MBChB (Otago) 2007, FRACS (GS) 2015

Dr Amit Reddy is a New Zealand trained specialist General and Colorectal surgeon and Endoscopist. Amit has a focus on minimally invasive surgical techniques (laparoscopy), and strongly believes in enhanced recovery after surgery principles.

Amit obtained his medical degree from the University of Otago in 2007 and completed his advanced general surgical training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in New Zealand in 2015.  He then undertook two further years of post-fellowship colorectal surgical training at Auckland City hospital and the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane before returning to Wellington where he has an appointment at Wellington Regional Hospital as a Consultant General and Colorectal surgeon. Amit is locally credentialed to perform National Bowel Screening Program colonoscopy.

Amit focuses on a patient-centred approach to the assessment and management of all general surgical conditions, and ensures patients have a good understanding of their condition and treatment options and delivers prompt direct patient support. Amit’s emphasis on a minimally invasive approach aims to minimise patient impact, quicken recovery and lead to excellent outcomes.

Amit provides consultation and endoscopy services at The Rutherford Clinic in Lower Hutt and the Southern Cross Specialist Centre in Wellington. He performs surgery at Southern Cross Hospital Wellington.


Special Clinical Interest(s):

Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery

Colorectal cancer

Inflammatory bowel disease

Laparoscopic and open hernia surgery; inguinal, umbilical, incisional, recurrent

Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery

Endoscopy; gastroscopy & colonoscopy

Anorectal conditions; haemorrhoids, perianal fistulae, anal skin tags, prolapse

Abdominal pain


Membership of professional/other bodies:

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery – RACS
New Zealand Association of General Surgeons (NZAGS)
New Zealand and GESA Conjoint committee credentialed Endoscopist for Colonoscopy