Surgical management for primary care

Saturday 19 October, 2019

The Auckland Faculty of the RNZCGP and Goodfellow Unit presented this one-day surgical update covering ophthalmology, general and vascular surgery, a large ORL component, neurosurgery and urology.

The aim is to provide clinical updates and guidance supporting excellence in practice, on  common conditions and potentially serious conditions that are seen in general practice.



8.00-8.30am Registrations
8.30-8.35 Mihi whakatau with Mr Te Teira
8.35-8.40 Housekeeping
Opthalmology                                                         Sivasuthan Kanapathippillai
8.40-8.45 Chalazion
8.45-8.55 Flashers and floaters
8.55-9.05 The red eye
9.05-9.10 Questions
General surgery                                                     Chair: Magdalena Biggar
9.10-9.20 Hernia David Moss
9.20-9.30 Lumps & bumps & lymph nodes Matthew Clark
9.30-9.40 Bariatric surgery Jon Morrow
9.40-9.55 Breast Sandhya Pillai
9.55-10.10 Vascular Dave Adams
10.10-10.25 Proctology Lincoln Israel
10.25-10.35 Questions
10.35-10.50 Morning tea
ORL                                                                              Chair: Subhaschandra Shetty
10.50-11.05 Management and referral of obstructive salivary disease Ahmad Zahoor
11.05-11.20 Chronic rhino-sinusitis Salil Nair
11.20-11.30 Musculoskeletal examination of head and neck Jim Bartley
11.30-11.40 Surgical management of OSA Francis Hall
11.40-11.55 Acute hearing loss - assessment and referral Michel Neeff
11.55-12.10 Current management of  thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer John Chaplin
12.10-12.25 Telehealth in ORL or “TeleORL” David Grayson
12.25-12.40 Dysphonia: risk factors and when to refer Randall Morton
12.40-12.50 Questions
12.50 -1.30 Lunch
Neurosurgery                                                                Andrew Lim
1.30-1.40 Trigemnial neuralgia
1.40-1.50 Acute onset headache
1.50-2.05 A guide to the neuro exam
2.05-2.20 Brain tumours
2.20-2.30 Cervical spine surgery
Urology                                                                         Andrew Lienert/Simon Van Rij
2.30-2.40 Lower urinary tract symptoms
2.40-2.50 Urinary tract infections
2.50-3.00 Prostate cancer / PSA
3.00-3.10 Renal stones
3.10-3.20 Hematuria
3.20-3.30 Scrotal / penile pathology
3.35-3.40 Questions





David Moss
MB ChB 1994 Auckland; FRACS (GS) 2002

Lead Surgeon, General Surgeon, Clinical Lead and Lead Surgeon Breast Screening, General, Breast and Endocrine Surgeon.

Matthew Clark
MB ChB 1990 Auckland; FRACS 1999

General surgery, surgical oncology, sarcoma, melanoma, breast surgery.

Jon Morrow
MB ChB 1997 Auckland; FRACS (GS) 2010

Dr Morrow is a public appointment at Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau District Health Board as a consultant general surgeon, subspecialising in bariatric surgery with an interest in breast cancer work.

Sandhya Pillai
MB ChB 1999 Otago; FRACS (GS) 2015

Sandhya is an oncoplastic breast surgeon and an Associate Member of Breast Surgeons of Australia & New Zealand and a member of the New Zealand Association of General Surgeons.

David Adams
MB ChB 1984 Auckland; FRACS 1991

General and Vascular Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon. Research interests have included aortic aneurysm screening, familial incidence of aneurysm and the use of thoracic sympathectomy. David has a significant interest in trauma.

Lincoln Israel
MB ChB 1993 Auckland; FRACS 2003

Lincoln is a General Surgeon and Colorectal Surgeon. He works at Middlemore Hospital where he manages a wide range of acute and elective general surgical conditions including trauma, hernia and gallbladder surgery. His main interest remains colorectal surgery.

Ahmad Zahoor
MB BS 1978 Kashmir; FRACS (Otol) 2002

Ahmad trained in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in New Zealand and overseas, and has 28 years of experience in the specialty.

Salil Nair
MB ChB 1991 Dundee; FRCS (Otol) 2000; CCST (UK) Otol 2002

Salil specialises in surgery for chronic sinusitis and rhinitis, tumours of the nose / sinuses and skull base, Lothrop frontal sinus surgical procedures and watery eyes. He collaborates with the neurosurgeons and ophthalmologists on joint complex cases and regularly attends the multidisciplinary Head & Neck meetings at ACH.

Jim Bartley
MB ChB 1981 Auckland; FRACS 1990; FFPMANZCA 2008

Pain Medicine, Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Francis Hall
MB ChB 1986 Otago; Dip Obst 1990 Otago; FRACS 1998

Francis brings home to New Zealand years of international experience gained in Australia, Canada and the United States.  He was the first New Zealander to perform sialoendoscopy and spent 5 years on staff at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit (the home of robotic surgery in the US) focusing on treating head and neck cancer patients.

Michel Neeff
MB ChB 1995 Auckland; FRACS 2006

Michel he has had appointments as an ENT consultant at Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland City Hospital, and Green Lane Clinical Centre. He is the Clinical Director at Starship Children's Hospital. He is a founding member and Director at ENT Associates.

John Chaplin
MB ChB 1989 Auckland; FRACS 1996

John is an FRACS qualified Head and Neck, Endocrine and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, internationally fellowship trained in Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. He also has expertise in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, including free tissue transfer, cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty and cosmetic facial surgery.

David Grayson
MB ChB 1989 Otago; FRACS 1999

ORL Surgeon Paediatrics - Clinical Director

Dr Morton

Consultant Otolaryngologist-Head & Neck Surgeon in Counties-Manukau DHB, and Professor of Otolaryngology at Auckland University Medical School.

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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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