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Mr Stephen Benson

Breast, General & Vein Surgeon

09 623 0347 Auckland , Taranaki , Northland , Wellington
Urgent Appointments Available
Electronic Referral on Specialists & Referrals Service
Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations

About Mr Stephen Benson

Stephen is an Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, married with two daughters and one son. He graduated from Birmingham University 1991 and undertook his initial surgical training around the West Midlands, UK in General, Vascular and Transplant Surgery. Stephen gained his General FRCS in 1996. Following a period of scientific research Stephen was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine in 2001. Further senior sub-specialty training in Breast and Plastic Surgery led to FRCS with a Breast Specialty exam in 2005.

Later in 2005, Stephen and his family moved permanently to New Zealand where Stephen rotated through Hamilton, North Shore and Auckland Hospitals before becoming a New Zealand Specialist. This combined General and Plastic surgery training enables Stephen to offer a wide range of Breast Surgery including breast cancer surgery, cosmetic breast surgery (augmentation and reduction), benign breast and nipple surgery and breast cancer reconstruction.

Gender: male

Services

Areas of Specialisation
Benign Breast Disease/Surgery, Breast Cancer Surgery, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Cosmetic Breast Surgery, Varicose Veins, Laser & Surgical Vein Treatments (covered by all insurance companies), Hernia Repair & Skin Cancer Surgery.

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Breast ultrasound, Consultations, Core biopsy, Fine needle aspiration (FNA), Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram, Open or laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, Open repair of incisional hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia.

Comprehensive skin examinations (including dermoscopy), Curettage or diathermy, Incisional biopsy, Punch biopsy, Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, Skin cancer surgery.

Duplex vein mapping, Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT), Endovenous radiofrequency ablation (closure procedure) for varicose veins, Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy (UGS), Varicose vein assessment, Varicose vein surgery.

Credentials

Qualifications
MBChB (Birm) 1991, FRCS (Edin) 1996, MD (Birm) 2001, FACP 2011

Specialist Training
Oncoplastic Breast Trainee, West Midlands, UK;
Oncoplastic Breast Fellow, Birmingham, UK;
Oncoplastic Breast Fellow, St Marks Breast Centre, Auckland;
Breast Fellow, Auckland City Hosp, Auckland;
Breast Reduction & Mastopexy workshop Auckland;
Breast Augmentation workshop, London, UK

Current Positions
Mercy Breast Clinic – All Breast Surgery
Skin Institute – Skin Cancer, Hernias, Varicose Veins, Cosmetic Breast Surgery

Year of NZ Registration
Specialist 2004

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Contact Mr Stephen Benson

Urgent Appointments Available

p: 09 623 0347 or m: 021 0274 2441

15 Gilgit Rd
Epsom
Auckland

PO Box 9056,
Newmarket
Auckland 1050

EDI: mercybcl
Opening Hours
Mon
8:00am – 5:00pm

Tue
8:00am – 5:00pm

Wed
8:00am – 5:00pm

Thu
8:00am – 5:00pm

Fri
8:00am – 5:00pm

Sat
Closed

Sun
Closed

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Page last updated on 24 August 2018