Dr Mills has previously held the position of part-time Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland and was previously Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Middlemore. 

Dr Mills has extensive experience in providing orthopaedic medico-legal reports Australia-wide (working with Medico Legal Consultants of Australia).

He is currently Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Middlemore Hospital and has past appointments at Mercy Hospital, Ascot Hospital and Auckland Adventist Hospital in Auckland. 

He has previously served as Chairman of the Auckland Orthopaedic Society (1981-82).  Dr Mills belongs to the following professional associations:

  •  Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Gordon Gordon-Taylor Prize 1964]
  • Member Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Medico-Legal Section.
  • Senior Fellow New Zealand Orthopaedic Association.
  • Member Auckland Orthopaedic Society.
  • Affiliate Member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Continuing Professional Development:  Dr Mills participates in Continuing Professional Development Conferences and Workshops offered by the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, the Australian Orthopaedic Association and also the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.  He has completed training in the modules of the American Medical Association Guides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment  4th and 5th Edition.


MB ChB 1960 NZ; FRACS 1967

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Consultant

Full NZ Registration Date

3 January 1962

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Dr Duthie Mills is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

eastMED Integrated Medical Centre, St Heliers

Please e-mail in the first instance for appointments.