Mr. Michael Flint

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Specialist

As an orthopaedic expert Michael Flint specialises in primary and revision hip and knee joint replacement. He is a recognised national expert in musculoskeletal tumour surgery.

Michael Flint is an experienced and skilled surgeon and one of the few proponents in New Zealand of Direct Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery,a minimally invasive muscle-sparing technique leading to faster rehabilitation, with less pain and a lower risk of dislocation than standard hip replacement techniques. He is also a proponent of robotic assisted knee replacement.

In addition to his busy private practice he is a consultant surgeon at Auckland City Hospital where he helps run the newly established regional sarcoma unit. He is also the current president of the NZ Sarcoma Society.

Clinic Locations:

The Orthopaedic Clinic
Mercy Specialist Centre, 100 Mountain Rd, Epsom, AK 1023

East Care Specialist Centre
260 Botany Rd, Howick, AK 2013

Full Profile

  • Private Orthopaedic Practice - The Orthopaedic Clinic 2005 to present


  • MBChB 1993 University of Auckland
  • FRACS (Ortho) 2002

Post-Fellowship Training

  • 2003 Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto Canada
  • 2004 Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship, Mount Sinai and Prince Margaret Hospitals, Toronto Canada

Credentialled as Visiting Surgeon at Southern Cross Hospitals Brightside, Ormiston Hospital,Mercy Ascot Hospitals

Mr. Michael Flint
  • Ormiston Hospital
  • Orthosports
  • Health Point
  • The Ortho Clinic
  • Southern Cross Health Insuranceo