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Mr Simon Young

Specialist

Profile

Simon Young is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in surgery of the knee. He sees both private and ACC patients at Axis Sports Medicine on the North Shore, and at his Ponsonby Clinic.

Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics at Auckland University, and has a Consultant public appointment at North Shore Hospital. He maintains a keen research interest, currently completing his doctoral thesis on prevention of infection in knee surgery.  He is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on orthopaedic surgery.

Read more about Simon's achievements here

Interests

  • Knee surgery
  • Sports surgery

Qualifications

MB ChB 2001 Otago; FRACS (Orth) 2011

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Trauma, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery

Post-fellowship Training

After completing orthopaedic surgical training in New Zealand Simon went on to work in the USA, completing a Sports Medicine fellowship at Stanford University and an Arthroplasty fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. While at Stanford he served as Team Physician at the Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic, providing orthopaedic care to the San Francisco 49ers NFL team and Stanford College Football team and was an attending physician at the Rose Bowl. 

Full NZ Registration Date

6 December 2002

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Healthlink EDI

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Contact Details

Mr Simon Young is available at the following services:

Private Services

Axis Sports Medicine Specialists

This service is available at the following location:

Northern Clinic - Southern Cross North Harbour Campus

Our opening hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday.

For all referrals please email: referrals@axissportsmedicine.co.nz

Simon Young - Knee and Sports Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Northern Clinic - Southern Cross North Harbour Campus

Personal Assistant:  Mrs Wendy Laing

Public Services

The Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) - North Shore Hospital Campus, Waitematā DHB

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

If your call is out of hours, there will still be a ward supervisor available to answer your call if it is urgent.

The ESC is situated in the main North Shore Hospital Campus, but separated from the main ‘towerblock’ building. It sits right next to the multi-level car park building. Click here for a map.

Waitematā DHB Orthopaedic Services

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Freephone 0800 80 93 42 - Waitemata DHB residential areas only
Patient enquiries:
(09) 486 8930

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 486 8900

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Private Surgical Services

Auckland Surgical Centre - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

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.

MercyAscot Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital, Epsom

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

North Shore Surgical Centre

This service is available at the following location:

213 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, Auckland

Southern Cross Hospital Brightside - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Brightside

Surgeons can be contacted at their private consultation rooms.

Southern Cross Hospital North Harbour - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour

Phone: (09) 925 4400
Fax: (09) 925 4434

E-mail: northharbour@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz

Location details here

Surgeons can be contacted directly at their private consultation rooms.