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Mr Stephen Benson

09 486 7111 Auckland Region, Taranaki, Wellington
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Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations

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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.


Areas of Specialisation
Benign, Malignant, Oncoplastic Reconstructive & Cosmetic Breast Surgery.
Surgical & Non Surgical Varicose Vein Treatments.

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.


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

Year of NZ Registration
Specialist 2004

contact Mr Stephen Benson

09 486 7111

09 486 7133

398 Lake Rd, Takapuna, Auckland


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