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Qualifications

MB ChB 2005 Auckland; FRACS (GS) 2016

Profile

Dr Nicola Davis is a consultant breast and general surgeon with subspecialty training and experience in oncoplastic breast surgery. Nicola also conducts general surgery procedures, with expertise in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hernia repair, melanoma and thyroid operations.

After studying for her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree at Auckland Medical School, Nicola undertook her General Surgery training in New Zealand hospitals, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2016. She subsequently gained further subspecialty experience and training in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery through BreastSurgANZ with fellowship positions in Brisbane (Mater Hospital) and Canberra (Calvary Hospital and The Canberra Hospital). Both fellowship years also included General Surgery, Melanoma and Endocrine Surgery training.

On her return to New Zealand, Nicola was appointed Consultant Oncologic Breast and General Surgeon at Tauranga Public Hospital, with subspecialty expertise in breast surgery, and further interest and expertise in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hernia repair, melanoma and thyroid operations. In addition to public services, Nicola consults privately at Tauranga Specialist Centre, provides specialist services through BreastScreen Bay of Plenty, and operates at Grace Hospital.

Nicola is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of BreastSurgANZ, the Australasian Society of Breast Disease, and the New Zealand Association of General Surgeons. Nicola regularly attends conferences and courses to keep up with advances in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery and General Surgery that give her patients the benefit of the best surgical techniques in their treatment.

Interests

Breast Surgery:

  • Mastectomy
  • Immediate Implant Breast Reconstruction
  • Mammoplasty
  • Wide Local Excision
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Duct Excision
  • Benign Lump Excision
  • Axillary Node Dissection
  • Lipofilling

General Surgery:

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Open Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair, Lipoma Excision
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Wide Local Excision of Skin Cancer

Subspecialties

  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Title or Designation

Breast & General Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

13 December 2005

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Contact Details

Dr Nicola Davis is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Tauranga Specialist Centre, 752 Cameron Road, Tauranga

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