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Braemar renal physician ‘Dr Rabi’ believes that patient care extends well beyond a consultation – and is frequently lifelong…

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For Braemar cardiothoracic surgeon Paul Conaglen, bigger rarely means better…

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Braemar cardiothoracic surgeon David McCormack has worked in London’s leading hospitals. But it is in New Zealand – the place he calls “paradise” – where he believes he can do his best work…

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Braemar Hospital orthopaedic spine surgeon Joe Baker has many reasons for celebrating golfing legend Tiger Woods’ comeback…

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Braemar Hospital haematologist Natalia Gavrilova is excited about the new developments in the field in which she specialises…

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Gynaecologists at Braemar Hospital combine skills to tackle complex cases…

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Oral & maxillofacial surgeons Brian Whitley and Angus Colquhoun have carried out Braemar Hospital’s first temporomandibular (TMJ) operation, giving new hope to a young woman running out of options…

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Braemar colorectal surgeon Jasen Ly is hopeful new checks and better treatments will improve New Zealand’s statistics in bowel cancer…

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Braemar ENT specialist Andy Wood works in
a field that delivers life-changing results…

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Two Waikato medical oncologists specialising
in cancer care, have joined Braemar Hospital
as private consultant oncologists.

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New Pain Specialist joins the Braemar Pain Clinic

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Persistent pain can drive people to despair. Braemar Hospital’s new pain clinic offers sufferers a way out of “Stuckville.”

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New Generation – three dimensional imaging for surgery at Braemar Hospital.

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The human hand is a complex mechanism, essential to a multitude of tasks from holding a pen, to performing hard labour or even high-fiving a friend.

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The installation of the very latest imaging system will revolutionise the digital operating rooms at Braemar Hospital in Hamilton.

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Elbow replacements are rare in New Zealand. They are usually performed on patients with rheumatoid arthritis but they have become less frequent due to advances in rheumatoid medication.

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Braemar paediatric surgeon Askar Kukkady achieved worldwide recognition when he led the team that separated con-joined twins in Hamilton, a decade ago.

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Braemar has been offering PillCam capsule endoscopy since 2007 and has now upgraded to the latest SB 3 technology.

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A top line-up of speakers is planned for the next CME event at
Braemar Hospital…

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A chance meeting with a group of Kiwis in London set Braemar Urologist
Adam Davies on his future path…


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Braemar’s Brandon Adams works in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.
While the needs in these fields may be different, he says the aim for both
is to always have a highly functional result…


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An increasing number of new services are being made available at Braemar Hospital. This newsletter highlights those introduced in recent times…

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Peter Gan’s career inspiration came early – and from an unusual source. “As a child growing up in Malaysia, I decided at around 8 or 9 that I wanted to be a doctor…

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Michael Woodfield is a New Zealand trained and qualified Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon with specialised training from world renowned surgeons…

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Braemar has become the first private hospital in New Zealand to offer EUS – a service that combines endoscopy and ultrasound to diagnose and treat
gastrointestinal problems…

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Braemar Hospital’s new surgeon Rafique was told by colleagues in Japan that he should move to New Zealand. He has never looked back…

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Musculoskeletal radiologist Peter Gendall likes to help patients through the “medical maze” and be well-informed about their options…

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A simple breath-test may identify the foods that make many people’s lives miserable. The test will soon be offered by a Braemar gastroenterologist.

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New chemotherapy unit at Braemar opens in the new year.

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Braemar’s new orthopaedic surgeon Jason Donovan shares a name with one of Australia’s favourite sons.

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A leading neurosurgeon has joined Braemar’s team.
He says New Zealand offers exciting opportunities in his field of work,
but it also means his family can enjoy the lifestyle they love.

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A new role at Braemar Hospital will bring GPs and specialists closer
together for the benefit of practitioners and patients…

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Win Meyer-Rochow’s patients are in good hands.

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Braemar again offers free surgery for children to the value of $50,000

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Braemar welcomes Orthopaedic Surgeon Steve McChesney

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Endoscopy services now available to your patients under the Affiliated Provider programme.


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As an orthopaedic surgeon, Richard Willoughby has seen people
with terrible injuries. He says it is extremely rewarding to help them on the road to recovery.

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Breast cancer surgeon Ian Campbell delights in giving his patients
the good news stories.

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Introducing new ENT surgeon – Mr Julian White
All endoscopy patients welcome at braemar

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Braemar Hospital offers free surgery for children to the value of $50,000.
Our new website is proving to be popular with more than 1,000 visits each month.

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Work begins on new hospital – on time, on budget
New Trans Oesophageal Echo (TOE) Equipment Purchased

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New Hospital Site Purchased
Return-to-Theatre Indemnity

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PillCam™ – video capsule endoscopy
Q Chip – latest technology in endoscopes

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