Dr Mike Hunter

Dr Mike Hunter

Dunedin, New Zealand

 Mike Hunter is a Consultant General Surgeon, Consultant Intensivist, , as well as  Professional Practice Fellow in Surgery at the Dunedin School of Medicine of the University of Otago. He was for 9 years  (2006-2015) the Clinical Leader in Intensive Care at Dunedin Hospital He is also the Medical Director for the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust, the chair of the Southern Region Emergency Care Co-ordination Team and a champion within the Southern DHB for Quality Improvement and Lean methodology in healthcare. He is currently leading the drive to establish a robust Trauma service in the Southern District.

He also served in the NZ Army for 35 years as a  Field Surgeon. He is actively involved in the Early Management of Severe Trauma Course programme  and the Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient Course programme of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.  When not working, Mike is a keen hunter and fisherman, likes to bike and run (well , hobble perhaps) and loves growing vegetables and making stuff in his workshop.