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Cutting Edge Plastic Surgery Ltd

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Description

I am a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon working in private practice. My practice covers the area between Hamilton and South Auckland. I offer surgery in Pukekohe (local anaesthetic procedures and appearance medicine) and at Quay Park Surgical Centre in Central Auckland (surgery requiring general anaesthetic and day case procedures).
 
My philosophy is to approach my patients' care holistically and to tailor treatments alone and in combination to achieve each patient's goal. I talk to and try to educate my patients so as to empower them to make informed decisions about their care. I operate a very personal practice; every surgical or non-surgical treatment is planned and administered by me – not a nurse or an aesthetician. If you entrust your treatment to me, then you and your wellbeing become my personal responsibility.
 
Many patients do not require surgery, but can achieve the cosmetic restoration and aesthetic enhancement they desire by judicious administration of non-surgical treatments. I administer the full range of non-surgical cosmetic treatments, such as Botox®, facial peels or dermal and soft tissue fillers. I also administer laser and intense pulsed light  treatments where appropriate.

For those patients who are suitable for cosmetic surgery, I plan and perform such surgery with care and expertise in order to improve your appearance and restore the natural beauty of your youth. I believe surgery should achieve natural, attractive results that avoid an 'operated look', whilst giving you a restored, or aesthetically enhanced physical beauty.

Consultants

Referral Expectations

You will have an initial consultation with your plastic surgeon who will assess your general health and discuss the best type of surgical procedure for you. You will be given instructions on medications to avoid before surgery.
 
For more information about your initial consultation with Adam Greenbaum please click here.
 
For more information about surgical and postoperative care please click here.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Naevi

    A naevus is a common skin growth composed of special pigment-producing cells.… More

  • Skin Lesions

    Skin lesions can be divided into two groups:

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

  • Scar Revision

    Scar appearance can be improved by various methods including a surgical procedure known as scar revision.… More

  • Breast Enlargement

    Surgery to increase breast size involves inserting silicone sacks (implants) filled with silicone gel or salt water (saline) under the chest muscle and skin.… More

  • Breast Lift

    This is an operation that can lift and reshape sagging breasts.… More

  • Breast Reduction

    Surgery to reduce breast size involves making a cut (incision) around the areola (the dark area around the nipple) straight downwards and along the crease beneath the breast.… More

  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

    This procedure involves removing excess skin and fat from the stomach and tightening the muscles of the stomach wall.… More

  • Xanthelasma

    Rather than surgery to cut troublesome xanthelasma out, which runs the risk of troublesome scarring; I use a strong skin peel to gradually remove the xanthelasma plaques.  Most xanthelasma are removed with between 1-3 treatments - each treatment being repeated every 6 weeks. More

  • Brachioplasty (upper arm lift) or Inner thigh lift

    Surgery to tighten and remove excess skin and fatty tissue in the upper arms (bïngo wings) or the inner thigh - often present after significant weight loss, but also developing as part of normal aging and skin laxity. More

  • Gynaecomastia Surgery

    For information about gynaecomastia surgery performed by Adam Greenbaum please click here. More

  • Haemangiomas

    Also known as port wine stains or strawberry haemangiomas, these are non-cancerous, vascular skin lesions.… More

  • Breast Reconstruction

    When a breast has been removed (mastectomy) because of cancer or other disease, it is possible in most cases to reconstruct a breast similar to a natural breast.… More

  • Hand Surgery

    Problems with the appearance or function of the hand can be the result of injury, birth defects or degenerative conditions.… More

  • Skin Grafting

    If the scar to be revised or skin lesion being removed is particularly large, a skin graft may be performed.… More

  • Liposuction


    This procedure removes unwanted pockets of fat from under your skin in specific parts of the body such as the chin, neck, upper arms, stomach, hips and thighs.… More

  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

    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

  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)

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

  • Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)

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

  • Lip Enhancement

    This involves judicious use of fillers to enhance the lips naturally without making it obvious that they have been altered - the result is fuller, more voluptuous lips which look natural. More

  • Face Lift

    A face lift can include several different procedures such as a neck lift and/or a brow lift, all designed to reduce lines and wrinkles and lift sagging skin.… More

  • Laser Facial Resurfacing

    In this procedure, an intense beam of light from the laser is used to remove areas of damaged or aged skin on your face.… More

Charges

Initial surgical consultation - $200.

Follow-up surgical consultations - $125.

Please click here for procedure costs.

I am an affiliated provider for skin surgery for Southern Cross (Southern Cross Affiliated Providers) and I am registered with most other health insurance providers.

Parking

Free off street parking is provided at Pukekohe Family Health Care

Contact Details

10 West Street, Pukekohe

South Auckland

Appearance Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery – contact via Melanie Hodson or Karen Flynn on (09) 237 0280

Skin Cancer, General Plastic and Hand Surgery – contact via Karen Flynn on (09) 237 0280

When they are unable to answer immediately, Melanie and Karen’s phones will switch through to voice mail, but please leave a message and they will endeavour to reply to all messages within 30 – 60 minutes.

Or contact me online here

10 West Street
Pukekohe
Auckland 2120

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10 West Street
Pukekohe
Auckland 2120

This page was last updated at 12:22PM on June 6, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Cutting Edge Plastic Surgery Ltd.