Description

General Surgery is a surgical service that focuses on the abdominal organs e.g. intestines including the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and thyroid gland. General surgeons also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast and hernias. The General Surgery service also includes plastic surgery which is concerned with correction or restoration of form and function. It includes reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery and the treatment of burns.

Consultants

Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Mr Andrew Audeau

    General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

  • Mr Tom Elliott

    General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital

  • Dr Mark Grant

    General Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Southland Hospital, Invercargill, Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

  • Dr Michael Hunter

    Intensive Care Specialist and General Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital

  • Dr Jolanta Krysa

    General and Vascular Surgeon - Clinical Director

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Southland Hospital, Invercargill

  • Mr Michael Landmann

    General and Breast Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

  • Prof John McCall

    General Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Oamaru Hospital

  • Mr Graeme Millar

    General and Breast Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Clutha Health First, Balclutha

  • Dr Klas Pekkari

    General Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

  • Dr Jonathan Potter

    General and Colorectal Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Oamaru Hospital

  • Mr Mark Smith

    General Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Southland Hospital, Invercargill

  • Associate Professor Mark Thompson-Fawcett

    General and Colorectal Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital

  • Dr John Woodfield

    General Surgeon

    Available at Dunedin Hospital, Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

Procedures / Treatments

  • Skin Disorders

    Skin conditions dealt with by general surgery include lumps, tumours and other lesions of the skin and underlying tissues.… More

  • Endocrine Disorders

    Abnormalities of the endocrine system treated by general surgery include disorders of the pancreas and adrenal glands in the abdomen and the thyroid and parathyroid glands in the neck. These are often very complex conditions requiring extensive investigations.… More

  • Breast Disorders

    General surgery covers breast diseases including breast cancer. These conditions are often initially dealt with in a specialised breast clinic which is able to perform a number of investigations (e.g.… More

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Conditions of the gut dealt with by general surgery include disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel and anus.… More

  • Salivary Gland Disorders

    Disorders of the salivary glands may be dealt with by the general surgical department or the ENT (ORL) department depending on the local policy. More

  • Gallstones

    General surgery covers some disorders of the liver and biliary system.… More

  • Hernias

    A hernia exists where part of the abdominal wall is weakened, and the contents of the abdomen push through to the outside.… More

  • Vascular Disorders

    Vascular (blood vessel) disorders treated by general surgery include varicose veins, blockages and narrowings in the arteries or abnormal swellings of the arteries (aneurysm).… More

Contact Details

Dunedin Hospital

Dunedin - South Otago

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Southland Hospital, Invercargill

Southland

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Dunstan Hospital, Clyde

Central Lakes

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Oamaru Hospital

Waitaki

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Clutha Health First, Balclutha

Dunedin - South Otago

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This page was last updated at 3:45PM on May 28, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB General Surgery - Otago.