Dr. Rajesh PatelGeneral Surgeon

Dr. Rajesh PatelDr. Rajesh Patel
Originally from Auckland, Raj obtained his undergraduate medical qualifications at the University of Otago. Raj went on to pursue his surgical training around New Zealand and completed his General Surgery training at Auckland Hospital in 2012.
Subsequently, he spent a year in Canada for his fellowship. There, under the guidance of a world-renowned endocrine surgeon, he specialized in parathyroid, thyroid, and adrenal diseases. He then spent a year in Melbourne, Australia completing a second fellowship in oncoplastic-breast surgery. He was also the honorary fellow at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, specializing in melanoma and skin cancer. Concurrently, he further advanced his endocrine skills; to obtain his qualifications in competently performing ultrasound guided thyroid fine needle aspirations in the clinic.
Raj was fortunate to have worked with leaders in the world of breast, endocrine and melanoma surgery, and is very excited to bring his expertise to the Northland community.
  • Accredited at the Following Hospitals

    Whangarei Hospital (NZ)

  • Special Interests

    Breast Conservation Surgery

    Proficient in Thyroid Ultrasound biopsy

    Breast Oncoplastic Experience

    Acute Surgery Experience

    Endocrine Surgery

    Breast Ultrasound

  • Associations

    Royal Australian College of Surgeons

    American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (Candidate member)

    Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand

    International Association of Endocrine Surgeons

    Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group

    Australasian Association of Ultrasound in Medicine

    ASSET (Course Instructor)

    CCrISP (Course Instructor)

  • Appointments

    Consultant Breast, Endocrine, Melanoma and General Surgeon

Practice Locations

  • Dr. Rajesh Patel

    78 Western Hills Drive

    Kensington, Whangarei, Dunedin 0112

    New Zealand

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Contact Details

Australian & New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons

Suite 202 Level 2 AMA House 69 Christie Street ST LEONARDS, NSW 2065

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