Paul Samson

03 214 0317 Southland
Urgent Appointments Available
Electronic Referral on Specialists & Referrals Service
Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations
nib Health Partner

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)
  • Gallbladder
  • Melanoma & other skin cancer
  • Portacaths
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Varicose Vein Surgery

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
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:
Southland Hospital
Southern Cross Hospital Invercargill
Southern Cross Central Lakes Queenstown


Contact Paul Samson

Urgent Appointments Available

Call 03 214 0317 during work hours

03 214 0153
Don St Specialist Ctr
103 Don St

PO Box 1195,
Invercargill 9840

03 214 0153
Queenstown Medical Centre
9 Isle St

103 Don St Invercargill 9810 New Zealand
Page last updated on 20 February 2023