The cardiovascular team at Auckland City Hospital has an international reputation for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. We have continued to be at the leading edge of innovation since pioneering heart surgeon Sir Brian Barratt-Boyes performed New Zealand's first open heart surgery on 11-year-old Helen Arnold in 1958.
The Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care and High Dependency Units (CVICU and CVHDU) provide intensive care and high dependency care for adult patients (>15 yrs) with all conditions related to heart, lung and blood vessel surgery.
The Green Lane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service (PCCS) is the sole provider of cardiology and cardiac surgical services for infants and children with congenital and acquired heart disease in New Zealand and parts of the Pacific Basin. Paediatric Cardiology on Healthpoint.
Vascular surgery is a specialty of surgery that involves the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the arteries and veins of the vascular system.
The Auckland Regional Vascular Service catchment area extends from Central Auckland to Cape Reinga.