Meet the Team
The team at SMWH have unparalleled experience in Breast health and appearance.
Our team can offer immediate multidisciplinary review of any of your breast concerns.
Managing Director, MBChB, FRACS
He is a fully qualified Breast and General Surgeon with vast experience in all aspects of breast surgery. He is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Breast Section, the American Breast Society and the International Breast Cancer Study Group.
As a breast surgeon and specialist, John has written and lectured widely on many aspects of breast surgery, in particular breast reconstruction, breast reduction, breast augmentation and all aspects of breast cancer surgery.
Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, MBChB FRACS
He moved to New Zealand in 1992 and completed postgraduate training obtaining FRACS in 1999.
Stan is a trained breast and general surgeon and practises all aspects of breast surgery including oncologic surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy, breast reconstruction, breast augmentation and breast reduction.
Breast & General Surgeon FRACS, PHD
Vanessa trained in Auckland and has a PhD in hereditary stomach and breast cancer from Auckland University.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon MBChB, MD, FRACS (Plast)
Breast Physician MD, FRNZCGP, FRACGP, FASBP
She came to New Zealand in 2001 and worked in General Practice for two and a half years obtaining her Fellowship in 2005. She joined St Marks in May 2005.
Carmen is a Fellow of the Australasian Society of Breast Physicians and is on the General Medical Register.
Trainee Breast Physician, MA MBBS
Tanya has gained broad clinical experience working in hospitals in England, Australia and New Zealand. She has also pursued teaching and research opportunities.
Tanya joined St Marks Breast Centre in February 2013. She is pursuing training in this specialist field, an area of medicine in which she is very interested.
Breast Radiologist MB BCh MRCP FRCR FFRRCSI
Noreen spent eight years in a busy diagnostic breast clinic and the NHS Breast Screening programme before moving to New Zealand in 2002. She worked as Clinical Director for BreastScreen Aucklad for three years and has worked for St Marks since 2006.
After working in Wellington, Auckland and Port Macquarie, she completed her radiology specialist training here in Auckland. She has an interest in Breast Radiology and Women’s Imaging and works for both St Marks and Breastscreen Auckland.
Charge Radiographer, Medical Radiation Technologist
Qualified MRT with 18 years of experience in both public hospitals in Canada and NZ and private practices . Priti joined St. Marks Group 2006 as a mammographer and currently holds Charge MRT position. She is passionate about mammography and strives for excellence.
After several years providing relief support to St Marks and a breast cancer charity while on maternity leave, Claire has returned in July 2015 as Nurse Manager.