MB ChB 1982 Otago; FRACS 1992; FRCS Edin 1996


David was born and grew up in Hawke's Bay.
He has practised in Hawke's Bay since returning from training in London.
He is a member of a number of sub-specialty societies, and has served on the NZOA Education sub-committee training young orthopaedic surgeons.

Arts degree in Latin History, Philosophy, Law and English. MB ChB Otago 1982. Trained on NZ Orthopaedic Training Scheme. Awarded FRACS. Awarded Nuffield Medical Travelling Fellowship 1990. Fellowships at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Great Ormond St Hospital for Sick Children, London UK. Shoulder Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Paediatrics and Spine.


  • Shoulder Surgery:  Arthroscopic and Open, Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Sports Surgery
  • Spine

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

18 January 1984

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr David Lawson is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Royston Hospital, 500 Southland Road, Raureka, Hastings

Private Services

Mr David Lawson - Orthopaedic Surgeon

This service is available at the following location:

205 Omahu Road, Hastings