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

Mr Simon Harper

BChir 2001 MB 2002 Camb; FRACS (GS) 2012

Practising at

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital


General Surgery

Full NZ Registration Date

10 December 2006

Private Services

Mr Simon Harper - Endocrine & General Surgeon

Physical address:Southern Cross Specialist Centre
90 Hanson Street

04 910 2178

04 381 8121

Special Clinical Interest(s)

  • Endocrine
  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid
  • Adrenal
  • Gall Bladder
  • Hernias
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (General)
  • Lumps & Bumps


Thyroid nodules, ultrasound guided FNA, surgery for malignant and non-malignant thyroid disease including lymph node dissections

Most thyroid assessments include ultrasound and where necessary I perform FNA at the same visit to streamline patient care

Thyroidectomy for Graves’ disease including discussion of the appropriateness of this therapy as primary management


Diagnosis, treatment and review
Minimally invasive and bilateral parathyroid surgery including the work-up and organisation of localisation studies

Investigation and surgery for adrenal incidentalomas, functional and non-functional adrenal tumours

Abdominal Endocrine
Paragangliomas and small bowel neuroendocrine tumors

Gall Bladder Surgery

Hernias (laparoscopic and open, groin and abdominal)

Laparoscopic Surgery (General)

Lumps and Bumps

Professional Profile

I am a New Zealand trained specialist Endocrine and General Surgeon.

My public practice is busy with both Endocrine and General Surgery work at Wellington Hospital where I receive local and regional referrals for sub-specialty care across the full range of endocrine surgery procedures.

I provide general surgical care of the highest quality for hernia, gallbladder and other core general surgical conditions.

Post Fellowship Training

My specialist training in endocrine surgery was carried out in Sheffield, UK a centre which received referrals from throughout the UK. I also spent a period of time observing endocrine surgery in a tertiary centre in northern France.

  • Endocrine Surgery Specialist Fellowship - Sheffield, UK
  • Higher Surgical Training - NZ
  • Basic Surgical Training - UK
  • Medical Degree - Cambridge University, UK

Current membership of professional/other bodies:

  • Australia and New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons – Executive Committee Member
  • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • New Zealand Association of General Surgeons
  • NZAGS Training Board Committee Member


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Visiting hours: 8am - 8pm

90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, 6021

Tel: (04) 910 2160


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