MB ChB 1997 Auckland; FRACS (Orth) 2005


Janus Schaumkel is a New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon. He specialises in hip and knee joint replacements, and knee arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery, in particular ACL reconstruction. He also provides surgical opinions and evaluations for general orthopaedic conditions.

Janus was born and raised in Auckland.  He graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1997.  Following this he successfully completed the advanced surgical training program of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, and gained his specialist qualification FRACS (Ortho) in 2005.



  • Primary and revision hip replacement
  • Primary and revision knee replacement, including computer-assisted surgery
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • High tibial osteotomy
  • Sports knee injuries
  • Knee arthroscopy and knee reconstructive surgery
  • ACL reconstruction


Special Expertise

  • Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Joint Replacement
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee and Shoulder

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Post-Fellowship Training

Current Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Fellow of New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA)
  • International Affiliate Member of American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)


Fellowship Training
2006 Knee Fellowship London United Kingdom
2007 Hip Fellowship London United Kingdom
2007 Hip and Knee Joint Reconstruction Fellowship London United Kingdom
2008 Knee and Shoulder Sports Medicine Fellowship Perth Australia


NZOA Orthopaedic Training Scheme 2002-2005
FRACS (Ortho) 2005


Tertiary Qualifications
MBChB 1997
University of Auckland
BHB 1994
University of Auckland
BE (1st Class Honours) 1991
University of Auckland



  1. An intact ligamentum teres after hip dislocation found at hip arthroscopy.  J.V. Schaumkel, R.N. Villar. Hip International 2009; 19: 64 – 66.
  2. Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcomas – The Middlemore Experience 2000 – 2005.  J.V. Schaumkel.  Presented at the Ross Nicholson Registrars Paper Day, Auckland, 18 November 2005.
  3. Shoulder pain due to an arterio-venous malformation in an identical location in two brothers.  J.V. Schaumkel.   Presented at the New Zealand Shoulder and Elbow Society Annual Meeting, Rotorua, October 19, 2003.
  4. Perilunate Wrist Injuries – An Average 21 month Follow-Up Study.  J.V. Schaumkel (senior author), C.J.H. Brown.  Presented at NZOA Waitangi October 2000.  Submitted for publication to the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma and the British JBJS.
  5. The local experience with bulk allograft reconstruction following tumour resection surgery.  J.V. Schaumkel (senior author), M. Hanlon.  Presented at NZOA Registrar Papers’ Day, Wellington, March 15, 2001.
  6. An Interesting Case Of Shoulder Pain  - A Case Report.  J.V. Schaumkel.  Presented at NZOA Registrar Papers’ Day, Whangārei, March 16,  2000.
  7. High impact of nephropathy on five-year mortality rates among patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus from a multi-ethnic population in New Zealand.  Simmons D., Schaumkel J., Cecil A., Scott D.J., Kenealy T. Diabet Med 1999 Nov; 16(11):926-31.  Paper produced during Summer Studentship 1994/95. Attended the New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes (NZSSD) Annual Conference in August 1995 in Nelson and presented my paper.

Full NZ Registration Date

24 December 1997

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Janus Schaumkel is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

Private Services

Auckland Hip and Knee Surgery - Mr Janus Schaumkel

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Office Park, 93-95 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland

131 Lincoln Road, Henderson, Auckland

5 Painton Road, Silverdale, Auckland

Private Surgical Services

Kākāriki Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Kākāriki Hospital

Southern Cross Brightside Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Brightside Hospital