About Dr Allen Cockfield

Areas of Specialisation

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Upper limb Orthopaedic Surgery: Shoulder/Elbow/Wrist & Hand
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics 
  • Joint Replacement Surgery: Hip, Shoulder, Wrist (including DRUJ), Small joints of the hand
  • Arthroscopic Surgery: Shoulder/Elbow/Wrist/Carpal Tunnel

Hospitals Practicing at:
Southern Cross, Christchurch Public, Burwood Hospital

Parking Available
Disability Access
Gender: male

Services

Description of Specialisation

Joint Replacement Surgery: Hip, Shoulder, Wrist (including DRUJ), Small joints of the hand
Arthroscopic Surgery: Shoulder/Elbow/Wrist/Carpal Tunnel
Upper limb surgery: Shoulder/Elbow Wrist and Hand
Paediatric Orthopaedic surgery (excluding paediatric spine)

Credentials

Qualifications/Memberships
FRACS(Ortho) 2009,  MBChB (Otago) 1997
NZOA, NZSES, NZSSH, POSNZ

Current Positions
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon CDHB, Private practice with the Wrist and Hand Centre

Specialist Experience
Full time Orthopaedic Surgeon CDHB 2013-2020, Part time CDHB/Private Practice 2020-

Specialist Training
Dr Cockfield completed his specialty training in Orthopaedic and trauma surgery in New Zealand, he then undertook further subspecialist training in: Sports surgery (Auckland), Upper limb surgery including shoulder, elbow wrist and hand surgery (Brisbane Upper limb Clinic/Research Institute and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia) and Paediatric Orthopaedics (Starship Children's Hospital NZ; Shriners Hospital Portland, Oregon and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London, UK).

Contact Dr Allen Cockfield

Specialist Centre @ 11, Level 2
11 Caledonian Rd
St Albans
Christchurch

EDI: acockfie
11 Caledonian Rd Christchurch 8014 New Zealand