MB ChB 2001 Otago; FRACS (Orth) 2011


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.

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


  • Knee surgery
  • Sports surgery

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:

Southern Cross North Harbour Hospital

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.

Public Services

Orthopaedic Services | Waitematā | Te Whatu Ora

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Private Surgical Services

North Shore Surgical Centre

This service is available at the following location:

213 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, Auckland

6:30 AM to 7:00 PM.