Dr Naylin Appanna
Naylin Appanna is an Advanced Specialist Laparoscopic Surgeon who has been performing this surgery since 1996 in Hamilton and in the UK prior to this. He is the sole specialist at the Womens Health Centre in both Tauranga and Hamilton.
Naylin Appann is a general gynaecologist performing with specialist training in advanced Laparoscopic surgery including laparoscopic hysterectomies, laparoscopic Pelvic Floor reconstruction. He has a sub specialist interest in medical and surgical treatment of endometriosis and works closely with Endometriosis support groups including Insight Endometriosis in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty area.
He also performs colposcopies at his clinics in Tauranga and Hamilton, and manages patients with Menopause issues, abnormal uterine bleeding and also has a special interest in Polycystic ovaries.
Naylin Appanna commenced his training at Wellington Hospital before working and continued this at Waikato Hospital. Naylin Appanna refined his skills at Brighton General Hospital in the UK, attending advanced laparoscopic courses at the Leeds Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, the Centre of Excellence for Laparoscopic Surgery in Hamburg, the Advanced Anatomy of Surgical complications course in Perth as well as the Queensland Institute of Minimally Invasive surgery.
He is a member of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopic and Surgery Society.
Naylin Appanna graduated at the University of Natal (Black Section) in South Africa with a medical degree before escaping to New Zealand as a political refugee. Naylin is a fanatical All Blacks supporter and an avid squash player. He has 2 children and is Married to Sandie Appanna who has been the practice nurse and who is now the practice manager.
Naylin Appanna is a fully Private Specialist who holds clinics in Tauranga, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo and will soon be holding clinics in Auckland as well.
How Womens Health Centre can help?
We at the Womens Health Centre pride ourselves in delivering exceptional care and understanding of the issues facing patients.
We work hard to provide the continuity of care throughout your visits; you will see the same doctor, nurse and even the receptionist as much as possible. Like any great care providers we want you to feel and be as comfortable as possible.
As Naylin is solely a Private Gynaecologist, you are able to be seen within a week and the surgery waiting list are no more than six weeks long even shorter at times.
You don’t need to put up with pain anymore call and make an appointment with Naylin Appanna and get back to enjoying the things you love most.