General Practitioners 2018-07-02T13:31:19+12:00

Expert knowledge and clinical experience in Gastroenterology and Surgical fields

Welcome to The Rutherford Clinic. Our new facility is a collaboration between the local gastroenterologists Stephen Inns, Jeff Wong, Richard Stein and Ian Wilson, and Southern Cross Hospitals. We aim to work with you and your patients to provide efficient, high quality Gastrointestinal services and achieve the best possible outcomes.

Our focus is prompt access to Endoscopy services and/or specialist assessment.


You can refer your patients directly to The Rutherford Clinic.

Referrals can be made through our electronic referral system using Healthlink (E-Referral).
Our  Healthlink ID is sxhospru.

  • Referrals are processed in a secure, fast and efficient manner. You will be notified as soon as a referral has been received.
  • If your GP Practice is not connected to HealthLink then you can refer directly to The Rutherford Clinic using the following email: or Fax: 04 903 2901


We have implemented Medtech as our patient management system, allowing us to communicate with you directly. We will have the ability to communicate results and reports directly back to you using a secure portal.

CME sessions

We are very excited to host our first series of CME events in August 2018 for all our GP colleagues. These sessions will be designed in consultation with GP’s and will be eligible for CME points through the University of Otago.

We will be advertising the topics and times on this web page shortly and will notify practices directly.