Mr Rajan Patel

09 630 2920 Auckland
Urgent Appointments Available
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Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations
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About Mr Rajan Patel

Rajan is clinical lead surgeon at the MercyAscot Head & Neck Service and Neck Lump Clinics, and at Auckland Head & Neck Service which he established with Mark Izzard in 2010.
His clinical interests include surgery to treat oral (mouth), pharynx (throat) and skin cancers of the head, face and neck; and complex reconstruction of these areas.
He is the New Zealand Convenor for the World Head & Neck Cancer Day. He has been involved in Head and Neck Cancer treatment for 20 years.
Rajan was appointed Consultant Surgeon at Auckland City Hospital in 2009 for his extensive surgical training and expertise in head and neck surgery and reconstructive microsurgery. Rajan was awarded his medical degree (MBChB) by the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1995. Following basic surgical training in a variety of surgical specialities including plastic surgery, Rajan commenced advanced ORLHNS training in Bristol, England. He qualified as a specialist surgeon in ORLHNS in 2006. Thereafter, Rajan undertook additional specialist fellowship training (1 year at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney and 2 years at the Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto) in head and neck surgery and reconstructive microsurgery of the head and neck. Whilst working in Toronto he was awarded the prestigious fellowship in head and neck surgery accredited by the American Head and Neck Society. In 2011 the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons awarded Rajan the Fellowship of the College (FRACS).

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Gender: male


Areas of Specialisation
Head & Neck Surgery, ENT Surgery, Oral/Skin/Thyroid Cancer, Melanoma, Reconstruction Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery

Hospitals Practising At: Mercy Hospital

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Adenoidectomy, Grommets, Minor ear surgery, Nasal cauterisation, Tonsillectomy.

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




  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society
  • American Head and Neck Society
  • New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • British Association of Otorhinolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons
  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

Contact Mr Rajan Patel

Urgent Appointments Available

On Request P: 09 630 2920

Auckland Head & Neck Specialists, Ste 2, 1st Fl, Mercy Specialist Centre
100 Mountain Rd

EDI: aklheadn
Opening Hours
8:00am – 5:00pm

8:00am – 5:00pm

8:00am – 5:00pm

8:00am – 5:00pm

8:00am – 5:00pm



09 486 7133
398 Lake Rd

PO Box 33 1208,
Auckland 0740

06 769 9281
54-56 Currie St
New Plymouth

100 Mountain Rd Auckland 1023 New Zealand
Page last updated on 14 October 2020