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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

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

Contact Details

Mr Simon Young is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital, Epsom

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

Private Services

Axis Sports Medicine Specialists

This service is available at the following location:

Northern Clinic - Southern Cross North Harbour Campus

Simon Young - Knee and Sports Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Northern Clinic - Southern Cross North Harbour Campus

Public Services

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

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Waitematā DHB Orthopaedic Services

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Private Surgical Services

Auckland Surgical Centre - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland Surgical Centre

Southern Cross Hospital Brightside - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Brightside

Southern Cross Hospital North Harbour - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour