You will be seen by Mr. McCormack for specialist assessment and management of symptoms.


Mr. McCormack will work in collaboration with your cardiologist, anaesthetist and any other health professionals involved in your care keeping them informed of the outcome of these consultations. 

Some of the topics that can be discussed include: 


  • Pain assessment

  • Review of symptoms

  • Past medical history

  • Treatment options 

  • Recovery from surgery

If an operation is necessary, you will be given the opportunity to meet your anaesthetist. You can discuss fully the process of anaesthesia and they will answer any questions you have.


If you require surgery, we will arrange an operation date that is convenient for you. 


You will be cared for by a skilled and knowledgeable expert team in the excellent facilities of Braemar Hospital including high quality theatres with the latest technologies. 

Mr McCormack is qualified and experienced in cardiothoracic surgery. He now focusses his expertise on adult heart surgery.


Common cardiac operations include:


Please contact us if you have any questions.

Common Procedures

"Dear David, you changed my life. Six weeks later I'm back functioning well. My deepest thanks for your skill and care."

"A great big thank you to yourself and the heart team. I, my wife, and family are most grateful for your skills and care while in the Waikato Hospital Cardiac Unit."

"I'd like to personally thank David and his team for their skill and expertise, kindness and humanity in dealing with us during our stressful time."

"I am most appreciative to you and the team for the skills and care shown to me. Thank you for my second chance."

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