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Profile

Mr Kenneth Chan was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Auckland where he obtained his medical degree. He has worked in the Wellington/Hutt region since 2005 and has returned to New Zealand after finishing his fellowship training in the United Kingdom in 2013.

Kenneth is able to conduct his consultation in Cantonese and Mandarin if required.

Kenneths Private Surgery is carried out at Southern Cross Wellington, Bowen Hospital and Boulcoutt Hospital. 

He has a Licentiate Diploma in piano performance and can frequently be seen attending local classical concerts. He is also keen on chasing fresh powder on the ski slopes when opportunity beckons!

Specialist Training:

Kenneth’s vocational training in Ophthalmology took place in Wellington and Christchurch.
Kenneth did his fellowship training in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

Interests

  • Eyelid malposition
  • Ptosis and dermatochalasis
  • Dry/watery eyes
  • Periocular skin tumours and reconstruction
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Orbital surgery
  • Socket reconstruction.

Qualifications

MB ChB 2004 Auckland; FRANZCO 2013

Subspecialties

Oculoplastic conditions including eyelid malposition, ptosis and dermatochalasis, periocular skin tumours, dry/watery eyes, thyroid eye disease, orbital disorders and socket reconstruction.

Title or Designation

Ophthalmologist

Full NZ Registration Date

19 January 2005

Vocational Scope

Ophthalmology

Healthlink EDI

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Contact Details

Dr Kenneth Chan is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

General Enquiries: (04) 385 5999
Fax: (04) 385 5856

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (04) 385 5999

Private Services

Thorndon Eye Clinic

This service is available at the following locations:

230 Thorndon Quay, Wellington

Boulcott Hospital & Specialist Centre, Lower Hutt

Private Surgical Services

Bowen Hospital - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

This service is available at the following location:

Bowen Hospital

Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Ophthalmology (Eye Surgery)

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Wellington