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Waitemata Surgeons are a group of general surgeons all with subspeciality interests who work together in the private sector as well as holding individual appointments at Waitemata Disrict Health Board.  We offer a comprehensive practice for all general surgical requirements.

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Michael Booth
Richard Harman
Mike Hulme-Moir

Michael Booth MBChB FRACS

Michael Booth is a general surgeon with a subspecialty interest in upper gastrointestinal surgery.  he has a major interest in laparoscopic surgery including surgery for obesity (bariatric surgery), hernia, gallbladder and antireflux surgery.  He also performs upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy.

His bariatric programme incorporates a dietician and procedures offered to patients include laparoscopic and open gastric bypass as well as laparoscopic adjustable banding. 

Visit his website www.surgicalweightsolutions.co.nz for further information.

Areas of expertise:

  • Bariatric (weight loss) surgery
  • Laparoscopic antireflux operations incl. Nissen Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic bile duct exploration
  • Upper gastrointenstinal malignancy
  • Endoscopy
    • Upper GI endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy

Michael Booth
Michael Booth

Richard Harman BSc MBChB FRACS

Richard Harman is a General Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in  Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal surgery working closely with endocrinologists in this area (Thyroid Specialists)

Richard's other areas of surgical specialites are Breast Cancer (with Mercy Breast Clinic) and Melanoma surgery, having spent time with and maintaining close links with the Sydney Melanoma Unit and the NZ Melanoma Foundation.

Richard is also available for consultation for common general surgical procedures such as hernia and laparoscopic gallbladder procedures.

Areas of expertise:

  • Endocrine Surgery
    • Thyroid
    • Parathyroid
    • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Breast Surgery
    • Benign
    • Cancer
    • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Melanoma Surgery
    • Sentinel node and lymph node dissections
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy

Richard Harman
Richard Harman

Mike Hulme-Moir BSc MBChB FRACS

Mike Hulme-Moir is a general surgeon with particular expertise in the management of all colorectal disease.  Where possible surgery is carried out laparoscopically which minimises hospital stay, wound size and patient discomfort.  It also means a quicker return to normal activities.

Mike has a major interest in laparoscopic surgery including surgery for abdominal conditions such as gallstones, hernias and appendicitis.

His other main interest and area of expertise is the management of melanoma, including sentinal node biopsy. he is a member of the North Shore Hospital Melanoma Unit which is actively involved in melanoma research.  This enables access to therapeutic trials involving new treatment modalities such as vaccines.

Areas of expertise:

    • Colorectal surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Melanoma
    • Endoscopist

Mike Hulme-Moir
Mike Hulme-Moir

Waitemata Specialist Centre 15 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland
Tel 09 441 2750 (0800 924 836) Fax 09 441 2759 Email

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