MB ChB 1978 Auckland; FAFOM (RACP) 1984; PhD 1988 Sydney

Title or Designation

Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Specialist

Full NZ Registration Date

15 March 1990

Vocational Scope

Occupational Medicine

Contact Details

Prof Des Gorman is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

91 Calliope Road, Devonport

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Emergency Referrals:
Diving Emergency Service (DES) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
Ph 0800 4 DES 111 (0800 4 337 111) or if outside New Zealand: Ph 64 9 3746758

Elective (non-emergency) Referrals:

Inpatients: SMO please complete e-referral in Clinical Portal. If you wish to discuss appropriateness of referral, please contact Clinical Director, Dr Chris Sames on 021 1255687.

Other patients: Medical staff please click on the following link to open the referral form and complete all details and email it to Dr Chris Sames at chris.sames@waitematadhb.govt.nz

Tours and Technical Information:

Phone: (09) 4872213
Or contact online here

Dive Medicals:
Occupational & Recreational: Dr Chris Sames
Contact online here

Diver Alert Network:
Oxygen Provider Training: Basil Murphy
Contact online here