HughShore Rheumatology was founded by Dr Hugh de Lautour. Hugh grew up on Auckland’s North Shore and attended high school at Auckland Grammar and Kristin. After completing a science degree at the University of Auckland he attended University of Otago Medical School and graduated in 2008. He undertook specialist training in both Rheumatology and General Medicine in the Auckland region and completed his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2016.

He is currently employed at Waitemata District Health Board as a Consultant Rheumatologist and General Physician.

Dr de Lautour will see Rheumatology and relevant General Medicine referrals. Referrals can be made by your GP or specialist and sent via post (PO Box 105906, Auckland City 1143) or email.

Please bring copies of your latest medical letters and radiology results (xrays/ultrasound/CT/MRI scans) to your appointment. New patient appointments are one hour and follow up appointments are 30 minutes.

Recent Publications

Outcome Measures for Gout Clinical Trials: a Summary of Progress. de Lautour H., Dalbeth N. & Taylor W. Curr Treat Options in Rheum. DOI 10.1007/s40674-015-0014-7. (2015)

Development of Preliminary Remission Criteria for Gout Using Delphi and 1000Minds® Consensus Exercises. de Lautour H., Taylor W., et al. Arthritis Car Res 2016 May;68(5):667-72. doi: 10.1002/acr.22741

Rates of Serious Infection in Patients with anti-TNF therapy for Inflammatory Arthritis at CMDHB. de Lautour H., Kumar S. 2016. Awaiting publication.