Mr Mark Cvitanich

Orthopaedic Knee, Shoulder & Hip Specialist

03 688 4447 Canterbury
Electronic Referral on Specialists & Referrals Service
Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations
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About Mr Mark Cvitanich

Mark is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who has been practicing in Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand since 2006. He practices at Aorangi Surgical Group and operates at Bidwill Trust Hospital. He is also employed by the South Canterbury District Health Board at Timaru Hospital.

Mark initially trained and specialized in Orthopaedic Surgery in South Africa. He then worked as a fellow under expert hip and knee surgeons in the UK’s leading joint replacement units in Norwich and Bristol. Here he super-specialized in Hip and Knee replacements and complex Knee ligament surgery before coming to New Zealand.

He covers most aspects of Orthopaedic practice including Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, Foot and Ankle surgery. He has a special interest in Sports Orthopaedics and competes himself in numerous multisports events like the Coast to Coast, Charity Bike ride and Round Taupo cycle race.

Mark is continually striving to improve patient care and surgical techniques for his patients. He is actively involved in research in the department and has published papers in medical journals.

He is actively involved in the South Canterbury community, coaching rugby and hockey at local and representative level.

Parking Available
Disability Access
Gender: male


Areas of Special Interest

  • Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery (Primary & Revisions)
  • Unicompartmental Knee Replacement, Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
  • Knee Surgery including ACL/PCL/Meniscal Surgery
  • Shoulder Replacements - Anatomical and Reverse
  • Shoulder Surgery - Arthroscopic & open, including Cuff repairs/Stabilisation procedures/Labral repair
  • Ankle Surgery - Arthroscopic including Cartilage Debridement/Cartilage Grafts/Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Knee.
  • Orthopaedics Sports Injuries
  • Hand & Foot injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompressions/Dupuytrens Contracture Release

Hospitals practising at: Timaru Public Hospital, Bidwill Trust Hospital

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Carpal tunnel release, Primary total hip joint replacement, Primary total knee joint replacement


MBChB(UCT) - 1994, DA(SA) - 1996, FC Orth(SA)-2004, 2005 - Fellowship in Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, UK 2005 - Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship, Bristol Orthopaedic Division, UK, Fellow of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

Referral Info

A referral letter is required from your health professional, (GP, Physio or specialist) prior to an appointment being made.
Once the referral has been received, we will notify you when your appointment is.
If you have a cell phone, you will be sent a text message reminder the day before.
To cancel an appointment, telephone the office during business hours. Please cancel at least 1 day ahead so that your appointment time can be allocated to another patient who is seeking treatment.
New patient appointments range from 20-30 minutes and follow ups are 10-20 minutes.


Contact Mr Mark Cvitanich

03 684 8455
43 York St

Aorangi Surgical Group
PO Box 100,
Timaru 7940

Opening Hours
9:00am – 5:00pm

9:00am – 5:00pm

9:00am – 5:00pm

9:00am – 5:00pm

9:00am – 5:00pm



43 York St Timaru 7910 New Zealand
Page last updated on 20 September 2019