Gillies Hospital Paediatric Surgery
Private Surgical Service General Surgery
Gillies, a Southern Cross Hospital, is located in the heart of Epsom, Auckland.
The hospital prides itself on being a trusted private surgical hospital with highly skilled professionals providing accessible family-centred care. We value Excellence, Respect, Teamwork and Fairness.
Gillies Hospital has been designed with a focus on short stay surgery, and provides a friendly and highly professional environment.
The hospital's four operating rooms are complemented by 16 inpatient beds and a same day unit.
Procedures / Treatments
Umbilical Hernia An incision (cut) is made underneath the navel (tummy button) and the hernia (part of the intestine that is bulging through the abdominal wall) is pushed back into the abdominal cavity.… More
A small incision (cut) is made in the groin on the side of the undescended testicle and the testicle pulled down into the scrotum.… More
A long, narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (sigmoidoscope) is inserted into the anus and moved through the lower large intestine (bowel).… More
A fold of tissue (frenum) that attaches to the cheek, lips and/or tongue is surgically removed. More
Laparoscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made in the lower right abdomen and a narrow tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) in inserted.… More
The foreskin is pulled away from the body of the penis and cut off, exposing the underlying head of the penis (glans).… More
Shave Biopsy: the top layers of skin in the area being investigated are shaved off with a scalpel (surgical knife) for investigation under a microscope.… More
Skin Lesion Excision
Skin lesions such as cysts and tumours are removed by cutting around and under them with a scalpel. More
A minor surgical procedure is performed to widen the urinary meatus or opening (where the urine exits the body). More
A small cut is made in the scrotum and the fluid is drained from the hydrocoele sac (a fluid-filled mass that forms in the scrotum).… More
A small cut is made in the scrotum, the cord supplying blood to the testicle is untwisted and both testes are sutured (stitched) to the scrotum to prevent another torsion.… More
The fluid-filled cyst or sac (spermatocoele) that forms on the epididymis (a long tube that lies at the back of each testicle) is surgically removed. More
An incision (cut) is made in the neck over the cyst (fluid-filled sac) and the cyst cut free from muscle and other tissue.… More
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A car park is located to the left of the hospital as you enter off Gillies Ave.
(09) 925 4000
160 Gillies Avenue
160 Gillies Avenue
P O Box 99018
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This page was last updated at 10:42AM on September 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Gillies Hospital Paediatric Surgery.