necessary, reattached to surrounding tissue. More

Contact Details

Mercy Hospital Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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Dunedin - South Otago

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This page was last updated at 3:41PM on September 6, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Orthopaedic Surgery.