About Mr Rowan French
Rowan French is a General, Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and Endocrine surgeon with a strong interest in metabolic surgery.
He is the president of the New Zealand Association of General Surgeons, a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Court of Examiners, and has significant leadership roles at the DHB.
His primary interests include the treatment of abdominal complaints, gastrointestinal cancer, gastrointestinal endoscopy and the surgical management of obesity.
He has trained extensively in these areas around New Zealand, and returned to Hamilton after working for 2 years in the Lakes region. His other interests include surgical nutrition, intravenous nutrition, and governance in health care.
Areas of Specialisation
Gastrointestinal & Endocrine Surgeon, Metabolic Surgery, Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy & the surgical management of Obesity
Colonoscopy with associated procedures
Gastroscopy with associated procedures
Laparoscopic repair of femoral hernia
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia
Open repair of epigastric hernia
Open repair of incisional hernia
Open repair of inguinal hernia
Open repair of umbilical hernia
MBCHB, FRACS, President of NZAGS