Mr David SchroederMB ChB 1979 Otago; FRACS 1987
Practising atSouthern Cross Hamilton Hospital
Full NZ Registration Date20 November 1980
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Special Clinical Interest(s)
He is a member of several international obesity surgery societies, and is constantly updating surgical techniques and auditing outcomes. As a result, he has developed a keen interest in the role of the brain in getting the best results after surgery on the stomach. This is reflected in the team he has chosen to help patients achieve their goals.
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David Schroeder is an experienced laparoscopic abdominal surgeon who has been performing obesity surgery in the Waikato area for 18 years. He pioneered laparoscopic obesity surgery in New Zealand, introducing the gastric band in 1996, and performing the first laparoscopic gastric bypass in New Zealand in 2000.
He has performed over 1800 primary and revisional obesity operations.
Year of first medical qualification1979
Membership of professional bodies
- Member of OSSANZ (Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and NZ)
- Member of SLS (Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons)
- Member of IFSO (International Federation of Surgical Obesity)
Visiting hours: 11am - 8pm
21 Von Tempsky St, Hamilton 3216
P.O. Box 4173, Hamilton 3247
Phone: 07 959 5700
Fax: 07 959 5702