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Mr Mark Izzard

Specialist

Qualifications

MB BS 1992 Lond; FRACS 2003

Interests

Mark graduated from the University of London, St Georges Hospital in 1992. He then completed his basic training in general surgery before commencing a training scheme in Otolyrhinolaringology Head and Neck Surgery (ORLHNS). Mark became a qualified surgeon in 2002 and then further sub-specialised in head and neck surgery, reconstruction and facial plastics.

Mark was awarded a fellowship of the University of Washington Medical School and became the only non-North American surgeon to complete the head and neck reconstructive fellowship.

In his two years of sub-specialist training Mark developed skills for reconstructing all aspects of the head and neck and cosmetic facial surgery including cancer surgery and microsurgical reconstruction.

Mark’s special interests lie in

  • facial cosmetic surgery, in particular:
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Jaw reconstruction
  • rebuilding of massive facial defects after surgery or trauma.
  • Mark introduced 3d Printed Implantation, Biomodelling to the Auckland Head and Neck unit and developed a program for control of Osteradionecrosis.

    Title or Designation

    Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon, Head and Neck Surgeon

    Post-fellowship Training

    Mark was awarded an honorary senior lectureship at Auckland University in 2005. He is part of the undergraduate student teaching program and is a lecturer on the anatomy training course, as well as teaching overseas student electiveships at the Auckland Hospital Head and Neck Centre.

    Mark has published many peer review papers and is currently involved in developing a research centre in head and neck surgery and reconstruction at Auckland University. As well as running a facial reconstructive surgical course for trainees, Mark is also faculty at Stamford University Facial Plastics program, which is held every year in San Francisco. Mark also runs the national head and neck cancer database. 

    Mark is a member of the New Zealand Head and Neck Society, the Australasian academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and the American academy of Facial Plastic Surgery.

    He is a corresponding member of the American Head and Neck Society and is a member of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

    Full NZ Registration Date

    17 March 1994

    Vocational Scope

    Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

    Contact Details

    Mr Mark Izzard is available at the following services:

    Private Services

    Auckland Head & Neck Specialists

    This service is available at the following locations:

    Mercy Specialist Centre, 100 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

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    2 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna, Auckland

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    MercyAscot Head and Neck Service

    This service is available at the following location:

    Mercy Specialist Centre, 100 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland

    Contact our practice manager on the above numbers for appointments.

    MercyAscot Neck Lump Clinic

    This service is available at the following location:

    98 Mountain Road, Epsom

    Contact our practice manager on the above numbers for appointments and referrals.

    Appointments can be made through the MercyAscot Head and Neck Service.

    Skin Institute

    This service is available at the following locations:

    398 Lake Road, Takapuna

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    4 Silverdale St, Silverdale

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    3 St Marys Road, Ponsonby

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    123 Remuera Road, Remuera

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    153 Oceanview Road, Waiheke Island

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    Private Surgical Services

    MercyAscot Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

    This service is available at the following location:

    Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland