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


MB ChB 1985 Auckland; FRACS 1992


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

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:

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour

Private Services

Dr John de Waal - Plastic Surgery

This service is available at the following locations:

181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland

131 Lincoln Road, Henderson, Auckland