Mr Craig MacKinnon



MB ChB 1989 Otago; FRACS 1999


Craig graduated from Otago Medical School in 1989 and subsequently trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Wellington and Hamilton. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Australasian Surgeons (FRACS) in 1999.

As well as his private practice, since 2002 Craig has been a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Wellington Regional Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit, Hutt Hospital. Here he is involved in providing a regional service for cleft lip and palate surgery and head and neck cancers. His hospital accreditations include Hutt Hospital, Boulcott Hospital, and Wakefield Hospital. 


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

  • aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery of the face, breast, and trunk
  • cleft lip and palate surgery
  • head and neck cancer surgery
  • skin cancer surgery
  • craniomaxillofacial and hand surgery. 

Title or Designation

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Post-fellowship Training

Craig is a member of: 

  • New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons (NZAPS)
  • Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • Australasian Cleft Lip & Palate Association (ACLAPA)
  • Australia & New Zealand Head and Neck Society (ANZHNS)

Full NZ Registration Date

6 December 1990

Vocational Scope

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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Contact Details

Mr Craig MacKinnon 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

Crest Specialist Centre, 21 Carroll St, Palmerston North

Mr Craig MacKinnon 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)