Specialist consulting at the Specialist Centre

Southern Cross’ Specialist Centre, based on our Wellington hospital site, provides medical specialists and their patients with access to a purpose-built consulting centre and day procedure facilities, closely connected to our modern private surgical hospital.

This multidisciplinary centre was originally opened in 1998. It features consulting rooms and day procedure facilities for use by medical specialists, and adjoins our private surgical hospital, with convenient parking.

Our Wellington Specialist Centre offers a range of clinical services, and specialties currently include orthopaedic surgery, gastroenterology, endoscopy, general & colorectal surgery, vascular and endovascular surgery, gynaecology, paediatric surgery, neurophysiology, ophthalmology, oncology and urology.

To contact the Southern Cross Specialist Centre team, and specialists and physicians consulting there, you can reach us at:

Address: 90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington
Telephone: (04) 910 2178
Email: wgtn.specialists@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz
Healthlink EDI:  wgtnmspc

Specialists consulting at Southern Cross Specialist Centre

These specialists currently consult (and may also operate) at our facilities in Wellington. For more information, please call (04) 910 2178 in the first instance to contact the Southern Cross Specialist Centre team.

Gastroenterology, endoscopy, general & colorectal surgery

Telephone: 04 910 2178   Healthlink EDI: wgtnmspc

Mr Imad Aljanabi
General Surgeon
Mr Alex Dalzell*
General & Colorectal Surgeon & Endoscopist
Mr Scott Diamond
General Surgeon
Mr Simon Harper
General surgeon
Mr Amit Reddy
General Surgeon & Endoscopist
Mr Ali Shekouh
General Surgeon & Endoscopist
Mr Gary Stone
General & Laparoscopic Surgeon & Endoscopist
Dr John Wyeth
Gastroenterologist & Endoscopist
*John Keating has recently retired from practice, and has arranged for any patients previously under his care who may require on-going support to have their care managed by Mr Alex Dalzell, who is based at Southern Cross’ Specialist Centre.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Telephone: 04 910 2181   Healthlink EDI: wgtnmspc   Email: ortho.wellington@schl.co.nz

Mr Robert Rowan
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hand & Shoulder Specialist)
Mr Koen De Ridder
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Paediatric, Spine & Foot Specialist)
Mr Tim Gregg
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Paediatric, Sports & Trauma Specialist)
Dr Andrew Matthews
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Knee, Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Vascular Services

Telephone: 04 894 2803     Healthlink EDI:  wgtnmspc

Mr Dilip Naik*
Vascular, Endovascular & General Surgeon
*No new referrals are currently being accepted for Mr Naik.


Telephone: 04 910 2178    Healthlink EDI: wgtnmspc

Please Note: No obstetric services are offered at the Southern Cross Specialist Centre in Wellington.

Dr Sanni Aschenberger
Dr Jackie Hawley

Paediatric surgery

Telephone: 04 910 2178    Healthlink EDI: wgtnmspc

Mr Brendon Bowkett
Paediatric Surgeon & Urologist


Telephone: 04 910 2178    Healthlink EDI: wgtnmspc

Mrs Angela McDonnell
Neurophysiologist - nerve conduction studies

Renal Physician

Dr Grant Pidgeon
Renal Physician
contact for appointment - Telephone: 04 910 2178


Telephone: 04 910 2178    Healthlink EDI: wgtnmspc

Mr Marc Heinau

Other specialists consulting or offering services at our Specialist Centre

Dr Helen Long
Ophthalmology, Avastin injections
book at Harbour Eye Specialists - Telephone: 04 499 3322
Dr Carol Johnson
contact for appointment - Telephone: 021 0825 2091
Professor John Nacey
contact for appointment -Telephone: 04 475 3531
Mr Grant Russell
contact for appointment - Telephone: 04 473 6207

Wellington Specialist Centre

90 Hanson Street

Tel:  (04) 910 2178
Email: wgtn.specialists@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz

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