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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 […]

NZIPCS Charity Surgical Missions with Interplast

Mr Janek Januszkiewicz and Mr Glenn Bartlett recently returned from the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons annual scientific meeting in Melbourne where the society and its members reaffirmed their commitment to Interplast Australia and New Zealand as its preferred charity partner. Interplast is a wonderful organisation that sends teams of volunteer plastic surgeons, anaesthetists […]

What is breast implant associated ALCL?

Mr Januszkiewicz recently attended the annual scientific conference of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons where an entire session was dedicated to the topic of breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). BIA-ALCL is a rare type of lymphoma that can develop near breast implants. There have been 10 known cases of breast […]

New Fellow for 2017

The Directors at the New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery welcome Dr Amelia Murray, FRACS as the new Fellow for 6 months. Dr Murray completed her Plastic Surgery training in Wellington and has moved back to Auckland to further her training in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Her training is funded in part by the […]

Dr Rita Yang FRACS

The Directors of the NZ Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery are delighted to welcome Dr Rita Yang to work in our practice as a locum for the next few months. She is a New Zealand trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who has recently returned from her Fellowship training overseas. She worked for a year […]

NZIPCS involved with Australasian Plastic Surgery Trainees Week

NZIPCS involved with Australasian Plastic Surgery Trainees Week Our surgeons from the New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (NZIPCS) were busy last week, teaching the up and coming Plastic Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand during the week-long bi-national annual training conference. Mr Stephen Gilbert and Mr Jonathan Wheeler were involved as examiners […]

News and updates from NZIPCS

Our surgeons remain current and up to date by attending scientific meetings and by teaching and continuing to mentor Plastic Surgeons in training. Mr Januszkiewicz and Mr Wheeler recently attended the International Course on Perforator Flaps held in Sydney in mid November. The course had a number of well recognized international speakers with a focus […]

New Staff at NZ Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

We are delighted to welcome new staff members to our practice. Hannah Steedman comes from having worked for 12 years as a Senior Nurse at Starship Hospital. She is part of the nursing team as a Practice Coordinator and is enjoying the new challenge working at NZIPCS. We have had some changes in reception with […]