About Mr Steven Kelly
I am a New Zealand trained General Surgeon and fully qualified in 2006. I offer high quality surgical services with an emphasis on safety, trust and excellence.
Subspecialist training – Two years in the United Kingdom at Addenbrookes Hospital (Cambridge), Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (Scotland) and Musgrove Park Hospital (Taunton). At these hospitals I trained in laparoscopic obesity surgery, oesophagogastric surgery (benign and malignant), advanced laparoscopic surgery, routine and complex hernia surgery and laparoscopic anti reflux surgery.
Areas of Special Interest
Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery, General & Laparoscopic Surgery, Endoscopy
Areas of Specialisation
Laparoscopic and open hernia repair, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic weight loss surgery, Upper GI surgery, General surgery, Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy.
At Christchurch Weight Loss Surgery I provide a comprehensive range of safe and effective weight loss surgical options. Also available, is a full multidisciplinary team of specialist dietitians, bariatric nurse, psychologists and exercise specialist.
The operations offered include:
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
Laparoscopic gastric bypass
Laparoscopic gastric band
Laparoscopic and open revision bariatric surgery
Management of complex cases
At Christchurch Surgical Associates I provide General Surgery and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery services
Areas of expertise include
Laparoscopic bile duct exploration
Laparoscopic antireflux surgery (Hiatal Hernia surgery)
Laparoscopic and open hernia repair
Complex hernia repair
Management of anal conditions
Investigation of abdominal pain
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
APC procedures in association with endoscopy, Banding of haemorrhoids, Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy.
Gastric banding (paid as an allowance as per policy coverage tables), Haemorrhoidectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram, Laparoscopic nissen fundoplication, Laparoscopic repair of femoral hernia, Laparoscopic repair of hiatus 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) 1997, FRACS 2006
Hospitals Practising at
St Georges, Southern Cross, Ashburton