Mr Michael Boland

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Contact Details

Phone09 443 3469
Fax09 443 3436
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Hand Institute
212 Wairau Rd
Auckland 0627

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About Mr Michael Boland

Mr Michael Boland

Areas of Specialisation
Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Shoulder & Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Specialist Experience
Visiting Specialist, Rockhampton QLD 1996–98;
Director of Orthopaedics, Townsville General Hospital, QLD 1999–2002;
Chief Hand Surgery, University of Kentucky USA 2003–2008;
Award winning research into forearm, distal radioulnar joint function & ulnar wrist pain

Current Positions
Private Practice since Dec 2008;
Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland;
Honorary Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Kentucky, USA;
PhD Supervisor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Auckland

Description of Specialisation
Comprehensive surgery of hand, wrist, forearm, elbow & shoulder including Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Instability, Stiffness Release, Osteotomy, Nerve Repair & Decompression, Tendons, Dupuytren’s Disease





MBChB (Otago) 1986, Dip Sports Med (London) 1990, FRCS (Glasg) 1991, FRACS (Orth) 1996, FNZOA 2008;
Secretary New Zealand Hand Society, Member American Hand Surgery Association, Kleinart Society, Auckland Orthopaedic Society


Orthopaedic Training, NZ;
Hand & Microvascular Fellowship, Kleinert Institute, Louisville USA

Hospitals practicing at

Northern Surgical Ctr, Southern Cross North Harbour

Definitions of Services

Hand surgery

Hand & Wrist surgery is undertaken by an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Hand & Wrist surgery. Hand surgery deals with problems affecting the hand and also involving the area from the tip ofmore

Orthopaedic surgery

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 bothmore

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