About Mr. Salil Pandit
Mr. Salil Pandit is an Orthopaedic Surgeon providing orthopaedic Surgery services in New Plymouth , New Zealand.
The following description is a generic description for the category and does not necessarily reference all the services/ procedures offered by Mr. Salil Pandit.
Orthopaedic surgery is concerned with treating conditions involving the musculoskeletal system, which is made up of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical methods to treat a wide range of problems, including trauma (injury), sports injuries, degenerative diseases (e.g. arthritis), infections, tumours and congenital disorders (those present at birth). Various procedures to treat the knee, shoulder and hip are among the most commonly performed surgery.
All Foot & Ankle disorders including arthritis, deformity, trauma & sports.
Well trained in Paediatric Orthopaedics especially DDH, Perthes, Cerebral Palsy, Limb Deficiency & all Paediatric Foot & Ankle problems.
Primary Total Hip Joint Replacement & Primary Total Knee Joint Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder, Minor Hand Surgery
BHB (Auckland 2001), MBChB (Auckland 2004), FRACS (2012);
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of New Zealand
New Zealand Foot and Ankle Society
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Fellowship training in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports & Paediatric Orthopaedics in some of the most well renowned centres of the world
Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Foot and Ankle & Sports Fellowship, Pan Am Clinic, Winnipeg, Canada
Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Year of Registration
Medical degree from University of Auckland in 2004, completed the New Zealand Orthopaedic Associations Surgical Education & Training programme in 2012
In order to make an appointment with Mr Pandit, you will need a referral letter. Appointments can be booked from Monday – Friday between 8AM to 5PM by calling (06) 758 4189. All referrals should have the following information:
Patient contact details and National Health Index Number (NHI)
Patient clinical details and relevant history
ACC 45 Number (if applicable) and date of Injury
Referral letters can be faxed to 06 758 4180 or can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What should patients bring with them for an appointment?
To enable Mr Pandit to fully evaluate your condition, please ensure that you bring the following information with you:
Radiological investigations including any imaging on a disc: X-rays, CTs, MRIs, Bone Scans. It is very useful to have radiology reports of specialised imaging as well
Prior medical records, hospital discharge summaries and consultations from other medical practitioners and specialists who have investigated your medical problem
List of medications and current dosages, and any allergies
Private insurance information (if applicable)
Medicare Card, DVA card, Pension Card
If you have seen a physiotherapist, please bring your progress reports