The General Surgery service is provided by South Canterbury DHB employed General Surgeons. We provide elective and 24 hour acute inpatient, day patient and outpatient treatment for patients requiring specialist care for the South Canterbury Region. There are visiting clinics provided by the Plastic Surgical Services from Christchurch, there are visiting clinics and operating lists provided by Urological and Paediatric Surgery Services from Christchurch.
General Surgery covers a broad range of surgical conditions including, but not exclusive to: endocrine, breast, hepato-pancreato-biliary, colorectal, upper gastrointestinal, vascular, urology, hernia surgery, burn care, minor plastic and skin cancer surgery, laparoscopic surgery and trauma surgery.
General Surgery Outpatients Level 1, Timaru Hospital
Endoscopy Unit – Level 4, Timaru Hospital
Surgical Ward Level 5 Timaru Hospital
Outpatient Clinic Enquiries - Charge Nurse Manager OPD/OAO
F Dynes - Phone: 03 687 2122
Mr Chris Gray - Clinical Director
Mr Rene Van den Bosch
Mr Gary Cooper
Mr Graeme Roadley
Dr Magda Sakowska
Clinical Nurse Specialists
Sara George - Surgical
Lynley Niles - Breast
Carly Bramley - Gastrointestinal
Bronney Mackenzie - Colorectal and Stomal Therapy
Coralie Bellingham - Stomal Therapy.