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Michael Caughey - Shoulder, Hip & Knee Orthopaedic Surgeon

Private Service, Orthopaedics



Michael Caughey is an Auckland orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder, hip and knee surgery.
Procedures performed by Mr Caughey include:
  • Shoulder Surgery: Arthroscopic Acromioplasty, Arthroscopic Repair for Recurrent Dislocation, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs & Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Surgery: Arthroscopic Meniscectomy & Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement Surgery.
What is orthopaedics?
This is an area that deals with conditions of the musculoskeletal system (disorders of bones and joints of the limbs and spine). The specialty covers a range of different types of conditions starting with congenital (conditions which children are born with) through to degenerative (conditions relating to the wearing out of joints). The field of orthopaedics covers trauma where bones are broken or injuries are sustained to limbs.
Other conditions that sit under the spectrum of orthopaedics are metabolic conditions, neurological and inflammatory conditions.


Referral Expectations

When you come to your appointment you need to bring with you:

1.       Any letters or reports from your doctor or hospital.
2.       Any X-Rays, CT or MRI films and reports.
3.       A list of all medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies.
4.       Your pharmaceutical entitlement card.
5.       Your ACC number, if you have one.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Procedures / Treatments

  • 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

  • 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

  • Total Shoulder Replacement

    The AAOS website provides information about shoulder joint replacement surgery. 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

  • Total Knee Replacement

    This is a surgical procedure performed on a knee joint that has become painful and/or impaired because of disease, injury or wear and tear.… More

  • Meniscal Surgery

    The menisci are two circular strips of cartilage that form a cushioning layer between the ends of the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone) in the knee joint.… More

  • Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

    Many orthopaedic examinations and treatments are performed using an arthroscope, a narrow tube containing a fibre optic telescope that is used to look inside the joint.… 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

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This page was last updated at 10:26PM on August 10, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Michael Caughey - Shoulder, Hip & Knee Orthopaedic Surgeon.