Mr Eric Swanton



MB ChB 2006 Auckland; FRACS (Orth) 2015


Mr Eric Swanton is a New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon and holds a current position at North Shore Hospital as an orthopaedic consultant, with his subspecialties being foot and ankle surgical procedures, hip revisions and hip replacements.

He attended Auckland University Medical School graduating in 2006 and was accepted on the orthopaedic specialist training program in 2011. Eric successfully completed his specialist training and was awarded the Ross Nicholson Memorial prize for research. He was admitted to The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2015. 

Mr Swanton undertook further specialty training fellowships in England. He attended one year at the prestigious Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital working as a fellow consultant focusing on hip revision and replacement surgery. He then completed a year of foot and ankle specialty training at Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool an academic level one centre. 

He has taken written a number of research papers and book chapters including a contributing chapter on Ligamentous Injuries of the Foot & Ankle in DeLee, Drez and Miller’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

Mr Swanton specialises in some of the following surgeries:       

  • Foot & ankle sports related procedures including arthroscopy,
  • mid foot and hind foot procedures for degenerative conditions,
  • hip replacement surgery and
  • hip revision surgery.


  • Hip Revisions
  • Hip Replacements
  • Bunion surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Tendon repair and reconstructions
  • Sports related injuries
  • Mid foot and hind foot procedures for degenerative conditions


Foot and Ankle surgery, Trauma 

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle Surgery



Full NZ Registration Date

14 December 2006

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Eric Swanton is available at the following services:

Private Services

Axis Sports Medicine Specialists

This service is available at the following location:

Northern Clinic - Southern Cross North Harbour Campus, 212 Wairau Road, Wairau Valley, Auckland

Our opening hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday.

For all referrals please email: referrals@axissportsmedicine.co.nz

Public Services

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

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

If your call is out of hours, there will still be a ward supervisor available to answer your call if it is urgent.

The ESC is situated in the main North Shore Hospital Campus, but separated from the main ‘towerblock’ building. It sits right next to the multi-level car park building. Click here for a map.

Waitematā DHB Orthopaedic Services

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