Mr Chris Adams



MB ChB 1990 Otago; FRACS 2001


Chris graduated from Otago Medical School in 1990 and subsequently trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Auckland, Hamilton, and Wellington. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Australasian Surgeons (FRACS) in 2001. 

He then spent a further 2 years training in the United Kingdom. Here he completed fellowships in aesthetic surgery at the Wellington Hospital; St John's Wood; London, breast surgery at Frenchay Hospital; Bristol and hand surgery, microsurgery, and burns surgery at the St Andrew's Centre; Chelmsford. 


In addition to general plastic and reconstructive surgery, he has a specialist interest in:

  • aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery of the face, breast, and trunk
  • reconstructive breast surgery
  • surgery for melanoma and skin cancers
  • burn reconstruction and hand surgery.

Title or Designation

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Post-fellowship Training

Chris is a member of:

  • New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons (NZAPS)
  • Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • Australian and New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA).

Full NZ Registration Date

29 November 1991

Vocational Scope

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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Contact Details

Mr Chris Adams is available at the following services:

Private Services

Wellington Plastic Surgery Institute

This service is available at the following locations:

15 Murphy Street, Thorndon, Wellington


  • Mr Chris Adams FRACS
  • Mr Craig MacKinnon FRACS
  • Dr Sarah Usmar FRACS
  • Dr Sandhya Deo FRACS

Ph: (04) 499 7642
E-mail: office@wpsi.co.nz
Website: www.wpsi.co.nz

Health@132, 132 Collingwood Street, Nelson

Mr Chris Adams FRACS

Private Surgical Services

Wakefield Hospital - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital, Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington

Toll Free Phone: 0800 WAKEFIELD (0800 925 334)