About Mr Mark Izzard
Mark is Clinical Lead Surgeon at the MercyAscot Head and Neck Service and Neck Lump Clinic, and at Auckland Head & Neck Specialists which he established with Rajan Patel in 2010. 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 Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (ORLHNS). Mark qualified as an ORLHNS surgeon in 2002 and then further sub-specialised in head and neck surgery, reconstruction and facial plastics by undertaking surgical fellowships training at the University of Washington Medical School, US and Green Lane Hospital, New Zealand. During the fellowship, Mark developed skills for reconstructing all aspects of the head and neck and cosmetic facial surgery including cancer surgery and microsurgical reconstruction. Marks special interests include facial reconstructive surgery – rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty – and reconstruction of massive facial defects after cancer surgery or trauma.
Areas of Specialisation
Head & Neck Cancer & Reconstruction, ENT Surgery, Oral/Skin/Thyroid Cancers, Facial Plastic Surgery
Hospitals Practicing At: Mercy Hospital
Adenoidectomy, Grommets, Minor ear surgery, Nasal cauterisation, Tonsillectomy.
Comprehensive skin examinations (including dermoscopy), Curettage or diathermy, Incisional biopsy, Mohs closure, Mohs micrographic surgery, Punch biopsy, Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment
MBBS, FRACS (ORLHNS)
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society
- Australasian academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
- American academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
- American Head and Neck Society
- New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
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