MercyAscot - Auckland Bone & Joint Surgery

Members of the Auckland Bone & Joint Surgery team presented an interactive education session and update on Orthopaedic Care.

  • Latest treatment options for common hand conditions - Mike Foster
  • Current treatment standards for common shoulder injuries and conditions - Matthew Boyle
  • The hip from cradle to grave: latest tips on treating hip disorders from congenital dislocation of the hip through adolescent hip pain to total hip revision - Haemish Crawford
  • Investigation of the patient with axial spine and limb pain with updated evidence based recommendations from recent literature - John Ferguson


Part of the MercyAscot Education Series

Auckland Bone & Joint Surgery 29 Feb 2016


Current treatment standards for common shoulder injuries and conditions - Slidepack PDF (16MB)

Hand Wrist Elbow - Slidepack PDF (4.5MB)


Mike Foster
Hand, Wrist and Elbow Specialist

Michael Foster specialises in treating hand, wrist and elbow conditions in adults and children. He is interested in comprehensive care of both acute and chronic conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow, including Dupuytrens, carpal tunnel syndrome, tenosynovitis and arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow. He works collaboratively with specialist hand physiotherapists to ensure complete care. Michael is actively involved in teaching of hand, wrist and elbow surgery through his public position at Middlemore Hospital.
Best way to contact Michael:
P (09) 522 3799    F (09) 520 9636    E [email protected]

Mathew Boyle
Knee, Shoulder and Hip specialist

Matthew Boyle is an orthopaedic sports medicine specialist, who specialises in the treatment of all knee, shoulder, and hip injuries in adults and children. Matthew has recently spent two years working with international orthopaedic experts at Harvard University and Duke University in the USA, gaining extensive experience with the most contemporary arthroscopic, reconstructive, and joint preserving surgical techniques. Matthew has published over 20 scientific articles and book chapters, and maintains an extensive involvement with orthopaedic research through both his private practice and his public practice at Starship Children’s Hospital.
Best way to contact Matthew:
P (09) 281 6733        F (09) 479 3805        E: [email protected]

Haemish Crawford
Hip and Knee Specialist

Haemish Crawford has been practising orthopaedic surgery for 16 years and specialises in hip and knee surgery from “cradle to grave”. He practises paediatric orthopaedic surgery at the Starship Hospital and adult hip and knee surgery in private practise. He has helped pioneer arthroscopic hip surgery in New Zealand.
Haemish has written many book chapters and scientific papers and is regularly invited to present at symposiums internationally.
Best way to contact Haemish:
P (09) 520 9633      F (09) 520 9636     E [email protected]

John Ferguson
Spinal Specialist

John Ferguson specialises in spine health for adults and children. His area of special interest includes corrective surgery for spinal deformity, minimally invasive surgery, spinal cord monitoring, bone grafts and motion preserving surgery of the spine. He also works collaboratively with a number of GPs, physiotherapists, pain specialists, osteopaths and chiropractors in the field of non-operative spine care.
Best way to contact John:
P (09) 520 9681      F (09) 520 9636     E [email protected]

Auckland Bone & Joint Surgery

Established in 2000 at Ascot Hospital, Auckland Bone and Joint Surgery provides a comprehensive range of orthopaedic care, treating private and ACC patients with acute and chronic conditions, sporting and work related injuries.
Auckland Bone and Joint Surgery’s mission is to set and maintain the highest standard of excellence in the delivery of sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery. The team of seven highly regarded orthopaedic surgeons is committed to excellence in the practice of medicine as it is applied to all aspects of physical activity.
Members of the team hold a senior public appointment as well as offering patients the choice of comprehensive private care. All are involved in research and present papers in New Zealand and internationally.

MercyAscot Education Series

This CME Event is brought to you as part of the MercyAscot Education Series. The MercyAscot Education Series is designed to complement the Goodfellow Symposium and is always evolving as topics are suggested. The Education (CME) Sessions provide General Practitioners with clinically relevant and practical education, harnessing the expertise and interests of the specialists working with MercyAscot.
So far in 2016 they have held an update on Orthopaedic Surgery, and plan three more events. Email [email protected] to be notified as soon as content for the next MercyAscot Education Sessions are confirmed.

This presentation is intended for qualified health practitioners professional development and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of Goodfellow Unit.

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