Auckland Head & Neck Specialists provide a comprehensive range of head and neck surgical services. Our surgeons have exemplary training in head and neck surgery, reconstructive surgery and facial plastic surgery. Examples of the types of surgical expertise they can offer are listed below:


Head and neck surgery

  • neck lumps
  • mouth ulcers / lumps
  • thyroid surgery / parathyroid
  • salivary gland surgery
  • head and neck cancer

Skin cancer surgery

  • removal of skin cancer and reconstruction
  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • flap surgery
  • lymph node surgery
  • melanoma surgery and sentinel node biopsy

Facial plastic surgery

  • rhinoplasty
  • blepharoplasty
  • face lifts
  • chin implants


Our surgeons consult from Mercy Specialist Suite and perform surgery at MercyAscot Hospitals (Epsom) and at St Marks Road Surgical Centre (3 St Marks Road, Remuera). 



Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.  This specialty is concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, and the head and neck. 


Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Dr Muammar Abu-Serriah

    Maxillofacial Head and Neck Surgery

    Available at Mercy Specialist Centre, 100 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

  • Mr Mark Izzard

    Head and Neck Surgeon

    Available at all locations.

  • Mr Rajan Patel

    Head and Neck Surgeon

    Available at all locations.

  • Mr Kevin Smith

    Head and Neck Surgeon

    Available at all locations.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Head and Neck Masses: Cancer

    Cancerous masses spread to surrounding tissues and may be:
    • Primary – they arise in the head or neck.… More

  • Head and Neck Masses: Non-cancer

    Growths, lumps, tumours or masses on the head and neck can be benign (noncancerous) or cancerous and can form in the larynx, pharynx, thyroid gland, salivary gland, mouth, neck, face or skull.… More

  • Thyroid Surgery

    Thyroid Surgery information - click here More

  • Parathyroid Surgery


  • Salivary Gland Disorders

    There are three large pairs of glands (parotid, sublingual and submandibular) in your mouth that produce saliva which helps break down food as part of the digestion process.… More

  • Hoarseness

    Hoarseness can be described as abnormal voice changes that make your voice sound raspy and strained and higher or lower or louder or quieter than normal.… More

  • Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

    If you find it difficult to pass food or liquid from your mouth to your stomach, you may have a swallowing disorder or dysphagia.… More

  • Tonsillitis

    Your tonsils are the oval-shaped lumps of tissue that lie on both sides of the back of the throat.… More

  • Skin Lesions

    Skin lesions can be divided into two groups:

    benign (non-cancerous): e.g.… More

  • Skin Cancer

    New Zealand has a very high rate of skin cancer, when compared to other countries.… More

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS)

    Mohs surgery is a surgical technique that allows very precise removal of certain skin cancers.… More

  • Otoplasty (Ear Surgery)

    The appearance of ears that are misshaped or protruding (‘bat ears’) can be improved surgically.… More

  • Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)

    Surgery can be carried out to improve the appearance of your nose e.g.… More

  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

    Excess skin and/or fat can be surgically removed from your upper and/or lower eyelids to give your skin a less wrinkled and puffy appearance.… More

Public Transport

The Auckland Transport website is a good resource to plan your public transport options.


Free off street parking is provided for patients at both locations.

Contact Details

Mercy Specialist Centre, 100 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

Central Auckland

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2 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna, Auckland

North Auckland

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This page was last updated at 8:58AM on November 5, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland Head & Neck Specialists.