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Mr John Groom

Specialist

Qualifications

MB ChB 1978 Otago; Dip Obst 1980 Auckland; FRACS 1988

Profile

John trained in general surgery in New Zealand. He then undertook post-fellowship training in gastroenterological surgery for 5 years in the UK. The upper GI surgery was at hospitals in Bristol and Cambridge. The colorectal surgery was at St Mark’s Hospital, London.

John has developed minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery over his 15 years in specialist practice, including extensive experience in laparoscopic hernia repair and laparoscopic bowel surgery. John is also consultant surgeon at Hutt Hospital.

Interests

Specialist interests:

  • Abdominal pain and GI symptoms: assessment
  • Endoscopy: colonoscopy; colon cancer screening
  • Endoscopy: gastroscopy
  • Inguinal hernia repair: laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic surgery for: hernia; gallstones; hiatus hernia; colon cancer; diverticular disease; Crohn’s disease
  • Assessment of anorectal disorders including physiological studies: stapled haemorrhoidectomy; pilonidal sinus surgery

Title or Designation

General Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

13 December 1979

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Healthlink EDI

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Contact Details

Mr John Groom is available at the following services:

Private Services

Mr John Groom

This service is available at the following locations:

Wakefield Specialist Medical Centre, 99 Rintoul Street, Newtown, Wellington

Bowen Specialist Medical Centre, 98 Churchill Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington

  • Phone

    04 479 2069

  • Fax

    04 479 8520

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The Rutherford Clinic

This service is available at the following location:

2 Connolly Street, Lower Hutt

Wakefield Gastroenterology Centre

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital, Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Wellington

Phone: +64 4 910 2160
Fax: +64 4 910 2162

E-mail Address:

wellington@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz

Wakefield Hospital - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital, Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington

Toll Free Phone: 0800 WAKEFIELD (0800 925 334)