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Auckland Shoulder and Hand Clinic - Mr Shihab Faraj

Private Service, Orthopaedics



Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mr Faraj is happy to see your patients with the following shoulder problems:

Rotator Cuff Tears • Shoulder Dislocation


Mr Faraj is happy to see your patients with the following hand problems:

• Carpal Tunnel Surgery & Release • De Quervain’s • Ganglions

• Trigger Finger Release • Wrist Arthroscopy • TFCC Repair

• Dupuytren’s Contracture • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment


Mr Faraj can see your patient within 5-7 working days at one of the clinics in the greater Auckland region. Please send your referral to the clinic nearest your patient's home or work address.

I am a full time private consultant orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in upper limb surgery. I have a particular interest in disorders of the hand, elbow and shoulder but I will happily see patients with any orthopaedic conditions. I will also be happy to assist in the care of patients following accidents covered under ACC.

For North Shore City:

  1. Silverdale Medical Centre, 7 Polarity Rise, Silverdale. Fax: (09) 427 8080  

For West Auckland:

  1. New Lynn The Doctors, 19 Delta Ave, New Lynn. Fax: (09) 827 3510
  2. Westcare White Cross, 131 Lincoln Rd, Henderson. Fax: (09) 836 2761
  3. Westgate Medical Centre,  Westgate Shopping Centre - 13E Maki Street, Westgate Fax: (09) 833 3135

For Central Auckland:

  1. The Main Office, 92 Mountain Road, Epsom Fax: (09) 6389 384
  2. White Cross Ascot Hospital, 90 Greenlane Road, Remuera. Fax: (09) 520 9556
  3. White Cross Accident & Urgent Medical - St Lukes, 52 St Lukes Road, Mt Albert  Fax: (09) 845 1310

For South & East Auckland:

  1. Ormiston Hospital, Ground Floor, Radiology Dep, 125 Ormiston Road, Botany Junction. Fax (09) 638 9384 
  2. Manukau City Accident & Medical Centre16A Bakerfield Place, Manukau. Fax: (09) 263 7769
  3. Cavendish Specialist Centre, 175 Cavendish Road, Papatoetoe. Fax: (09) 638 9384
  4. Counties Family Health Care, 6-18 O'Shannessey Street, Papakura.  Fax (09) 298 0634


Referral Expectations

Your GP will send us a letter explaining your condition and most likely they will suggest that you call us to make an appointment.

You need to bring with you:

1.       Any letters or reports from your doctor or other hospital.
2.       Any X-Rays, CT or MRI films and reports.
3.       All medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies.
4.       Your pharmaceutical entitlement card.
5.       Your ACC number or ACC45 document, if you have one.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Shoulder Pain

    Information sheet for Shoulder Pain Causes More PDF

  • Frozen Shoulder

    Information sheet for Shoulder Pain - Frozen Shoulder More PDF

  • Rotator Cuff Tear

    Information sheet for Shoulder Impingement and Rotator Cuff Problems More PDF

  • Rotator Cuff Surgery Patient Information Before Operation

    Mr Faraj
    Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon
    92 Mountain Road, Epsom
    09 6389 389… More PDF

  • Shoulder Instability

    Information sheet on Shoulder Instability More PDF

  • Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

    Over the last 30 years a large number of orthopaedic procedures on joints have been performed using an arthroscope, where a fiber optic telescope is used to look inside the joint.… More

  • Distal Radius Osteotomy


  • Fracture Management


  • Joint Replacement

    For elderly patients joint replacement surgery is commonly required to treat damaged joints from wearing out, arthritis or other forms of joint disease including rheumatoid arthritis.… More

  • Osteotomy

    The division of a crooked or bent bone to improve alignment of the limb.… More

  • Soft Tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments)

    In many cases tendons will be lengthened to improve the muscle balance around a joint or tendons will be transferred to give overall better joint function.… More

  • Ligament Injuries Wrist/ Elbow


  • Tennis Elbow

    www.southerncross.co.nz/sx_internet/index.cfm More

  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome


  • Hand Surgery - Ganglion Cysts

    Information sheet for Hand Surgery - Ganglion Cysts More PDF

  • Painful Wrist

    http://www.assh.org/Public/HandConditions/Pages/WristSprains.aspx More

  • Arthroscopy Wrist

    Please click on the link below to the American Hand Surgery website… More

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Open Release


    Information sheet for Hand Surgery - Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release More PDF

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Please click on the link below

    http://www.assh.org/Public/HandConditions/Pages/CarpalTunnelSyndrome.aspx#figure1 More

  • Revision Failed Carpal Tunnel Operation

    Failed Carpal tunnel operation can be very frustrating. There are two possible presentations:… More

  • Scaphoid Non Union

    More PDF

  • Scaphoid Fractures

    More PDF

  • Dupuytren's Contracture


    Click on the following link for Dupuytren's Disease Patient Information More PDF

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    www.southerncross.co.nz/sx_internet/index.cfm More

  • Hand Numbness


  • Arthritis of the Base of the Thumb

    Patient information sheet for Hand Surgery - Arthritis of the Thumb Basal Joint More PDF

  • Tendon Transfer Surgery

    More PDF

  • Tendon Reconstruction

    More PDF

  • Thendon Sheath Giant Cell Tumour

    emedicine.medscape.com/article/1253223-overview More

  • Trigger Finger

    Click on the following link for Hand Surgery - Trigger Finger Patient Information More PDF

Contact Details

92 Mountain Road

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92 Mountain Road

Postal Address

92 Mountain Road
Auckland 1023

This page was last updated at 10:37AM on February 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland Shoulder and Hand Clinic - Mr Shihab Faraj.