Mr Michael Barnes



MB ChB 1980 Auckland; FRACS 1988


  • Specialist in Diagnosis and Surgical Management of conditions of the spine
  • Over 20 years experience as Consultant Spine Surgeon
  • Over 5000 operations safely and successfully completed


 Conditions Treated

  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Disc Protrusion
  • Cervical Radicular Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Low Back Pain requiring surgical treatment

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Post-Fellowship Training

Mr Michael Barnes was born and educated in Auckland and graduated from the Auckland University School of Medicine in 1980 then completed his orthopaedic surgical training in New Zealand and was admitted to Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1987. He spent two years of further postgraduate training as a Spine Fellow in Australia and the United States (Texas, Atlanta).

He has written chapters in surgical text books and published articles on orthopaedic and spine surgery in the most prestigious orthopaedic and spine journals. He has received numerous awards including the prestigious ABC Travelling Fellowship and until recently was the Chairman of Training for Orthopaedic Surgeons in New Zealand.


  • Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, USA
  • Atlanta Children's Hospital, USA


  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
  • New Zealand Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society (USA)

Full NZ Registration Date

28 November 1980

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Michael Barnes is available at the following services:

Private Services

Michael Barnes - Spine and Orthopaedic Surgeon

This service is available at the following locations:

98 Carlton Gore Road, Newmarket

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Practice manager: Jennifer Barraclough

Cavendish Clinic, 175 Cavendish Drive, Manukau, Auckland

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Practice manager: Jennifer Barraclough

Private Surgical Services

MercyAscot Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital, 98 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

(09) 623 5700
(09) 623 5701
Fax (09) 623 5702 consumer services