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Dr. John Ferguson

Spine Surgeon
+64 9 475 6333


  • Spinal Fusion, Spinal Surgery, Lumbar Disc Surgery, Cervical Disc Surgery, Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Deformity, Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery, Cervical Disc Replacement
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Having completed 2 years of clinical research and surgical Practice in The USA I returned to Auckland, my home. Since 2006 I have worked with Children and Adults to improve the spinal health of New Zealanders in both public and private practice.

I trust that we may work together to fix your spinal problems.

Medical School


  • Auckland University medical School




  • MBChB Auckland 1995


Post Graduate


  • FRACS (Ortho) 2004
  • ECFMG (American exams to allow foreign doctor to practice 2004)


Fellowship Training


  • Oheneba Boachie-Adjei Hospital for special surgery New York
  • John Smith University of Utah Salt Lake city
  • Thomas G Lowe Woodridge Spine Centre Denver
  • Lawrence G Lenke Washington University ST Louis




  • New Zealand Medical Council
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons




  • Spinal Surgery, Adult and Paediatric


Professional Memberships


  • Scoliosis research society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons AAOS
  • AO Spine International
  • Spinal deformity Study Group
  • Spinal Arthroplasty Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


Current Appointments (Public Hospital)


  • Spinal Surgeon
    Starship Children’s Hospital Auckland


Private Hospital Visiting Rights


  • Mercy Ascot
  • Southern Cross Group


His particular interests are


  • Spinal Deformity (Scoliosis, Kyphosis Spondylolisthesis)
  • Non- Fusion techniques for treating spinal Disorders
  • Non-Operative treatment of spinal disorders
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Lumbar disc surgery

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