General Manager: Mark Watson
21 Von Tempsky Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton 3216
Reception Phone: (07) 959 5700

Mr Nand Kejriwal

MB BS 1976 Banaras Hindu; FRACS (CS) 2006

Practising at

Southern Cross Hamilton Hospital


Cardiothoracic surgery

Full NZ Registration Date

09 December 1999

Private Services

Southern Cross Heart Institute

Physical address:Southern Cross Hamilton Hospital

(07) 959 5700

(07) 959 5702

Healthlink EDI: schheart

Cardiac Services

Physical address:1 Dawson Street

+64 7 839 7664

+64 7 839 7663

Healthlink EDI: charlesn

Special Clinical Interest(s)

  • Mitral valve repair
  • Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation
  • Arterial conduits for coronary bypass surgery
  • Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Hybrid procedures for extensive aortic aneurysms
  • Blood conservation in cardiac surgery


Professional Profile

After my cardiothoracic training in India (MCh), I worked in Europe and Australasia in the cardiothoracic units in Adelaide, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Liverpool. UK. In addition to my position as a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon in Waikato Hospital, my other responsibilities and roles include -

- Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Auckland

- Supervisor, Advanced training in cardiothoracic surgery, RACS

- Pre-Vocational Education Supervisor, Medical Council of New Zealand

- Instructor, Australian and New Zealand Surgical Skills Education & Training (ASSET) course

- Journal reviewer, Heart Lung & Circulation

- Instructor animal lab & wetlab for trainees

- Visiting lecturer, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Hangzhow, China

Post Fellowship Training

  • I visited St Pauls Hospital, Vancouver for training in Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), and performed the first trans-apical TAVI procedure in New Zealand in 2008.
  • I have also completed training in mitral valve repair in Germany, Vienna, Thailand, Bali and Australia, and I trained in off-pump beating heart surgery at University of Leuven, Belgium and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth.
  • I have taken part in the Supervisors and Trainers for Surgical Education and Training (SAT SET) course (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Hong Kong, 2008).

Membership of professional bodies

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Australia & New Zealand Society of Cardiac & Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS)
  • International College of Angiology
  • Indian Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS)
  • Australasian Lung Cancer Trial Group (ALTG)
  • Waikato Post-graduate Medicine Inc
  • The Cardiothoracic Surgery Network (CTSnet)
  • Heart Surgery Forum (HSF)
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Visiting hours: 11am - 8pm

21 Von Tempsky St, Hamilton 3216
P.O. Box 4173, Hamilton 3247

Phone: 07 959 5700
Fax: 07 959 5702

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