MR PHILLIP INSULL bhb mbchb fracs (Orth)
BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
Phillip has expertise in diagnosing and managing a wide range of spinal conditions and offers both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for patients.
He has a special interest in minimally invasive procedures for disc herniations, vertebral compression fractures and degenerative disc disease. He is also experienced in performing complex open surgery for spinal deformities, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis.
Phillip has an appointment as a consultant spine surgeon in New Zealand's largest public orthopaedic department, at Waitemata District Health Board. He also has a private practice, with three clinic locations across Auckland. Phillip is committed to providing discerning patient care and believes in empowering patients to recover function and manage pain.
Phillip is an advocate for continuing medical education and provides regular teaching to junior doctors, GPs and allied health professionals. He has previously acted as an educational supervisor for the Medical Council of New Zealand.