MB ChB 2007 Otago; FRACS (Orth) 2018


John English is a New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon, obtaining his undergraduate medical degree from the University of Otago and is member of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS Ortho).

He has a public consultant position at Auckland City Hospital and also works privately at Domain Orthopaedic Surgeons in Parnell.  

He has spent several years training in hospitals throughout New Zealand, spending his last three years in Auckland’s major centres. He has also completed fellowships in London, England with further subspecialist training in upper extremity surgery, joint replacement, arthroscopy and trauma. 



  • Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip and Knee

Surgical expertise


  • Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic and Open stabilisation for recurrent shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder joint replacement (Standard and Reverse)
  • Frozen Shoulder Arthroscopic release
  • Arthroscopic Decompression for impingement
  • Acromioclavicular joint dislocation (repair/reconstruction) or excision for arthritis
  • Long head of biceps tenodesis and SLAP repair
  • Clavicle fracture malunion/ non-unions


  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Open and arthroscopic debridement for stiffness and loose bodies
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Tennis and golfers elbow surgery
  • Elbow instability and ligament reconstruction
  • Ulnar nerve decompression
  • Distal biceps tendon repair

Wrist/ Hand

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Scaphoid injuries
  • Trigger finger release
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture


  • Hip Joint Replacement


  • Knee Joint Replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy

General Orthopaedic Trauma

  • Fractures
  • Metalware removal

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

22 December 2008

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr John English is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Auckland Surgical Centre

Phone (09) 925 4700
Fax (09) 925 4718
Email asc@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz
All queries to reception at the Hospital

Surgeons can be contacted at their private consultation rooms.

Private Services

John English - Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip and Knee Orthopaedic Surgeon

This service is available at the following locations:

Birthcare Building, 20 Titoki Street, Parnell, Auckland

52 St Lukes Road, Mount Albert, Auckland

Silverdale Medical Centre, 7 Polarity Rise, Silverdale, Auckland

Public Services

Orthopaedics | Auckland | Te Toka Tumai | Te Whatu Ora

This service is available at the following locations:

Auckland City Hospital

Greenlane Clinical Centre

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Brightside Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Brightside Hospital