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Mr Wolfgang Heiss-Dunlop – Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon

Private Service, Orthopaedics


Mr Wolfgang Heiss-Dunlop is an upper limb orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in the following areas:
  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery (Rotator Cuff Repair & Shoulder Instability)
  • Open & Arthroscopic Upper Limb Surgery
What is Orthopaedics?
This is an area that deals with conditions of the musculo-skeletal system (disorders of bones and joints of the limbs and spine). The speciality covers a range of different types of conditions starting with congenital (conditions which children are born with) through to degenerative (conditions relating to the wearing out of joints). The field of orthopaedics covers trauma where bones are broken or injuries are sustained to limbs.
Other conditions that sit under the spectrum of orthopaedics are metabolic conditions, neurological and inflammatory conditions.


Referral Expectations

You need to bring with you:

  1. Any letters or reports from your doctor or 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, if you have one.


  • Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for consultations


  • nib Health Partner

Procedures / Treatments

  • Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

    Many orthopaedic examinations and treatments of joints are performed using an arthroscope, a narrow tube containing a fibre optic telescope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision.… More

  • Hand Surgery - Arthritis

    Arthritis is a condition in which a joint and the surrounding tissue become swollen and painful.… More

  • Hand Surgery - Injuries

    Damage to tendons, nerves, joints and bones in the hand may require surgical repair.… More

  • Dupuytren’s Contracture

    This condition occurs when there is abnormal thickening of the deep tissue between the palm of your hand and your fingers.… More

  • Carpal Tunnel Release

    Surgery to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome involves making an incision (cut) from the middle of the palm of your hand to your wrist.… More

  • Rotator Cuff Repair

    Several small incisions (cuts) are made in the shoulder through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More

  • 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

  • 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

  • Osteotomy

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

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Level 2, Building C
Ascot Office Park
95 Ascot Avenue
Auckland 1051

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Level 2, Building C
Ascot Office Park
95 Ascot Avenue
Auckland 1051

Postal Address

PO Box 74446
Auckland 1546

This page was last updated at 11:44AM on May 12, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Mr Wolfgang Heiss-Dunlop – Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon.