David went to school in Auckland before moving to Dunedin for general medical training at Otago Medical School. After working as a house surgeon in Rotorua for two years David carried out specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in England and completed his training back in Auckland. David has been a specialist at Middlemore and National Women’s Hospitals as well as having been in private practice since 1984.

Currently David is a consultant at Middlemore Hospital.


  • Gynaecology
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Colposcopy
  • Incontinence
  • Pelvic Floor Problems
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Family Planning - Mirena
  • Obstetrics
    •     Normal Pregnancy
    •     High Risk Pregnancy
    •     Medical Diseases in Pregnancy (e.g. Diabetes)
    •     Recurrent Miscarriages


MB ChB 1974 Otago; M 1980 F 1992 RCOG; M 1982 F 1983 RANZCOG

Title or Designation


Full NZ Registration Date

7 November 1975

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Contact Details

Dr David Ansell is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Brightside

Surgeons can be contacted at their private consultation rooms.