Education & training
MB ChB 1979 Auckland; MRCOG 1984; FRANZCOG 1989
Reconstructive surgeon performs operation on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumours or disease. Cosmetic surgeon improves a person’s aesthetic appearance by altering or reshaping a bodily feature. Plastic surgeon encompasses both cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery. Hand Surgeon specialises in the following: fractures or joint injuries, affecting the hand and wrist, soft tissue injuries to the hand and wrist, Dupuytren’s contracture, joint replacement, reconstruction following trauma, nerve compression disorders, wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery.