MB BS 2003 London; FRCS Edin (Tr & Orth) 2014; CCT (UK) Tr & Orth 2016


Paul is an associate professor at the University of Auckland and a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Auckland City Hospital. He specialises in general sports orthopaedics and takes a particular interest in all hip and knee conditions, covering the full spectrum from trauma, arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement.

Paul has an international reputation for his clinical research in orthopaedics and is currently leading a team of clinical scientists undertaking biomechanical and clinical studies related to knee, hip and shoulder patients following surgery.

Paul holds the rank of major in the British Army Parachute Regiment and has previously been deployed to Helmand province as a combat trauma surgeon during the Afghanistan conflict.


Knee, Hip and Sports Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Knee: Ligament reconstruction, arthroscopic knee surgery, sports knee injuries, management of arthritis in young patients, cartilage repair surgery, osteotomy, total and uni-compartmental knee replacements, Oxford partial knee replacement, robotic knee replacement, revision knee replacement surgery.
  • Hip: Sports hip injuries, Femoro-Acetabular Impingement (FAI) surgery, hip arthroscopy, total hip joint replacement (THR), revision hip joint replacement.
  • Sports: Tendon injuries, Rotator cuff surgery, biceps injuries, shoulder, ankle and elbow arthroscopy. Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome surgery

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Post-Fellowship Training


  • ISAKOS arthroplasty committee,

  • Steering Committee for James Lind Alliance;
  • Faculty for Surgical Interventional Trials Unit;
  • European Knee Society;
  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association;

Review Boards 

  • Nature 
  • Bone & Joint Journal
  • British Journal of Sports Medicine 

Full NZ Registration Date

15 September 2004

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Paul Monk 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

UniSports Orthopaedics

This service is available at the following locations:

261 Morrin Road, Saint Johns, Auckland

2 Wagener Place, Mt Albert, 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

MercyAscot Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

Mercy Hospital, 98 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

Southern Cross North Harbour Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross North Harbour Hospital