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Mr Richard Tapper

Specialist

Profile

Richard is a Specialist Colorectal and General Surgeon located in Christchurch. 

Interests

  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colonoscopy and Upper GI endoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer, Inflammatory bowel disease and Diverticular disease
  • General surgical procedures including laparoscopic cholecystectomy and hernia repair
  • Anorectal pathology (including fissures, fistulas, haemorrhoids and pilonidal sinus disease)
  • Functional bowel disorders (incontinence, constipation and obstructed defaecation)

Qualifications

MD 1997 McGill; FRACS (GS) 2007

Title or Designation

General Surgeon

Post-fellowship Training

  • Fellowship training
  • Christchurch Hospital
  • Post-fellowship training
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital Colorectal Unit, Melbourne, Australia
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital Colorectal Unit, Melbourne, Australia

POSITIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Christchurch Hospital
  • Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Southern Cross Hospital, Christchurch
  • Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, St. George’s Hospital, Christchurch
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Otago Medical School, Christchurch
  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member Royal Australasian College of Surgeons section of Colon and Rectal surgery

Full NZ Registration Date

9 December 1999

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Richard Tapper is available at the following services:

Private Services

Christchurch Colorectal

This service is available at the following location:

lvl 2, 21 Caledonian Road, St Albans, Christchurch

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Hospital Christchurch - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Christchurch