Christian Hirling

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Christian Hirling is an anaesthetist working at Whakatane Hospital with an interest in day stay surgery, acute pain management, and peripheral nerve blocks.


Christian graduated from Homburg Medical School, Germany before moving to the UK where he trained in intensive care and cardiology at James Cook University Hospital. Christian moved back to Germany where he obtained Fellowship in anaesthesia and intensive care with a special interest in emergency medicine. He is a member of the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA).