MBChB, FC Orth(SA)

About Sean


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Sean is an Orthopaedic surgeon practicing at the Aorangi Surgical group and operating at Bidwill Trust Hospital.
He is also employed as a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon by South Canterbury Health Board.

Sean did his postgraduate training in Cape Town South Africa, and then did a Fellowship in Hip and Knee replacement surgery at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, under a past Head of the British Hip Society.

Areas of Interest

Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
- Arthroscopic stability repairs.
- Arthroscopic SLAP repairs and Biceps pathology.
- Arthroscopic & Mini open Rotator cuff repairs.
- Arthroscopic decompressions.
- Arthroscopic ACJ excisions.
Open Shoulder surgery:
- Anatomic Shoulder replacements.
- Reverse Shoulder replacements.
- Latarjet procedure for instability.
Arthroscopic Knee surgery:
- ACL reconstruction.
- PCL reconstruction.
- Meniscal surgery.
- Cartilage debridement.
- Medial Patellofemoral ligament.
Hip and knee joint replacement surgery: Primary & Revision
VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement
Orthopaedic Sports injuries:
Open and arthroscopic ankle surgery:
Hand surgery:

Professional Memberships

NZOA – New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
Medical Council of New Zealand

Affiliated Provider for 

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Hemi-knee replacement
  • Primary total hip joint replacement - bilateral
  • Primary total hip joint replacement - unilateral
  • Primary total knee joint replacement - bilateral
  • Primary total knee joint replacement - unilateral

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Consulting Room

Aorangi Surgical Group (ASG)
03 688 4447
43 York Street, Timaru
New Zealand


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