Mr Francis Ting operates at Southern Cross Hospital and Taranaki Base Hospital. He specialises in keyhole surgery and has trained with National and International top shoulder and elbow surgeons. Shoulder and Elbow procedures that he performs include but are not limited to the following:-

Shoulder surgery

  • Shoulder arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

  • Shoulder arthroplasty for shoulder osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and cuff tear arthropathy (computer navigated anatomic / reverse shoulder joint replacement)

  • Rotator cuff repair (supraspinatus / subscapularis / infraspinatus): arthroscopic / mini-open

  • Subacromial decompression: arthroscopic / mini-open

  • Long head of bicep pathology: arthroscopic / mini-open tenotomy / tenodesis

  • Shoulder stabilisation: arthroscopic labral repair / open Latarjet

  • SLAP lesions

  • Frozen shoulder / contracture release: arthroscopic

  • AC joint instability: AC joint / CC ligament reconstruction

  • AC joint arthritis: arthroscopic / mini-open distal clavicle excision


Elbow surgery

  • Elbow arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

  • Elbow arthroplasty for arthritis (total / hemi elbow joint replacement)

  • Ulnar nerve surgery: decompression, anterior transposition

  • Contracture / stiffness release: arthroscopic/open

  • Elbow stabilisation: ligament reconstruction

  • Lateral / medial epicondylitis (Tennis / golfer's elbow)

  • Locking / clicking elbow (OCD lesion, loose bodies, osteophytes, plicae)