Entries by NZIPCS

Breast Implant Removal and Capsulectomy

Joint Safety Statement of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), The Aesthetic Society, and The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF) Patient Safety Advisory – Breast Implant Removal and Capsulectomy May 9, 2023 There has been a worldwide increase in the number of patients requesting implant removal for a variety of systemic […]

New Fellow at NZIPCS

Wei-Lun Wong is our new Fellow in Cosmetic Surgery here at NZIPCS. He is NZ trained and committed to working in Auckland long term. The fellowship here is for 6 months and after working here, he intends to travel to Sweden for a Burn Fellowship with a view to returning to NZ afterwards.

May 2022 Update

Update on our day to day workings. We continue to wear masks when seeing patients and take care to ensure our work areas are clean and safe. We have been able to maintain a largely undisrupted work routine and surgical waiting times have not been directly affected by Covid issues. Patients have had to delay […]

Breast Implant Safety Update

There has been increased media attention towards breast implants and their safety in recent months. The main concerns relate to a rare form of lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This update is current to 19 August 2019. Further information can be found on the website of the  New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons or on the NZ Government website […]

President of the NZ Association of Plastic Surgeons

Congratulations to Jonathan Wheeler who has been a Director at NZIPCS and is now the new President of the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons. Jonathan has served on the Council of NZAPS for the last 4 years and was voted in as President on the 3rd of August. The role of President is to […]

Fellow position in 2018

The Directors at the New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery welcome Dr Sarah Gardiner, FRACS as the new Fellow for 6 months. Dr Gardiner completed her Plastic Surgery training in New Zealand and is here to further her training in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Our Fellowship. The NZ Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery […]

Dr Rita Yang joins the practice

Dr Rita Yang joins our practice as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with an interest in Breast Reconstruction and Gender Affirmation surgery. She has previously work with the group as a fellow in 2015 and now returns following her comprehensive training in microvascular breast reconstruction and Gender Affirmation Surgery. She worked for a year at […]

Stephen Gilbert Celebration

On Saturday 24 March we celebrated the career of Stephen Gilbert. Two hundred guests attended the black tie event with Plastic Surgeons travelling from Australia and around New Zealand to attend the glittering event.   On a rainy evening we were under a marquee lit with fairy lights on the back parking space of 243 […]