About Aleksandra Popadich
Endocrine, Breast and General Surgery
Aleksandra finished her undergraduate medical training at Otago University in 2002. She undertook her general surgical training in New Zealand and was awarded her Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010. Alex undertook 2 years of post-fellowship training specialising in Endocrine Surgery and Surgical Oncology at the Royal North Shore and Hornsby Hospitals in Sydney.
Currently she works as a Consultant Endocine, Breast & General Surgeon at Wellington Regional Hospital and Wakefield Hospital and is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Otago . She is completing a Doctorate of Clinical Surgery with the University of Sydney.
Special Clinical Interests
- Surgical management of breast disorders including breast cancer & familial syndromes
- Surgical management of thyroid disorders including thyroid cancer & familial syndromes
- Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery
- Laparoscopic hernia repair
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram, Open or laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia.
BSc, MBChB (Otago), FRACS
Breast Surgery ANZ
American Society of Breast Surgeons
International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Australian & NZ Endocrine Surgeons
New Zealand Association of General Surgery
Wakefield & Boulcott Hospitals
Boulcott Specialist Centre
Wakefield Specialist Medical Centre