About Dr Rebecca Ayers
Rebecca completed her specialist training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New Zealand in 2009. She then spent a further four years in post fellowship training in the United Kingdom. During this time, Rebecca worked at Great Ormond Hospital for Sick Children, The Royal Free and The Wellington Hospitals in London. Rebecca then moved to Sussex, to gain further expertise at The Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. A significant proportion of her work overseas consisted of primary and secondary breast surgery including breast reconstruction, skin cancer and hand surgery. Rebecca also completed The British Society for Surgery of the Hand post-graduate diploma of Hand Surgery. Rebecca is a member of the American Society of Surgery for the Hand and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Areas of Specialisation
- General Plastic & Reconstructive surgery
- Skin cancer surgery & management
- Hand surgery
Carpal tunnel release, Comprehensive skin examinations, Curettage or diathermy, Incisional biopsy, Punch biopsy, Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, Skin cancer surgery.
MBChB, FRACS(Plast), PGDip Hand Surgery
Hospitals Practising at
Mercy, Dunedin Public Hospital