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Qualifications

State DMS 1987 Catholic U Rome; PhD (Orthopaedic Surgery) 1998 Erlangen 1998

Profile

Born in Genoa, Italy, Rocco has held the position of Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, since 2001. He is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Auckland Bioengineering Institute.

Rocco’s clinical practice focuses on total hip replacement through both anterior and posterior approaches, and total knee replacement using computer-assisted technologies. He also has extensive experience in management of upper and lower limb trauma.

Interests

  • Joint Replacement Surgery (hip and knee)
  • Reconstructive hip and knee joint surgery
  • Joint preserving surgery
  • Osteotomies
  • ACC-related reconstructive surgery of upper and lower limb, total hip and knee replacement.
  • Trauma

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

3 October 2003

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Contact Details

Associate Professor Pitto is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital, 98 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

(09) 623 5700
(09) 623 5701
Fax (09) 623 5702 consumer services

Private Services

Mr Rocco Pitto - Orthopaedic Surgeon

This service is available at the following location:

Cavendish Clinic, 175 Cavendish Drive, Manukau, Auckland

Public Services

Counties Manukau Health Orthopaedics

This service is available at the following locations:

Middlemore Hospital

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢

Manukau Surgery Centre

Private Surgical Services

Franklin Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Franklin Hospital, 12 Glasgow Road, Pukekohe, Auckland

Southern Cross Brightside Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Brightside Hospital