About Magdalena Biggar
Breast, Endocrine & General Surgeon
Specialist Breast Disease, Thyroid & General Surgery
Magdalena Biggar is a New Zealand trained surgeon, with specialist training in breast and endocrine surgery, she gained in Australia and England. Her interests are Breast Disease (including familial Breast Disorders), Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery and General Surgery (including Laparoscopic surgery, Cholecystectomy and Hernia Surgery). She is an active part of the busy South Auckland Breast Cancer Clinic and BreastScreen Aotearoa. In private practice and as a CMDHB consultant surgeon, she has a wide experience with a range of breast and thyroid problems as well as general surgery on a daily basis.
Hospitals Practicing At:
- Breast cancer, breast symptom
(pain, lump, nipple discharge, etc) management, risk assessment
- Thyroidectomy & parathyroidectomy
- Assessment of thyroid lump / goitre
- Hernia repair
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with an intraoperative cholangiogram, Open cholecystectomy, Open repair of inguinal hernia, Open repair of incisional hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia
BHB, MBChB, FRACS
Specialist training: Post Fellowship (FRACS 2009) breast, endocrine & general surgery training in Australia & UK.