Dr Michal Kluger


MBChB (Edin 1984)

MD (Auckland 2003)




Clinical Appointment

Specialist Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Official Roles

Clinical Lead Pain Services WDHB, NC ANZCA Committee Member, Chair IMG, NC ANZCA NZ perioperative Mortality Committee, Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept of Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland

Special Interests

Anaesthesia Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery Breast Endocrine Surgery Research Interests- chronic pain after orthopaedic joint replacement, major abdominal surgery and breast surgery, role of genetic and epigenetic factors in chronic pain, transitional pain, improving outcomes after surgery in the elderly

Dr Kluger trained in Edinburgh, and undertook postgraduate specialisation in ICU and Pain Management in Australia and NZ. He has lived in NZ for 20 years and whilst supporting the All Blacks in most matches still hopes for a Scottish victory over them one day!