​Burwood Spine Unit, Burwood Hospital—Christchurch, New Zealand

​Burwood Spine Unit,
Burwood Hospital
Christchurch 8083
New Zealand 


​Program director

Jeremy Evison

Most frequent pathologies

​Degeneration, Trauma, Tumor
Procedures
 
​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:

Navigation        
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?

​Yes

Types of Fellowship

Observerships, ​Short-term fellowships, Long-term fellowships

Language(s) available as a means of communication

​English

Accommodation

​Available in staff quarters / near center