About Paul Samson
General, Breast & Endoscopic Surgeon.
Consultant General Surgeon
Paul Samson is a Consultant General Surgeon in Public and Private practice in Invercargill. He completed High School in the Southland region and his medical training at Otago University. Following several years as a junior doctor in Southland Hospital, he went on to complete Specialist General Surgical Training in New Zealands Major Metropolitan Hospitals. He returned to Southland Hospital in 2010 after completing a Fellowship in Breast & Endocrine Surgery at North Shore Hospital, Auckland.
Areas of specialisation:
- General Surgery
- Breast Surgery
- Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery
- Hernia Surgery - open & laparoscopic (TEP)
- Melanoma & other skin cancer
- Varicose Vein Surgery
Banding of haemorrhoids, Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy,
Breast biospy – hook wire, Core biopsy, Fine needle aspiration (FNA), Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram, Laparoscopic repair of femoral hernia, Open or laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Open or laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, Open repair of epigastric hernia, Open repair of incisional hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia.
Comprehensive skin examinations (including dermoscopy), Curettage or diathermy, Incisional biopsy, Punch biopsy, Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, Skin cancer surgery.
Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy (UGS), Varicose vein surgery.
BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRACS,
Breast Surgeons Society of Australia & New Zealand
Accreditation NZ Conjoint Committee for Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
General Surgery Clinical Senior Lecturer University of Otago
Hospitals Practising at:
Southern Cross Hospital Invercargill
Southern Cross Central Lakes Queenstown