Philippa Mercer



MB ChB 1983 Otago; FRACS 1990


Philippa has been in private practice since 1994 and is a founding partner in Canterbury Breastcare. She has also worked in the UK, Ireland and the USA. She has been a specialist General Surgeon at Christchurch Hospital since 1993.


  • Gallbladder
  • Breast (Canterbury Breast Care)
  • Endocrine - Adrenal, Parathyroid, Thyroid
  • Bowel
  • Perianal
  • Hernia
  • Appendix
  • Varicose Veins

Title or Designation

General Surgeon, General, Breast and Endocrine Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

18 July 1984

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Healthlink EDI


Contact Details

Philippa Mercer is available at the following services:

Private Services

Christchurch Surgical Associates

This service is available at the following location:

146 Leinster Road, Christchurch

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Hospital Christchurch - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Christchurch