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Mr Dean Schluter

Specialist

Profile

I graduated from Otago University Medical School in 1990 and the New Zealand Orthopaedic training programme in 2002, gaining my FRACS. During the training programme I spent 6 months in Toronto Canada, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Invercargill.

I have been working at North Shore Hospital since January 2006 and my private practice is on the North Shore.

Interests

Conditions of the Hip:

  • Primary hip replacement
  • Revision hip replacement

 

Knee Arthritis and Sports Injuries

  • Primary knee replacement where I have an interest in computer assisted surgery
  • Unicompartment knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Osteotomies around the knee
  • Patella stabilisation

 

Foot and Ankle Conditions

  • Ankle stabilisation
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle fusion and ankle replacement
  • Hallux valgus correction and bunion surgery

Qualifications

MB ChB 1990 Otago; FRACS 2003

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Trauma, Knee Surgery, Foot and Ankle Arthroplasty, Revision Hip and Knee Surgery

Post-fellowship Training

I graduated from Otago University Medical School in 1990 and the New Zealand Orthopaedic training programme in 2002, gaining my FRACS. During the training programme I spent 6 months in Toronto Canada, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Invercargill.

My post graduate training following this was:

  • 6 months doing Orthopaedic Trauma at Auckland Hospital
  • 6 months doing hip and knee replacement and complex revision surgery at Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • 6 months doing knee surgery (ACL reconstruction and sports injuries) at Chelsea Westminster Hospital in London, England
  • 6 months doing hip and knee replacement and complex revisions and computer navigation at Royal Melbourne and Epworth Hospitals, Melbourne
  • 6 months doing foot and ankle surgery at Royal Melbourne and Epworth Hospitals Melbourne, Australia.

I have been working at North Shore Hospital since January 2006 and my private practice is on the North Shore.

Full NZ Registration Date

6 January 1992

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Dean Schluter is available at the following services:

Private Services

Mr Dean Schluter - Orthopaedic Surgeon

This service is available at the following locations:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour

Silverdale Medical Centre, Silverdale, Auckland

2 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna, Auckland

Public Services

The Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) - North Shore Hospital Campus, Waitematā DHB

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

If your call is out of hours, there will still be a ward supervisor available to answer your call if it is urgent.

The ESC is situated in the main North Shore Hospital Campus, but separated from the main ‘towerblock’ building. It sits right next to the multi-level car park building. Click here for a map.

Waitematā DHB Orthopaedic Services

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Freephone 0800 80 93 42 - Waitemata DHB residential areas only
Patient enquiries:
(09) 486 8930

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 486 8900

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Private Surgical Services

North Shore Surgical Centre

This service is available at the following location:

213 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, Auckland

Southern Cross Hospital North Harbour - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour

Phone: (09) 925 4400
Fax: (09) 925 4434

E-mail: northharbour@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz

Location details here

Surgeons can be contacted directly at their private consultation rooms.