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Supporting 普通话 Mandarin and 廣東話 Cantonese languages at Ormiston Hospital.

Mr Chris Ngar is one of Ormiston Hospital’s talented specialist orthopaedic surgeons. We offer a complete team of orthopaedic surgeons who bring unique skills and specialties to our orthopaedic service. Mr Ngar is able to further assist our patients as he is able to communicate fluently in three languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

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For patients who are more comfortable conversing in Mandarin and Cantonese, we can recommend Mr Ngar for their orthopaedic needs. Ormiston Hospital and Ormiston Specialist Centre both offer an outstanding orthopaedic service with a range of surgeons and specialists offering consultation including Mr Ngar. Having fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin has meant Mr Ngar has helped many of our patients to feel at ease and fully comprehend the surgical process.

Surgery can be daunting, so we appreciate how beneficial it is to our patients to have a surgeon who can effectively communicate with patients in their own language.

A highly qualified and experienced surgeon, Mr Ngar finished orthopaedic training and qualified as a specialist in Hong Kong in 1995. He then gained further training at Waikato Hospital and became qualified in New Zealand. Later serving the Lakes DHB as an orthopaedic surgeon.

Lakes DHB enhanced Mr Ngar’s experience in a wide range of orthopaedics and he developed a special interest in assessing and treating foot and ankle problems and child orthopaedics.  Mr Ngar pioneered the Ponseti treatment method for inborn clubfoot problems in Rotorua in 2006, which has been a great success.

As well as being fluent in three languages, Mr Ngar has a special passion for helping others and the disadvantaged.  He has volunteered for multiple orthopaedic service trips to Kenya and remote parts of China over the past few years.

Mr Ngar has worked from Ormiston Hospital and Ormiston Specialist Centre since 2016. With an excellent manner he is very popular among our patients for his kind and understanding professionalism. See Mr Ngar for your orthopaedic consultation or ask your GP for a referral.