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General Manager: Paul Cocks
90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021
Reception Phone: (04) 910 2160

Mr Ali Shekouh

MB ChB 1995 Lpool; MD 2007 Lpool; CCT (UK) (Gen Surg) 2012; FRCS (Gen Surg) 2012; FRACS (GS) 2015

Practising at

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital


General Surgery

Full NZ Registration Date

03 December 2014

Private Services

Mr Ali R Shekouh - General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon & Endoscopist

Physical address:Southern Cross Specialist Centre
90 Hanson Street

(04) 910 2178

04 479 9084

Special Clinical Interest(s)

My area of expertise is within all aspects of gastrointestinal disease, but in particular:

  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Colon and Small Bowel Surgery (Open and Laparoscopic)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Management and Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders (including prolapse) and Surgery
  • Anorectal Diseases (including haemorrhoids, fissures and fistulae)
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic and Open - including ventral and abdominal wall repair)
  • Colonoscopy, Colonic Surveillance and Gastroscopy

Professional Profile

I graduated at the University of Liverpool, UK and trained extensively in all aspects of general surgery with colorectal surgery subspecialty, in Merseyside, UK. I attended two colorectal specialist fellowships in the USA and Singapore.

I have an MD degree for research in the Molecular Biology of Cancer from the University of Liverpool, UK. I am also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago.

I was a Consultant General and Colorectal surgeon in the UK prior to my move to New Zealand in April 2014.

I currently work as a Colorectal and General surgeon at Wellington Hospital. I am also a Senior Lecturer with the University of Otago.

Post Fellowship Training


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Visiting hours: 8am - 8pm

90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, 6021

Tel: (04) 910 2160


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