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Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

Private Surgical Service, Orthopaedics

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

Located in Queenstown, Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital provides patients in the Central Lakes region with greater access to quality elective surgery closer to home. 

Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital, is a joint venture partnership between Central Lakes Trust and Southern Cross Healthcare, whose shared purpose is to support the health and wellbeing of communities in the region.

The facility began operating in early 2022, and includes 3 operating theatres and 13 inpatient beds, each with its own ensuite facilities.

Hospital services are available to both privately and publicly funded patients to support broader access to healthcare in the region. Accident and emergency services are not offered, however the hospital will be providing planned surgery for patients who are eligible for access through ACC. 

Orthopaedic surgery
Orthopaedic surgery is concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. This specialty deals with acute injuries, congenital and acquired disorders, chronic arthritis or overuse of the bones, joints and their associated tissues, ligaments, nerves and muscles.

Common procedures undertaken by orthopaedic surgeons are:

  • Arthroscopies (diagnosing and treating joint problems)
  • Surgery on hands and wrists
  • Carpal tunnel surgery

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Visiting Hours

Between 10.00am-8.00pm

Contact Details

7 Twelfth Avenue
Lake Hayes
Queenstown

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Street Address

7 Twelfth Avenue
Lake Hayes
Queenstown

Postal Address

PO Box 191
Queenstown 9348

This page was last updated at 12:19PM on May 19, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery.