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Interests

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Nail Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery and Management

Qualifications

MB ChB 1999 Otago; FRACS (Pl Rec Surg) 2010

Title or Designation

Plastic Surgeon

Post-fellowship Training

Rebecca completed her specialist training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New Zealand in 2009. She then spent a further three and a half years in post fellowship training in the United Kingdom.  During this time, Rebecca worked at Great Ormond Hospital for Sick Children, The Royal Free and The Wellington Hospitals in London. Rebecca then moved to Sussex, to gain further expertise at The Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. A significant proportion of her work overseas consisted of primary and secondary breast surgery including breast reconstruction, skin cancer and hand surgery. Rebecca also completed The British Society for Surgery of the Hand post-graduate diploma of Hand Surgery in 2013.

Positions and Memberships

  • Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dunedin Hospital
  • Clinical lecturer at Otago Medical School

Full NZ Registration Date

15 January 2001

Vocational Scope

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Details

Dr Rebecca Ayers is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Dunedin Hospital

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (03) 474 0999

Private Services

Dr Rebecca Ayers - Plastic and Hand Surgeon

This service is available at the following location:

Fernbrae House, 90 Newington Avenue, Dunedin

Private Surgical Services

Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Breast Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital Dunedin

Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital Dunedin