Mr David Adams



MB ChB 1984 Auckland; FRACS 1991


Dave Adams grew up in South Auckland and graduated from Auckland Medical School, before training locally to obtain his FRACS. Subsequent to this, he spent 3 years as Registrar and Senior Registrar in General and Vascular surgery in Cheltenham, England before returning to Middlemore Hospital at the end of 1992.

Research interests have included aortic aneurysm screening, familial incidence of aneurysm and the use of thoracic sympathectomy. Dave has a significant interest in trauma. For twelve years he was director of trauma services at Middlemore Hospital and he is a course director of the RACS Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) course. He has held executive roles in the Vascular Society of New Zealand and the New Zealand Association of General Surgery. He previously served a term on the RACS Board of General Surgery and currently he is a NZ RACS national board member. In 2013 he was awarded a Denis Pickup Clinical Educator Award for excellence in teaching

Dave continues to be involved in most aspects of elective general surgery (including thyroid and parathyroid) as well as elective and acute vascular surgery.

Title or Designation

General Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

7 December 1984

Vocational Scope

General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Contact Details

Mr David Adams is available at the following services:

Public Services

Counties Manukau Health General Surgery

This service is available at the following locations:

Middlemore Hospital

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢

Manukau Surgery Centre

Counties Manukau Health Vascular Surgery Service

This service is available at the following locations:

Middlemore Hospital

Patient Enquiries (09) 276 5004 or 0800 266 513
Information or Visiting Hours (09) 270 4799
Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries:
Ph (09) 277 1660  or O800 266 513
Email: Customerservice@middlemore.co.nz

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 276 0000 or
FREEPHONE 0800 266 513

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢

Manukau SuperClinic™ has a Call Centre to receive incoming calls related to outpatient services. The Call Centre is open to receive calls between 7:30 AM and 6:00 PM Monday to Friday.

Manukau Surgery Centre

Ph: (09) 277 1608 (Theatre Unit)
Ph: (09) 277 1655 (Ward Enquiries)
Ph: (09) 250 8034 (Rito Unit)
Email: customerservice@middlemore.co.nz

Outpatient appointments
& surgical booking enquiries
Ph (09) 277 1660