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 thyroid disorders including thyroid cancer and familial syndromes
- Surgical management of parathyroid disorders
- Minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery
- Breast Surgery
- 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
International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Australian & NZ Endocrine Surgeons
New Zealand Association of General Surgery
Breast Surgeons of Australia & New Zealand
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Ropata Medical Specialists
Wakefield Specialist Medical Centre
Waikanae Specialist Centre