About Alison Hayes
Alison is a New Zealand trained General Surgeon with post fellowship specialist training in Breast surgery at the United Kingdoms largest Breast unit in Edinburgh. Following this she spent 18 months working as a Consultant at the Edinburgh Breast Unit. This extended to running clinics at the Scottish Breast Screening Service and managing the units surgical audit.
During her time in Edinburgh, Alison was part of a large multi-disciplinary team, managing women with breast cancer. In addition to this she attended all adjuvant treatments given to women with cancer. This has given her a unique understanding and appreciation of all aspects of a womans treatment, allowing her to better inform and support her patients.
Alison has extensive experience with new surgical techniques and treatment approaches for women with Breast cancer.
Areas of Specialisation
Screen-Detected Cancer, Breast Conservation Surgery using Oncoplastic techniques, Mastectomy & Reconstruction, Hereditary Breast Cancer, USS-Assisted Examination and Biopsy, Sentinel Node Biopsy, Axillary Clearance and Gynaecomastia Surgery.
General Surgery: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic/open Hernia Repair
Endovenous Laser Ablation and Ultrasound guided Sclerotherapy for treatment of Variscose Veins
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram, Open cholecystectomy, Open or laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, Open repair of epigastric hernia, Open repair of femoral hernia, Open repair of incisional hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia, nonsurgical treatment of Varicose Veins
MBChB 1996, FRACS (GS) 2009, AFACP
NZ trained General Surgeon
Breast Fellowship – Edinburgh Breast Unit 2009 – 2010
Consultant Surgeon – Edinburgh Breast Unit 2010 – end 2011
Locum Consultant General Surgeon – West Coast DHB 2012 – 2014
Breast Reconstruction Masterclasses – (KL) May 2012, (Auckland) Sept 2012
School of Oncoplastic Surgery – Nevada, USA Sept 2016