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Neurology and Neurosurgery

​Neurology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system. While neurology is a non-surgical specialty, its corresponding surgical specialty is neurosurgery.

Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.


  • Ward B8, Christchurch Hospital

  • Department of Neurosurgery

  • Department of Neurology

  • Neurophysiology Service

  • Neurology Outpatients

  • Electromyography Van Der Veer Clinic

Contact information

Neurology and Neurophysiology

Phone: 03 364 0940


Phone: 03 364 1217

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Page last updated: 1 June 2021

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