Taking care of you and putting you at ease
Heather is a consultant plastic surgeon at Counties Manukau DHB where she is also Deputy Head of the Plastic Surgery Department. She graduated as a doctor from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in London in 1998 before pursuing general and plastic surgery training in London and Yorkshire. Heather has full plastic surgery vocational scope with the Medical Council of New Zealand and is a member of the NZ Association of plastic surgeons (NZAPS).
She specialises in all forms of skin cancer and hands, and has a subspecialty focus on melanoma at Counties Manukau. As well general and comprehensive plastic surgery training, she has undertaken specialized fellowships in hand surgery, microsurgery and military trauma. Heather was an officer in the Royal Auxiliary Air Force in the UK. She has lived in New Zealand for many years and shares her recently built home in the Bombay Hills with her family which includes five sheep, a couple of pigs, chickens and Fred the cat.
Danielle did her nursing training at Waikato Polytechnic. Since graduating in 1999, she has worked at Waikato Hospital in surgical nursing and in the Emergency Department for nearly 15 years where she still holds a current position. She discovered a love of plastic surgery in 2005 when she started working as a practice nurse at Tristram Clinic in Hamilton. After the birth of her second baby in 2006, she continued in plastics and began working for plastic surgeon, Mr Winston McEwan and continues to do so part time. Danielle and her husband have 4 busy children at home and she enjoys surfing with her kids, being at the beach and eating delicious food!
Both Danielle and Heather have warm personalities and will welcome you wholeheartedly.
We would be delighted to see you.
Heather would be delighted to see you for any skin lesion concerns whether benign or malignant, and also any hand problems such as carpal tunnel, trigger finger, ganglions, Dupuytren’s and so on.
Many surgeries can be performed on a ‘see and treat’ basis on the same day after a consultation and examination. Urgent appointments are available. She looks forward to meeting and caring for you and will tailor treatment to you and your preferences, putting you at ease and making things easy, comfortable and straightforward.