Dr Lupe Taumoepeau is a vascular and endovascular surgeon and one of the new breed of surgeon who performs both open surgery and is dual trained in the newer endovascular techniques.

Dr Lupe studied medicine at Auckland’s medical school and is the only female Vascular and Endovascular surgeon in New Zealand. She is also the only Polynesian Vascular surgeon in the whole of Australasia. Dr Lupe was a house surgeon throughout hospitals in Auckland followed by Vascular surgery training which took her throughout New Zealand and Australian.


Dr Lupe Taumoepeau has interests in:

  • open AAA, carotid, peripheral and venous surgery
  • endovascular surgery in all of the above venous sub specialities
  • special interest in endovenous radio frequency ablation
  • AAA stent grafting
  • peripheral angioplasty and stenting
  • also trained in vascular ultrasound


MB ChB 2005 Auckland; FRACS (Vasc Surg) 2014

Title or Designation

Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

6 December 2005

Vocational Scope

Vascular Surgery

Healthlink EDI


Contact Details

Dr Lupe Taumoepeau is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

General Enquiries: (04) 385 5999
Fax: (04) 385 5856

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (04) 385 5999

Private Services

Specialist Vein Health (SVH)

This service is available at the following locations:

325 Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Boulcott Specialist Centre, Lower Hutt

40 Ihakara Street, Paraparaumu

355 Lower Queen Street, Richmond, Nelson

619 Featherston Street, Roslyn, Palmerston North

Private Surgical Services

Wakefield Hospital - Vascular Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital