Our highly qualified Visiting Specialists can provide the following services:
Prof Patrick Kay – Cardiologist
Prof. Rocco Pitto – Orthopaedic Surgeon
Prof Patrick Kay, Cardiologist, has been supplying specialist cardiology services for over 10 years.
He trained in medicine and cardiology in New Zealand before working in the Netherlands where he obtained a PhD in Interventional Cardiology. He is able to offer you 14 years’ experience in the area of angioplasty and stenting and is one of Auckland’s busiest and most experienced Interventional Cardiologists.
Prof Patrick Kay also consults broadly on all areas of adult cardiology and offers all major investigations including:
• angioplasty (radial and femoral)
• treadmill exercise testing
• blood pressure monitoring
• Holter monitoring
• coronary CT scanning and calcium scoring
Born in Genoa, Italy, on the 20th of June 1962, Dr Pitto has held the position of Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, since 2001.
He began his medical education at the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, where he graduated cum laude with a MD degree in 1987. In 1992, Dr Pitto completed the residency programme in orthopaedic and trauma surgery which he attended jointly at the Centro Traumatologico Ortopedico, Florence University, Italy, and the Klinik Wichernhaus in Nuremberg, Germany. After the board examination, he held a fellowship in hip surgery at Berne University, Switzerland.
He visits the practice on Wednesday afternoons, please contact his office on 09 236 9862.