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Qualifications

MB ChB 1989 Auckland; FRACS 1996

Profile

Mr Hamish Crawford, FRACS, has specialized in hip arthroscopy since 1999 and has helped pioneer this procedure in New Zealand. He has presented papers at conferences on the technique and is very active in continuing research in both clinical outcomes of this procedure and basic science.

Dr Crawford is a "cradle to grave" hip surgeon who has a paediatric orthopaedic position at the Starship Children’s Hospital and performs his adult arthroscopy and joint replacement surgery at the MercyAscot hospital in Auckland. He has post graduate fellowship training in sports surgery and joint replacement and revision surgery from the University of Western Ontario, Canada (1997- 1998) and paediatric surgery at University of Iowa, USA (1998 – 1999).

Dr Crawford has performed over 350 hip arthroscopies and the procedures carried out are:

  • Femoroacetabular impingement correction ( CAM and Pincer excision and labral repair)
  • Microfracture for articular cartilage damage
  • Labral repair
  • Removal of loose bodies ( fracture fragments, synovial chondromatosis ….)
  • Diagnostic (occasionally, and preop assessment before osteotomy)
  • Reshaping femoral head ( Perthes disease, SUFE …)

Read more about Mr Hamish Crawford here

Interests

  • Hip procedures
  • Total Hip Replacement THR
  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Knee procedures
    • Total Knee Replacement TKR
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Uniknee Replacement
    • Revision Knee Replacement
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Sports Injuries
  • Title or Designation

    Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Full NZ Registration Date

    4 December 1989

    Vocational Scope

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Healthlink EDI

    akbonejs

    Contact Details

    Mr Haemish Crawford is available at the following services:

    This service is available at the following location:

    Starship Child Health, Central Auckland

    Outpatient appointments:
    (09) 367 0000 ext 22492

    Surgical booking enquiries:
    (09) 367 0000 ext 22494

    Nurse Specialist - Paediatric Spine
    021938148
    Tinar@adhb.govt.nz

    GP/External Specialist Help Desk: (09) 3072800

    All referrals to Starship Paediatric Spine must be done through your family doctor or specialist. If you live outside the Auckland region, referrals must come via your local hospital.

    Website

    www.starship.org.nz

    Private Services

    Auckland Bone and Joint Surgery

    This service is available at the following location:

    Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

    Public Services

    Starship Paediatric Orthopaedics

    This service is available at the following location:

    Starship Child Health, Central Auckland

    Private Surgical Services

    Columba at Ascot - Day Surgery

    This service is available at the following location:

    Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

    MercyAscot Orthopaedic Surgery

    This service is available at the following locations:

    Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

    Mercy Hospital, 98 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland