General Manager Jeanette Kini
232 Wairau Rd, Wairau Valley, Auckland, 0627, New Zealand
Reception Phone 09 925 4400

Mr Richard Harman

MB ChB 1987 Otago; FRACS 1995

Practising at

North Harbour (Auckland)


General Surgery

Full NZ Registration Date

13 February 1989

Private Services

Auckland Breast Centre

Physical address: PO Box 31 238
North Shore 0741

(09) 488 9179

(09) 486 0410

Waitematā Surgeons

Healthlink EDI: waitemas

Special Clinical Interest(s)

Richard Harman is a General Surgeon at North Shore Hospital and Waitemata Surgeons.  His subspeciality interests are Endocrine Surgery, Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Surgery working closely with endocrinoloigsts in this area (Thyroid Specialists). 

Richard's other areas of surgical specialities are breast cancer (with Auckland Breast Centre) and melanoma surgery having spent time with and having close links with the Sydney Melanoma Unit and now with the NZ Melanoma Foundation.

Richard is also available for consultation for common general surgical procedures such as hernia and laparoscopic gallbladder procedures.

Professional Profile

  • Surgical training in Auckland. Post fellowship training at Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney, and the Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA. Specialist training in breast and endocrine (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery). I spent a year at the Sydney Melanoma unit.
  • I have an active interest in research in these areas, participating in clinical trials and publications.

Year of first medical qualification


Post Fellowship Training

Fellowship Positions

Sydney Melanoma Unit 1997

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Australia

Mayo Clinic 1998

Rochester, Minnesota USA

Membership of professional bodies

  • Australasian Section of Breast Surgery
  • Australasian Section of Endocrine Surgery
  • Melanoma Foundation New Zealand
  • Auckland Breast Cancer Group
  • ANZ Breast Cancer Trials Group
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Dr Sandhya Pillai

Mr John Jarvis

Mr Andrew Moot

Dr Luigi Sussman

Mr Jonathan Koea

Mr Mike Hulme-Moir

Dr Katherine Gale

Mr Andrew Herd

Mr Richard Martin

Mr Murray MacCormick

Dr Erica Whineray Kelly

Mr Hisham Hammodat

Mr Michael Booth

Mr Siraj Rajaratnam

North Harbour

Visiting hours: 11am - 8pm

232 Wairau Road, Glenfield, Auckland 0627
P.O. Box 101-488, North Shore Mail Centre 0745

Phone: 09 925 4400
Fax: 09 925 4401

Email North Harbour (Auckland)