Southern Cross Hospitals Joint Venture

A high quality surgical experience

Katarzyna Mackenzie

Katarzyna Mackenzie

Katarzyna is an Auckland-based, New Zealand fully trained plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon.

She undertook her PhD studies at the University of Otago focusing on skin cancers in kidney transplant patients and is one of only 4 plastic surgeons ever awarded PhD in New Zealand.

Dr Mackenzie trained extensively both in the UK and internationally and undertook a number of prestigious fellowships in:

  • Breast reconstruction, microsurgery, hand surgery at St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery & Burns, Chelmsford, UK
  • Breast reconstruction and microsurgery, The Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK
  • Aesthetic Breast Surgery, Banf, Canada
  • Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship, London, UK

Dr Mackenzie then trained with many of the pioneering minds in aesthetic surgery in London. She gained her extensive experience during a world leading aesthetic surgery fellowship at the top London private hospitals and built experience in every aspect of contemporary aesthetic surgery.

With her extensive training, research and fellowships she has developed specialist interests in:


  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Facelift
  • Brow lift
  • Neck lift
  • Botox


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction and body contouring
  • Lipofilling
  • Inner thigh lift
  • Brachioplasty
  • Labiaplasty


  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast reconstruction (implant, own tissue)
  • Mastopexy
  • Inverted nipple surgery
  • Gynecomastia

Skin Cancer

  • Skins cancer and melanoma


  • Nerve compression syndromes: Carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Trigger finger
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Ganglions
  • Trauma
  • Thumb base arthritis
  • Joint replacement

To find out more go to

Nelson Plastic Surgery

Phone: (03) 548 1909