Our Specialists

Focused on the Rodney/Kaipara/Hibiscus Coast regions, Rodney Surgical is a certified facility offering day surgical procedures, with state of the art operating rooms, a procedure room and endoscopy services.

In an area of high growth, the centre is the only surgical hospital located between Auckland and Whangarei. The facility was opened in 2009 and is easily accessible for patients and there are over 40 free car parks right outside the front door.

Rodney Surgical currently holds contracts with Waitemata, Auckland, Northland District Health Boards as well as an elective surgery contract with Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). We also have Southern Cross Affiliated Provider contracts for a range of services.

How to be a part of Rodney Surgical?

We are always looking to expand our surgical options for patients. We can offer you:

  • Operating room time
  • Procedure room time
  • Free consultation space and administration support for six months, so you can establish your local practice
  • Introduction to local GPs and the opportunity to share your knowledge with them in our regular CME sessions
  • Access to Rodney Surgical’s Referrer’s Assistant – this service has been used by GPs for number of years and covers all procedures.
  • Advertising of your services via our website, Rodney Surgical’s Healthpoint portal and health pages advertising and our newsletter.
  • Regular profiling in our newsletter to keep GPs informed of new specialists and procedures.
  • Additional advertising in print and digital formats as well as on our social media pages.
  • Collegial support from our Clinical Board for consultants new to new private practice.
  • Access to Clinical Board for consultation and support.

Credentialing

All specialists must be credentialed to perform any procedures at Rodney Surgical. To facilitate access Rodney Surgical is aligned with the credentialing from Southern Cross and Mercy/Ascot Hospitals. All you need to do is to supply your;

  • credentialing letter
  • indemnity insurance
  • current annual practicing certificate and
  • complete the Rodney Surgical Health Declaration.

If you are not credentialed, then you will need to complete our credentialing document, which can be downloaded here. Temporary credentialing may be given by at the discretion of the General Manager, while this process is being completed.

Specialists Bio

Endoscopy

Luigi Sussman

Luigi Sussman

MB BCh 1987 Witwatersrand; FRACS 1994
Specialty: Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy and General Surgery

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General Surgery

Luigi Sussman

Luigi Sussman

MB BCh 1987 Witwatersrand; FRACS 1994
Specialty: Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy and General Surgery

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Ophthalmology (Eye)

Brian Sloan

Brian Sloan

MB ChB 1989 Auckland; FRANZCO 1997
Specialty: Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic Surgery

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Orthopedics

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Plastic, Cosmetic and Skin Surgery

Susan Durney

Susan Durney

Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing), Post graduate Certificate (Nursing)
Specialty: Cosmetic Nursing

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Brian Sloan

Brian Sloan

MB ChB 1989 Auckland; FRANZCO 1997
Specialty: Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic Surgery

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Vascular Surgery

Gynaecology

Urology

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