MB ChB 1996 Glasgow; CCT (UK) (Gen Surg) 2009; FRCS (Gen surg) Glasg 2009
I graduated from Glasgow University in 1996 with a MB. ChB, and a B.Sc. (Honours) in gross anatomy. My postgraduate training was under the West of Scotland Higher Surgical Training scheme culminating in CCT in 2009. In the same year I successfully completed an MD thesis on the topic of chronic pain and inguinal hernia repair. I spent a year as a post CCT fellow in New Zealand in 2010.
For the next five years I worked as a consultant surgeon in two large public teaching hospitals in contrasting health care systems, Scotland and Singapore. I have been employed at Lakes DHB since 2016.
I have published regularly throughout my career.
My current research interests include cultural and societal influences on the doctor patient relationship and management of the older frail surgical patient.
I have contributed to the successful implementation of a One Stop Clinic/Prehabilitation and Enhanced Recovery Programs for patients requiring GI resections at Lakes.
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy/Colonoscopy
- General Surgery ( abdominal and groin hernia repair, benign gallbladder disease)
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Colorectal Surgery
I am trained as a General Surgeon, but have also been credentialed in the subspecialty of Colorectal Surgery. In this subspecialist field my interests include benign and malignant coloproctological conditions and Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFD).
Title or Designation
Current membership of professional/other bodies:
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow)
- Member Association of General Surgeons Great Britain and Ireland
- Member Society of Colorectal Surgeons Singapore/UK
- Honorary Member Waikato University
Full NZ Registration Date
19 February 2018
Dr Blaithin Page is available at the following services:
Private Surgical Services
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