Mr Christopher Adams

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

04 499 7642 Wellington , Nelson–Marlborough
Electronic Referral on Specialists & Referrals Service
Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations
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About Mr Christopher Adams

Chris Adams is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon. He has been part of the Wellington Plastic Surgery Institute since 2003.

Chris consults privately in Wellington and Nelson.

Chris is also a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Wellington Regional Plastic Maxillofacial and Burn Unit based at Hutt Hospital.

Hospitals Practicing At: Wakefield Hospital, Wellington; Boulcott Hospital, Lower Hutt; Manuka Street Trust Hospital, Nelson; and Nelson Hospital, Nelson

Gender: Male


In addition to general plastic and reconstructive surgery, he has a specialist interest in:

  • Aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery of the face, breast, and trunk
  • Reconstructive breast surgery
  • Surgery for melanoma and skin cancers
  • Burn reconstruction and hand surgery


Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for
Comprehensive skin examinations (including dermoscopy), Curettage or diathermy, Incisional biopsy, Punch biopsy, Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, Soft tissue injection.


MBChB (Otago) 1990, FRACS 2001, NZAPS, ANZBA, ASPS, RACS

Chris graduated from Otago Medical School in 1990 and subsequently trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Auckland, Hamilton, and Wellington. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Australasian Surgeons (FRACS) in 2001.

He then spent a further 2 years training in the United Kingdom. Here he completed fellowships in aesthetic surgery at the Wellington Hospital; St John's Wood; London, breast surgery at Frenchay Hospital; Bristol and hand surgery, microsurgery, and burns surgery at the St Andrew's Centre; Chelmsford.


Contact Mr Christopher Adams

Wellington Plastic Surgery Institute, Lvl 6, Intellecta House
15 Murphy Street

PO Box 12 047,
Wellington 6144

EDI: plastics
Specialists @ 132
132 Collingwood St

EDI: plastics
Manuka St Trust
36 Manuka St

EDI: plastics
15 Murphy Street Wellington 6011 New Zealand
Page last updated on 23 November 2022