Below is a list of the top and leading Surgeons in Tauranga. To help you find the best Surgeons located near you in Tauranga we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Tauranga’s Best Surgeons:
The top rated Surgeons in Tauranga are:
- Mr Jacques Marnewick – Tauranga Surgeon
- Mr Avinesh Kumar – Surgical Services BOP
- Mark Omundsen – Grace Hospital
- Peter Chin – Specialist Breast and General Surgeon
- Barnaby Smith – Dr Barnaby Smith Surgical
Mr Jacques Marnewick – Tauranga Surgeon
Jacques Marnewick holds a bachelor of medicine and surgery degree and membership to the Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He was trained under the University of Cape Town and renowned hospital facility, the Groote Schuur Hospital where the world’s first successful heart transplant was conducted in 1967. The surgical expert continued gaining experience in the field of trauma and emergency surgery and relocated to New Zealand in 2007. He underwent training in New Zealand focused on general surgical procedures and later on joined the Auckland City Hospital team. Jacques currently practices in Tauranga, New Zealand and can help with general, thyroid, and laparoscopic surgeries.
Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Laparoscopic, Hernia, Gallbladder, Lymph Nodes, Pilonidal Disease, General Surgery, Intra-Abdominal, Post-operative Care
“Amazing services. Helpful and communicative.” –Bridgette H.
Mr Avinesh Kumar – Surgical Services BOP
Avinesh Kumar is a graduate of the University of Fiji where he completed his medical study. He became a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1990 and has since worked in various surgical facilities in Auckland before finally settling in the Tauranga community of the Bay of Plenty region. The general surgeon offers cost-effective surgical solutions to the Bay community and is part of the surgery team of Grace Hospital and Tauranga Hospital. His general surgery expertise covers hernia, head and neck, skin tumours, endocrine and colorectal surgeries while his laparoscopic services cover colectomy, gallbladder, anti-reflux, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, minimally invasive hernia repair, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram.
General & Laparoscopic Surgery, General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, GI Endoscopy
“Mr Kumar is a very skilled and knowledgeable laparoscopic surgeon. Very high-quality care, technically very experienced, you will be in safe hands if you require surgery.” –Julie Sosich
Mark Omundsen – Grace Hospital
Mark Omundsen is a Tauranga-based surgery specialist who holds a medicine and surgery degree from the University of Auckland and a fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has undergone a surgical fellowship programme and has been part of Tauranga Hospital as its colorectal and general surgery consultant. Mark is part of the surgical team of Grace Hospital and has a particular focus on laparoscopic surgeries, gallbladder pathology, and single incision laparoscopic surgical procedures for the management of abdominal wall hernia and colorectal issues.
Colorectal/General Surgery, Endoscopy
“Everyone I’ve met while staying the night is so lovely!! The Nurses, surgeons, anesthetists are all so nice. Thank you so much Grace hospital. 😊” –Georgie
Peter Chin – Specialist Breast and General Surgeon
Peter Chin is a general and breast surgery expert serving the Bay of Plenty community of New Zealand. He was educated at the University of Melbourne where he gained his bachelor of medicine and surgery qualifications. The Tauranga-based surgeon is also a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the NZ Association of General Surgeons (NZAGS), Breast Surgeons Society of Australia and New Zealand, and Australasian Society for Breast Disease. He holds a particular interest in laparoscopic or keyhole hernia surgery, melanoma, thyroid, gallbladder, and oncoplastic breast cancer surgery.
Keyhole Surgery, Gallbladder, Hernia Repair, Sentinel Node Biopsy/Node Dissection, Skin Cancer & Melanoma, Thyroid Surgery
“Professionalism and services 5-stars!” –Lia Rune
Barnaby Smith – Dr Barnaby Smith Surgical
Barnaby Smith is a Tauranga native who fulfils a consultant post at the Grace Hospital, East Bay Specialist Centre, and District Health Board of Whakatane and Tauranga Public Hospitals. He completed a surgical fellowship programme facilitated by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and commenced with an international training programme that lasted for two years. Barnaby has undergone clinical fellowship at the Royal Marsden in London and UK and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh specializing in melanoma and surgical oncology and upper gastrointestinal surgery respectively. He practices in Tauranga now helping with upper gastrointestinal issues that require surgical processes.
Bariatric Surgery, Endoscopy, Laparoscopy, Breast Cancer, Hernia, Upper Gastrointestinal, Melanoma, Skin Cancer
“Nurses, surgeon, anesthetist, and all other staff were really supportive. Thanks very much!” –Ronan Carton