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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

Qualifications

MB ChB 1989 Auckland; FRACS 1996

Title or Designation

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

4 December 1989

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Contact Details

Mr Haemish Crawford is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Starship Child Health

Outpatient appointments:
(09) 367 0000 ext 22492

Surgical booking enquiries:
(09) 367 0000 ext 22494

Nurse Specialist - Paediatric Spine
(09) 367 0000 ext 22535
Tinar@adhb.govt.nz
021938148

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 locations:

Ascot Hospital, Remuera

AUT Millennium

Public Services

Starship Paediatric Orthopaedics

This service is available at the following location:

Starship Child Health

Private Surgical Services

Columba at Ascot - Day Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Hospital, Remuera

MercyAscot Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Hospital, Remuera

Mercy Hospital, Epsom