Dr Udaya Samarakkody

Paediatric Surgeon in Hamilton NZ

0800 250 257 Waikato , Bay of Plenty
Urgent Appointments Available
Electronic Referral on Specialists & Referrals Service
Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations
nib Health Partner

About Dr Udaya Samarakkody

Mrs Udaya Samarakkody
Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery

Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Urologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon

I offer the entire range of paediatric surgery, paediatric urology and minimal access surgery.

My achievements and involvement in the community has involved:

  • 20 years as a Paediatric surgeon in Hamilton
  • Director of Paediatric surgery at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton 2002-2011.
  • Honorary senior clinical lecturer in paediatric surgery, Waikato Clinical School of University of Auckland.
  • NZ representative of Australasian Association of Paediatric surgeons (AAPS) 2000-2004
  • Secretary, New Zealand Society of Paediatric surgeons, 1999 & 2000
  • Secretary, Perinatal Society of New Zealand, 2002-2006
  • Secretary, Waikato Postgraduate Medicine Inc, 2002 to date
  • President, New Zealand Society of Paediatric Surgeons 2010-2013

Surgeries are performed at Braemar Hospital, Anglesea Hospital and Southern Cross Hospitals (Hamilton & Rotorua)

Other Languages Spoken
Sinhalese, Te Reo Maori

Special Interests
Paediatric urology, minimal access surgery

Languages Spoken
English, Maori and Sinhalese

Key Staff
Alison Timmings

Female Doctor Available
Parking Available
Disability Access
Gender: Female


Areas of Specialisation
General Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Urology & Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Neonatal Surgery
My common services are:

  • Surgery for inguinal hernia, hydrocoele, undescended testes, umbilical hernia, tongue tie, hypospadias, appendicitis and enlarged lymph nodes.
  • Circumcision (medical, social and religious)
  • Comprehensive endoscopy service that includes upper GI endoscopy, colonscopy, cystoscopy, bronchoscopy and related procedures
  • Abdominal surgery (including laparoscopy)
  • Thoracic Surgery (including thoracoscopy)
  • Paediatric urology: Vesico ureteric reflux, urinary tract infection, kidney stones, hydronephrosis and urodynamic studies
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Consultation for antenatally diagnosed foetal abnormalities

My special interests are Paediatric urology and minimal access surgery (key hole surgery).

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for Selected Services


Payment Options
Credit card, EFTPOS, Invoicing, Direct invoicing to insurance company for specified operations


Year of NZ Registration - 1996

Qualifications - MBBS, MS, DCH, FRCS, FRACS, MClinEd, Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery


  • Royal Alexandra Childrens Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney (Now Childrens Hospital of Westmead, Sydney) Royal Childrens Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • Lady Ridgeway Childrens Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • National Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Sri Jayawardenepura teaching Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka


  • Australia and NZ Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • NZ Society of Paediatric Surgeons
  • International Pediatric endosurgery group
  • College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka
  • Australia & New Zealand Paediatric Urology Society

Other Accreditations

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Honorary Fellow of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka

Hospitals Practising at
Braemar Hospital, Anglesea Hospital & Southern Cross (Hamilton & Rotorua)

Contact Dr Udaya Samarakkody

Urgent Appointments Available

Ring Mobile 021 887 673

66 Alison St
Hamilton Lake

Midland Paediatric Specialists
66 Alison St,
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton 3204

Opening Hours

by appointment through Hamilton office

66 Alison St Hamilton 3204 New Zealand
Page last updated on 24 September 2021