​Orthopaedic surgery or orthopaedics (also spelled Orthopedic surgery and orthopedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.


  • Ward 18, Christchurch Hospital

  • Ward 19, Christchurch Hospital

  • Orthopaedic Outpatient Department, Christchurch Hospital

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christchurch Hospital

  • Burwood Surgical Service, Burwood Hospital 

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Orthopaedic Outpatient Department, Christchurch Hospital

Phone: 03 364 0800

Fax: 03 364 0806

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