MB ChB 2002 Otago; FRACS (GS) 2010


Specialist Training: 

Alex finished her undergraduate medical training at Otago University in 2002. She undertook her general surgical training in New Zealand and was awarded her Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010. Alex undertook two years of post-fellowship training specialising in Endocrine Surgery and Surgical Oncology (Breast) at the Royal North Shore and Hornsby Hospitals in Sydney. Currently she works as a Consultant Surgeon at Wellington Regional Hospital and is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Otago . She is completing a Doctorate of Clinical Surgery with the University of Sydney.


Dr Popadich, Endocrine, Breast and General Surgeon special clinical interests include, surgical management of:

  • Surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disorders
  • Minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Breast surgery for benign and malignant conditions
  • Level one oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Laparoscopic gall bladder surgery
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair.


  • Endocrine
  • Gall Bladder
  • Hernias
  • Thyroid
  • Breast

Title or Designation

General Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

5 March 2004

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Contact Details

Dr Aleksandra Popadich is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital, Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington

Toll Free Phone: 0800 WAKEFIELD (0800 925 334)

Private Services

Dr Alex Popadich - General Surgeon

This service is available at the following locations:

Wakefield Specialist Medical Centre, 99 Rintoul Street, Newtown, Wellington

Waikanae Specialist Medical Centre

Boulcott Specialist Centre, 666 High Street, Lower Hutt