Southern Cross Hospital New Plymouth is the only private surgical hospital in the city.
Established in 1983, the hospital has 33 beds and undertakes nearly 2300 operations a year. Some operations are day stay procedures, and some require patients to stay longer.
Southern Cross has credentialled local specialists to operate in Southern Cross Hospital New Plymouths two well-appointed theatres. They undertake a wide range of surgery, from orthopaedics and gynaecological surgery, to ophthalmological, urological, dental otolaryngological and general surgery. A wide number of procedures in endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery are also offered.