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Profile

After obtaining my fellowship (FRACS) in Auckland in 1994, I spent three years in the UK doing post-fellowship training in colorectal surgery, upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery. Whilst in the UK (Norwich & Edinburgh), I was involved in several research projects and publications.

Qualifications

MB BCh 1987 Witwatersrand; FRACS 1994

Subspecialties

Laparoscopic surgery for:

  • Gallstones and gallbladder problems (AFFILIATED PROVIDER SOUTHERN CROSS)
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
  • Abdominal hernias including - umbilical, inguinal, incisional and ventral (AFFILIATED PROVIDER SOUTHERN CROSS)
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Haemorrhoids (piles)
  • Pilonidal sinus surgery with flap repairs
  • Gallbladder surgery (AFFILIATED PROVIDER SOUTHERN CROSS)

Southern Cross affiliated provider for:

  • Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy - both diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Varicose veins surgery
  • Hernias - all abdominal hernias including: inguinal, umbilical, ventral,  incisional (laparoscopic and open approaches)
  • Gallbladder surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy)
  • Skin lesions

Title or Designation

General Surgeon & Endoscopist

Post-fellowship Training

Colorectal Surgery at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital - England. (2 Years)

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Hepatobiliary Surgery - The Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland  (1 year)

Full NZ Registration Date

15 June 1989

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Healthlink EDI

lsussman

Contact Details

Dr Luigi Sussman is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Rodney Surgical Centre

GPs can also direct refer through "the referrers assistant" via Care Select

Private Services

Dr Luigi Sussman - General and Laparoscopic Surgeon

This service is available at the following locations:

181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland

  • Phone

    (09) 486 5486

  • Fax

    (09) 486 0184

  • Mobile

    0274 999 700

  • Healthlink EDI

    lsussman

  • Email

    tolife@xtra.co.nz

Red Beach Shopping Centre, Hibiscus Coast

  • Phone

    (09) 486 5486

  • Fax

    (09) 486 0184

  • Mobile

    0274 999 700

  • Healthlink EDI

    lsussman

  • Email

    tolife@xtra.co.nz

Rodney Surgical Centre

  • Phone

    (09) 486 5486

  • Fax

    (09) 486 0184

  • Mobile

    0274 999 700

  • Healthlink EDI

    lsussman

  • Email

    tolife@xtra.co.nz

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Hospital North Harbour - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour