Mr Phillip Insull


Phillip has expertise in diagnosing and managing a wide range of spinal conditions and offers both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for patients.

He has a special interest in minimally invasive procedures for disc herniations, vertebral compression fractures and degenerative disc disease. He is also experienced in performing complex open surgery for spinal deformities, spinal stenosis and spondylolisthesis.

Phillip has an appointment as a consultant spine surgeon in New Zealand's largest public orthopaedic department, at Waitemata District Health Board. He also has a private practice, with two clinic locations across Auckland (North Shore and South Auckland). Phillip is committed to providing discerning patient care and believes in empowering patients to recover function and manage pain.

Phillip is an advocate for continuing medical education and provides regular teaching to junior doctors, GPs and allied health professionals. He has been appointed as an educational supervisor by the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Orthopaedic Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Trauma
  • Spine
Professional Associations
  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
  • New Zealand Spine Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Professional Qualifications
  • BHBc MBChBc FRACS (Orth)
Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
North Shore Hospital, Waitemata DHBNorth Shore Hospital, Waitemata DHB North Shore Hospital, 124 Shakespeare Rd, Westlake, Auckland, None, 0622, New ZealandE: [email protected]W:
3 Milford RoadNorth Shore Spine Clinic, Auckland, , 0620, New ZealandP: +64 9 523 8050F: +64 9 523 8059E: [email protected]W: