About Mr Janus Schaumkel
Janus Schaumkel is a New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon. He specialises in hip and knee joint replacements, and knee arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery, in particular ACL reconstruction.
Janus was born and raised in Auckland. He graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1997. Following this he successfully completed the advanced surgical training program of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, and gained his specialist qualification FRACS (Ortho) in 2005.
Janus has subsequently undergone knee and hip fellowship training for 15 months in London, United Kingdom at:
- Chelsea and Westminster Hospital with Mr Andy Williams
- The Wellington Hospital with Mr Richard Villar
- The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore with Mr Tim Briggs and Mr Steve Cannon
He then spent 6 months in Perth, Western Australia, at the Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre with Dr Peter Annear and Dr Jens Buelow, where he trained in knee and shoulder arthroscopic surgery, and computer-assisted surgery.
Janus returned to Auckland, New Zealand in November 2008 where he lives with his wife and three children.
Janus has established a full time private practice based at the Ascot Office Park in Remuera. He also does a satellite clinic at: ARG Henderson Wed mornings weekly; Westcare Whitecross Lincoln Rd, Monday mornings fortnightly; and at Eastcare, Botany on Tuesday mornings fortnightly.
He has a particular interest in hip replacement, knee replacement, and treatment of sports knee injuries.
The waiting time to see Janus in private is currently two to three weeks.
Areas of Specialisation
- Knee Arthroscopy
- ACL Reconstruction
- Total Hip Joint Replacement
- Revision Hip Joint Replacement
- Total Knee Joint Replacement
- Revision Knee Joint Replacement
- Ligament and Cartilage Surgery
Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacements
Please contact my rooms Ph 09-523-2760.
MBChB 1997, FRACS (Ortho) 2005
Hospitals Practising at
Brightside Hospital, Ascot Hospital
By Appointment Only
ACC patients: Require a referral from their primary health provider (GP/Physio), with an approved ACC Claim number.
Private insurance/Self funding patients: No referral is needed.
Contact Mr Janus Schaumkel
Ph: 09 523 2760