Mr James Burn



MB ChB 1980 Otago; FRACS 1989


Mr James Burn is an Orthopaedic Surgeon practising in Christchurch.


  • Hip and knee joint arthroplasty
  • complex revision arthroplasty
  • patient specific implant manufacture
  • foot and ankle
  • lumbar spine including anterior and posterior surgeries
  • general orthopaedics and arthroscopy

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Post-Fellowship Training

Post fellowship training:

  • Graduated 1989 FRACS
  • The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK 1988 to 1991 in conjunction with The Nuffield Orthopaedic Engineering Centre, Oxford, UK.

Associated Orthopaedic interests:

  • Founding shareholder of Enztec Ltd (specialist orthopaedic instrument manufacturing) till 2016
  • Founding shareholder of Ossis Ltd and technical director (patient specific implant manufacturing)
  • 2016 NZOA president’s award recipient.

Full NZ Registration Date

1 April 1982

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr James Burn is available at the following services:

Private Services

Mr James Burn - Orthopaedic Surgeon

This service is available at the following location:

273 Papanui Rd, Christchurch



Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital