About Mr Konrad Richter

Mr. Richter is a Consultant General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist at Southland Hospital with specialist training and extensive experience in upper gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery, endocrine surgery, advanced minimally invasive (laparoscopic) techniques and palliative medicine/hospice. He completed his specialty General Surgical training in Germany and undertook a three-year Postgraduate Fellowship at the Arkansas Cancer Research Center in Little Rock, Arkansas/USA. It provided the basis for his PhD theses (German Habilitation, Privatdozent) in Molecular and Experimental Radiation Biology.

After his exit examination in General Surgery he completed a three year fellowship training in surgical oncology/upper gastrointestinal/colorectal surgery and endocrine surgery at the University Friedrich-Schiller in Jena (Visceral Surgery). In 2012 he was convocated as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. For the last 10 years he has worked in New Zealand as Consultant General Surgeon, Senior Clinical Lecturer of the Dunedin School of Medicine and since 2012 Associate Dean Southland. In 2015 he was promoted Clinical Associate Professor at the Dunedin School of Medicine/University of Otago.

Gender: Male

Services

Areas of Specialisation

  • General and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy/Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic/hand-assisted and open colon and rectal cancer surgery
  • Laparoscopic Reflux Surgery/NISSEN fundoplication
  • Thyroidectomy/Parathyroidectomy
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy,
  • Laparoscopic HELLER Myotomy for Achalasia
  • Hernia Repair: Laparoscopic (TAPP) and open inguinal hernia repair (LICHTENSTEIN, SHOULDICE)
  • Laparoscopic and open incisional, abdominal and umbilical hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic/hand-assisted and open Surgery for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for rectal adenomas and early rectal cancer
  • Melanoma, Skin Lesions, Pilonidal Sinus
  • Proctology (anal cancer, haemorrhoids, perianal fistula, anal fissure etc.)
  • Colonoscopy/Gastroscopy, Polypectomy, Haemorrrhoid Banding
Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Thyroid/Parathyroid, Upper Gastrointestinal/Stomach/Pancreas,
Colorectal Cancer, Crohn’s Disease/Ulcerative Colitis, Laparoscopic and open Hernia repair (inguinal, umbilical, incisional, parastomal, ventral), Gallbaldder, Refluxsurgery, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM), Colonoscopy & Endoscopy, Proctology (haemorrhoids, perianal fistula, anal fissure etc.)

Charges

Payment Options

Cash

Cheque

Eft-Pos Debit and Credit card facilities, except American Express.

Southern Cross Easy-Pay

Credentials

Qualifications

FRACS MD PhD EBQSO

Clinical Associate Professor University of Otago

Consultant General Surgeon/Surgical Oncologist

Associate Dean Southland

Hospitals Practising at

Southern Cross Hospital Invercargill and Southland Hospital

Contact Mr Konrad Richter

03 214 9187
General Surgery South Ltd
97 Gala St
Queens Park
Invercargill

Opening Hours
Mon
8:00am – 5:30pm

Tue
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Wed
8:30am – 5:30pm

Thu
8:30am – 5:30pm

Fri
Closed

Sat
Closed

Sun
Closed