General Surgery

General Surgery


The General Surgery is a surgical service that focuses on the abdominal organs e.g. intestines including the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and thyroid gland.  General Surgeons also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast and hernias.  The General Surgery service also includes Plastic Surgery which is concerned with correction or restoration of form and function.  It includes reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery and the treatment of burns.  Vascular Surgery deals with conditions of the vascular system or arteries and veins.  Vascular conditions are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures  and surgical reconstruction. 



Dunedin Hospital 201 Great King st

  • Wards 4A & 4C - Inpatient areas
  • Ward 4B - Preadmission and Day of Surgery Admission area
  • 4th floor Clinical Services Building - Outpatient Clinics

Contact Details

Ph: 03 470 9378



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