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Mr Simon Harper


Special interests

Endocrine,Gall Bladder,Hernias,Laparoscopic Surgery (General),Lumps & Bumps,Thyroid,Adrenal,Parathyroid


Thyroid nodules, ultrasound guided FNA, surgery for malignant and non-malignant thyroid disease including lymph node dissections


Minimally invasive and bilateral parathyroid surgery including the work-up and organisation of localisation studies


Investigation and surgery for adrenal incidentalomas, functional and non-functional adrenal tumours

Abdominal Endocrine

Including thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal as above but also, NET and familial endocrine disease

Gall Bladder Surgery

Hernias (laparoscopic and open, groin and abdominal

Laparoscopic Surgery (General)

Lumps and Bumps

Specialist training

My specialist training in endocrine surgery was carried out in the UK and I also spent a period of time observing endocrine surgery in a tertiary centre in northern France. Endocrine Surgery Specialist Fellowship - Sheffield, UK Higher Surgical Training - NZ Basic Surgical Training - UK Medical Degree - Cambridge University, UK

About Simon Harper

I am a New Zealand trained specialist Endocrine and General Surgeon. consulting and operating at Wakefield Hospital. My public practice is busy with both Endocrine and General Surgery work at Wellington Hospital where I receive local and regional referrals for sub-specialty care across the full range of endocrine surgery procedures.