Breast Surgery in Tauranga

I perform a range of breast surgery procedures in Tauranga, from removing benign lesions to the surgical management of breast cancer. I strive to deliver the best surgical outcomes for my patients offering a personalised plan to achieve optimal surgical and cosmetic results.

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Wide Local Excision

Surgical removal of a tumour in the breast, along with a margin of normal tissue around it, to prevent the likelihood of a recurrence. Also known as breast conserving surgery or lumpectomy.

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Mastectomy

Surgical removal of the breast to treat breast cancer. This is also used as a risk-reducing option for patients with high risk of breast cancer based on personal or family history.

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Immediate Implant Breast Reconstruction

Reforming a breast following mastectomy using an implant. Once the breast tissue is removed a suitable implant is placed as part of the same operation.

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Sentinel Node Biopsy

Excision of draining lymph nodes to test for the microscopic spread of cancer. This is usually combined with an operation for breast cancer or melanoma but on occasion is done as a separate procedure.

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Axillary Node Dissection

Surgical removal of the lymph nodes within your armpit. This is required when cancer, commonly breast cancer or melanoma, has spread to these lymph nodes.

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Mammoplasty

Breast reduction. This procedure is often used in combination with a Wide Local Excision to treat breast cancer and allows a large amount of breast tissue to be excised whilst achieving a good cosmetic result.

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Duct Excision

Excision of milk ducts under the nipple/areola. Usually done to treat nipple discharge.

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Lipofilling

Taking fat from one part of the body and injecting it elsewhere. This is can be used following breast operations to improve the cosmetic result.

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