Dr John De Waal



MB ChB 1985 Auckland; FRACS 1992


New Zealand trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who went on to post fellowship training in the UK 1992-1994. Returned to New Zealand in 1995. Currently in full time private practice with peripheral clinics.


  • General Plastic Surgery -
  • skin and soft tissue tumours,
  • BCCs,
  • SCCs,
  • Melanoma (including sentinel node biopsy),
  • breast reconstruction,
  • scarred/burnt/infected tissue
  • Hand Surgery -
    • Dupuytrens,
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,
    • ganglia etc.
    • Congenital, traumatic, arthritic of tendons, bones and ligaments
  • Cosmetic Surgery -
    • prominent ears,
    • breast reduction/augmentation,
    • gynaecomastia,
    • facelifts,
    • rhinoplasty,
    • liposuction,
    • abdominoplasty,
    • laser resurfacing,
    • blepharoplasty


    Skin Cancers -
     Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
     Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
     Melanoma (including sentinel node biopsy)

    Benign Skin Tumours -
     Cysts, lipomas, naevi

    Hand Surgery -
    Dupuytrens, Carpal Tunnel, Ganglion, Tendon problems,  Fractures, de Quervain's Tendonitis/ Tenosynovitis, Mallet Finger

    Cosmetic Surgery -
     Prominent Ear correction (Otoplasty)
     Cosmetic Nose surgery (Rhinoplasty)
     Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
     Breast (Augmentation and Reduction/Enlargement)
     Breast Lifts (Mastopexy)
     Male breasts (Gynaecomastia)

    Miscellaneous -
     Scar Revision

    Title or Designation

    Plastic Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    Full NZ Registration Date

    11 December 1985

    Vocational Scope

    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Healthlink EDI


    Contact Details

    Dr John De Waal is available at the following services:

    Private Services

    Dr John de Waal - Plastic Surgery

    This service is available at the following locations:

    Specialist Medical & Surgical Centre, 181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland

    ACC Soft Tissue and Fracture Clinic at West Care Henderson (ph: 836 3336)

    131 Lincoln Road, Henderson, Auckland

    Note: Clinic primarily for ACC injuries and short consultations only. For cosmetic consultations and surgical excisions, please refer to our Milford rooms.

    Private Surgical Services

    Southern Cross North Harbour Hospital - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    This service is available at the following location:

    Southern Cross North Harbour Hospital

    Phone: (09) 925 4400
    Fax: (09) 925 4434

    E-mail: northharbour@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz

    Location details here

    Surgeons can be contacted directly at their private consultation rooms.