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International President


Richard Street

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association


Richard Street is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who practices in public and private in Auckland. His public hospital practice is at Middlemore. He specialises in lower limb disorders in paediatric and adult patients.


He is President of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association.


He managed the Middlemore Orthopaedic Department for six years and is still involved in department administration.


He previously served a seven year term as President of the New Zealand Foot and Ankle Society. For many years, he has been involved in New Zealand Orthopaedic Association’s dealings with the Accident Compensation Corporation, previously chairing this committee, and has helped form constructive relationships with ACC, helping to guide their strategies.


He has also been involved in many national orthopaedic department reviews and credentialing processes, and was instrumental in starting the Ministry of Health Enhanced Recovery After Surgery process. He also has an interest in health planning, economics and process.