About Mr Hugh Cooke
Hugh is a General Surgeon with special interests in hernia, gallbladder and colorectal surgery. This includes laparoscopic techniques for cholecystectomy and hernia repair as well as colonoscopy.
Hugh gained his medical degree at Otago University in 1979. His post fellowship experience was undertaken in England over four years where he worked in Hull, London and Birmingham. He worked for two years at the Wellington Clinical School of Medicine specialising in colorectal surgery, and is working part time at Hutt Hospital and in private practice.
Areas of Specialisation
Hernia Repair - Laparoscopic & Open, Cholecystectomy, Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Consultations, EMR procedures in association with endoscopy, Flexible sigmoidoscopy,
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram, Laparoscopic inguinal hernia, Open or laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Open or laparoscopic repair of femoral hernia, Open or laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, Open or laparoscopic repair of umbilical hernia, Open repair of epigastric hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia.
MBChB (Otago) 1979, FRACS 1988