Dr Dereck Souter



Born and raised in Wellington, he entered Otago Medical School in 1980. After graduation, he joined the Royal New Zealand Navy as a medical officer. Dereck served both at sea and in the Navy Hospital at Devonport before moving to England to train in obstetrics and gynaecology. While gaining his specialist qualifications, Dereck attended many courses on laparoscopic surgery, held by both British and European experts.

Dereck combines private practice with a part time role at National Women's Hospital, where he has specific involvement with the ultrasound department. His main medical interests are high risk pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, ultrasound scanning and laparoscopic gynaecological surgery.


  • High risk pregnancy
  • Multiple pregnancy
  • Normal pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound (Scanning)
  • Caesarean section
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Post Menopausal bleeding
  • Hysterectomy


MB ChB 1985 Otago; M 1993 F 1995 RANZCOG; MRCOG 1993

Title or Designation

Gynaecologist, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Full NZ Registration Date

27 March 1987

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Contact Details

Dr Dereck Souter is available at the following services:

Public Services

Auckland DHB Women's Health - Maternity/ Pregnancy Care

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland City Hospital

Walk in Centre
  (09) 623 6455 or freephone 0800 4 BIRTH (0800 424 784)

Labour and Birthing Suite
  (09) 307 2888

Women's Assessment Unit
  (09) 631 0784

Day Assessment Unit
  (09) 307 4949 ext 25907

Appointment enquiries
  (09) 638 0400


Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Hospital Brightside - Gynaecology

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Brightside

Surgeons can be contacted at their private consultation rooms.