Auckland Head & Neck Specialists
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
- 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.
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 information - click here More
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 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
Your tonsils are the oval-shaped lumps of tissue that lie on both sides of the back of the throat.… More
Skin lesions can be divided into two groups:
benign (non-cancerous): e.g.… More
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
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Free off street parking is provided for patients at both locations.
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This page was last updated at 3:03PM on June 27, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland Head & Neck Specialists.