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Mr John A MathesonMBChB (Otago) 1974, MSc (Oxon) 1979, FRACS 1983

Areas of Specialisation

My areas of specialisation include total hip and total knee arthroplasty, including revision surgery. Surgery of the knee including arthroscopic surgery, simple and complex knee ligament reconstructions and knee arthroplasty, including complex surgery for acquired joint deformity as a result of trauma/degenerative and inflammatory arthritis and inherited disorders such as haemophilia.

I also undertake hand and wrist surgery, including revision fasciectomy, flexor and extensor tendon reconstruction, complex carpal instability repair, MCP joint arthroplasties and Rheumatoid arthritis hand/wrist surgery. Other areas of specialisation are Sports Medicine Surgery, including disorders of tendons such as Achilles tendon.

Specialist Training

  • MSc Oxford University 1979

Positions and Memberships

  • Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon - Dunedin Public Hospital
  • Senior Lecturer - Otago University Medical School
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Private Practice
  • President NZ Knee and Sports Surgery Society
  • Executive Member NZ Orthopaedic Association
  • Examiner Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Contact Details

Address Suite 3
Marinoto Clinic
72 Newington Avenue
Dunedin
Telephone (03) 466 7707
Fax (03) 464 0291
Email jam@orthserv.co.nz