MB ChB 1979 Otago; FRACS 1987; FRCS Eng 1988


Mr Chris Holdaway is an experienced vascular surgeon and was previously Director of Vascular Surgery at Waikato Hospital. He is currently Head of the Surgical Division at Waikato DHB. He was the President of the NZSVS.

Positions & Memberships

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Waikato Hospital

Head of Surgical Division, Waikato Hospital

Executive Member New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgery

Member Australia & New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgery

NZ Representative on RACS Board of Vascular Surgery

Director of Tristram Vascular Ultrasound

Recently retired board member of Braemar Hospital

LtCol and Senior Surgical Officer RNZAMC

Chair of the Clinical Unit Leaders Group (CUL) WDHB

Member of the Executive Leadership Group WDHB

RSA Member of the Veterans' Affair Appeal Board (VEAB) Wellington


  • Aortic aneurysm (open & endovascular)
  • Lower limb arterial
  • Varicose veins & ulcers
  • Lymphoedema
  • Carotid Surgery / Intervention


  • Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Title or Designation

Vascular, Endovascular & Varicose Vein Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

28 November 1980

Vocational Scope

General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Chris Holdaway is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following locations:

95 Clarence Street, Hamilton

Promed House, 71 Tenth Avenue, Tauranga

Private Services

Midland Cardio-Vascular Services

This service is available at the following location:

Braemar Hospital, 24 Ohaupo Road, Hamilton