David Brougham is a born and bred Palmy boy, who believes we have one of the best kept secrets in New Zealand.

He graduated FRACS (Orth) in 1986. He then spent 9 months working at The Royal Childrens’ Hospital in Melbourne followed by 15 months at The Nuffield Hospital in Oxford. He commenced a mixed Public / Private practice in Palmerston North in 1989. The nature of Orthopaedic practice in Palmerston North is a general one covering most aspects of Orthopaedics.. Within this, he has a subspecialist interest in Paediatric Orthopaedics (Orthopaedics of Childhood). In addition he has a keen interest in Knee surgery ; Shoulder surgery ; Foot and Ankle surgery and Joint Replacement surgery.


  • Hip, Knee and Shoulder Joint Replacement,
  • Shoulder Surgery,
  • Knee Surgery,
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics,
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery,
  • and General Orthopaedic Surgery


MB ChB 1978 Otago; FRACS 1986

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

12 December 1979

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr David Brougham is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Aorangi Specialist Centre, 175 Grey Street, Palmerston North