Burwood Spine Unit, Burwood Hospital—Christchurch, New Zealand

Burwood Spine Unit, 
Burwood Hospital
Christchurch 8083
New Zealand

Spine Center Director: Jeremy Evison

Team member:

Most frequent pathologies

Degeneration, Trauma, Tumor
332 cases per year
280 instrumented cases per year

Total estimated number of procedures:
Cervical deformity     
Cervical trauma    
Cervical tumor      
Rheumatoid cervical spine   
Chronic pain      
Degenerative cervical spine  
Degenerative lumbar spine   
Dysraphic conditions   
Special procedures     
Thoracic & lumbar trauma   
Thoracic, lumbar and sacral tumor  
Thoracolumbar deformity  

<1 per month
5 per month
<1 per month
<1 per month
1 per month 
2.5 per month per month
8 per month
<1 per month
4 per month
8 per month
4 per month
1 per month per month

Other techniques performed:

Combined anterior and posterior procedures  
Minimally invasive       
Combined 2 surgeon procedures 
Tetraplegia surgery


15 per month
2 per month
5 per month
5 per month
2 per month

Can a fellow assist scrubbed-in?


Types of Fellowship

Observerships, Short-term fellowships, Long-term fellowships

Language(s) available as a means of communication



Available in staff quarters / near center