MB ChB 2009 Auckland; FRACS (GS) 2018


Dr Benjamin Cribb is a specialist colorectal, laparoscopic and general surgeon. He has expertise in complex, minimally invasive, laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for a wide range of colorectal and general surgical conditions including; hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, colonoscopy, colon and rectal cancer surgery and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr Cribb completed general surgical training in New Zealand, attaining his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in general surgery in 2019. Benjamin then completed a further three years of sub-specialty training in colorectal surgery completing the prestigious Australia and New Zealand Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery (ANZTBCRS) fellowship training program where he gained extensive experience in the latest robotic and best-practice minimally invasive surgical techniques. His colorectal fellowship training included one year in Melbourne at Epworth Hospital, one year in Adelaide at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and one year at North Shore Hospital in Auckland.

Benjamin works as a colorectal surgeon at Tauranga Hospital and Grace Hospital. He is passionate about offering his patients the highest quality and cutting edge surgical techniques with compassion and care.


  • ANZ Hernia Society
  • CSSANZ(Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia New Zealand) completed fellowship training
  • NZAGS New Zealand Association of General Surgery
  • Chair of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons Indigenous Health Committee
  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons Māori Health Advisory Committee

Read more about Benjamin here.


  • Colorectal surgery

Title or Designation

General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon


Male / Tāne

Full NZ Registration Date

23 December 2009

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Contact Details

Dr Benjamin Cribb is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Tauranga Specialist Centre, 752 Cameron Road, Tauranga

Contact us online here

For non-patient enquiries: baycolorectal@gmail.com