Mr Francis Ting
UPPER LIMB SPECIALIST
SHOULDER & ELBOW
HAND & WRIST
Mr Francis Ting is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who works in New Plymouth servicing the Taranaki region. He specialises in upper limb surgery with an interest in shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand surgery.
Francis grew up in Auckland, completed his Medical degree in Otago University, spending time in Dunedin and Christchurch School of Medicine. He has gained a vast amount of his Orthopaedic training in major high volume centres around the Auckland region and Hamilton. He also previously spent time training in New Plymouth where he and his family grew in love with the city and its people, and is now glad to be able to call Taranaki home.
Prior to settling in New Plymouth, Mr Ting went abroad to complete his subspecialty fellowship training in upper limb surgery. He trained in the internationally renowned Hand and Upper Limb Centre in Canada where he learned from the world’s best Orthopaedic Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons. He also completed fellowship training in shoulder, elbow and knee surgery in Australia with a world class innovative surgeon. Mr Ting is proficient in arthroscopic, microscopic, minimally invasive and open surgery.
Mr Ting consults at Peak Orthopaedics on Morley Street and operates at Taranaki Base Hospital and Southern Cross Hospital, New Plymouth.
In addition to clinical work and caring for his patients, Mr Ting has a strong interest in research, education and training. He is a member of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, New Zealand Shoulder & Elbow Society, New Zealand Hand Society, Canadian Orthopaedic Association and Canadian Shoulder & Elbow Society.
Kerin Fairweather RN
Kerin completed her nursing diploma locally in Taranaki and is a highly qualified registered nurse with over 20 years of Orthopaedic surgical experience in the private Hospital sector.
Kerin’s passion which she has made her career goal, is to deliver unparalleled quality nursing care and services to all her patients.
Lorraine Parthemore RN
Lorraine has a wealth of experience both as a clinician and also as a manager. Most recently she has been the clinical lead for orthopaedics at Southern Cross hospital New Plymouth pioneering many of the improvement initiatives. She gained much of her experience having worked in both New Zealand and the USA.