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Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - 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

At Southern Cross Hospital in Wellington we want you to feel well cared for and that you leave our hospital satisfied with the care you have received. A hospital visit can be an anxious time and we will do all we can to make your experience a comfortable and positive one. A very capable team will take care of you.

Investing in quality

At our Wellington hospital, our promise is a quality-driven service. We deliver quality care, not only to Southern Cross members, but also to patients with other private medical insurers.

Increasingly, we are providing services to those who pay for surgery themselves, and to patients funded by ACC and through other specific public funding arrangements.

Whilst in our Wellington hospital, patients can expect:

  • a professional, caring nursing team, whose focus is on the patients’ wellbeing and comfort
  • comfortable private rooms for overnight stay, with a large ensuite, television and radio facilities
  • nourishing, quality meals for overnight patients (with attention to your special dietary needs on request)
  • a modern, well-equipped day-stay facility for those not requiring overnight stay
  • support from our team to ensure that from admission to discharge, the administrative procedures run as smoothly as possible
  • delivery of complimentary newspapers on request
  • flexible visiting hours and visiting arrangements to ensure a restful environment for all of our patients
  • free parking facilities.

As demand for new services grows within the Wellington region, we continue to invest in our facilities to ensure that we respond to the needs of specialists and patients in the greater Wellington region and beyond.

Orthopaedic Surgery is provided by 10 surgeons. They are:

We have 4 specialists who currently consult at our facilities in Wellington are:

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

Visiting Hours

  • Weekdays: 8.00am to 8.00pm
  • Weekends: 8.00am to 8.00pm

Parking

Free patient parking is provided.

Contact Details

Phone: +64 4 910 2160
Fax: +64 4 910 2162

E-mail Address:

wellington@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz

90 Hanson Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021

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Street Address

90 Hanson Street
Newtown
Wellington 6021

Postal Address

PO Box 7233
Newtown
Wellington 6242

This page was last updated at 1:20PM on May 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Orthopaedic Surgery.