Welcome to Eastbay Specialist Centre

Eastbay Specialist Centre is Whakatane’s only private specialist surgical unit.

We endeavour to provide Whakatane and Bay of Plenty residents access to the very best surgeons for surgical and non-surgical procedures.

During your visit to Eastbay Specialist Centre, we aim to provide you with excellent quality surgical care supported by exceptional nursing care. Throughout your visit, our staff will strive to make your visit as pleasant and comfortable as possible.


Eastbay Specialist Centre is a compact, high-functioning single theatre hospital unit offering an efficient  and relaxing environment, focusing on quality patient care and personal attention.  Our day-stay unit has four recovery beds. Day-stay patients are offered tea, coffee, ice blocks and biscuits prior to their discharge.

If you have any special dietary needs/ food allergies please detail these on your Patient Health Questionnaire form and feel free to discuss these with your nurse.

Our Nurses

Our nursing staff provide a valuable contribution to your treatment and are selected not only for their clinical ability but also for their friendly and caring manner.


Eastbay Specialist Centre offers orthopaedic, endoscopy, general surgery and skin cancer treatment.  We also have visiting practitioners who are specialists in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and urology services.

All specialists using our facilities are credentialed to ensure the validity of their qualifications, experience and skill. Many of the surgeons are recognised nationally as experts in their fields and choose Whakatane as a base for its lifestyle options.

For all enquiries, please call 07-307 2029,  or visit us in person at Phoenix House, Pyne St, Whakatāne 3120.