About Speight Surgical Limited
We provide a wide range of surgical procedures. Our aim is to provide a specialist surgical service which is of the highest standard, but remains friendly and compassionate.
We take our time to listen to our patients and to provide individual treatment that suits their needs best.
We undertake a wide-range of General Surgical procedures. The following list gives some broad indications of the types of procedures:
- Hernia surgery
- Gallbladder surgery (laparoscopic and open)
- Varicose veins
- Removal of skin cancers (including melanomas) and other minor skin surgery
- Bowel cancer surgery (including laparoscopic bowel resections)
- Surgery for diverticular disease (including laparoscopic surgery)
- Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (including laparoscopic surgery)
- Disordered defaecation (Obstructed defaecation, rectal intussuception) and constipation
- Rectal prolapse
- Haemarrhoids, anal fissures, perianal fistulas (and other perianal problems)
- Pilonidal disease
- Portacath placement and removal
About Dr. Julian Speight Bsc MBBS(Lond) FRCS(Ed) FRACS
Dr. Speight trained at St Thomas' Hospital in London and then gained his Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1999. He came out to New Zealand for a year in 1996 as part of his Edinburgh Fellowship, and was taken by the beauty of the landscape and the friendliness of New Zealanders. After he'd gained his Edinburgh Fellowship he emigrated to New Zealand and joined the training scheme for the Australasian College of Surgeons.
He gained his Fellowship to the Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007, and then spent a further year working at the Royal United Hospital (RUH) Bath, UK. In Bath he gained additional training in colorectal surgery, particularly in laparoscopic bowel surgery.
He returned to New Zealand in 2008 to take up his position as Consultant General Surgeon in Invercargill. He is currently the Chairman of the Senior Medical Staff in Southland, and is on a number of committees including the Drugs and Therapeutics committee and the postgraduate committee. He is a senior clinical lecturer for the Otago Medical School, and teach both medical students and trainee surgeons. He is also on the executive committees of both the New Zealand Association of General Surgeons (NZAGS) and the Rural Surgery Section (RSS) of the Australasian College of Surgeons.
Invercargill, New Zealand