Dr Simon Chong

07 949 7333 Waikato , Auckland
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About Dr Simon Chong

Mr Simon Chong is a fully qualified plastic surgeon, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2014. Simon received his core specialist training in Auckland, Melbourne and Hamilton. Following this, he completed 18 months of subspecialty fellowship at Macquarie University Hospital in Sydney, mentored by world class surgeons in hand, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. During that time, he tutored microsurgery for the University of Sydney Master of Surgery programme, and conducted award winning research. Simon is currently appointed as a Consultant Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon at Waikato Hospital and Thames Hospital. He is the current Supervisor of Training for plastic surgery in the Waikato region and sits on the New Zealand Board of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery.

Simon provides care across the broad scope of plastic and aesthetic surgery. He has particular interests in skin cancer and melanoma surgery, all aspects of acute and elective hand surgery, breast reduction and reconstruction, abdominoplasty, and the myriad applications of perforator and microsurgical techniques. His friendly and relaxed consultation style belies a commitment to fine detail, individually tailored care, and technical perfectionalism.

Hospitals Practicing At: Anglesea Hospital, Waikato Hospital, Thames Medical Centre, Braemar Hospital

Current Positions
Consultant Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon, Waikato & Thames Hospitals
Specialist Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon in private practice

Gender: male


Areas of Specialisation
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with particular interests in Skin cancer & Melanoma Surgery
All aspects of Acute & Elective Hand surgery
Breast reduction & reconstruction

Description of Specialisation
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Acute & elective hand surgery
Skin cancer & melanoma
Breast surgery


MBChB (Auckland) 2004, FRACS (Plas) 2014, NZAPS; ASAPS

Specialist Training
FRACS (Plas) 2014
Hand surgery fellow 2014-2015
Aesthetic surgery fellow 2015: Macquarie University Hospital

Specialist Experience
Consultant Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon Waikato & Thames Hospitals 2015 - present

Referral Info

Contact Dr Simon Chong

Urgent Appointments Available

on request call 07 949 7333

Symmans House, Lvl 1
56 Tristram St

Thames Medical Centre
817 Rolleston St

Urgent Care Franklin
149 Manukau Rd

12 Glasgow Rd

PO Box 428,
Auckland 2340

56 Tristram St Hamilton 3204 New Zealand
Page last updated on 17 January 2023